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.
Last week Trinity Industries Inc., a manufacturer of U.S. highway guardrails, went to court over allegations that it changed its design to save on manufacturing costs and never informed authorities of the change — raising safety concerns. The jury determined that the company should have told the government about the design change.
The U.S. government issued an urgent plea to more than 4.7 million people to get the air bags in their cars fixed, amid concern that a defect in the devices can possibly kill or injure the driver or passengers.
Authorities have raided over 1,900 Chinese factories in the past 6 1/2 years, closing 909 for safety and labor violations. Sanctioned factories rarely bother to fix those problems, preferring to reopen under a new name.
Toyota is recalling 247,000 vehicles in high-humidity areas as an air bag problem that has plagued most of the auto industry continues to widen.
A manufacturer of sapphire glass that Apple Inc. uses in iPhones plans to eliminate 727 jobs at an Arizona plant.
A Colorado marijuana company must recall or destroy its pot-infused edibles that resemble iconic Hershey treats as part of a settlement agreement with the chocolate company.
The manufacturing sector, already a leading component of the U.S. economy, would benefit significantly if the crude oil ban were lifted, according to a new study.
Chrysler is recalling 184,215 SUVs worldwide because a wiring problem could disable their air bags and seat belt pretensioners.
U.S. safety regulators are investigating reports that some Michelin heavy truck tires can fail and cause crashes.
Frenchman Jean Tirole won the Nobel prize for economics for finding ways to encourage better products and competitive prices in industries dominated by a few companies.
At least 27 people have died and 25 people have been seriously injured in crashes involving General Motors cars with defective ignition switches.
Mitsubishi is recalling nearly 166,000 older small cars and SUVs in the U.S. because the engines can stall unexpectedly.
Nissan is recalling more than 220,000 Altima midsize cars in the U.S. because a secondary latch can fail and allow the hoods to fly open while the cars are in motion.
Recent declines suffered by Pepsi and Coke in Mexico underscore why the beverage industry is fighting tax proposals on sugary drinks in San Francisco and nearby Berkeley.
My first instinct on a plastic bag ban was of warm, fuzzy, do-gooding feelings for the Earth, and I wasn’t alone. I think most of us would agree that the feeling of environmentalism is nice, until some other facts set in.
A company that makes after-market floor mats for General Motors full-size pickup trucks and SUVs is recalling more than 45,000 of them because they can interfere with the gas pedal.
The European Union's competition authority opened an investigation into Amazon's corporate income tax practices on suspicion the online retailer is benefiting from an illegal rebate.
A federal judge has ruled that nearly 4,000 homeowners who say Chinese drywall ruined their homes are eligible to share any further damages he may award in lawsuits against Taishan Gypsum Co. Ltd., a government-owned manufacturer.
About 400 people will gather this week to work on a plan to more closely harmonize Canadian and American industrial regulations across a wide range of sectors.
Chrysler is recalling 21,470 full-size commercial vans in the U.S. and Canada to fix a problem with the headrests.
U.S. safety regulators are investigating complaints of power-assisted steering failure in three Ford Motor Co. midsize car models.
Federal authorities say a business in a small Utah town tried to ship rifle scopes to Russia and China without a license.
General Motors announced two more recalls, pushing its total for the year to 71, affecting almost 30 million vehicles in North America.