Electric car manufacturer Tesla Motors has moved a step closer to selling vehicles directly to consumers at Arizona stores. The state House Commerce Committee advanced a bill Wednesday that would allow carmakers to bypass dealers and sell directly to consumers if the company establishes a service center in the state.
European aircraft maker ATR is in the spotlight again after the dramatic crash Wednesday of a TransAsia Airways turboprop into a river in Taiwan. It's the second time in seven months that a TransAsia ATR has been involved in a fatal accident.
More people sought unemployment benefits last week, but the number of applicants remained near historic lows in a positive sign for job growth.
The U.S. trade deficit in December jumped to the highest level in more than two years as exports fell and Americans bought a record amount of imports.
Later this month, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will vote on a proposal to reclassify the Internet as a utility and critical to the functioning of the nation, in turn, maintaining "net neutrality." So what does that all mean?
Margaret Hamburg reset the course of the embattled Food and Drug Administration, an agency that had often been seen as ineffective. After nearly six years on the job, Hamburg announced her resignation Thursday in an email to staff.
Even with gas prices hovering around $2 per gallon, Washington state lawmakers are considering a raft of bills to encourage more drivers to turn to electric cars in the name of reducing pollution.
Manufacturing.Net's Bridget Bergin had the chance to speak with Traci Fiatte, President of Randstad Staffing about the hot jobs in manufacturing, how aspiring workers can best fill these positions, how employers can best attract potential workers, and other trends in manufacturing training and hiring.
One state in America’s heartland has been experiencing fairly drastic changes as of late. In North Dakota, oil was not the only thing booming — the infrastructure of the state followed suit.
U.S. worker productivity went into reverse in the final three months of the year, while labor costs increased.
West Coast seaports could shut down in as soon as five days — hobbling U.S. trade with Asia — if dockworkers and their employers cannot reach a new contract.
The exact reason for the Taiwan plane crash is still unknown, but most believe the answer lies with the engine. One survivor explained that "the engine did not feel right," and prior to the crash, the pilot told the control tower that the engine was experiening 'flameout.'
Miller Electric Mfg. Co. has released their 2015 full-line catalog that showcases “What’s New from Blue."
President Obama's fiscal year 2016 budget proposal includes a $1.3 billion funding increase for the Labor Department — including millions to bolster the department's regulatory oversight agencies.
Sliding oil prices have meant mass layoffs in the Texas oilfields. It appears that in second-place North Dakota, however, the burgeoning shale oil and natural gas sector will be spared mass job cuts in the short term.
Takata Corp., the Japanese seat belt and air-bag maker at the center of a defect scandal, is expecting more red ink for the fiscal year through March.
The tentative agreement between truck and engine manufacturer Navistar and members of the United Auto Workers union reportedly will continue the company's pension plan.
A pesticide that’s often used in and around homes across the U.S. has now been linked to an increased risk of ADHD.
Port congestion is reaching new levels as container ships are being forced to wait to berth at anchor off the shore of Los Angeles-Long Beach. While many are assigning the blame to slow or even nonexistent negotiations between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and Pacific Maritime Association, it is possible that the problems could have a different origin.
J. M. Smucker Co. said Tuesday that it is buying pet food maker Big Heart Pet Brands in a $3.2 billion cash-and-stock deal, giving it a presence in the fast-growing $21 billion pet food industry.