The SBA is probably best known for the loans it makes to small businesses, but Mills also focuses on counseling and mentoring services that are available to business owners, and where they can go to find that help.
Toyota is looking to emerging markets for growth, targeting 50 percent of its global vehicle sales in such countries by 2015, and rolling out eight compact models over the next few years.
The first Dodge Darts to come out of a revitalized Chrysler plant in Illinois were shipped off to dealers this week, setting the stage for what Marchionne called the automaker's "real battle" in the compact market.
China filed WTO cases Friday challenging U.S. anti-subsidy tariffs on 22 Chinese goods including steel, widening a conflict between the two giant trading partners.
Firearms are a $3.8B industry that employs 90K people in the U.S. The industry includes Remington and Smith & Wesson, but also more than 1,000 smaller companies.
The jet engine maker said the cuts come as it tries to keep staffing in line with business and economic conditions.
Constellium Rolled Products' plant in Ravenswood will help make jet frames under an agreement with Airbus and its parent company.
Toyota said its cumulative sales of the Etios series surpassed 100,000 units in India, with the relatively low-priced vehicles gaining popularity in the major emerging market.
The number of people seeking unemployment benefits changed little last week, signaling modest job growth.
China's Commerce Ministry issued a ruling that U.S. government support for six renewable energy projects violated free-trade rules, the latest volley in a widening conflict over clean power.
The struggling steelmaker announced idling operations Thursday as it warned employees of "a lot" of layoffs.
The NHTSA said last month it was investigating the 2011 Cruze because of two complaints of fires that engulfed and destroyed the cars.
Pilot Andre Borschberg planned to take the jumbo jet-size Solar Impulse plane on its first leg to Madrid, Spain.
Dow Chemical has been awarded $2.16B in damages by an international arbitration court over for a Kuwaiti joint venture that collapsed four years ago as the global recession took hold.
Chinese solar module maker Trina Solar Ltd. on Wednesday reported a loss for its fiscal first quarter as prices for modules fell.
Nissan said it will manufacture electric vehicles based on its NV200 commercial vehicle at a plant Spain from the business year starting April 2013.
Fitch said Eaton will take on around $5.1B in long-term debt as part of the acquisition, and it will assume $1.4B in outstanding debt held by Cooper.
The first Boeing 787 manufactured at the $750M assembly plant that opened last summer is scheduled to take to the air for a test flight.
In March, Airbus said Beijing was blocking orders by China's state-owned carriers for jets with a total list price of $12B in a challenge to the carbon charges.
Plans are moving forward to transform a more than century-old manufacturing site near the Detroit River into an adventure and discovery center with rock climbing, archery, and other activities.