Japan's Takata Corp. rejected federal regulators' demand Wednesday for an expanded, nationwide recall of millions of air bags, setting up a possible legal showdown and leaving some drivers to wonder about the safety of their cars.
The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits slipped below 300,000 last week, after having spiked above that level in the prior week for the first time in nearly three months.
Airgas, Inc., one of the nation’s suppliers of industrial, medical, and specialty gases, and related products, announced plans to build a liquid hydrogen plant in Calvert City, KY.
SunEdison, Inc., a global solar technology manufacturer, announced they have executed power purchase agreements with 16 separate public housing authorities across Massachusetts that is estimated to save these housing authorities an estimated $60 million in avoided electricity costs.
Fluke Corporation announced the finalists in the Fluke Connect Student Contest, which tests the skills, innovation, and business application of student teams.Final projects from the selected teams are due on December 5th when they will be evaluated by the same panel of judges as well as voted on by the public on Facebook.
Boeing has completed the world's first flight using "green diesel," a sustainable biofuel that is widely available and used in ground transportation.
Toyota today called for a coordinated industry-wide joint initiative to independently test Takata airbag inflators that have been the subject of recent recalls.
American shoppers passed on the malls and headed to the car dealerships over Thanksgiving weekend.
Hershey is looking at replacing the high-fructose corn syrup in some of its products with sugar.
H.J. Heinz Company CEO Bernardo Hees joined Chinese Government Officials to celebrate the opening of the Company’s largest infant cereal production plant in the world.
President Barack Obama is meeting with leading CEOs to discuss ways to promote the economy and create jobs during his last two years in office.
The legal fight over a silicon metal plant in MS is expanding. Steelmaker Nucor Corp. wants to intervene on the side of those who say the state improperly issued an air pollution permit to MS Silicon.
U.S. workers' productivity increased in the July-September quarter at a slightly faster pace than previously estimated while labor costs declined for a second straight quarter.
U.S. businesses hired at a solid pace last month, according to a private survey, a signal that Friday's November jobs report from the government will likely also show strength.
A defiant Takata Corp. told a U.S. safety agency that its demand for a nationwide air bag recall isn't supported by evidence, and the government doesn't have authority to tell a parts maker to do a recall.
But it's not debt — Europe's main economic problem in recent years — that is driving speculation the ECB will switch on the printing press to help the economy; it's deflation.
Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in November for the 18th consecutive month, and the overall economy grew for the 66th consecutive month, say the nation's supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM Report On Business.
Japanese auto parts maker Takata Corp. is forming a panel to audit its manufacturing and come up with ways to make safe air bag inflators, but the company's response to a U.S. demand for a national inflator recall remains unclear.
Chief executives at the largest U.S. companies expect sales to keep growing in the next six months and also plan to step up hiring.
RV manufacturers have made up more ground since being sideswiped by the Great Recession, and production of the rolling homes is expected to return next year to levels seen before the economic downturn hit.