Japan's Nissan unveiled its "Leaf" electric car, a much-awaited "green" auto planned to hit highways next year.
Mixed signals on the economic front: housing prices rise and the economy contracts less than expected -- while confidence falls and consumer spending remains slow.
Weak demand, rising oil prices and a tough economy take its toll on the airline industry. Analysts expect consolidation and cuts ahead.
LONDON (Reuters) Research from the International Agency for Research on Cancer puts sunbeds in the same cancer risk category as smoking.
TOKYO (Reuters) Consumer electronics giant Sony loses $270 million last quarter, as a stronger yen and weak TV business counter the impact of cost cuts.
NEW YORK (Reuters) Microsoft and Yahoo team up to take on Google in the search wars.
BMW is to leave Formula One at the end of 2009, after a poor season and amid a global crisis in the automotive industry.
As US and Chinese officials meet in Washington, the Obama White House has been pushing for an economy that relies less on imports driven by consumer spending.
VIdeo games sales, thought to be recession proof, are now falling victim to the tough times
American Airlines is trying to fly over industry turbulence with bag charges and other measures, after losing $390 million last quarter.