Milwaukee-based motorcycle maker said Monday its president and chief executive, Jim Ziemer, plans to retire in 2009, ending his 40-year career with the company.
Smart-phone maker said on Monday that its new chief financial officer would be Douglas C. Jeffries, previously chief accounting officer at eBay Inc.
General Motors of Mexico says it will temporarily idle three factories because of the worst auto sales slump in a quarter of a century.
If the Detroit Three automakers go out of business Canada could lose more than 580,000 jobs within five years -- 517,000 of them in Ontario, says a report obtained by the Toronto Star.
Closely tied to the success of GM and Chrysler, auto parts suppliers are trying not to panic and demand cash on delivery from the carmakers that are running low on cash.
Company said it will reduce output of NAND flash memory by 30 percent due to falling sales of electronic gadgets like digital cameras and cell phones.
German auto parts manufacturer will open in July next year its first manufacturing plant in Thailand, an executive of the firm's subsidiary in Thailand said Tuesday.
Purchasing managers index for manufacturing in the 15-nation single currency zone slumped to 34.5 in December, signaling a sharp contraction.
Recreational vehicle manufacturer eliminated 300 jobs at three Decatur, Ind., facilities in June and is now cutting another 250 jobs from its operations.
Hundreds of unionized workers rallied in Tokyo on Tuesday to protest massive job cuts, accusing the country's biggest companies of sacrificing jobs to protect profits.
Polish car makers have asked the prime minister to take steps to protect the domestic industry from a worldwide drop in demand, an industry representative said Tuesday.
Memory chip maker said it will temporarily stop making some flash wafers at its joint-venture Japanese plants for nearly two weeks due to declining demand.
German-owned automaker on Tuesday said it plans temporary layoffs for 5,300 workers in Spain in the first half of next year because of falling sales.
New order for 15 787s for an unidentified customer makes a total of 910 orders for the delayed fuel-efficient widebody.
Toy maker will pay $12 million to 39 states to settle an investigation over Chinese-made lead-tainted toys shipped to the U.S. in 2007, state officials said Monday.
Maker of electric motors and drives says it will cut 900 positions by June, a move that will save the company $30 million in 2009.
Railcar maker's plant in Arkansas that warned it could lay off up to 600 workers this month said it should have enough work to stay open through Christmas.
Japanese automaker delaying the start of production at its plant in Blue Springs, Miss., indefinitely as it copes with the downturn in the auto industry.
Sen. Carl Levin expects GM to get $8 billion and Chrysler $7 billion under the Bush administration's plan, and the Treasury secretary likely would become the 'car czar'.