Faurecia said the deal makes it North America's No. 1 interior systems supplier and makes Ford its third-largest customer.
Labor leaders who argue the pipeline would create jobs; the State Department estimates it could result in up to 6,000 new jobs.
Hawker Beechcraft said it filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in federal bankruptcy court in New York to expedite the prearranged restructuring of the company and some of its subsidiaries.
China agreed to let foreigners own bigger stakes in its securities firms and promised to limit export subsidies after a high-level dialogue with the United States.
Before the plant was built, the city had wanted to annex the land, but Nissan threatened to back out of the deal if it did.
A shakeout that is rattling the solar panel industry has sent First Solar, once among the industry's biggest and strongest companies, to a big quarterly loss.
Prices for copper and other metals fell after discouraging reports about jobs and factory production renewed worries that demand could weaken for a variety of manufactured goods.
Industrial gas distributor Airgas Inc. said that its fiscal fourth-quarter profit jumped 40 percent on strong demand from manufacturing, petrochemical, and energy customers.
General Motors earned $1 billion in the first quarter as a strong performance in North America helped it overcome troubles in Europe.
Officials representing American Crystal Sugar and its locked-out union workers plan to meet again, but a resolution to the 10-month-long contract dispute appears unlikely.
U.S. worker productivity fell from January through March by the most in a year. Stronger hiring at the start of the year was partly responsible for the drop.
Renault and Nissan, who operate as an alliance, said in a joint statement that they will invest $750 million to take a 67 percent share in a joint venture with state-owned corporation Russian Technologies.
A hybrid armored vehicle maker plans to open a plant and new headquarters in Danville.
Heins said the new line of smartphones due for release later this year will include both touchscreens and keypads.
Caster Concepts, Inc., a manufacturer of heavy duty industrial casters and wheels, is pleased to announce the addition of Conveyor Concepts to its family of businesses.
Pratt & Whitney expects military and commercial aerospace business will improve, but not for a while, the president of the jet engine manufacturer said Wednesday.
The world's biggest maker of wind turbines in terms of revenue is reporting disappointing first-quarter revenue and earnings due to decreasing deliveries and high turbine costs.
With European-style handling, luxury looks, surprising refinement and new features for 2013, Ford's compact sport utility vehicle, the Escape, doesn't seem like an Escape anymore.
Nokia says it has filed claims in the United States and Germany alleging that products from HTC Corp., Research in Motion and Viewsonic Corp. infringe a number of its patents.