Originally developed for use in hybrid vehicles, fuel-efficient, stop-start technology will likely to become the norm over the next decade.
There's good news coming for consumers next year. Gasoline prices will fall to a four-year low, dipping below $3 a gallon for the national average.
What Corporate America decides to do with its piles of cash could determine whether stocks have another banner year in 2014, the chairman of S&P 500 Index Committee says.
The pace of growth of business in the Midwest slowed in December, signaling a cooling in the region's manufacturing.
Japan's Nikkei index may have clocked its biggest annual gain in over 40 years, but it wasn't 2013's best performing stock index.
US consumer confidence rose in December as consumers grew more optimistic about the job market, according to a private sector report released on Tuesday.
Airlines and electronics retailers soared, while miners dug themselves deeper into the ground in 2013.
The manufacturing start-up Quirky offers a unique way for entrepreneurs to make money: just pitch them your idea.
Despite lower attendance this year, expensive movie tickets will help Hollywood break records and rake in almost $11 billion in 2013.
Construction projects are underway to protect America's coastal cities and infrastructure after Hurricane Sandy's wake-up call.
CNBC's Brian Sullivan predicts a lackluster year for the Dow but has his eye on Mexico's stock market.
Pope Francis' comments about the wealthy and capitalism have at least one wealthy capitalist feeling hesitant about supporting a church project.
Gold's loss of luster in 2013 is confirmed as the precious metal registers its worst annual fall in over 30 years.
The problem of U.S. underemployment may lessen in 2014, with better quality, higher-paying jobs on the market.
Don't bet your shirt on a repeat performance in the stock market. That's the message from some of the nation's biggest investment firms.
The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act isn't meant to "crack down" on U.S. companies. It's meant to help them.
An eccentric Chinese recycling magnate said on Tuesday he was preparing to open negotiations to buy the New York Times.
The U.S. stock market defied the skeptics in 2013, posting its best annual gain in 16 years as fear gave way to a belief in recovery. USA Today reports.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.