President Obama plans to increase alternative energy sources and create environmentally friendly jobs, declaring a ‘new era of energy exploration’ as crucial to economic recovery.
Governor hopes to gain a leading role for green-leaning Oregon, as a test market, a port-of-entry for electric cars, or a location for plants that make vehicles, batteries or chargers.
Preliminary purchasing managers index, an indicator of economic health, for the euro zone's manufacturing sector rose to a six-month high of 36.7 in April from 33.9 in March.
China's Minmetals won Australian government approval to buy most of Oz Minerals' operations in a $1.2 billion deal.
Italian car company and the Canadian car parts maker are both interested in a stake of German carmaker Opel, a unit of General Motors Corp., a German official said.
Canadian ambassador to the U.S. said Canada wants to be ‘on the same track’ as the Obama administration when the decision is made on General Motors’ and Chrysler’s future.
Medical device maker received a warning letter from federal regulators due to problems at a manufacturing plant in Minnesota that makes catheters.
World’s leading seed seller is seeking a court injunction and suing the German government for banning its genetically engineered MON810 corn.
Opelika officials are working on plan to secure jobs for 1,000 workers who will be laid off when a BFGoodrich tire plant closes in October.
Britain's economy will shrink by 3.5 percent in 2009 but will begin returning to growth by the end of the year, Treasury chief Alistair Darling said.
Treasury Secretary says the U.S. bears a substantial share of responsibility for the global economic crisis, but the problems that have made the crisis so acute are worldwide.
Exports in March plunged by almost 46 percent from a year earlier, but the decline wasn't as bad as February, a small sign overseas demand may be headed for recovery.
Unemployment in Britain rose to 6.7 percent in the three months through February, up from 6.5 percent in the quarter through January, government data showed.
U.S. government will once again require companies to fully disclose the toxic chemicals they release into the air, onto land and into water.
Canadian Auto Workers union called on an Ontario judge to order Nortel to make severance and other payments to ex-employees cut off when the company got creditor protection.
Top exec at Lockheed Martin said it accepted the Pentagon's proposal to cap production of the F-22 fighter jet, the latest sign the job-heavy program may not be revived.
Congressional committee said Bayer CropScience withheld information from emergency responders after a deadly explosion at a West Virginia chemical plant last summer.
Top U.S. trade official said Obama administration can strengthen provisions of the North American Free Trade Agreement without having to renegotiate.
Virginia Gov. Timothy M. Kaine says the company is planning a $20 million upgrade of its James City County plant to improve energy efficiency and technological capabilities.
Federal report says the U.S. government will loan General Motors up to $5 billion more to make it through June 1, and Chrysler could get up to $500 million more by April 30.
Democrats in the Michigan House want to require children's toy manufacturers to report what chemicals are used in their products.
Former manager at a New Jersey pipe plant was sentenced Monday to nearly six years in prison in a federal investigation into worker safety violations and pollution of the Delaware River.
European Union cleared Tuesday the proposed acquisition of paper maker Aracruz by conglomerate Votorantim in an all Brazilian deal worth $1.1 billion.
General Motors started firing 1,600 white-collar workers on the same day it revealed it spent $2.8 million in 1Q to lobby federal lawmakers.