The U.S. government's highway safety agency may reopen an investigation into Jeep gas tanks that can rupture and cause fires in rear-end crashes, the agency's top official said Thursday.
General Electric is getting out of the lending business, a major profit generator, as it focuses more on its industrial business and sheds a massive financial unit that had its own set of risks.
General Motors will stop making the Chevrolet Volt for four weeks in June and July due to slow sales and to deal with the change to an all-new version of the gas-electric hybrid car.
An outbreak of a foodborne illness linked to some Blue Bell ice cream products has grown to include three people in Texas who became ill, according to federal health authorities.
Labor groups hope to turn up the pressure on Congress to address currency manipulation in a potential trade pact with Pacific Rim nations.
Bermudan spirits giant Bacardi indicated it would lay off about 10 percent of its employees in North America this week, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal.
Energy sector observers expect that the $70 billion proposed deal between Royal Dutch Shell and BG Group should be just the first in a wave of oil industry consolidation.
Researchers from Washington State University believe a pesky weed could hold the key to developing a new source of rubber.
More Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, but applications for jobless aid overall remain low — a reassuring sign after hiring slowed last month.
By all accounts Sabra Dipping Co., the leading hummus manufacturer in the United States, has been having a good year. However, today marks some bad news for the successful food manufacturer.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency last week indicated it would likely suspend approving new permits for pesticides that contain neonicotinoids, which critics say contribute to declining populations of honeybees and other pollinators.
32 Advisors Founder and CEO Robert Wolf discusses the future of commercial and industrial drones.
In response to a historic drought affecting nearly all of California, Gov. Jerry Brown last week announced the state's first-ever limits on water use.
Across Latin America, companies increasingly are looking north for business. The prospect of tighter commercial ties across the Americas has handed the United States a chance to reclaim some of the regional economic and political clout it lost to a surging China over the past decade.
The seemingly exponential advance of technology easily conjures visions of a cleaner, more advanced future. But according to reports, those visions are largely built upon the work at a "dystopian and horrifying" industrial ecosystem deep within China's interior.
Ports on the eastern seaboard of the U.S. nearly matched their Pacific Coast counterparts in imported cargo traffic as western ports wrapped up a months-long labor dispute.
U.S. safety regulators have denied a New Jersey man's request to investigate Fiat Chrysler minivans because they can stall after refueling.
Drivers will see the lowest summer gasoline prices in about 6 years, according the Energy Department.
Electric car maker Tesla Motors is going after mainstream luxury car buyers by adding all-wheel-drive and more range and power to the base version of its only model.