Chiquita shareholders have rejected plans to merge with Irish fruit importer Fyffes that would have made the world's largest banana supplier.
Oregon has expanded its investigation into discrimination at the Portland truck-making plant of German automotive giant Daimler AG after four more employees came forward with allegations of racial harassment.
It feels like there is almost a daily announcement of some risk of fire from bad wiring, stalling engines or the latest — air bag defects. While companies are being more open and honest about the flaws in their products, consumers could be left confused and indifferent to the process as they become inundated with reports.
Nat G CNG Solutions announced today that it has delivered the first natural gas half-ton pickup trucks with General Motors’ 5.3 liter direct injection engine.
One of the largest beer brewers in the country is suing Kentucky to force the approval of a distributor's license.
Caterpillar's belt tightening paid off in the third quarter as the manufacturer easily beat Wall Street expectations and raised its outlook for the year.
Chevron Corporation announced a new oil discovery at the Guadalupe prospect in the deepwater U.S. Gulf of Mexico.
Big profits from rising SUV and truck sales in North America helped General Motors nearly double its third-quarter net profit and more than offset its struggles in Europe and South America.
To address pressures of the industry, manufacturers need to ensure end-to-end connectivity across the real and virtual worlds with a digital thread strategy that spans the value chain and leverages new enabling technologies like mobility, cloud, and big data.
Mars Food, which makes Uncle Ben's Rice and other products at its Greenville plant, will invest $31 million to modernize operations and expand research at the plant.
The U.S. government has told BMW to reduce the gas mileage estimates on the window stickers on four of its Mini Cooper models after an audit found the figures were overstated.
Los Angeles has backed a plan for a ban on cultivating or selling genetically modified plants.
U.S. consumer prices edged up slightly in September, with the overall increase held back by a third straight monthly decline in gasoline prices. The tiny gain was the latest evidence that inflation remains benign.
The rear-wheel drive MX-5 Miata, now in its 25th year, is in the Guinness World Records as the best-selling two-seat roadster on Earth. More than 900,000 of the cars have been built, and U.S. models come from Mazda's Hiroshima auto manufacturing complex.
Kentucky's bourbon industry is making a bigger splash in the state's economy, nearly doubling its workforce in two years and leading a $3 billion distilling sector, a study said.
Dramatically decreasing capital costs for solar and wind technologies present the prospect of an unprecedented boost for Texas companies.
Boeing celebrated the groundbreaking for its 777X Composite Wing Center at Everett.
The DuPont Co. and Honeywell International may be violating antitrust rules in their cooperative venture to supply the only automotive air-conditioning refrigerant that meets European standards for greenhouse gas emissions, regulators said.
The CEO of Canadian Pacific thinks U.S. regulators would approve a well-structured railroad merger, but nothing is planned now that talks with CSX ended.
The U.S. government is adding more than 3 million vehicles to a rare warning about faulty air bags that have the potential to kill or injure drivers or passengers in a crash.