• BEIJING, May 8- Chinese imports of soybeans hit their highest so far this year in April, climbing 63.5 percent from the same month in 2013, official customs data showed on Thursday. Growth was helped by more imports from Brazil, China's top supplier, after port congestion last year delayed shipments. "There are no logistics problem in Brazil, not like last year.

  • US to oil shippers: No more unannounced visits Wednesday, 7 May 2014 | 3:20 PM ET
    A train is derailed west of Casselton, North Dakota

    U.S. companies moving crude via rail must tell states when a cargo is moving across their jurisdiction, the Transportation Secretary said.

  • WASHINGTON, May 7- The U.S. Department of Transportation has rebuffed a call by two Democratic senators to advise owners of 2.6 million recalled General Motors cars to stop driving them until they are repaired.

  • WASHINGTON, May 7- U.S. companies moving crude oil via rail must tell state officials when a cargo is moving across their jurisdiction, the U.S.

  • PARIS, May 7- Airbus is on track to get safety certification for its latest jetliner, the A350, by "the end of the summer" as planned, Europe's top air safety regulator said on Wednesday.

  • JetBlue's CEO ponders future, departure in 2015 Wednesday, 7 May 2014 | 11:25 AM ET
    Dave Barger, chief executive officer of JetBlue Airways Corp.

    As his contract is about to expire in 2015, Dave Barger, JetBlue's CEO, is weighing on the future of the company and the names of possible successors.

  • Congress, White House spar over transport funding Wednesday, 7 May 2014 | 11:09 AM ET

    A slow-motion pile-up is coming into view this summer as federal funding for road construction runs out.

  • PARIS, May 7- Airbus took 78 orders in April but remained behind Boeing in the battle for new business after a relatively quiet month dominated by the reshuffling of existing orders, data released by the European planemaker showed on Wednesday.

  • Oops! UPS delivers government drone to civilian Tuesday, 6 May 2014 | 6:45 PM ET

    Somehow, an unsuspecting civilian received parts of a NOAA drone delivered by UPS, NBC News reports.

  • Harley Davidson picks up 'hero' ex-GM engineer Tuesday, 6 May 2014 | 5:45 PM ET
    Jim Federico

    Motorcycle maker Harley-Davidson hired an ex-GM engineer who oversaw an internal probe of the defective ignition switch linked to at least 13 deaths.

  • Govt probe looks at GM execs' links to switch Tuesday, 6 May 2014 | 5:38 PM ET
    Mary Barra testifying on Capitol Hill on April 2, 2014, about faulty GM ignition switches.

    Congressional investigators are examining whether CEO Mary Barra and other executives were more involved than formerly acknowledged.

  • *Dividend to rise to 9 cents/ share from 6 cents. The carrier said its board approved a $2 billion share buyback program that will be completed by the end of 2016. The quarterly payout will rise to 9 cents a share from 6 cents a share in the third quarter, the company added.

  • PARIS, May 6- European safety officials on Tuesday proposed tougher rules for' black box' flight recorders in the strongest regulatory reaction yet to the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.

  • BEIJING, May 6- Six people were wounded in a knife attack at a railway station in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou on Tuesday, police said, the latest in a series of such assaults that have raised jitters around the country.

  • BEIJING, May 6- Four people have been injured in a knife attack at a railway station in southern China's Guangzhou city, a state-run newspaper reported on Tuesday. The police shot one of the attackers while another is on the run, the official Yangcheng Evening News reported.

  • BEIJING, May 6- Juneyao Airlines, a small privately owned carrier, said it aims to raise 1.9 billion yuan in an initial public offering in Shanghai to fund its fleet expansion.

  • Now what? Airline charging for carry-on luggage Monday, 5 May 2014 | 11:58 AM ET
    Frontier Airlines

    Frontier Airlines' CEO insists the airline isn't "nickel-and-diming" customers by charging them for carry-on bags.

  • *Qatar Airways interested in stake in India's IndiGo. DUBAI, May 5- Qatar's sovereign wealth fund has bought the stakes in its national airline owned by a former prime minister and other shareholders, making Qatar Airways a fully government-owned entity, the carrier's chief executive said on Monday.

  • May 2- FedEx Corp, the world's second largest parcel delivery company, said FedEx Freight would raise fuel surcharge by 3 percent next month, aiming to offset an increase in costs from rising fuel prices.

  • GM tackles 300 wrongful death and injury claims Friday, 2 May 2014 | 4:14 PM ET
    Kenneth Feinberg

    The talks are a sign that General Motors may compensate the victims of accidents resulting from faulty switches installed in 2.6 million of its cars.

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