U.S. safety regulators are investigating complaints of brake problems on Hyundai Genesis full-size luxury cars.
Toyota says water from the air conditioning condenser can leak onto the air bag control module and cause a short circuit. That could illuminate the air bag warning light, disable the air bag or cause the air bags to deploy inadvertently.
Chevron says it has suspended searching for shale gas in northeast Romania following protests in the capital and the local area against fracking.
Optimism among U.S. industrial manufacturers regarding the global economic outlook reached the highest level since the first quarter of 2012.
One of the lawyers singled out in an investigation of alleged misconduct in the settlement program for victims of BP's 2010 Gulf oil spill is questioning the chief investigator's impartiality.
Sweden's Volvo Group says it's adding up to 140 jobs in Hagerstown in a $30 million expansion of a plant that makes truck engines and transmissions.
The U.S. Department of Energy says a new Oak Ridge landfill for hazardous and radioactive wastes would cost roughly $817 million — a figure that's cheaper than shipping the material to an off-site disposal facility. The department estimates that shipping out the wastes would cost almost three times that much.
The Justice Department says Boston Scientific Corp. and its Guidant subsidiaries will pay $30 million to settle allegations that Guidant knowingly sold defective heart devices that health care facilities implanted in Medicare patients from 2002 to 2005.
Canada and the European Union have struck a tentative free trade agreement meant to boost growth and employment.
A private California-based company that makes energy bars and other nutritional products has announced plans to build a 300,000-square foot baking facility in Twin Falls.
China's economic growth rebounded in the latest quarter, easing pressure on communist leaders for more stimulus and allowing them to focus on longer-term reforms.
The outer casing of an engine that failed aboard a Spirit Airlines plane earlier this week wasn't breached by parts from inside the engine, contrary to initial reports provided to the National Transportation Safety Board, the board said Thursday.
Our food was a little less safe, our workplaces a little more dangerous. The risk of getting sick was a bit higher, our kids' homework tougher to complete.
Founded in 1854 as the Eagle Foundry, the Gunite plant is the oldest continuously operating manufacturing business in Rockford and even perhaps the Midwest. Crews make brake drums, disc wheel hubs and rotors, spoke wheels and automatic slack adjusters for such customers as Ford Motor and Daimler Trucks North America.
A survey showed manufacturing growth in the Philadelphia region slowed only slightly this month, suggesting the 16-day partial government shutdown had less impact on U.S. factories than many had feared.
The head of the U.N. environment agency says a new global treaty could eliminate harmful emissions of mercury from the planet within three decades.
The company plans to invest $6.7 million, creating 120 new jobs for machine operators, gunsmiths, engineers and assemblers.
General Motors says it will start selling a Chevrolet Impala sedan next summer that runs on both natural gas and gasoline.
The White House directed all agencies to reopen promptly and in an orderly fashion. Furloughed federal employees across the country are expected to return to work Thursday.
While the emerging deal could well meet resistance from conservatives in the Republican-controlled House, the Democratic Leader, Rep. Nancy Pelosi of California, has signaled she will support the plan and her rank and file is expected to vote for it in overwhelming numbers.