Head of California's air pollution agency told an EPA hearing that if the state is unable to control emissions from cars and trucks, its other air pollution problems will get worse.
Chief exec Sergio Marchionne told the Obama administration that the Italian automaker could revive Chrysler LLC and help it repay billions in government loans.
Steelmakers said they needed EU governments to help pay for $1.25 billion in climate change projects that could keep jobs in Europe as new rules penalize polluters.
Tally of initial requests for unemployment benefits fell to 639,000 from the previous week's figure of 670,000, the Labor Department reports; analysts expected a smaller drop to 650,000.
Motorcycle shops cannot sell or repair small bikes because of a federal law that bans lead from all toys intended for children younger than 12, including child-sized motorcycles and ATVs.
Environmentalists, state officials and automakers are weighing in on whether states should be allowed to set their own standards to control greenhouse gases from automobiles.
Orders to U.S. factories still fell by 1.9 percent in January, but the drop was far better than the 3.5 percent economists had had been forecasting.
Lawmakers are preparing to cut off the money for a 1½-year-old pilot program that opened the way for up to 500 Mexican trucks from 100 operators to drive deeper into the U.S.
Labor Department reports productivity, the amount of output per hour of work, fell at an annual rate of 0.4 percent in the fourth quarter, while unit labor costs surged 5.7 percent.
Order has yet to be signed, but a document filed in U.S. Bankruptcy Court says a judge has ‘orally granted’ a motion to convert the troubled jet manufacturer to Chapter 7 bankruptcy.
Government looking at America's Micron Technology or Japan's Elpida Memory to help the island's chip makers consolidate and end a string of massive losses.
Top U.S. executive will meet with the Obama administration's auto industry task force next week, but won't be asking for any help, the Japanese automaker said.
Automaker dismissed reports that it had decided on how much assistance it would seek from the British government or that it had already made its aid appeal.
Beijing promised to ‘dramatically increase’ spending to boost exports, create jobs and counter the impact of the global slowdown that has thrown at least 20 million out of work.
Court rejected Wyeth Pharmaceuticals' claim that federal approval of its anti-nausea drug should have shielded the company from lawsuits filed by consumers.
Federal Reserve's new snapshot of business activity nationwide showed the economic picture darkening over the last two months and revealed little hope for a quick turnaround.
Despite massive layoffs at U.S. Steel Canada, lawmaker says he's been reassured workers will get their pensions and that the company will pay back government loans.
Different products were involved in multiple safety crises recently, but they all shared some of the same FDA shortcomings: inspections, legal authority and technology.
Biggest barrier to growing the renewable energy industry to revive Michigan’s flagging economy is banks that refuse to lend money, said Gov. Jennifer Granholm.
February survey showed 19 percent of respondents believed economic conditions would be better in six months, while 43 percent expected the situation to be worse.
Seven government officials in China have been punished after an industrial chemical leak contaminated an eastern city's tap water supply, the local government said.
Government has accused data storage maker of paying kickbacks to partners on government contracts, a charge the company said it intends to defend itself against ‘vigorously.’
European unit of GM is negotiating with Spain, Britain and other European governments beyond Germany to get the $4.2 billion they say they need to keep operating.
Automaker's financing unit in talks with a Japanese government-backed bank about a $2 billion loan, underlining the serious woes facing the car industry.
Hundreds of families affected by a tainted milk scandal plan to file lawsuits against the dairy companies involved after a top justice official said courts will accept the cases.