A common food additive may also provide emergency workers with another tool to combat oil spills.
Issues surrounding General Motors Co.'s recall of 36 million vehicles worldwide last year for safety issues continue to haunt the company. Here are by-the-numbers details of the recall problems.
Caterpillar's earnings soared more than 20 percent in the first quarter, even though revenue slipped, and the construction and mining equipment maker hiked its 2015 earnings forecast well above most expectations.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling 58,833 older cars and SUVs with manual transmissions.
Federal officials on Thursday released the first comprehensive look at earthquakes by human activity, including fracking.
In today's "Photo of the Day," see what automotive company is preparing to export cars from China to the U.S. for the first time in the history of their company.
The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits was little changed last week, evidence that employers are cutting few jobs.
The U.S. Postal Service could be looking to add drones to its delivery fleet in coming years.
A member of Volkswagen's board recently disclosed that the German automaker is working on an electric version of its iconic "bus" that could revive the model for the first time since 2013.
A Belgian microbrewery is selling beer that utilizes unsold bread from supermarkets.
Drivers want more collision-prevention technology in their cars, but there is a limit to how much they will pay.
The Obama administration is teaming up with a slew of tech giants in an effort to bring the government's vast collection of environmental information to the cloud.
Trek Bicycle is recalling nearly 1 million bikes due to a potential safety hazard involving their front wheels.
A Senate panel is poised to advance one of President Barack Obama's top trade initiatives despite strong opposition from labor unions and other left-leaning groups.
Boeing Co. delivered more airliners in the first quarter, offsetting sluggish results in the defense side of its business and pushing its first-quarter earnings up 38 percent.
3D printing is helping Chrysler engineers gain a better understanding of its vehicle component designs.
A new report commissioned by the American Red Cross detailed the many potential benefits of drones to first responders and emergency personnel.
A U.S. Energy Department report says the country's sprawling system for delivering electricity needs substantial upgrades in order to accommodate rapid changes to the energy market.
Falling gas prices might be leading more drivers to switch from fuel-efficient vehicles to SUVs, according to a report from automotive website Edmunds.com.
The Texas House late last week approved legislation that would pre-empt local government restrictions on hydraulic fracturing.