Airlines around the world are updating their fleets with new, more fuel-efficient planes, and that's good news for aircraft maker Boeing Co.
Executives from four auto parts companies said Tuesday that they don't expect widespread fallout from a shortage of a key ingredient in plastic resin following a factory explosion in Germany.
Steel makers, particularly United States Steel Corp., bounced back in the first quarter from a slump in the last three months of 2011. But shipments and sales continue to lag pre-recession levels.
The Senate rejected a Republican attempt Tuesday to overturn new regulations designed to give unions quicker representation elections in their effort to organize more workplaces.
Many hope to compete with the iPad by marrying its benefits to a device with traditional PC features, like a keyboard.
Orders for long-lasting factory goods fell by the largest amount in three years last month, mostly because demand for commercial aircraft plummeted.
U.S. car part manufacturers are considering stepping up their investment in Russia ahead of the country's entry into the World Trade Organization this summer.
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.