Automaker is launching a campaign this week to reach people who have stopped looking for cars out of fear that they can't get a loan as it tries to boost October sales.
Economic development chief 'cautiously optimistic' GM will consider a new vehicle line for its Shreveport assembly plant, which has been hit by more than 2,000 job cuts.
Automotive paint supplier PPG Industries predicts blues, particularly more vibrant, richer, complex blues, will take on a more important role in car styling.
Three factories operated by Hong Kong-listed toy maker Smart Union Group in southern China have shut down, leaving more than 6,500 workers jobless.
Automaker said it will scale back the development of its all-electric Model S sedan until its Department of Energy loan guarantee becomes effective, citing the tough economy.
Chinese dairy executives trying to shore up their beleaguered industry pledged to implement higher standards, while nearly 6,000 babies remained hospitalized due to tainted milk.
Latest snapshot of business conditions showed economy continued to lose traction in early fall, reflecting mounting damage as financial and credit problems worsened.
With the 65 and older population in the U.S. expected to double by 2030, automakers are using aging suits to help design vehicles that are safer and more comfortable.
French aerospace and defense manufacturer said Wednesday it would buy Motorola’s biometrics unit, which makes fingerprint scanners.
Acquisition of bankrupt copper miner Asarco for $2.6 billion by India-based Sterlite Industries is in doubt after Sterlite said it was backing out of the deal.
President and Treasury Secretary said $250 billion cash infusion plan should stabilize the system, induce banks to lend again, and -- eventually -- help improve the economy.
Ireland’s Waterford Crystal plans to jettison most of its remaining Irish work force and produce the bulk of its hand-cut glassware overseas, union representatives said Tuesday.
Flash memory chip maker and Taiwan's Advanced Semiconductor Engineering agreed to form a venture that would jointly own a Spansion manufacturing facility in China.
World’s largest tire and rubber company is creating a new entity called Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations to oversee business in North and South America.
Japanese automaker said Wednesday it was recalling more than 200,000 vehicles to fix a sensor system that could affect the car's passenger side air bag.
Maker of Heinz Ketchup and Ore-Ida potatoes will focus on food innovation and branding to help carry it through tough economic times, said its chief financial officer.
Kitchen and bath products maker permanently laid off 50 workers Tuesday due to the 'overall weakened economy, fueled by the housing slump'.
Company will lay off 108 workers at its Terre Haute, Ind., plant and blames the economic downturn and the inability of many smaller customers to obtain financing.
Indian transit company ordered 3,125 natural gas buses equipped with engines made by Cummins Westport, a joint venture of Cummins Inc. and Westport Innovations Inc.