The Supreme Court ruled Monday that whistleblower protections in a federal law passed in response to the Enron financial scandal apply broadly to employees of publicly traded companies and contractors hired by the companies.
U.S. safety regulators won't be pushing for a recall of thousands of Volkswagens that have the same electric fuses as a model that was recalled.
The federal government is closing an investigation into 1.6 million Ford vehicles that can lose engine power after Ford agreed to a remedy.
The Jeep Renegade is “designed in America and crafted in Italy,” according to the company, and will be first assembled at the Melfi Assembly Plant — a far cry from Jeep’s assembly headquarters in Toledo, Ohio, or even North America.
A new generation of toilets may one day make toilet paper — and the need to put one's hands anywhere near the unspeakable — seem like chamber pots and outhouses: outdated and somewhat messy throwbacks reserved for camping trips.
Toyota Europe expects to sell 865,000 units this year and increase its market share to 4.8 percent as the European car market enters what is expected to be a slow recovery from six years of contraction.
Apple's longtime Chief Financial Officer Peter Oppenheimer will retire in September. The announcement Tuesday comes one day after Goldman Sachs named Oppenheimer as one of its 13 board members.
"The concept of a polar vortex doesn't feel good, but it's good for business," said Kane Calamari, a vice president at Ace Hardware Corp.
Redesigned for a seventh time since the midsize family sedan made its debut in 1985, the latest Sonata model is Hyundai's answer to a flurry of safety issues and customer complaints at home and abroad.
Russia has been a key market for recession-battered European automakers that have looked to expand sales and find partners for lucrative joint ventures. But new uncertainty has been raised by growing tensions between Russia and the West over the Ukrainian peninsula of Crimea.
Apple Inc. is calling the technology, "CarPlay." That's a change from its original name, "iOS in the Car," given last June when Apple announced its plans to make its mobile operating system more compatible with automobiles.
Oil prices jumped nearly $2 a barrel Monday as Russia's military advance into Ukraine raised fears of economic sanctions against one of the world's major energy producers.
As the spring thaw begins, automakers will see if the slowdown was due to historic cold temperatures and snowfall — as many believe — or if there are deeper reasons for sagging demand.
The Obama administration is moving forward with a dramatic reduction in sulfur in gasoline and tighter emissions standards for cars, arguing the move will eventually save thousands of lives per year.
America's top three automakers said the month started slowly but sales began to recover in the second half, a sign that fears of a broader auto sales slowdown may be unfounded.
The protesters were mostly college students who participated in a peaceful march that began at Georgetown University and ended outside the White House.
A Kansas surgeon is working on a $1.6 million research product that seeks to address combat-related trauma issues for soldiers. The product could potentially help heal weight-bearing bone in a fraction of the time it normally takes.
French automaker Peugeot's compact beat six other finalists — including a pair of electric sports cars, the Tesla S and BMW i3 — and a premium Mercedes S class for the award announced Monday, the eve of the Geneva Auto Show.
Like their peers in other sectors, industrial manufacturing CEOs are much less worried about the global economy than last year, although exchange rate volatility and energy costs are still big concerns.
In his weekly radio and Internet address, Obama points to the launch of two new high-tech manufacturing hubs and a competition to rebuild the nation's roads, bridges, mass transit, ports, and railroads. He says Congress can help in both areas.