Japanese automaker Nissan and NASA are teaming up to advance the technology behind cars that drive autonomously.
A fight for control of DuPont Co. is intensifying after the hedge fund led by activist investor Nelson Peltz announced plans to nominate its own slate of four directors to the industry titan's board.
Germany's luxury carmakers had a record year in 2014 thanks to expanding sales in the United States and China.
Trade pacts create odd politics. That's why advocates hope new trade agreements might advance this year despite tensions between the Republican-run Congress and the Democratic White House on so many other issues.
The ongoing fight over organizing workers at a Tennessee auto plant could jeopardize a massive incentive package aimed at expanding the facility.
The Obama administration said Thursday it is fining Honda $70 million — the largest civil penalty levied against an automaker — for not reporting to regulators some 1,729 complaints that its vehicles caused deaths and injuries, and for not reporting warranty claims.
Clean-energy programs initiated by Gov. Jerry Brown and governors before him have California already well on its way to meeting his new goals for reducing the use of climate-changing fossil fuels, industry experts and state officials said.
Mary Barra says her first year as CEO of General Motors contained both disappointment and progress, as the company recalled a record number of cars and trucks but also improved its handling of safety problems.
Two Tennessee towns will lose nearly 2,000 jobs over the next three years as Goodman Manufacturing moves the positions to a new plant being built in Texas.
This Saturday SpaceX will try once again try to launch the Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon capsule, carrying a load of groceries and other supplies, to be delivered to the International Space Station.
Toyota Motor Corp. is looking to build a new plant abroad, company President Akio Toyoda indicated, as the world's biggest carmaker nears an end to its self-imposed three-year ban on such projects.
Control of the United States Senate changed hands this week, but that appears unlikely to change the fortunes of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline following a veto threat from the White House.
Fewer Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, a sign that employers expect ongoing economic growth and the need to hold onto workers.
Although President Obama touted the recovery of the nation's auto industry near Detroit yesterday, a national manufacturing group said the country still has "a long way to go."
Subaru is recalling about 199,000 cars and SUVs for a second time to fix rusty brake lines that can leak fluid and cause longer stopping distances.
This week, GasBuddy has released its GasBuddy Fuel Price Outlook 2015. The report forecasts monthly gas averages and dives into the factors affecting the prices.
The final ruling on carbon dioxide emissions from new coal-fired power plants, which was supposed to be due on January 8th has been delayed, leaving many frustrated.
As the global economy has weakened, a forcefully stronger U.S. dollar has emerged. A more valuable dollar translates into cheaper oil and the imports lining U.S. store shelves. It also represents both a boon for American consumers and a hardship for major oil producers such as Russia, Nigeria and Saudi Arabia.
Keurig Green Mountain struck a deal with Dr. Pepper Snapple to make single-serve capsules for use in Keurig's soon-to-be released cold beverage system.
Some Republican lawmakers from a southeastern Tennessee county that's home to a Volkswagen plant are raising questions about a $300 million incentive package for the German automaker because of the United Auto Workers union's role at the facility.