Increase in federal automobile fuel efficiency requirements passed as part of an energy bill that also repeals oil company tax breaks and encourages use of renewable fuels.
U.S. lawmakers frustrated at China's huge trade surplus are drafting punitive measures as Beijing's support for the contentious talks appears to be waning.
German-based chemical company said the new segments will be chemicals, plastics, functional solutions, performance products, agriculture solutions and oil and gas.
Plan to set up a European 'Blue Card' workers visa program, styled after the U.S. 'Green Card' permit, has raised doubts in several nations.
With Christmas weeks away, the retail industry is struggling with consumers' eroding confidence and a weak sales trend amid mounting economic problems.
Analysts cautioned against reading too much into the improvement, given the volatility in the numbers around holiday periods.
Steelmaker said it would buy a Slovakian plant that supplies ferroalloys to its eastern European mills in the Czech Republic and Poland.
Automaker’s President Katsuaki Watanabe said robotics will be a core business for the company in coming years.
Neville Isdell will step down as chief executive on July 1, succeeded by the company's president and chief operating officer, Muhtar Kent.
Biggest part of the glass and specialty materials maker’s capital expenditures will go toward its display technologies division.
Deal to raise fuel efficiency standards would extend an exemption granted to Nissan in 2004 to help it comply with the gas-mileage requirements.
Trade groups say EPA and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration should create a 'single national fuel economy standard as established by Congress.'
Drug maker joins Pfizer and Merck in job cuts as the pharmaceutical industry wrestles with generic drugs siphoning off profits.
Company moving the manufacture of automotive armrests and headrests to Mexico, forcing 100 layoffs at its plant in Kentucky.
Democratic leaders want to pass an energy bill that would repeal billions in oil industry tax breaks and require a major increase in automobile fuel economy.
Pharmetics will acquire Patheon's operations in Fort Erie and Burlington, Ont., for $5.75 million and continue employing entire workforce.
Tests performed by a coalition of environmental health groups on more than 1,200 children's products, most still on store shelves, found that 35 percent contain lead.
Consumer products executives are less optimistic about the domestic economy for the next 12 months but more confident about the world economy and revenue projections.
Treasury Secretary says China's ability to manage the safety of its goods will be a key part of Beijing's future growth and of its trade relations with the U.S.