While there have been major recalls in the U.S. over Takata's airbags, Honda's investigative recall in Okinawa is the first of its kind in Japan.
The top Japanese auto safety official acknowledged Friday that Japan's recall system needs an overhaul to better respond to global problems highlighted by the debacle over Takata air bags that can explode.
Germany's leading companies will need to have at least 30 percent women on their supervisory boards from 2016, according to a new directive being adopted by the government, Chancellor Angela Merkel said Wednesday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a campaign — "Make in India" — to entice investment and promote the country as the world's next cheap labor economy.
Hardinge Inc., a leading international provider of advanced metal-cutting solutions and accessories, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the assets of the Voumard Internal Diameter (ID) Grinding Business.
Exporting more U.S. oil around the world would lower the price of gasoline for U.S. drivers and benefit the nation's economy, according to a new study.
McDonald's said that a key global sales figure fell 3.7 percent in August due to a food-safety scandal in China.
China's export growth eased in August while imports shrank for the second month in a row.
Sweden's Electrolux is buying the appliances business of General Electric for $3.3 billion and boosting its presence on the North American market.
South Korea's Kia Motors Corp. says it will invest more than $1 billion to build a car factory in northern Mexico.
Volvo is hitting the Chinese market for the first time with its first vehicle to be rid of Ford tech, the XC90.
U.S. medical device maker Medtronic is building stronger ties to Europe, a couple months after announcing a $42.9 billion acquisition that involves moving its main executive offices across the Atlantic.
Boeing said Monday that BOC Aviation, an aircraft leasing company based in Singapore, is ordering 82 airplanes for a total of $8.8 billion.
Whisky makers and many other businesses are worried about the risks involved in finding themselves overnight in a new country with, among other things, a different currency.
It's been 19 years since an Alfa Romeo has been marketed in the United States. Now that the Alfa Romeo 4C is state-side, Chris Woodyard gives it a drive.
The coal-to-gas plants are part of a controversial energy revolution China hopes will help it churn out desperately needed natural gas and electricity while cleaning up the toxic skies above the country's eastern cities.
Growth in China's vast manufacturing industry weakened in August, suggesting that the recovery in the world's No. 2 economy is losing momentum and Beijing may need to spoon out more stimulus.
A new report evaluates the traceability regulations and requirements of 21 countries, including the U.S., Canada and the EU among others.
China announced Wednesday it will fine 12 Japanese auto parts suppliers a total of $202 million for colluding to raise prices in an unfolding anti-monopoly probe of the country's auto industry.
Much of U.S. manufacturing has been decimated in the past decade by less expensive imports from China, but it didn't necessarily have to be that way, according to a compelling new book by journalist Beth Macy.
Danish health officials say a listeria outbreak caused by contaminated meat may have killed an 11th person.
China's government said Monday it has concluded Mercedes-Benz violated anti-monopoly law and charged excessive prices for parts, adding to a growing number of global automakers snared in an investigation of the industry.
Here's a look at the strengths and weaknesses of the U.S economy and others, and why the calm in markets may or may not last.
Walmart, the Walmart Foundation, and the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM), kicked off a new chapter in the modern American manufacturing story today as the global retailer announced the first grant recipients of the Walmart U.S. Manufacturing Innovation Fund.