China is on track to become the No. 1 economy by sheer size by the early 2020s and possibly sooner. But its leaders downplay such comparisons, possibly to avert pressure to take on financial obligations or make concessions on trade or climate change.
French engineering company Alstom has received a purchase offer from Germany's Siemens, putting another party at the bargaining table with General Electric Co.
SpaceX filed a lawsuit challenging a contract awarded to a joint venture between Boeing and Lockheed Martin to supply 36 rocket cores to the Air Force to send national security equipment into space.
The world of 3D prototyping and printing has changed the automotive industry. Christian von Koenigsegg explains how his company takes advantage of the new 3D printing technology.
A South Carolina lab will lead an independent review of chemical fumes reported by workers at waste storage tanks at the nation's most contaminated nuclear weapons site in Washington state.
In the first quarter of 2014, the total value for merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the industrial manufacturing sector surpassed both the previous quarter and the same time period in 2013.
The Supreme Court has given the Environmental Protection Agency an important victory in its effort to reduce power plant pollution that contributes to unhealthy air in neighboring states.
Caterpillar is moving its engine production plant operations from Fountain Inn to Georgia and Texas, affecting 380 full-time and 130 temporary jobs.
Lawyers for both companies are expected to deliver closing arguments Tuesday before jurors are sent behind closed doors to determine a verdict in a closely watched trial over the ownership of smartphone technology.
Pfizer Inc. was turned down twice by fellow drug maker AstraZeneca PLC, but said Monday that its proposed $100 billion acquisition makes sense for shareholders of both companies, and it's considering its next steps.
BMW is recalling more than 156,000 cars and SUVs in the U.S. because the engines can lose power or stall.
Toyota said Monday that it will move its U.S. headquarters from California to Texas.
Nokia Corp. reported Tuesday another drop in sales in the troubled devices unit it sold to Microsoft, but its shares rallied as it named a new CEO, promised a special dividend, and prepared to focus on its remaining businesses.
A group trying to save a slice of the factory west of Detroit raised $7 million, but it needs $8 million and has until Thursday to make that happen. If the Save the Bomber Plant campaign fails, a piece of U.S. history will be lost forever.
The only things likely to become law in a Congress bitterly divided between House Republicans and the Democratic-led Senate are those that simply have to pass, such as a measure to avoid a government shutdown.
A new report explores the scientific breakthroughs discovered by USDA researchers. Innovations range from flour made out of chardonnay grape seeds that prevents weight gain to antimicrobial packets that keep food from spoiling.
UAW and IndustriALL Global Union have requested mediation by the U.S. State Department to protect workers’ organizing rights at the giant Nissan auto assembly plant in Canton, Mississippi.
Officials say the Coca-Cola Co. will build a new distribution center in Chattanooga, maintaining the company's 115-year business relationship with the city.
Former General Motors CEO Dan Akerson's compensation fell 18 percent last year to just over $9 million, which the company said was due to the timing of stock awards.
The International Monetary Fund raised its economic growth forecast for China on Monday but warned that its financial system faces risks due to the rapid expansion of debt.