A dividend comeback that picked up speed last year got a jolt of new momentum recently when the biggest payer yet jumped on the bandwagon.
Kyocera Corp. said it will set up a joint venture in India in June to make cutting tools for industrial uses such as manufacturing vehicle parts.
Ford Motor Co. is raising its forecast for U.S. auto sales this year, citing improving consumer confidence, employment, and low interest rates.
The job market slowed in March as companies hit the brakes on hiring amid uncertainty about the economy's growth prospects.
Under the Innovative International Multipurpose Vehicle project to develop and produce vehicles overseas to best suit local demand, Toyota created 330 variations of the vehicles using two vehicle platforms.
Porsche CEO Matthias Mueller paid tribute to the 911 creator, saying in a statement that he "founded a culture of design in our company that distinguishes our sports cars even today."
Masuko said his company is looking toward tie-ups with other automakers on individual projects, but would be reluctant to form a capital alliance.
Following a nationwide trend in 2011, United Auto Workers' locals in Kokomo handed out a few more union cards as automakers hired after years of layoffs that severed UAW's membership.
Spirit Aerosystems, the company formed from Boeing Commercial Airplanes' spinoff of its Wichita operation, has opened a new manufacturing plant in southeastern Kansas.
Ford will expand its biggest factory complex in China to meet growing demand in the world's largest car market.
The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits fell to a four-year low last week, suggesting employers kept hiring in March at a healthy pace.
The chief executive of electric car maker Fisker Automotive has signaled that plans to build vehicles at a former General Motors plant in Delaware may be in jeopardy because of trouble obtaining a loan from the federal government.
The company promises more emphasis on fuel economy, more luxurious interiors, handsome and consistent styling and updated dashboard technology.
The 2013 Viper, introduced Wednesday at the New York Auto Show, is the fifth generation of the iconic two-seater, which first went on sale as the Dodge Viper in 1992.
Toyota Industries Corp. said the manufacturing plant in Sao Paulo, Brazil will replace a large portion of its imports from the United States with local production and boost sales in the country's growing market.
Two former executives at AB Volvo's construction equipment unit have been convicted of violating U.N. sanctions during Saddam Hussein's regime.
Michael Picker, the governor's senior adviser on renewable energy facilities, said he's optimistic the Blythe project will eventually be completed.
Facebook is stepping up its patent dispute with Yahoo by filing its own lawsuit against the struggling Internet icon.
The Daily Herald said some workers previously worked as UAW team leaders when the Chevrolet Traverse completed its build out in November 2009, then was idled.