Tire and rubber company has told union officials it will stop production at Tyler, Texas, plant; move could affect more than 600 workers.
Vehicle exports in the April-September period grew 6.8 percent due to a surge in exports to Russia and the Middle East.
Labor Department report on slight growth in cost to hire and retain employees suggests jobs climate is easing inflation pressures.
Job cuts are in addition to the 12,500 announced in February and together amount to 20 percent of the 82,500 workers employed by Alcatel and Lucent at the time of their merger.
Under fire for a host of recalls of Chinese-made toys, acting CPSC Chairwoman Nancy Nord says she won't heed Democratic lawmakers' calls for her resignation.
Inspectors in the past week have seized 138 boxes of frozen hamburgers made by Topps Meat Co., which issued a nationwide recall on Sept. 29.
Airbus in talks to sell its A380 superjumbo jets to state-run Air India; Boeing officials skeptical of the need for such big planes in the Indian market.
Consumer Product Safety Commission head Nancy Nord has opposed Democrats' legislation to expand her agency's budget and work in the wake of recalls of Chinese-made products.
Dixie Beer maker fighting to help microbrew regain popularity after Hurricane Katrina, looters hit its old facility.
Automaker investing in its Shreveport assembly plant to produce Hummer pickup trucks.
Production of salmon dip at the House of Thaller's Knoxville plant has been suspended while the U.S. Food and Drug Administration investigates.
Bob Nardelli praises the money-saving contract and says he hopes the company raises more cash by selling $1 billion worth of unneeded real estate and buildings.
The $110 million Cheong-Na Proving Ground in Incheon includes a vehicle testing ground, research and development facilities and labs.
Conference Board says weakening in business conditions pushes confidence to low of 95.6; analysts were expecting a reading of 99.5.
The Canton Fair reported an 8.3 percent drop in attendance in wake of massive recalls; however, value of orders placed rose 3 percent.
Hundreds of largely India- and China-born workers are asking Congress to consider limited reform targeting only legal immigrants.
French steel tube maker buying Atlas Bradford Premium Threading & Services, TCA and Tube-Alloy from Grant Prideco; companies have combined yearly revenue of $229 million.
Hannibal, Mo., site makes two key American Vanguard pesticides; company says move will signifcantly increase its organophosphate manufacturing capacity.
In the United States, where one-fourth of the world's hops are grown, acreage fell 30 percent between 1995 and 2006, leading some to predict a 10 percent rise in beer prices.
If it can get cost savings from a new United Auto Workers contract, the automaker might not close some of the six plants slated for closure.