Germany plans to reduce government subsidies supporting solar power by up to 30 percent within a year because higher-than-expected demand has made the scheme far more costly than authorities initially expected.
Microsoft lodged a formal complaint with the EU's competition regulator against Motorola Mobility and its soon-to-be owner Google, saying Motorola's aggressive enforcement of patent rights against rivals breaks competition rules.
Company president Kevin LaComb describes the school as concierge-style job training — exactly what his workers need to keep a quality advantage over lower-cost competitors overseas.
PSA Peugeot Citroen is in talks over a possible alliance with General Motors, a deal that could dwarf France's leading car maker's existing partnerships with BMW, Mitsubishi, and Toyota.
Apple defended its right to use the iPad trademark in China in a heated court hearing Wednesday that pitted the electronics giant against a struggling company that denies it sold the mainland China rights to the tablet's name.
Electro-Motive Canada says it has reached a tentative closeout deal for the "safe and orderly" shutdown of its locomotive manufacturing plant in London, Ont.
Regardless of where—and for which markets—they are designed, new products and services are fundamental to the success of industrial manufacturing companies.
The problem already has caused recalls of more than 2,700 Toyota, Honda, Subaru and Nissan vehicles, but that number could grow if the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration determines that more automakers used similar defective parts.
Five months ago, the failure of a sweetener factory project in a northern Missouri town sent a jolt through the state's small towns about the risk of putting money into startup companies.
Mexico regulators announced Monday they have fined cement giant Cemex 10.2 million pesos ($800,000) for trying to keep a small importer out of its market, capping an 8-year, David-and-Goliath battle with businessman Ricardo Alessio Robles and his partners.
Commitments to doing more business globally are accelerating in 2012 despite economic, regulatory, and other uncertainties.
Governments opposed to the European Union's new carbon emissions tax for airlines should not underestimate its determination to curb climate-changing gases, the EU's climate chief warned.
American businesses are finding their prospects in China clouded by surging costs, intense competition, and regulatory interference, despite the country's crucial importance for their survival, according to a report released Wednesday.
Networking company Cisco said Wednesday it is challenging Microsoft's $8.5 billion takeover of Skype at the European Union's top court to ensure Microsoft won't block other video conferencing services.
Global airlines will need $3.5 trillion of new planes through 2030, with more than a third of that demand coming from Asia, Airbus's chief executive said Wednesday.
Countless businesses have found themselves unable to source necessary parts and scrambled to find new avenues in their supply chain.
Solar panel manufacturers will have a hard time boosting revenues this year with Germany cutting government incentives at a time when the market is flush with supply, industry analysts believe.
Maurer said, however, that Switzerland would still consider alternatives to the Gripen if the French or any other plane-makers extend worthy counter offers.
The Chicago airplane manufacturer said Tuesday that it has finalized an order from Indonesian carrier Lion Air for 230 planes — worth a combined $22.4 billion.
Proview said Tuesday it will ask customs officials to ban imports and exports of Apple's iPads due to a dispute over ownership of the trademark.
Four pharmaceutical companies that make a crucial cancer drug for children that's suddenly in short supply are being urged to try to quickly step up production to prevent unnecessary deaths.
Google says European regulators have approved its $12.5 billion acquisition of cellphone maker Motorola Mobility Holdings.
Airlines and governments have complained the tax is too costly and was implemented without consultation. Industry leaders are warning the disagreement could spark a trade war between Europe and the rest of the world.
Whirlpool Corp. said it welcomed a preliminary decision by the government on Friday affirming that Whirlpool and other U.S. appliance makers are being harmed by washing machines imported from South Korea and Mexico.