• Yet Another Toyota Recall...This Time Its Hybrids Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 6:37 AM ET
    The Toyota Prius C.

    Toyota Motor is recalling about 242,000 gas-electric hybrid vehicles worldwide, including the bestselling Prius model, due to a brake design flaw, the automaker said.

  • Trade War Fears Hang Over Global Airlines Saturday, 1 Jun 2013 | 11:49 PM ET

    Global airlines are gathering for an industry summit boosted by weaker fuel prices, but overshadowing the discussions will be lingering fears of a trade war as governments remain deadlocked over fuel emissions.

  • How an Airline CFO Eases Its Pain at the Pump Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | 2:11 PM ET
    John Rainey

    Jet fuel is United Continental's biggest expense, and John Rainey's plan to manage those costs includes everything from careful hedging to electric vehicles on the tarmac.

  • Hot Trend in Automobiles: Not Owning One Friday, 24 May 2013 | 8:17 AM ET

    Whether by choice or through financial reality, the percentage of American households without a car has doubled over the past two decades—and is now approaching 1 in 10.

  • Ford to Close Australia Auto Plants in 2016 Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | 9:06 PM ET

    Ford said on Thursday it is closing its two Australian auto plants and will cease production in the country in 2016.

  • Need to Ship Your Yacht? There's a Boat for That Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | 2:04 PM ET

    A growing number of companies are offering "yacht shipping" services, where yachts are loaded and carried on giant cargo ships to distant locations.

  • Weak Yen Won't Stop Our Push Outside Japan: Lexus Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | 12:59 AM ET

    The recent weakness in the Japanese yen is not coming in the way of the country's luxury carmaker Lexus International's plans to invest overseas, said a senior company executive.

  • The World's Most Dangerous Waters Friday, 17 May 2013 | 11:45 AM ET
    An armed pirate sits while the Greek cargo ship MV Filitsa, which is being held by pirates, is anchored just off northeastern Somalia.

    Maritime pirates are honing their tactics and beefing up their weaponry. Here are the world’s most pirate-infested waters, and learn about individual attacks from each place.

  • More Than a Fat Paycheck: Jobs With Obese Workers Thursday, 16 May 2013 | 10:52 AM ET

    Does this job make me look fat? A Gallup-Healthways survey takes a look at which jobs have high rates of obesity. And it's bad news for bus drivers.

  • GE, Boeing Alert Airlines About 777 Engine Problem Thursday, 16 May 2013 | 6:51 AM ET

    General Electric Co and Boeing Co have alerted airlines about a potential problem with engines on Boeing's long-range 777 jumbo jet.

  • Singapore Airlines Hit by Cutbacks in Premium Class Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 9:25 PM ET

    Singapore Airlines, caught between the rapid emergence of Gulf carriers and low cost Asian rivals, is attempting a big strategy overhaul to revive growth.

  • America's Love Affair With Cars Is Over: Study Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 2:31 PM ET
    Car sharing programs are becoming a good option for those who want to avoid car ownership.

    Americans are driving less, waiting longer to get licensed and are increasingly turning to alternatives to driving such as mass transit or car-sharing programs. NBC News reports.

  • NTSB Recommends Tougher Drunken Driving Standard Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 2:03 PM ET

    The National Transportation Safety Board wants to make it easier for police to charge someone with DUI. NBCNews.com reports.

  • Coming Soon: Chinese Cars on American Roads Sunday, 12 May 2013 | 12:04 AM ET

    Chinese-owned companies are investing in American businesses and hiring experienced engineers and designers in an effort to soak up the talent of domestic automakers and their suppliers. The New York Times reports.

  • FAA Cancels Air Traffic Control Tower Closure Plan Friday, 10 May 2013 | 4:55 PM ET

    The FAA on Friday canceled budget-driven plans to close 149 air traffic control towers at smaller U.S. airports.

  • Delta Dividend Signals New Course for Airlines: CEO Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 2:07 PM ET

    In a rare move for airlines, Delta initiated a quarterly dividend, a move that the company's CEO, Richard Anderson, called a signpost for change in the industry.

  • Toyota Sticks to Low-Risk Even as Profits Soar Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 2:53 AM ET

    Toyota Motors refuses to be tempted away from its low-risk growth strategy, even as the world's bestselling carmaker met its mid-term profit goals.

  • LA Edges Out Honolulu for Most Horrific Traffic Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 5:39 PM ET

    After being replaced by Honolulu for a year, Los Angeles took back the title of most congested metro area.

  • Flying Million-Dollar Racehorses to Churchill Downs Friday, 3 May 2013 | 11:35 AM ET
    An airline staff member feeds a race horse at the Animal Lounge at Frankfurt's international airport.

    International travel usually ranges from $8,000 to $30,000, depending on the number of horses. Yet, some owners do whatever is wanted and needed to get the horse to the race.

  • Former Lagarde Aide Accused of Moving Rail Route Friday, 3 May 2013 | 5:28 AM ET

    A former aide to Christine Lagarde has come under suspicion of attempting to influence a decision on the trajectory of the high-speed train line to prevent it from cutting through his mother's garden.

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