Fisker Automotive is expanding a recall of its 2012 plug-in hybrid Karma because of potential problems with the electric car's battery.
Even with the declines, factory orders are well above their recession lows.
The North Carolina General Assembly is closing in on cutting back a clean-air law that supporters credit with cutting two-thirds of the nasty airborne chemicals over a decade.
Already hobbled by Europe's debt crisis, the world now risks being hurt by slowdowns in its economic powerhouses.
A federal jury has sided against ConAgra Foods Inc. and a contractor in awarding $180.8 million in damages to three men injured in a 2010 grain elevator explosion in southern Illinois.
Volkswagen moved Saturday to strengthen its strategic focus to expanding sales in China, while reshuffling the leadership of its truck business.
Orders to U.S. factories are expected to show a small gain in April following a big decline in March.
The UAW has tried unsuccessfully in the past to unionize workers at Nissan's plant in Smyrna, Tenn., and at other foreign-owned auto plants in the South.
The moves will cut GM's pension obligation for those retirees from $36 billion to around $10 billion.
The economy seems so gripped by uncertainties that many employers have decided to manage with the staff they have.
Many of the biggest carmakers reported double-digit sales gains last month compared with a year earlier.
Japan says its industrial production inched up 0.2 percent in April from March for a second monthly gain amid a fragile recovery.
The Canadian Auto Workers union says General Motors Canada plans to close its consolidated plant in Oshawa, Ontario, by June 2013.
Competition in the Indian commercial vehicle market is intensifying as global automakers seek to expand in the major emerging economy.
H.B. Fuller Co. will close five manufacturing plants and cut about 100 jobs as the specialty chemical maker incorporates the operations of recently acquired Forbo Group.
Coleman Cable, Inc. announced it completed the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Watteredge, Inc. in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $35.0 million.
Tel-Tru Manufacturing Company is pleased to announce exceptional customer reviews from the 2012 Customer Satisfaction Survey.
Chrysler's U.S. sales jumped 30 percent last month, a sign that Americans remain determined to replace their aging cars despite the falling stock market and shaky consumer confidence.
General Motors is working out how it will spend the money saved by scrapping ads on Facebook and pulling out of the Super Bowl.
Federal prosecutors in Mississippi have dropped criminal cases against five aerospace engineers who had been accused of stealing trade secrets.