Parents of a Georgia teenager who suffered a severe brain injury in a 2009 car crash say General Motors knew of a defect in her car but took steps to conceal it.
Entrepreneurs and investors say Silicon Valley's fast-growing financial ties with Russia's tech sector are being slowed down by current political tensions between the White House and the Kremlin.
The cost of keeping global warming in check is "relatively modest," but only if the world acts quickly to reverse the buildup of heat-trapping gases in the atmosphere, the head of the U.N.'s expert panel on climate change said Sunday.
Concerns about electronic cigarettes, including flavors and marketing that could appeal to young people, underscore the need to regulate the fast-growing industry, according to a Congressional report released Monday.
Loss-making French carmaker PSA Peugeot Citroen says it aims to return to profitability by 2018 by reducing the number of models and relying on its recent rescue by Chinese investors and the French state.
U.S. retail sales in March rose by the largest amount in 18 months, led by strong gains in sales of autos, furniture and a number of other products.
Here's a look at the top trending stories in manufacturing today based on reader feedback: Tesla sued by Lemon Law King; the Porsche plug-in hybrid; and 3D printing chocolate.
With the addition of the new equipment, William H. Harvey Manufacturing Co. had several different printer models on the plant floor. The maintenance team had varying degrees of knowledge regarding operation and maintenance of all the equipment. Eventually, the company started to see an increase in downtime related to simple issues like preventive maintenance and troubleshooting of the printers.
Navy researchers at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) Materials Science and Technology Division, demonstrate proof-of-concept of novel NRL technologies developed for the recovery of carbon dioxide and hydrogen from seawater and conversion to a liquid hydrocarbon fuel.
The prices companies receive for their goods and services jumped in March led by gains for food, clothing, jewelry and chemicals. The producer price index, which measures price changes before they reach the consumer, rose 0.5 percent in March, the Labor Department said Friday.
Sony is recalling some of its VAIO laptop computers, saying that it's possible that its non-removable battery pack could overheat. The packs included in some of Sony's Vaio Fit 11A models, which were released in February, were provided by a third-party supplier.
German automaker BMW is issuing a worldwide recall of many models of cars with certain six-cylinder gas motors after identifying a problem with a bolt used in the engine. The company said Friday that a recall started in China last week has now been extended worldwide, affecting 489,000 vehicles, including 156,000 in the U.S.
The U.S. subsidiary of Swedish furniture retailer IKEA announced Thursday that it is buying a long-planned wind-energy project in eastern Illinois as part of the company's initiative to offset its energy use with renewable energy generation. And IKEA insists the project, which has not yet been built, is more than public relations.
CEO Jeff Bezos' annual letter to shareholders offers a glimpse into Amazon's internal workings and what it is aiming for in the future, including the much-discussed drone delivery. After making a hubbub about testing delivery by aerial drones in December, the company said its Prime Air team is testing fifth- and sixth-generation aerial vehicles and in the design phase on generations seven and eight.
Take an inside look — literally — at how much the different parts like the processor, touchscreen display, memory and other materials of the latest flagship device in the Samsung Galaxy S series costs.
We are entering a new era of manufacturing — one where manufacturers need to move fast and strike hard in order to stay ahead of competitors and stay relevant to customers. This type of maneuverability depends heavily on technology, leading companies to take stock of their ERP solutions and evaluate if they can succeed with what they have.
The U.S. government's budget deficit shrank to just $37 billion in March from $107 billion in the same month last year, the latest sign of improvement in the nation's finances.
A central Indiana automotive glass factory will pay a record $495,500 to settle workplace safety violations that were uncorrected following a worker's 2010 death, the Indiana Department of Labor said Wednesday.
Federal court records show that rapper 50 Cent has been ordered to pay a Bradenton earphone manufacturer more than $16 million in connection with a failed partnership to produce the entertainer's line of headphones.