In the wake of a 10 percent slide last week, the price of crude oil on the West Texas Intermediate index fell to about $44 per barrel, the lowest level in six years.
General Motors was spared a potentially lengthy legal battle over faulty ignition switches following a settlement with the family of a Georgia victim last week. The family's attorney, however, said further probes of the company's actions would continue.
Veronika Scott, 25, built a nonprofit, the Empowerment Plan, which employs and trains homeless single parents to manufacture the coats that were her project for a class at Detroit's College for Creative Studies four years ago.
China has overtaken German to become the world's third-biggest arms exporter, although its 5 percent of the market remains small compared to the combined 58 percent of exports from the U.S. and Russia, a new study says.
Low oil prices and subsequent cutbacks in the field by drilling companies could be contributing to a rash of worker fatalities in North Dakota, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal.
The Environmental Protection Agency and the Food and Drug Administration signed an agreement to share data relating to pesticides and toxic substances, the agencies announced Monday.
An autonomous car developed by Michigan-based auto supplier Delphi Automotive will soon be making a 3,500-mile journey across the U.S.
Output at U.S. factories fell for a third straight month in February, driven by a big drop in production at auto plants.
The machinists union on Monday asked for an election so about 2,500 Boeing production workers in South Carolina can decide whether they want union representation.
Lumber Liquidators will provide air testing supplies to consumers in the wake of a report that its laminate flooring contained high levels of formaldehyde.
Toyota's new hydrogen-powered car already costs far less than analysts' original forecasts, but reports suggest the Japanese automaker hopes to make it affordable to most car buyers in the next five to seven years.
Federal investigators this week attributed a July 2010 Pennsylvania zinc refinery explosion to drainage problems and suggested workers overlooked several warning signs leading up to the disaster.
A 3D printer designed by a University of Illinois chemist could, he believes, potentially revolutionize the development of new medications.
GE announced $100 million of new programs in Saudi Arabia that will further the company’s localization efforts, build innovation capacity, and create jobs in advanced manufacturing and software analytics.
The U.S. House of Representatives is scheduled to vote this week on bills that would overhaul the standards for research cited by the Environmental Protection Agency.
Manufacturing activity in New York state expanded at a slightly slower pace in March, dragged by weaker shipments and new orders.
The price of oil is on yet another ride down as swelling global supplies overwhelm rising but still relatively weak demand.
Coca-Cola CEO Muhtar Kent was given a pay package worth $18.1 million last year after the world's biggest beverage company failed to meet its own growth targets.
Auto industry experts at Cars.com has released its subjective list of the Top 10 ugly cars from the U.S. market over the past 30 years.
General Motors will make a series of changes to its vehicle warranty and maintenance programs after they failed to generate more interest among car buyers.