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U.S. factory production rose in December for the second straight month, buoyed by more output of autos, electronics and business equipment. Total industrial production beat analysts' expectations.
Concept cars create the most buzz at the Detroit Auto Show, providing the surprise element -- and the flashy music and lights.
Decades of deep business ties between Boeing and Japan and the thousands of jobs that depend on them mean Japan will likely keep rewarding U.S. manufacturers with the bulk of its aviation spending.
Boeing cannot seem to wake up from its Dreamliner nightmare, and some experts say the problems are fixable, reports CNBC's Larry Kudlow.
Europe's Airbus posted a 43 percent drop in orders and surrendered its crown as the world's largest planemaker to Boeing last year, but predicted improvements in both orders and deliveries for 2013 as airlines seek to reduce fuel costs.
CNBC's Rick Santelli has the latest results on business activity.
A team of experts from U.S. aviation authorities and Boeing arrived in western Japan on Friday to inspect a passenger jet operated by All Nippon Airways that made an emergency landing earlier this week.
The Detroit Auto Show is where the global automotive community comes together to catch up on the latest news and events.
In the wake of Johnson & Johnson's manufacturing problems, CVS has changed the way it stocks Tylenol, reports CNBC's Bertha Coombs.
BOC Aviation, the aircraft leasing arm of Bank of China, has placed its largest ever order to buy 50 A320 family jets from Airbus at a list price of $5 billion.
Output at euro zone factories fell for the third straight month in November and against expectations of a rise.
Apple has cut orders for LCD screens and other parts for the iPhone 5 this quarter due to weak demand, the Nikkei reported.
Lockheed Martin Corp's new F-35 fighter jet has completed over a third of its planned flight tests, but it is still facing problems with the helmet needed to fly the plane, software development and weapons integration, according to a report by the Pentagon's chief weapons tester.
Japan's two leading airlines grounded their fleets of Boeing 787s on Wednesday after one of the Dreamliner passenger jets made an emergency landing, the latest in a series of incidents to heighten safety concerns over a plane many see as the future of commercial aviation.
Elio Motors plans to roll out a two-seater car that gets 84 miles per gallon in 2014.
India's industrial output shrank in November after a spurt the previous month, denting hopes of a recovery in economic growth and strengthening the case for an interest rate cut later this month.
British industrial output grew less than expected in November, despite a strong rebound in oil and gas production, adding to evidence that the economy may have contracted in the last three months of 2012.
India's Tata Motors rose as much as 3.7 percent to a record high on Wednesday after Credit Suisse and CLSA upgraded their ratings on the stock, citing expectations for improving sales.
Samsung Electronics is looking to supply chips to more Chinese and other emerging smartphone makers to counter any fall-off in demand from Apple.
The severe drought that swept through much of the U.S. last year is continuing into 2013, threatening to cripple economic growth while forcing consumers to pay higher food prices.