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General Motors is recalling about 67,000 Cadillac ATS compact sports sedans to fix a problem with the power sunroof controls.
Daicel Corp. saidl it will build a second U.S. factory next year, as the Japanese chemical manufacturer expands operations to supply replacement parts for vehicles recalled globally for potentially defective air bags made by Takata Corp.
The death toll from crashes involving General Motors cars with defective ignition switches has climbed to 57.
Here are five things you absolutely need to know about the Takata air bag recalls.
'Manufacturing’s Winner & Loser of the Week' are two companies that have been having two very different weeks. The winner of the week has been experiencing an outstanding revival of success, while the loser is facing another week of bad news and even worse press.
An environmental health coalition expects a majority of U.S. states to consider legislation to alter their chemical regulations this year.
Gov. Steve Bullock has joined the call to have the shuttered Columbia Falls Aluminum Co. plant placed on the federal Superfund National Priorities List, a step toward gaining federal funding to clean up the 120-acre site.
A co-owner of a Northern California slaughterhouse at the centre of a massive recall has pleaded guilty to processing cattle with cancer for consumption.
Foreign holdings of U.S. Treasury securities rose to a record level in December despite investors in China and Japan, the two biggest foreign owners of Treasury debt, cutting back on their holdings.
The U.S. government is investigating how Caterpillar has been moving cash between its business units in the U.S. and overseas, the construction equipment company said Wednesday.
The oil train that exploded in West Virginia met the industry's voluntary 2011 safety standards, but a growing number of accidents has the Obama administration considering tougher rules for tank cars. Here is a look at what's rolling on U.S. rails.
The derailment of a train carrying crude oil in West Virginia is one of three in the past year involving tank cars that already meet a higher safety standard than what federal law requires — leading some to suggest even tougher requirements that industry representatives say would be costly.
The death toll linked to crashes involving General Motors cars with defective ignition switches has climbed to 56.
Japan and the U.S. are moving closer to reaching agreement on market opening measures needed to conclude a Pacific Rim trade pact, a top U.S. envoy said Friday, urging Japanese business leaders to help bridge the last, difficult disagreements.
Tensions between the emerging craft beer industry and one of the world's largest brewers have erupted into a regulatory fight about who can distribute beer in Kentucky.
A national manufacturing group is calling for congressional passage of an overseas email privacy bill, arguing it would help protect American business relationships abroad.
A Food and Drug Administration panel is planning to review smokeless tobacco maker Swedish Match's request to certify its General-branded pouches of tobacco as less harmful than cigarettes.
Republican lawmakers who now control both houses of Congress are taking steps to counter federal agency decisions they believe favor unions.
For the U.S. auto industry, 2014 was the year of the recall. Automakers issued 803 recalls totaling almost 64 million vehicles, more than double the old record from a decade ago, according to government figures.
More than a year after Chrysler issued recall of nearly 1.6 million Jeeps because of it rear-mounted gas tank, the position of the tank is blamed for a fiery crash that killed a pregnant woman on a suburban Detroit freeway.
Kidde is recalling nearly 5 million disposable fire extinguishers because they may not discharge properly, posing a risk of injury.
The Environmental Protection Agency has reaffirmed its approval of North Dakota's plan to address haze caused by coal-fired power plants, rejecting an appeal by environmental groups who favor a federal plan.
Manufacturers who produce children's products that have been placed under recall largely aren't using social media to inform consumers about those safety issues, a consumer watchdog group has found.
Montana and Wyoming, despite having a similar relationship to the coal energy industry, are planning to approach the Clean Power Act from two opposite directions.
The families of 52 people killed in crashes caused by faulty General Motors small-car ignition switches will receive millions in compensation from a company fund.
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