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  • NYC Taxi Commission official hails Uber job Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | 2:01 PM ET
    Ashwini Chhabra

    Ashwini Chhabra of the Taxi and Limousine Commission takes a job with the taxi-hailing app as the technology grows in New York.

  • LONDON, May 20- Global miners and commodity traders are using multiple strategies to lock in favorable rates for shipping costs, anticipating a freight market recovery after years of turmoil.

  • KUALA LUMPUR, May 19- Shares in Malaysian Airlines logged a second day of sharp declines to hit a record low on Monday, raising pressure on the state-run carrier to come up with a plan to restore investor confidence after missing flight MH370 and widening losses.

  • KUALA LUMPUR, May 19- Shares in Malaysian Airline System Bhd logged a second day of sharp declines to hit a record low on Monday, after the carrier posted big quarterly losses due to the disappearance of flight MH370 and the prime minister was quoted as not ruling out bankruptcy as an option for the carrier.

  • WASHINGTON, May 18- General Motors' legal department is the focus of an internal inquiry into how the company handled a vehicle safety defect linked to 13 deaths, the New York Times reported, citing two people with knowledge of the inquiry.

  • May 15- Last summer, Mark Wilson waited in a Rome airline terminal for a connecting flight to London on his way home to New York. By the time he arrived in London four hours late, the final New York- bound flight had departed. He was also due a $550 cash penalty by European Union law but says he never knew about the rule.

  • BEIJING, May 16- China Southern Airlines Co Ltd on Friday said it has ordered 80 aircraft from Airbus Group NV worth at least $7.3 billion. China Southern will also sell 6 Embraer SA E145 jets and components to Airbus before year-end, reducing capacity by 0.02 percent, the Guangzhou- based carrier said in a statement on its website.

  • BEIJING, May 16- China Southern Airlines Co Ltd on Friday said it has ordered 80 aircraft from Airbus Group NV worth at least $7.3 billion. China Southern will also sell 6 Embraer SA E145 jets and components to Airbus before year-end, reducing capacity by 0.02 percent, the Guangzhou- based carrier said in a statement on its website.

  • Ignition switches, parking fails: Recalled cars Friday, 16 May 2014 | 2:09 PM ET
    1980 Ford Thunderbird

    Since 1969, millions of cars have been recalled after being deemed threats. CNBC.com takes a look at these cars, from the 1971 Pinto to this year's growing list of recalls.

  • Corporate culture: Behind the scenes at GM Friday, 16 May 2014 | 12:39 PM ET
    Mary Barra testifying on Capitol Hill on April 2, 2014, about faulty GM ignition switches.

    To understand how General Motors failed to address major safety problems, you have to examine the culture there before Mary Barra became CEO.

  • Chevy dealerships: The face of the recall Friday, 16 May 2014 | 12:33 PM ET
    Brand new Chevrolet cars are displayed at a Chevrolet dealership in Colma, California.

    When a major recall is announced, dealerships find themselves on the commercial front lines.

  • *GM $35 mln fine is max allowed under U.S. transport agency. WASHINGTON, May 16- General Motors Co will pay a $35 million fine as part of the U.S. Transportation Department's investigation into the handling of faulty ignition switches in some of its vehicles, the automaker and government said on Friday.

  • Thankfully the Vienna Convention on Road Traffic has been changed, "said Thomas Weber, head of Group research at Daimler and head of development at Mercedes-Benz. For years, so-called "autonomous vehicles" have been a futuristic dream pioneered by silicon valley companies like Google. Google tested one in 2012..

  • WASHINGTON, May 16- General Motors will pay a $35 million fine as part of the U.S. Transportation Department's investigation into the handling of faulty ignition switches in some of its vehicles, the automaker and department officials said on Friday.

  • GM TO PAY MAXIMUM $35 MLN FINE AS PART CHEVY COBALT INVESTIGATION- US TRANSPORTATION OFFICIALS.

  • WASHINGTON, May 16- U.S. officials will make a' major announcement' on Friday as part of their investigation into General Motors' handling of recalled vehicles because of defective ignition switches, the Department of Transportation said in a statement.

  • Military dream come true: One system, many drones Friday, 16 May 2014 | 7:20 AM ET
    Maintenence personel check a Predator drone operated by U.S. Office of Air and Marine (OAM), before its surveillance flight near the Mexican border on March 7, 2013 from Fort Huachuca in Sierra Vista, Arizona.

    The Defense Department has approved the international sale of drones with an operating system that works on other drones.

  • CARACAS, May 14- Italian airline Alitalia on Thursday confirmed that it is suspending service to Venezuela between the start of June and the end of October because of growing disputes over delays in repatriating revenue under the country's currency controls.

  • YOUR MONEY-How to get compensated for air travel delays Thursday, 15 May 2014 | 3:15 PM ET

    May 15- Last summer, Mark Wilson waited in a Rome airline terminal for a connecting flight to London on his way home to New York. By the time he arrived in London four hours late, the final New York- bound flight had departed. You can access the U.S. forms through the Department of Transportation's Aviation Consumer Protection Division.

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