February Weather Didn’t Freeze US Car Sales
February 26 2015 3:53 PM EST
Automakers release U.S. new-car sales reports Monday. Data indicate the country's industry is headed toward its best year since 2001.
Toxic Air Shortening Indians' Life By 3 Years
February 21 2015 8:44 AM EST
A new study claims more than one-half of India's 1.2 billion people have their lives cut short because of "dangerously high" levels of air pollution.
Xiaomi Surpasses Samsung As China's Top Smartphone Maker
February 18 2015 11:02 AM EST
Xiaomi hopes to ship 100 million smartphones in 2015, up from 61 million in 2014.
Is China Dumping Its Steel On India?
February 16 2015 11:59 AM EST
Indian steel producers are raising alarm after Chinese steel imports more than doubled last year.
UK-Based Engine Maker Rolls-Royce Warns About 2015 Profits
February 13 2015 12:09 PM EST
The world’s second-largest maker of aircraft engines is being hit hard by a decline in its marine offshore business.
Need Cheap Labor? Hire A Robot
February 11 2015 8:17 AM EST
A new report shows industrial robotics prices are starting to fall below the cost of labor. And it’s happening worldwide.
Xiaomi Supplier Inventec Setting Up In India: Reports
February 09 2015 6:09 AM EST
India's rising profile as the next big smartphone market in the world is beginning to attract much needed investment in manufacturing.
Alibaba To Invest $590M In Xiaomi Rival Meizu
February 09 2015 2:03 AM EST
Meizu has been around longer but has so far been overshadowed by better-known rival Xiaomi.
Nationwide Refinery Strike Rolls On
February 03 2015 12:50 PM EST
With talks between the United Steelworkers and Royal Dutch Shell at a standstill, the refinery strike goes on -- and it could grow.
Exports Boost UK Manufacturing In January As Factories Cut Prices
February 02 2015 7:26 AM EST
British manufacturing output is still around 5.3 percent below its pre-downturn peak in early 2008.
Deadline Arrives For GM Ignition-Switch Claims
January 31 2015 1:22 PM EST
People claim the air-bag rule in GM's compensation guidelines ignores victims who restarted cars in their struggle to regain control.
China's New Global Groove
January 21 2015 12:27 PM EST
China's shifting of production abroad could be a profound driver of employment through much of the developing world.
Shire Buying NPS Pharmaceuticals For $5.2B
January 11 2015 1:02 PM EST
The sale price represents a 51 percent premium on NPS Pharma's mid-December value.
United States Steel Corp. To Fire 756 Workers, Idle Plants
January 07 2015 5:31 AM EST
At the end of 2013, U.S. Steel Corp. had about 26,000 employees in North America and about 12,500 in Europe.
How Will India's New Economic Think Tank Be Different?
January 06 2015 4:33 AM EST
Narendra Modi has appointed free-market advocate Arvind Panagariya to head the new think tank, but there is no clarity on its role.
UK Construction Sector Grew At Its Slowest Pace Since July 2013
January 05 2015 6:42 AM EST
The Markit/CIPS construction purchasing managers' index fell to 57.6 in December from 59.4 in November.
Manufacturing In Japan Grew Steadily In December, Data Show
January 05 2015 12:22 AM EST
New export orders rose for a sixth straight month but at a slightly slower pace than in November.
Safety Overhaul Puts Strain On Bangladesh Garment Industry
January 04 2015 7:08 PM EST
Already about 450 factories have gone to the wall since last year's disaster, the BGMEA says.
UK Manufacturing Growth Cools Unexpectedly
January 02 2015 5:28 AM EST
The Markit/CIPS UK Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) fell to 52.5 from 53.3 in November, hitting a three-month low.
Growth In India's Factories At 2-Year High In December, Data Show
January 02 2015 12:35 AM EST
Indian manufacturing activity expanded at its fastest pace in two years in December as new orders flooded in.