U.S. consumer confidence deteriorated in September after hitting the highest level in nearly seven years in August. But economists said the fall appears to be a temporary slip that shouldn't dampen consumer spending in the coming months.
Ford Motor Co. of Canada says it is adding 1,000 jobs at its plant in Oakville, Ontario, by the...
General Mills plans to cut approximately 700 to 800 jobs, the second time it's trimmed its work...
California Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic shopping bags, following the lead of more than 100 California cities and counties. The fight between environmentalists and manufacturers is not over, as plastic bag makers vow to take their opposition to the ballot box.
Panasonic Enterprise Solutions Company and Coronal Group LLC announced the completion of nine solar projects in Tulare and Kings Counties in Central California.
A large fire destroyed a manufacturing building in Seattle's Fremont neighborhood, sending a large plume of black smoke over the city and prompting an effort to contain toxic chemicals.
A manufacturer making parts for two nuclear plants in the Southeast has promised to better train its employees after investigators accused three workers of cheating on a qualification test four years ago.
U.S. businesses added 213,000 jobs in September, stepping up hiring for the sixth straight month, according to a private survey.
September auto sales won't be as hot as August, the best month in eight years, but industry analysts still expect them to be strong.
Two companies are working on a project to transform sewage into commercial fertilizer and help protect the environmental health of the North Saskatchewan River.
The oil and railroad industries are urging federal regulators to allow them as long as seven years to retrofit existing tank cars that transport highly volatile crude oil, a top oil industry official said Tuesday. The cars have ruptured and spilled oil during collisions, leading to intense fires.
A lawsuit alleging Iowa-based whiskey maker Templeton Rye misled consumers can proceed, according to the state attorney general's office.
Belarus has reached an agreement with General Motors to set up an assembly plant in the country with the capacity to produce 20,000 to 25,000 cars per year, Prime Minister Mikhail Myasnikovich said.
Apple risks having to repay Ireland tax rebates worth billions of dollars after the European Union's competition watchdog said Tuesday the company appears to be benefiting from illegal tax deals there.
China's manufacturing activity in September held steady at the previous month's low level, indicating the world's second-largest economy faces risks to growth, a survey showed Tuesday.
Ford shares tumbled Monday after the automaker said it will fall short of its full-year profit goals.
Navistar International Corporation announced today that Anhui Jianghuai Navistar Diesel Engine Co., Ltd., the company's joint venture with Chinese truck maker Anhui Jianghuai Automobile Co. Ltd., has begun engine production at its new facility in Hefei, China.
Lenovo Group has received U.S. and European approval to complete its acquisition of IBM Corp.'s low-end server business and plans to use it to grow faster outside its personal computer business, Lenovo's chairman said Monday.
Attorney Kenneth Feinberg, who was hired by GM to compensate victims, updated the totals on Monday. Feinberg says he has received 153 death claims since August. Of those, 23 have been deemed eligible for compensation payments, up from 21 last week.
General Electric Co. is building a plant for its oil and gas division in Jacksonville, which promises to employ at least 500 people by the end of 2016.
After years of factory closings shrank the nation's industrial footprint, a miniboom in plant construction is beginning to reverse the trend and fuel faster economic growth.
Toyota says it is recalling 690,000 Tacoma pickup trucks because the rear leaf springs could break, puncture the gas tank and cause a fire.
Vice President Joe Biden announced almost a half-billion dollars of grants Monday to community colleges working with employers on job training.