Big spending German car buyers helped European auto sales rise 8.7 percent in February from a year ago, the European carmakers association ACEA said.
AMI Doduco, a unit of electronic components maker Technitrol, named Marc H. Turpin president and chief operating officer.
Relatively small but growing number of parents are turning to glass bottles amid concerns over a chemical used to make plastic bottles, bisphenol A.
Negotiations continue between American Axle and United Auto Workers, but local union officials were sent back to their factories after concessions broke down on Monday.
Ford Motor says it has named Stephen Odell chief operating officer for Ford of Europe.
CEO Ronald Sugar says Congress would undermine the entire government procurement process if it tries to block a $35 billion Air Force contract won by his company and EADS.
Liquor producer said Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer Phoebe A. Wood will retire on April 30, succeeded by Donald Berg.
Appearing before a federal judge in Washington, Parthasarathy Sudarshan admitted to illegally exporting sensitive military components to India.
More than 4,000 employees at Renault's Romanian carmaker Dacia are threatening to strike, demanding higher wages and more benefits.
EPA agreed to weaken a key section of its new smog requirements announced this week after being told at the last minute that President Bush preferred a less stringent approach.
Labor Department reported consumer prices were unchanged last month and better than the predicted 0.3 percent gain, but the relief was expected to be short-lived.
Wire and cable maker in talks with groups representing employees at its magnet wire manufacturing plant in Chauny, France, about a possible closure.
Celebration Foods, maker of the iconic Carvel ice cream cakes, plans to close its Marlborough, Mass., plant in May, putting 90 people out of work.
U.S. aircraft manufacturer may bid on an estimated $2.2 billion contract to provide military planes to Brazil's air force, the company said Thursday.
Electronic components maker to buy Orion, a contract electronics manufacturer, for about $10 million in cash.
Akeena Solar says Japanese electronics and solar-panel manufacturer Kyocera will start manufacturing its Andalay solar panels this year.
Automaker is requiring all employees worldwide to take a two-week vacation this summer in order to create better efficiency and boost productivity.
Despite improvements in worker rights laws in China, Nike says significant problems remain in working conditions and meeting company standards.
European leaders are demanding that the costly fight against climate change cannot come at the expense of their economies as they continue two days of talks on Friday.
Sinosteel launched a $1.1 billion takeover bid for iron ore miner Midwest in the first hostile approach by a Chinese company for an Australian one.