German automaker Volkswagen said first-quarter profit rose 19 percent from a year ago as cost-cutting improved profit margins at its namesake brand and as European car sales showed a modest recovery.
Industrial mergers and acquisitions decreased in the first quarter of this year following a robust 2014, according to research firm Mergermarket.
Lumber Liquidators said Wednesday that the Justice Department is seeking criminal charges against the Virginia-based company over its imported laminate flooring.
Tyson Foods says it wants to stop using human antibiotics in its U.S. chicken house by September 2017 and it will explore doing the same in its beef, pork and turkey operations.
Labor productivity increased in about three-quarters of manufacturing and mining sectors tracked by federal labor officials last year.
Talk about epic parent-child projects: Ford employee Matt West and his son Blade set up a massive Hot Wheels ramp at Ford’s Research and Innovation Center in Dearborn on the company’s “Take Your Child to Work Day,” breaking a Guinness World Record in the process.
The charter for the Export-Import bank is nearing its expiration date, but the question remains — will it be renewed?
This summer, Microsoft will stop patching Windows Server 2003. Manufacturers that don't update their software will be putting their customers and company at risk.
Sales of long-range electrical vehicles could reach 466,407 units by the end of 2015, according to a study by Frost and Sullivan about the expansion of the global EV market.
Applied Materials has called off its $9.4 billion acquisition of Tokyo Electron Ltd. after hitting a regulatory roadblock.
The U.S. saw a net migration of at least 10,000 manufacturing jobs back to the country this past year, according to the Reshoring Initiative.
Bumble Bee Foods and two managers were charged by Los Angeles prosecutors Monday with violating safety regulations in the death of a worker who was cooked in an industrial oven with tons of tuna.
Amazon announced the launch of Amazon Business, a new marketplace on Amazon.com that, according to a press release from Amazon, “combines the selection, convenience and value customers have come to know and love from Amazon, with new features and unique benefits tailored to businesses.”
Today marks World Safety Day, and in its honor UL Workplace Health & Safety designed an infographic displaying the staggering amount of accidents in the workplace.
Frustrated that cars recalled for serious safety defects aren't getting fixed quickly enough, the nation's auto safety chief will host a gathering of automakers Tuesday to search for solutions.
Food industry lawyers say there's not enough time to implement Vermont's new labeling rules for genetically modified products before the July 2016 effective date and are asking a federal judge to block them.
Truck drivers walked off the job Monday at the nation's busiest port complex amid an ongoing dispute over their classifications as independent contractors.
As a result of massive ice cream recalls, consumers and investigators alike are beginning to ask questions. Check out the answers to some common questions surrounding the listeria outbreak in ice cream.
Families of at least 90 people killed in crashes caused by defective General Motors ignition switches will get compensation from the automaker.
Volkswagen's patriarch has left the building. Does this mean change is coming to the world's No. 2 automaker — in particular, to its high-cost ways of doing business?