Ford plans to invest $100 million in robotic plant laser inspection technology to help make parts fit more accurately and reduce wind noise.
Japanese conglomerate takes interest in Redwood Systems' computerized LED lighting systems using direct current.
General Motors will add 110 jobs and invest $331 million to purchase tooling and equipment and expand its Arlington, Texas assembly plant.
General Motors will invest $109 million in its operations in Flint and Bay City, Mich., to support engine production. The investment saves/adds 97 jobs.
General Motors will invest about $2 billion in U.S. plants, creating or preserving more than 4,000 jobs at 17 facilities.
Deal signed to develop WiTricity's resonance wireless charging for vehicles that requires no point of contact.
American Express continues its push into the emerging space of mobile purchasing, making a $19 million investment in mobile-payments provider Payfone.
Foxconn, the company that builds gadgets for Apple and other electronics heavyweights, is said to be in negotiations with the Brazilian government to set up facilities there.
Large-scale Ivanpah solar project gets $168 million from Google and finalizes $1.6 billion Department of Energy loan guarantee for three utility-scale concentrating solar plants in California.
The solar photovoltaic power plant, sited east of Berlin, is expected to provide clean energy to more than 5,000 homes in the surrounding area.