Defense division of Oshkosh Corp. has received another multimillion dollar military contract, this one to provide more than 1,700 armor kits for U.S. Army trucks.
Car manufacturers' association ACEA is calling for soft loans to help the industry invest in cleaner cars and hold onto high-skilled workers.
Automaker named Elena Ford, the great-great-granddaughter of its founder, as director of the automaker's global marketing, sales and service operations.
Maker of Wonder Bread and Hostess Twinkies says it has reached an agreement ‘in principle’ on the remaining issues needed for it to exit more than four years of bankruptcy.
Federal appeals court has ruled against Caterpillar Inc. retirees who contend the company reneged on providing them free health care for life.
Appeals court dismissed U.S. chip maker's attempt to set aside a deadline to respond to charges that it deliberately harmed rival AMD by setting prices too low.
Swedish vehicle manufacturer Volvo has announced permanent layoffs of 650 workers at its truck assembly plant in Dublin, Va.
Electrical-equipment maker had said it would cut its work force by more than 1,000 employees, but as economic conditions worsened the company more than doubled the cutbacks.
If EPA grants states permission to set a standard for reducing greenhouse gases from cars, experts say federal regulations and limits for industrial plants will soon follow.
Company plans to end operations at its Indianapolis engine plant and its Indianapolis Casting Corp. foundry as of July 31, costing 700 workers their jobs.
By Amanda Earing, News Editor, Manufacturing.net Cargo theft has been on the rise for years, but local task forces and other agency groups have been working successfully to curb the problem. But until more manufacturers and their shippers join the fight, cargo theft will continue to run rampant.
World's largest maker of liquid crystal display glass said Tuesday it is cutting 13 percent of its payroll as fourth-quarter profit plunged 65 percent from a year earlier.
U.S. car giant said Tuesday it is cutting output in Russia as demand declines in a market only recently described as potentially the largest in Europe.
Japanese automaker said it will keep its factory in Normal, Ill., shut down for five extra weeks as it tries to reduce inventory levels in the sluggish auto market.
Aid package would include guarantees to unlock loans of up to $1.8 billion from the European Investment Bank, plus additional loans to fund investment in green-friendly vehicles.
Conference Board said its Consumer Confidence Index edged down to 37.7 from a revised 38.6 in December, lower than economists expected.
Georgia peanut butter plant at the center of an investigation into a nationwide salmonella outbreak was the only one where samples weren't pulled last year to test for the bacteria.
Almost 164,000 international patents were filed through the World Intellectual Property Organization last year, only about 2.4 percent more than in 2007.
Japanese drug maker says it will pay $1 billion to acquire rival CV Therapeutics Inc. and is urging the U.S. company to consider the deal.
Retailers are expected to record a 0.5 percent drop in revenue in 2009, the first annual decline in three decades, according to a National Retail Federation forecast.