The medical device maker will pay as much as $240 million instead of the initial $195 million from a defibrillator lawsuit settlement announced in July.
Automaker's chairman refutes claims that new vehicle, called "the people's car," will add to traffic chaos and increase carbon emissions in India.
The deal between the energy storage company and Tianjin Lishen Battery will incorporate the companies' respective ultracapacitor and ion battery technology.
Electronics maker hoping to boost number of video games for the struggling PlayStation 3; move follows last month's price cuts for the game console.
World's third-largest brewer says the acquisition of second-largest Dutch beermaker will help Miller grow its premium brand business.
Experts predict Puerto Rico is in danger of losing its position as a top five global drug-making center unless it offers better incentives and shifts more toward research.
South Korean company expects to sell 100,000 of the new QM5 in 2008, 35 percent at home and 65 percent overseas, doubling vehicle sales.
Sale to Brazil steelmaker Gerdeau SA will leave the engineered products maker's building products unit as a standalone business.
Semiconductor equipment maker buying the supplier of automated metallization and test systems for making solar cells to strengthen position in photovoltaic industry.
Cells with higher efficiency rates can produce more energy from fewer panels, but the efficiency of the company's newly-commercialized cells fell below pilot run.
Cooking equipment manufacturer paying $188 million for commercial foodservice equipment maker to expand in fast casual dining, bakery-cafe and convenience-store segments.
Officials at the electronics manufacturer say the decrease of 1,630 employees in six months is not part of restructuring.
Susan Schwab says progress has been made in the areas of agriculture and manufacturing, and she believes a world trade agreement could be reached before Bush leaves office.
Chairman of the Japan Iron and Steel Federation says a melding of two of the largest raw-materials suppliers is undesirable for industrial competition and pricing.
Mail and document-managing company cutting 4 percent of its workforce as it outsources manufacturing work and streamlines management.
To meet demand for its GEnx engines, GE will expand jet engine production rates by more than 50 percent in the next three years.
The company, which makes substances to boost oil and gas well output, said the decision was based on the rising cost of imported raw material and the small scale of the facility.
The $4.2 billion acquisition of the cement and concrete products manufacturer bolsters the construction materials producer's operations in Florida and diversifies its nationwide presence.
Industrial metalworking company bought Germany-based manufacturer of clad metal plates and various explosives-related oil-field products for $96.6 million.