Drivers will switch from using distracting devices built into car dashboards to using even more distracting handheld devices unless the government addresses both issues, automakers warned.
The World Trade Organization ruled that U.S. planemaker Boeing received more than $5B in illegal government subsidies, much less than what European arch-rival Airbus received.
Workers at a Campbellsville factory that makes T-shirts for U.S. soldiers won't have to fear losing their jobs to prisoners.
The Brazilian government officially asked Mexico to set a $1.4B annual limit on the auto exports it ships to Brazil, an official with direct knowledge of trade talks between the nations said.
Visteon said the sale will allow it to concentrate on making climate-control and electronics products for vehicle manufacturers and on its joint ventures.
The Savannah River Site is celebrating a new power plant that will provide half the power the site needs by burning debris that would have been thrown away.
India's president, Pratibha Patil, sought to reassure Parliament that the economy will regain its high growth trajectory.
As the world's most valuable company sets out to define and dominate the rapidly evolving markets it created with the iPhone and iPad, Apple is likely to face antitrust regulators who want to curb its power.
U.S. prosecutors say Chinese Communist leaders decreed that obtaining DuPont's manufacturing method of "titanium white" was a national economic and scientific imperative.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says the cruise control cable may become detached and hold the throttle open.
Volkswagen AG, Europe's biggest carmaker by sales, said Monday it was targeting a further increase in deliveries and revenues in 2012 despite difficult trading conditions in some European countries.
Caterpillar says it plans to begin production in late 2013 and is looking to hire workers.
For reasons ranging from progress on Europe's debt crisis to a slowly improving housing market to slightly less gridlock in Congress, the economy and the job market appear better able to withstand setbacks than they were in 2011.
China's vehicle sales weakened further in the first two months of this year as the economy slowed and higher fuel prices deterred some buyers.
The Super Duty Platinum will have standard navigation, a rear-view camera and a heated, leather-wrapped steering wheel when it goes on sale later this year.
A federal appeals court has temporarily blocked two more sections of Alabama's new law targeting illegal immigration pending the outcome of lawsuits seeking to strike the law down entirely.
Praising manufacturing jobs, President Barack Obama was outlining ways of pairing factory output with university research in a bid to bring jobs back to the U.S. and help companies innovate.
Two suspects have pleaded not guilty to federal charges that they stole DuPont Co.'s technology and sold it to a company controlled by the Chinese government.
Wholesale businesses increased their stockpiles in January although sales fell for the first time in eight months.
China is blocking orders for at least $12B worth of Airbus jets to protest the European Union's emissions trading fees, in a new challenge to the program aimed at fighting global warming, the planemaker said.