Consumer product manufacturing

FILE - In this April 24, 2017, file photo, corporate signage hangs at a McDonald's restaurant in downtown Pittsburgh. A McDonald’s promotion for free ice cream cones to celebrate National Ice Cream Day on July 16, 2017, went awry over a glitch with the fast food giant’s mobile app. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
July 17, 2017 - 10:13 am
OAK BROOK, Ill. (AP) — A McDonald's promotion for free ice cream cones to celebrate National Ice Cream Day went awry over a glitch with the fast food giant's mobile app. McDonald's offered a free vanilla cone to its app users Sunday. But after several users complained to McDonald's on Twitter that...
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FILE - This July 9, 2015, file photo, shows signage outside Procter & Gamble corporate headquarters in downtown Cincinnati. Activist investor Nelson Peltz is looking to get a seat on Procter & Gamble’s board. Peltz’s Trian Fund Management says it wants to help the consumer products company improve its performance. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
July 17, 2017 - 8:19 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Activist investor Nelson Peltz is attempting to secure a seat on the board at Procter & Gamble, seeking faster changes at the consumer products company. Peltz's Trian Fund Management LP, which owns about $3.3 billion worth of shares at Procter & Gamble, said Monday that it's...
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Sam Bird, right, drives during the Formula E all-electric New City ePrix Saturday, July 15, 2017, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. (AP Photo/Michael Noble Jr.)
July 16, 2017 - 9:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The roar of the engine was replaced by a furious whirring as the future of motorsports came to Brooklyn. Formula E took over part of the waterfront neighborhood of Red Hook on Sunday, the second of two race days for the Qualcomm New York City ePrix. The Formula One-style, open-wheel...
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FILE - In this April 13, 2016 file photo, Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval looks at a model for a Faraday Future factory in North Las Vegas, Nev. Electric car maker Faraday Future said Monday, July 10, 2017 that it is deserting its plan to construct a $1 billion manufacturing plant in southern Nevada eight months after suspending the project and sinking at least $120 million into it. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
July 10, 2017 - 6:54 pm
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — An electric car maker said Monday it is deserting its plan to construct a $1 billion manufacturing plant in southern Nevada eight months after suspending the project and sinking at least $120 million into it. Faraday Future halted work on the project outside Las Vegas last...
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July 10, 2017 - 5:42 pm
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — An electric car maker said Monday it is deserting its plan to construct a $1 billion manufacturing plant in southern Nevada eight months after suspending the project and sinking at least $120 million into it. Faraday Future halted work on the project outside Las Vegas last...
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July 10, 2017 - 4:53 pm
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The United Auto Workers has filed to force a unionization vote at a Nissan Motor Co. plant in Mississippi after a yearslong campaign to build support. Sandra Hightower of the National Labor Relations Board confirmed that the board received the UAW's election petition in its...
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FILE - In this Oct. 12, 2016, file photo, the corporate logo of Samsung Electronics Co. is seen at its shop in Seoul, South Korea. Samsung Electronics said Friday, July 7, 2017, its second-quarter operating profit soared 72 percent over a year earlier to the highest in its history as its semiconductor sales helped defy sluggish growth in the smartphone market and a slow recovery in the global economy. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)
July 06, 2017 - 10:00 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Friday its second-quarter operating profit soared to the highest in its history as massive data growth fueled a boom in the semiconductor sales and helped defy sluggish growth in the smartphone market and a slow recovery in the global economy...
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In this Saturday, June 24, 2017, photo, a Tesla car recharges at a charging station at Cochran Commons shopping center in Charlotte, N.C. On Monday, July 3, 2017, Tesla CEO Elon Musk sent out a tweet saying that the company anticipates reaching production of 20,000 Model 3 cars per month in December. That figure is less than previous estimates. Tesla's shares are shaping up to possibly have their worst week of the year so far as lower-than-expected production, increased competition and a review from an industry group weigh on the electric carmaker. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
July 06, 2017 - 5:05 pm
After three months as the nation's most valuable automaker, a bad week in an otherwise stellar year has knocked Tesla from the top perch. Over the first six months of the year, Tesla shares gained more than 50 percent and the electric car company passed General Motors and Ford in market cap. But...
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July 06, 2017 - 3:52 am
PARIS (AP) — The maker of Peugeot and Citroen cars has resorted to using helicopters to retrieve car parts from a French factory blockaded by workers worried about their jobs. French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire warned Thursday on BFM television that the government will take the "necessary...
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July 05, 2017 - 5:22 pm
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The agency that regulates the U.S. nuclear industry will not fine a company for spilling radioactive sludge outside a disposal facility. Saskatoon, Canada-based Cameco had faced a $35,000 fine from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Commission officials told the company in a...
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