Germany has managed to delay tougher European Union car emission rules amid fears they could harm its automotive industry.
South Korean tire-maker Hankook announced Monday that it will build its first North American plant in Tennessee, creating 1,800 jobs.
The United States moved perilously closer to an economy-rattling default and a partial government shutdown entered its 14th day as Senate Democratic and Republican leaders remained at odds over spending in their last-ditch negotiations to end the crises facing the nation.
Older Americans appear to have accepted the reality of a retirement that comes later in life and no longer represents a complete exit from the workforce. Some 82 percent of working Americans over 50 say it is at least somewhat likely they will work for pay in retirement.
Eurostat, the EU's statistics office, said industrial production rose 1 percent. The increase was roughly in line with market expectations.
French company Plastic Omnium plans a ribbon-cutting Tuesday for the Inergy Automotive Systems facility, located in Wayne County near New Boston. The facility will produce about 1.5 million plastic fuel tanks a year.
Bob Simon reports on the decline of Detroit, America's former industrial capital, and the people determined to bring it back.
It seems contrary to modern business practice not to have a sophisticated dashboard of business metrics to communicate and visualize the health of our organization. We especially like to observe that our process improvement programs and methods are paying off.
When South Carolina gave Daimler Trucks $2 million to buy land in York County five years ago, the hope was the vehicle-maker would move its company's headquarters to the region.
China's exports suffered an unexpectedly sharp decline in September amid weak global demand but imports grew. Exports fell 0.3 percent to $185.6 billion, a customs official said at a news conference.
The Indiana appeals court has decided against stopping a lawsuit filed by a Detroit-based construction company against the German company that stopped building a new transmission factory in central Indiana five years ago.
Ford Motor Co. and the University of Michigan are opening a new battery research and manufacturing lab that they hope will speed the development of batteries for electric and hybrid cars.
Inside the labs of DuPont's Nutrition and Health business at the Experimental Station, a team of scientists in Delaware whose life work is rooted in improving food safety testing technologies advance the BAX system, which the firm invented to detect foodborne pathogens, including salmonella, listeria and E. coli.
The rising demand for new cars is creating a problem for parts suppliers — and that, in turn, could hurt the growth of car plants in Mississippi, a trade association official says.
When we look at the progression of enterprise IT, Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) technology continues to expand and overlap into adjacent areas of enterprise application functionality.
Milwaukee Tool Corporation (Brookfield, WI) introduces the new M18™ Cordless Multi-Tool. Designed to increase productivity and ease of use for professional users, the new tool delivers up to 50 percent faster cutting and 2X longer run-time than the competition, says the company.
Fastener Inc. (Hackettstown, NJ) has introduced a new series of Torksleeve ATM fasteners that offers significant advantages for mounting gears and pulleys to rotating shafts.
The Gas-Pro portable gas detector from Crowcon (Dunedin, FL) is specifically designed to ensure worker safety in confined spaces.
Akro-Mils (Akron, OH) introduces five new sizes in the 6" high ShelfMax® line of plastic storage bins.