Investor Warren Buffett says it's clear that railroad tank cars carrying crude oil need to be updated because oil from certain regions has the potential to be more dangerous than previously thought.
A rising stock market and a more optimistic outlook among younger Americans pushed up a measure of U.S. consumer sentiment in February.
Subaru is moving ahead with its plans for spending more than $400 million to prepare its Lafayette factory for production of a new vehicle while significantly scaling back the expectations for additional jobs.
Mattel Inc. has made a friendly takeover offer for Canadian toy maker Mega Brands Inc., which has the world's No. 2 line of construction sets after Lego.
Recently, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued two recalls, one from Tesla and one from GM, both were associated with problems that could cause fires. The major difference? Tesla’s fix only required a WiFi connection, while GM required owners to bring their vehicles in for service.
No matter your reason for embarking upon a business rebranding effort of a company, product name, logo, phrase, design scheme or other such asset, one thing is certain: execute poorly and suffer extreme consequences.
The McLaren 12C Spyder provides roaring excitement that's easy to live with... at a price.
Google's mystery barge is heading on a short cruise to comply with an order requiring it to move from its current home on a San Francisco Bay island.
Friday marks the end of the two-week period within which U.S. Sen. Bob Corker promised Volkswagen would announce another line at its factory in Tennessee if workers there rejected representation by the United Auto Workers union. So far there's little sign of any pending announcement.
PepsiCo has rejected a call from activist investor Nelson Peltz to separate its global drinks division from its snack unit, which includes the Fritos, Lay's and Tostito's brands.
Federal investigators say a deadly explosion at a military flare plant in West Tennessee was an accident and not caused by a criminal act.
The U.S. economy grew at a 2.4 percent annual rate in the October-December quarter, significantly slower than first thought, reflecting slower consumer spending than initially estimated.
Turns out the worst state for carbon dioxide emissions per person isn't smoggy California or bustling New York, but a place famous for its big, clear skies: Wyoming.
There could be fiery words Wednesday night as a Southern California city considers whether a hot sauce factory is a public nuisance because of its spicy emissions.
The U.S. Census Bureau reports that durable goods orders fell 1 percent in January 2014. The decline in January follows a large 5.3 percent decline in December. While on the surface the report seems alarmingly negative, it is not.
A lawyer for two drug companies told the Arkansas Supreme Court that the state improperly relied on federal regulations in a lawsuit that resulted in a $1.2 billion award over the companies' marketing of an antipsychotics drug.
Manufacturers call release of comprehensive package a major step toward enacting reform.
The aerospace company is now developing an Android-based smartphone, codenamed “Black,” that will self-destruct if a third party attempts to break in and extract its secrets.
Ken Oberholz, global director of manufacturing technology at Huntington Energy Services, joins Jose Lopez, senior design engineer at Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift, to discuss the importance of lean manufacturing.