How background noise can ruin productivity - and the gadgets that can help

2016-08-09 13:45

Loud noise can have a real impact on our ability to do our jobs. One way to fight this problem? Turn on noise-canceling gadgets. Bloomberg's Seth Porges explains...

Aston Martin's DB11: Best exhaust noise yet?

Aston Martin's DB11 is powered by a 5.2 litre V12 with twin turbos. Listen to the V12 rev - is this one of the best exhaust notes yet?

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Loud noise may increase risk for workplace injuries

2014-04-03 12:01

Noise induced hearing loss is a public health issue and in the USA, up to 30 million workers are exposed to noise.

Formula 1 noise can damage eardrums

2013-12-05 11:31

The deafening roar of engines at Formula 1 racetracks can damage spectators' hearing and a good pair of ear muffs is essential for protection.

Video: EU demands 'quiet' cars

2013-02-07 09:57

Cars in Europe should become quieter to protect public health, according to a draft law approved by the European Parliament on February 7 2013.


Did VW Korea manipulate emissions, noise tests?

2016-06-10 15:11

The Volkswagen Group allegedly provided false reports for emissions and noise-level tests in order to import cars such as the VW Golf 7 and Audi RS7 to South Korea.

Horn free! Lagos tackles noise pollution

2014-10-15 14:53

Officials in the chaotic megacity of Lagos, Nigeria imposed a one-day ban on the use of the car horn today in a bid to raise awareness about noise pollution and “improve quality of life”.

How to deal with noisy neighbours

2014-03-28 12:46

Annoying neighbours? Fret no more. Here’s how to block out their racket so you can sleep better at night!

'14 V6 turbos 'will be a scream'

2013-04-08 14:19

A respected veteran race correspondent has allayed fears that F1's scream will become a whimper with the V6 turbos.

Evicted—your toddler’s too noisy!

2012-02-14 15:36

Noisy tots can drive neighbours crazy.

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