A recent study showed that fracking activity tended to result in disproportionate jumps in nearby high school dropout rates.
The world's largest shipbuilder is partnering with management consulting firm Accenture to build a fleet of Internet-connected "smart ships."
Shareholders approved Friday a highly contested deal that strengthens the Samsung family's grip on the world's largest smartphone maker, sparking criticism that South Korea lacks sufficient protections for foreign investors and small shareholders.
The Chinese joint venture between Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and the Guangzhou Automobile Group has announced plans to create a news sales company as it expands its SUV production in China.
Google Inc. revealed Thursday that one of its self-driving car prototypes was involved in an injury accident for the first time.
The company credited with inventing the paper coffee filter is producing the first single-serve coffee pod that's completely recyclable.
Two weeks after shareholders signed off on a tie-up between Kraft and Heinz, the company has announced a move that will bring its Kraft headquarters from the northwest suburbs of Chicago into the city itself.
Car parts maker Magna International Inc. is buying Getrag, a German-based manufacturer of automotive transmissions, in a 1.75 billion euro ($1.9 billion) deal.
Leading manufacturers are prioritizing broader examinations of their products amid rapidly shifting economic conditions, according to a new survey from IDC Manufacturing Insights.
The Morse pouring palletizer combines quality and ergonomics, and now features a geared hand crank for precise tilting and pouring.
U.S. factory production was unchanged for a second straight month in June as a sharp drop in auto manufacturing was offset by greater output of furniture and chemicals.
Ford Motor Co. said Wednesday that Flat Rock Assembly in suburban Detroit will build the Continental, which goes on sale sometime next year.
These are heady times for the commercial-aircraft business at Airbus and Boeing, as airlines place huge orders for new planes.
Monsanto plans to fund a panel of scientists to review a study that linked its popular agricultural weed killer to an increased risk of cancer.
The first electric vehicles equipped with wireless charging capabilities could debut next year, according to a recent analysis by IHS Automotive.
A Phoenix food company is the latest to settle a legal dispute over labeling its products as all-natural.
An icon of Milwaukee's flagship industry is returning to the city after a two-decade absence.
Legislation to create a voluntary labeling program for genetically modified foods — and ban state GMO labeling requirements — moved a step closer to becoming law this week.
Twelve large automakers this week announced plans to form an information-sharing system to address potential cyberattacks.
Fewer people sought U.S. unemployment benefits last week as employers remain confident enough in the economy to hold onto their staffs.