South Carolina health and environmental officials said Tuesday they have alerted federal authorities after finding elevated levels of arsenic and lead at a Columbia asphalt plant site.
A California appeals court has reinstated a now-retired paralyzed Los Angeles police officer's product liability lawsuit against gun manufacturer Glock.
Europe's economic crisis pushed carmaker PSA Peugeot Citroen into a first-half loss of $990M, just as the company is set to clash with the French government over its restructuring plan.
The price of oil is up slightly on signs that China's manufacturing is getting stronger.
Chip maker Altera Corp. said Tuesday that its second-quarter net income fell 24 percent as revenue declined, but the results beat Wall Street's expectations and shares jumped in after-hours trading.
Apple Inc., already the world's most valuable company, understates its profits compared with other multinationals. It's building up an overlooked asset in the form of billions of dollars, tucked away for tax bills it may never pay.
Caterpillar Inc. said Tuesday that its global sales rose 11 percent in June, boosted by higher North American demand that offset flat sales in Europe, Africa and the Middle East.
The Brazilian subsidiary of GM says it temporarily shut down its eight production units amid fears of unspecified action by a local union that warns of imminent mass dismissals.
Chrysler Group LLC is considering investing nearly $198 million at an engine plant in Detroit.
AK Steel Holding Corp. posted a second-quarter loss on Tuesday as sales fell 14 percent and the steel maker recorded a hefty charge related to taxes.
Toyota Industries Corp. will set up its own test course to speed up the development of key hybrid and electric car components including motors and AC-DC converters.
A woman is accused of fatally shooting a co-worker Monday at an Arkansas plant after the two apparently had an earlier altercation, authorities said.
Hawker Beechcraft wants to pay eight senior executives more than $5.3 million in bonuses as it tries to emerge from bankruptcy.
Cisco Systems is preparing to lay off about 1,300 workers just a few months after the world's largest maker of computer networking equipment warned that growing economic uncertainty is making it tougher to close sales with its customers.
Toyota Motor Corp. plans to shift part of its production of luxury Lexus sport utility vehicles from southwestern Japan to a plant in Canada, officials of the Japanese automaker said Tuesday.
Goodyear is testing tires made with soybean oil as it tries to cut its use of petroleum and extend tread life.
The DuPont Co. reported a 3 percent decline in second-quarter earnings Tuesday as volumes were off in several business units including its performance chemicals, electronics and safety product businesses.
Greece, Portugal, Italy, and Spain are in recessions. Germany and France are faring better, but both are likely to grow more slowly this year than America.
Chrysler's two top-selling vehicles, the Ram pickup and the Jeep Grand Cherokee SUV, are under investigation by a government agency for safety problems.
General Electric's shift back to its manufacturing roots is paying off.