In winery after winery, oak wine barrels stacked high and weighing more than a quarter-ton each came cascading down, renewing worries about a lightly regulated threat to safety in fault-riddled wine country.
Samsung's new smartphones aren't getting bigger, but one will have a side display for quick access to the flashlight, Twitter, news and frequently used apps.
Ford's U.S. sales were flat in August as slowing pickup truck sales masked gains elsewhere.
Business orders for U.S. factory goods shot up by a record amount in July, reflecting a surge in demand in the volatile category of commercial aircraft.
The English automaker Jaguar has always had a long association with motor sports. But while some feel it has lost its mojo, it appears to be on the reinvention fast track.
The latest iPhone 6 rumors suggest that Apple's new iPhone will come with a tough sapphire screen.
From managing complex supply chains to executing cost savings improvements, the manufacturing industry needs to keep a keen eye on the efficiency of their processes in order to be successful. But there is a worrisome trend in the industry: manufacturers’ over-reliance on purchase orders.
Chrysler and Nissan both posted double-digit U.S. sales gains last month, signs of a strong August for the industry.
Whether famous or seemingly anonymous, people from all walks of life put all sorts of things online or into cloud-based storage systems, from vital financial information to the occasional nude photo. Periodic cases of hacking fuel outrage, but there's no retreat from digital engagement or any imminent promise of guaranteed privacy.
The United States' competitiveness among global economies has risen to the No. 3 spot behind Switzerland and Singapore in rankings published annually by the World Economic Forum.
Home Depot may be the latest retailer to suffer a major credit card data breach.
Halliburton was BP PLC's cement contractor on the drilling rig that exploded in the Gulf in April 2010, killing 11 workers and triggering the largest offshore oil spill in U.S. history.
Detroit expects to cut $12 billion in unsecured debt to about $5 billion. The city's creditors include, among others, 30,000-plus retirees and city employees.
Morgan Stanley analyst Adam Jonas says an auto industry offering deep discounts and catering to subprime buyers is simply "robbing Peter to pay Paul."
Tesla has five states bidding up subsidy packages to land its coveted battery plant. The winner is expected to offer the luxury car-maker publicly financed incentives exceeding a half-billion dollars.
On May 12, 2014, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) settled its long-running proceeding against the manufacturer of Buckyballs. The matter, which saw the CPSC pursue novel and arguably questionable enforcement tactics, provides lessons for all manufacturers.
An electrical component found in millions of Chrysler's vehicles is generating problems for owners.
Brad Richards, exterior design manager of the 2015 Ford F-150, shows off its aerodynamics in Allen Park, Mich.
A Consumer Protection Act lawsuit has been filed against Chiquita Brands International, alleging unfair and deceptive marketing practices.
With the holiday shopping season coming, Samsung and LG unveiled small improvements to their computerized wristwatches to try to sway shoppers.