GM says it is restructuring its engineering operations, following fallout from a defective ignition switch linked to at least 13 deaths.
Rising costs for materials and labor appear to be pressuring businesses, a quarterly survey from the National Association of Business Economics shows.
New applications for unemployment benefits held steady last week while mid-Atlantic factory activity rose in April, new reports show.
The Passamaquoddy are aiming to become one of the biggest maple syrup operations in Maine, and bring some hope to a tribe with high joblessness and poverty.
U.S. producer prices recorded their largest increase in nine months in March as the cost of food and services rose.
A group of Milwaukee residents wants to revive part of that proud history by buying Pabst Brewing from a California executive in hope of returning the brand to its birthplace.
New orders for U.S. factory goods rebounded more than expected in February, with shipments posting their biggest gain in seven months.
U.S. factory activity accelerated for a second straight month in March as production rebounded, in the latest sign that winter's icy grip on the economy was loosening.
Candy giant Mars is opening its first new plant in 35 years to churn out millions of chocolates and other sweets every day -- to meet Americans' rising demand for confections.
GM is recalling 1.55 million vehicles, citing concerns over brakes, seat belts and air bags, adding to the 1.6 million cars already recalled this year due.
One of President Obama's signature manufacturing hubs underscores the challenges facing the president's goal of ensuring a steady stream of good jobs into the 21st century.
U.S. producer prices fell in February, dragged down by falling costs for services and offering little sign of a pickup in inflation pressures.
The death toll related to an ignition flaw in eight small car models that General Motors sold a decade ago is likely to climb, say lawyers and safety advocates.
U.S. business inventories rose in January, but a drop in sales meant it was now taking the longest time since late 2009 to move goods from shelves.
U.S. manufacturing growth rebounded off an eight-month low in February, helped by a recovery in new orders, a report shows.
GM, Ford and Toyota all reported U.S. sales declines in February, noting that the month started slowly but sales began to recover in the second half.
GM has doubled to 1.6 million the number of small cars it is recalling to fix faulty ignition switches linked to multiple fatal crashes.
The Supreme Court gave consumers a victory by allowing them to proceed with class-action lawsuits alleging the washing machines they bought suffered from mold or musty odors.
Workers at Volkswagen's plant in Tennessee may have voted against joining the UAW last week but they may still gain representation through the formation of a works council.
U.S. manufacturing output unexpectedly fell in January and recorded its biggest drop since 2009 as cold weather disrupted production.