Caught in the middle are hundreds of workers at the northern Ohio tank plant who are worried about losing high-paying manufacturing jobs at a time when those positions are scarce.
The Denver Post reports Wednesday that GE has told state and local officials that it plans to postpone construction of its PrimeStar solar panel plant by 14 to 18 months.
Shares in Volkswagen AG soared higher on Thursday after Europe's biggest automaker announced a deal to complete the takeover of sports car manufacturer Porsche by the end of the month.
The reports offered some hope for the job market after three sluggish months of hiring.
Italian carmaker Fiat says it is consolidating its ownership of Chrysler by exercising an option to purchase around 3.3 percent of Chrysler equity from a trust fund that manages health care for pensioners.
A jury found that Toshiba knowingly participated in a conspiracy to fix the price of LCDs sold in the U.S., contributing to $87M worth of damages suffered by manufacturers and consumers.
"The affordability of cars is probably at an all-time high," Chrysler Group sales chief Reid Bigland said last week.
Aircraft maker Hawker Beechcraft is narrowing down a list of potential buyers as part of its plan to emerge from bankruptcy reorganization.
Companies placed more orders with U.S. factories in May from April, demanding more computers, machinery, and other equipment that signal investment plans.
Investigators are looking for the cause of an acid leak that injured one worker at an ammunition plant in Radford.
Quaker Chemical Corp. said Monday that it has purchased metal surface treatment products maker NP Coil Dexter Industries S.r.l.
Shifang city announced Tuesday it has scrapped plans for a copper plant after thousands of people protested the project's possible public health risks.
Alabama is providing more than $158 million in economic incentives for the Airbus assembly plant that will be built in Mobile.
It's often said that if you really want to find ways to improve your business, ask an employee. At its Hagerstown plant, Volvo did ask — and the result is "significant savings," according to company representatives.
Boeing is predicting that the world's airlines will buy 34,000 new airplanes over the next 20 years, driven by strong growth in China, India, and other emerging markets.
Toyota began monitoring electricity usage and power generation at its plants in an integrated manner on Monday to make more efficient use of energy and conserve power, company officials said.
A trade group for drone aircraft manufacturers and operators has released the industry's first code of conduct in response to growing privacy concerns.
Renesas Electronics Corp. said Tuesday it will close or sell eight of its 18 domestic plants and solicit early retirement applications from over 5,000 employees in September as part of its restructuring effort.
U.S. manufacturing shrank in June for the first time in nearly three years, adding to signs that economic growth is weakening.