Honda Motor Co. said Wednesday it will start recycling rare earths and other key materials in hybrid auto batteries this year — a key innovation in the Japanese automaker's effort to be green.
Research In Motion said it has started laying off employees as part of its restructuring plan aimed at saving about $1 billion this year.
Unsecured creditors fear the process is being rushed and asked that a Thursday hearing to approve proposed bid procedures be postponed. RG Steel opposed that request.
North Country business owners traveled to Canada to recruit manufacturers, speaking in Quebec's native French about opportunities to expand their operations into New Hampshire.
Lexus makes the best-quality cars in the U.S., and automakers overall are much better at eliminating problems that land vehicles in the repair shop, according to a new survey of car owners.
China on Wednesday defended its export curbs on rare earths used in high-tech products as an environmental measure and rejected a World Trade Organization challenge by the United States, Europe and Japan.
Toyota Motor Corp. on Wednesday recalled a total of 91,198 vehicles of four models, including the HiAce van and Dyna truck, saying their exhaust pipes could rupture and leak exhaust gas.
"What that means, quite literally, is that no materials leave this plant and end up in a landfill," said Mike Robinson, GM's vice president of sustainability and global regulatory affairs.
Nidec, which makes small motors for everything from car windows to copiers, is buying a 51 percent stake in the Chinese automotive motor company, Jiangsu Kaiyu Auto Appliance Co.
South Korean TV manufacturers are making billion dollar bets on a new display technology that promises an even thinner screen and imagery of eye-popping clarity.
With the unveiling of the Surface tablet, Microsoft is heading into unusual territory: competing with its partners, the very same companies that make Windows PCs.
Employers in April posted the fewest job openings in five months, suggesting hiring will remain sluggish in the months ahead.
A Maryland man faces trial in a $9.1M fraud case that is shedding light on problems in a renewable energy credits program run by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Jackson County Sheriff Mike Byrd says there was some sort of steam explosion at the plant.
The Federal Reserve is meeting this week at a time of high alert — over the slumping U.S. economy, the aftermath of the Greek elections, and the shaky financial markets.
Toyota is considering building a new plant in Tianjin as it seeks to catch up with rivals from the U.S., Europe, and South Korea in the world's largest auto market, company officials said.
Oracle Corp.'s stock slipped amid reports that the business software maker is preparing to announce a reorganization that could include the departure of the company's top sales executive in North America.
Australian miner Lynas Corp. said it hopes to fire up a plant in Malaysia to process rare earths now that a parliamentary panel has ruled the project is safe.
A multi-alarm fire has swept through Camden's Magnetic Metals plant.
Microsoft unveiled a new tablet computer, Surface, that attempts to take advantage of one of the few criticisms of Apple's iPad — that it is better for consuming content than creating it.