News of Toyota's new Japan plant comes as U.S. automakers GM and Ford are shuttering plants and cutting jobs to boost profits.
Plant makes sealing systems for cars and employs more than 300 people; company also plans to close additional plants in Wabash, Indiana, and Magog, Quebec.
If Chrysler workers vote down the tentative labor agreement, negotiators must go back to the bargaining table.
Automaker will end a third shift by the end of the year at its Lansing, Mich. assembly plant which makes the Buick Enclave, Saturn Outlook and GMC Acadia crossovers.
Manufacturer of heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment has agreed to be acquired in an all-cash deal valued at about $1.8 billion.
Effective immediately, Gail D. Fosler will assume the role, reporting to the Chief Executive Officer.
Beijing stops World Trade Organization investigation into its restrictions on the sale of American movies, music and books.
Gov. Tim Pawlenty's weeklong trade mission seeks to increase opportunities for Minnesota businesses; exports from Minnesota to India grew 270 percent 1998-2006.
EU regulators say $4.9 billion acquisition of Ingersoll-Rand's earth-moving division by South Korea's Doosan Infracore would not disrupt competition within the European market.
Strike by the 120,000-member Union of Salaried Employees targeted selected plants of seven Finnish companies.
Japanese tire maker spending $2.19 billion annually over the next five years to boost production capacity; will invest $280 million in new and existing plants in Japan through 2012.
World's largest steel company is teaming with Turkish steel producer Borusan to form a 50-50 joint venture in which they will invest $500 million to build a new mill in Turkey.
Maker of Olevia high-definition televisions to license technology for liquid-crystal-on-silicon microdisplay business to Compound Photonics for a partial stake in the company.
Factory accidents in China kill thousands each year, most often blamed on insufficient safety equipment and workers ignoring safety guidelines.
Chinese manufacturer signs $534 million contract to supply solar wafers to solar cell maker in three year deal.
Biopharmaceutical company required to resolve issues with good manufacturing practices compliance at a third-party manufacturer.
Member critics say the Chrysler deal falls short of one that General Motors Corp. workers agreed to earlier this month.
Automaker plans to cut a shift at Pontiac truck plant due to lagging demand for pickups, potentially laying off hundreds of workers.
Maker of braking systems for elevators and wheelchairs bought All Power Transmission Manufacturing Inc., maker of specialty universal joints and driveline equipment.