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China Rongsheng Heavy Industries Group, China's largest private shipbuilder, issued a surprise warning that it expects to post an annual net loss for 2012 on sharp declines in orders and prices of new vessels after the shipping industry took a downward turn during the year.
Manufacturing activity in Asia expanded in December as China's economy showed signs of revival but export demand was uneven, pointing to further sluggish growth for the region, business surveys suggest.
The Japanese government plans to spend up to 1 trillion yen ($11.6 billion) to buy machinery and factories from domestic manufacturers in a bid to strengthen Japan industrial competitiveness by providing funds for new corporate investments, the Nikkei business daily said on Monday.
Activity in China's vast manufacturing sector hit its fastest pace in December since May 2011, a survey of private factory managers showed, with a sub-index for new orders pointing to continued strength in the new year.
Rich Chinese are buying bicycles that cost more than the average citizen makes in three years, motivated by nostalgia for the days when two wheels were the primary means of transport.
Toyota Motor has been ordered to pay a record fine of $17.35 million for failing to report a safety defect to the U.S. government in a timely manner, the U.S. Department of Transportation said.
Manufacturing grew at its swiftest pace in eight months in December, buoyed by increases in domestic and overseas demand.
Manufacturing in New York state declined for a fifth straight month in December as new orders shrank and the labor market remained weak, a report showed on Monday.
New crash tests show less expensive midsize cars are safer than many luxury midsize cars.
What the "fiscal cliff" means for manufacturing, with Larry Mocha, Air Power Systems, and David Wathen, TriMas Corporation.
Business activity in the U.S. Midwest expanded in December, a report showed, boosted by a rebound in customer demand. But the pace of hiring in the sector was the slowest it has been in more than three years.
General Mills reported quarterly earnings Wednesday that beat analysts' expectations.
Mark Reuss, GM North America president, talks about his company's new pick-up trucks, including a limited "sneek peak" of the 2014 Silverado. (5:25)
Japan has fallen into a technical recession just as the country is heading to the polls. With the economy weighing heavily on voters' minds, CNBC's Kaori Enjoji takes a closer look at the country's prized manufacturing industry.
A big surge in manufacturing output pushed India's industrial growth to its highest in more than a year in October.
They may not be sexy or exciting to drive, but a new study by Consumer Reports says hybrids offer the best value for those buying a new vehicle.
Manufacturers are struggling to fill jobs, and the problem isn't always a skills shortage.
Apple isn't the only U.S. company bringing jobs back to America, big manufacturers like General Electric are also stamping "Made In America" on more products. Charles Fishman, "The Atlantic" contributor, weighs in.
India is slated to become the world's second-most competitive destination for manufacturing operations, after China.