The Senate will vote Tuesday on a rarely invoked measure, known as a resolution of disapproval, to overturn rules approved last year by the National Labor Relations Board.
Apple Inc. risks losing the right to use the iPad trademark in China, a senior official suggested Tuesday, as a Chinese court was seeking to mediate a settlement between the technology giant and a local company challenging its use of the iPad name.
Engine maker Cummins Inc. announced Tuesday it would spend nearly $220 million to expand a southern Indiana facility and potentially add 290 jobs in the next few years.
General Motors Co. has upgraded lighting at its Spring Hill, Tenn. plant and expects to save about $800,000 annually in electricity costs.
The 10,000+ machine milestone was achieved last week, when more than 200 machines were installed at various Fastenal customer locations.
China's leaders are finding it's a lot tougher to create a world-beating electric car industry than they hoped.
Toyota says it is putting renewed focus on innovation in production methods and design after getting a wake-up call from its massive recalls.
Six major automakers and 19 suppliers are close to agreeing on a fast-track process for testing replacements for a resin that's in dangerously short supply.
Aircraft maker Hawker Beechcraft gave 60-day layoff notices to about 350 workers at its plant in Wichita on Monday, about a week after it reported a nearly $633 million net loss for 2011.
A Tokyo-based auto supplier has agreed to pay a $20 million criminal fine and cooperate with the U.S. government's ongoing investigation into price fixing in the industry.
The Fitch Ratings agency lifted Ford's credit rating from junk status to investment grade Tuesday, a sign that the company's recovery from near collapse is almost complete.
General Motors Co. chairman Dan Akerson said Monday the automaker plans to open 600 dealerships in China this year, and nearly double production capacity despite a slowdown in sales growth.
Some in industry and politics question whether environmental regulation has gone too far and whether the risks are worth addressing, given their costs.
Zippo Manufacturing Co., the company that makes metal-cased cigarette lighters whose lids are known for their distinctive "click," is on schedule to produce its 500 millionth lighter later this year.
Michelin is recalling more than 77,000 bus tires because sidewall defects can cause them to lose air rapidly, increasing the risk of a crash.
Auto parts supplier Newman Technology has broken ground on a $15 million factory in Albertville that will employ some 60 workers.
The company reported net income of $311 million, or 91 cents per share, for the three months ended March 31, up from $287 million, or 83 cents, a year ago.
The strike by Machinists Local 776 in Fort Worth began Monday after union members voted overwhelmingly Sunday to reject the company's latest contract offer.
For the first time in more than 20 years, U.S. automakers are questioning a pillar of manufacturing: The practice of bringing parts to assembly lines right before they're used.
Volkswagen's facility in Chattanooga is boosting employment and capacity to meet demand, moving up plans to export the vehicle to Asia and becoming a blueprint for the German automaker's future plants.