To meet the U.S. government's goal of nearly doubling average fuel economy to 45 mpg (19 kpl) by 2025, cars need to lose some serious pounds.
The Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI) Quarterly Economic Forecast predicts that inflation-adjusted gross domestic product will expand 2.5 percent in 2014 and 3.2 percent in 2015. The former is a decrease from 2.8 percent and the latter equal to the 3.2 percent from MAPI’s March 2014 report.
The U.S. government on Friday vowed to take a stronger role in protecting chemical-industry workers and local residents from accidents and explosions at chemical plants in the aftermath of a deadly April 2013 explosion in Texas.
April U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $391.53 million according to The Association For Manufacturing Technology (AMT).
From deep debt to soaring profits, Ford CEO Alan Mulally discusses the motor company's rise, his plans to step down on July 1 and the GM recall.
The baby boomer generation occupies a major section of the working demographic, and while many are retired or retiring, a surprisingly large cohort will be working well into their later years.
China says its export growth accelerated in May but imports dipped in a mixed sign for the world's second-biggest economy.
General Motors is recalling more than 89,000 autos because of air bag defects and other problems.
General Motors, Ford and Chrysler are stepping into Detroit's bankruptcy picture by pledging $26 million to help support retiree pensions while keeping the city's art treasures off the auction block.
Meat producer Tyson Foods Inc. has won a bidding war for Hillshire Brands, the maker of Jimmy Dean sausages and Ball Park hot dogs, with a $63 per share offer.
From online-only titles to virtual reality experiences, about 200 exhibitors will hype their latest software in hopes of becoming The Next Big Thing.
While the overall jobless level has dropped to non-recession levels, the number of working-age people with jobs is barely over 6 in 10, hovering at a level reminiscent of the late 1970s.
A Chinese environmental group launched a smartphone app on Monday that tracks and shames polluting factories, highlighting how the country is making environmental data more available and is welcoming public monitoring of companies that pollute.
The FLIR E8 is a compact, rugged, and extremely easy-to-use IR camera that provides a new dimension to thermal inspections and troubleshooting.
The Hershey Co. has sued a Colorado marijuana edibles maker, claiming it makes four pot-infused candies that too closely resemble iconic products of the chocolate maker.
Fabled luxury car maker Rolls-Royce will soon be marketing its goods in one of the world's poorest countries: Cambodia.
U.S. economic growth should accelerate in the second quarter and remain healthy for the rest of this year, according to a forecast by a group of U.S. business economists.
Caterpillar Inc. has announced plans to close three production facilities in Illinois and move the work to a plant in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.
Average effective tax rates (ETR) over the past three years have continued to edge upward for industrial products and automotive sectors, reflecting a modest rebound in the global business climate that is leading to increased profits at many companies.
The Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME) announced the debut of the AME Manufacturing Job Board, a valuable resource for both job seekers and manufacturing companies across the country.