General Motors says it's in Japan for the long haul despite sales of Cadillac and Chevrolet models barely surpassing 1,000 vehicles a year. There has never been much appetite in Japan for U.S. autos, and there are many informal barriers to foreign automakers making it there.
Tesla shares surged Tuesday after the company disclosed that a German investigation into recent...
Genetic testing company 23andMe is facing a class action lawsuit alleging that the Silicon...
A study released by IFS, the global enterprise applications company, reveals that the overwhelming majority of manufacturers are running multiple manufacturing modes from multiple locations, and that their enterprise resource planning (ERP) software is not well equipped to handle it.
Amber Road, a leading provider of global trade management (GTM) solutions, has announced that ABB Group, a leader in power and automation technologies for utilities and industrial companies, has signed a new global contract covering Amber Road’s GTM solution.
Hard-to-predict sudden changes to Earth's environment are more worrisome than climate change's bigger but more gradual impacts, a panel of scientists advising the federal government concluded Tuesday.
A woman has pleaded not guilty to what is believed to be the first traffic citation alleging a motorist was using Google's computer-in-an-eyeglass.
A survey of chief executives at the largest U.S. companies shows a growing number are optimistic about the economy's prospects for the next six months and expect to boost hiring.
Autodesk, Inc. has unveiled Autodesk CAM 360 — the industry’s first cloud-based solution for computer-aided manufacturing (CAM).
Stratasys Ltd, a manufacturer of 3D printers and materials for personal use, prototyping and production, has introduced FDM Nylon 12, the first nylon material specifically engineered for the company’s line of Fortus 3D Production Systems.
Godlan, a manufacturing ERP software specialist (SyteLine ERP), EAM (Asset Management) specialist and Infor Gold Channel Partner, has announced that it has achieved TEC Accreditation for ERP solutions.
For decades, Detroit paid its bills by borrowing money while struggling to provide the most basic of services for its residents. The city, which was about to default on a good chunk of a long-term debt exceeding $18 billion, will now get a second chance in a federal bankruptcy court-led restructuring.
The U.S. House of Representatives voted Tuesday to renew a 25-year-old prohibition against firearms that can evade metal detectors and X-ray machines just as 3-D printers are increasingly able to produce plastic weapons.
A long-anticipated $200 million ethanol plant that will turn grasses grown on North Carolina hog farms into motor fuel will go ahead, Gov. Pat McCrory's office said Monday.
The revelation that a New York City commuter train derailed while barreling into a sharp curve at nearly three times the speed limit is fueling questions about whether automated crash-avoidance technology could have prevented the carnage.
Potash Corp. is cutting more than 1,000 jobs, about 18 percent of its workforce, because of slumping demand for potash and phosphate, two key fertilizer ingredients.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has launched a new offensive against petroleum coke that's been piling up on the city's far southeast side.
Missouri's bid for a Boeing assembly plant could include more than $1.7 billion of incentives over two decades if the airplane manufacturer adds thousands of jobs, according to new information about the proposal released Tuesday.
A new $75 million highly automated turkey processing plant in southwestern Indiana is set to start operations next week.
Volkswagen turns off some employees' email 30 minutes after their shifts end. Goldman Sachs is urging junior staff to take weekends off. BMW is planning new rules that will keep workers from being contacted after hours. This surge in corporate beneficence isn't an indication that employers are becoming kinder and gentler: It's about the bottom line.
Black Friday deals and the long Thanksgiving weekend lured buyers into U.S. automobile showrooms, and analysts say the surge should boost November sales above a strong month last year.
Congress is racing toward renewing a 25-year-old prohibition against firearms that can evade metal detectors and X-ray machines, just days before the ban expires. But with 3-D printers increasingly able to produce plastic weapons, many Democrats, gun control advocates and law enforcement officials say the restrictions must be tightened.
One lawsuit alleges the plant operators "illegally, recklessly or negligently" dumped hazardous substances outside the boundaries of the property. The lawsuit also said contamination spread through at least a 5-mile radius around the facility, exposing people to increased risk of cancers, kidney failure and damage to the central nervous system.