Tesla Motors Inc. delivered its first eight electric sedans to customers in China on Tuesday and CEO Elon Musk said the company will build a nationwide network of charging stations and service centers as fast as it can.
The reality is that today’s big corporations are really only focused on three things — cost reduction, profitability, and increasing returns to their investors. We cannot and should not depend on them to address the middle class or the decline of American manufacturing.
Workers on strike at a Chinese factory owned by the world's largest maker of athletic shoes have rejected management's latest offer in an ongoing labor dispute that is crimping production for brands such as Nike and Adidas.
Two members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee called for beefing up western sanctions against Russia to include its petrochemical and banking industries.
Fiat and Chrysler announced plans Saturday to build three new Jeep models in China for that market, the biggest for the vehicles outside the United States.
General Motors Co. and its Chinese partners are in the midst of what the company has said is a $12 billion investment program through 2017.
Beer consumption in Belgium has dropped 27 percent since 1992, and brewers are trying to reverse this trend.
BMW's North American President Ludwig Willisch talks about why the company is manufacturing its X series cars in South Carolina.
A federal judge on Thursday declined to toss out decade-old lawsuits that accuse IBM Corp. and Ford Motor Co. of supporting apartheid by letting their subsidiaries sell computers and cars to the South African government.
Ford Motor Co. said Thursday it will sell high-end Lincoln cars in China for the first time later this year when it opens eight dealerships in seven cities.
As China's growth inexorably slows, manufacturers such as Linan Meite Cable are discovering that being an efficient low cost producer is no longer enough to prosper.
After a nearly 20-year absence, Italian car maker Alfa Romeo is returning to the U.S. market.
A strike at the Chinese factories of the world's biggest athletic shoe maker snowballed Thursday to about 30,000 workers, making it one of the largest-ever work stoppages at a private business in China.
The Obama administration is raising concern about the value of China's currency but is declining, as in recent years, to accuse Beijing of manipulating it.
The government is considering reducing tax breaks for corporate research and development if the corporate income tax rate is cut as sought by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
The BBC reports that pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline is accused of bribing doctors to prescribe medicines in Poland.
There are two ways one can look at this film. First is that it’s a remarkable opportunity to instruct people around the world about an event that isn’t well-known. The second is that it’s exploitative and simply wrong on the facts, whatever those may be.
Entrepreneurs and investors say Silicon Valley's fast-growing financial ties with Russia's tech sector are being slowed down by current political tensions between the White House and the Kremlin.
Loss-making French carmaker PSA Peugeot Citroen says it aims to return to profitability by 2018 by reducing the number of models and relying on its recent rescue by Chinese investors and the French state.
Approaches and locations for companies in Mexico differ, but a common theme unites them: Growth prospects.
A man who was indicted earlier this year for lacing frozen food products with pesticide at a factory in Gunma Prefecture, north of Tokyo, says he had no trouble doing so because of loose security.
Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling 6.39 million vehicles globally for a variety of problems spanning nearly 30 models in Japan, the U.S., Europe, and other places.
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Nokia has received regulatory approval from Chinese authorities to sell its mobile phone unit to Microsoft Corp., removing one of the last major hurdles to the $7.3 billion deal.