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  • Does Japan Really Need $100 Billion in Spending? Thursday, 21 Feb 2013 | 6:40 PM ET

    Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wants to spend more than $100 billion on infrastructure in the next 15 months to help revive his country's economy. But does the ultra-modern nation need it?

  • Ford Cleveland Engine Plant

    Ford is pumping $200 million and adding 450 workers to its Cleveland Engine Plant as it moves to meet growing demand for more fuel efficient models.

  • Qantas Wins Dreamliner Compensation, Profit Rises Wednesday, 20 Feb 2013 | 6:06 PM ET

    Australia's flagship carrier Qantas Airways said it has received compensation from Boeing for delays in deliveries of the grounded 787 Dreamliner jet.

  • Boeing Close to Battery Fix; Union Talks Resume Wednesday, 20 Feb 2013 | 6:57 AM ET

    Engineers working at Boeing approved the planemaker's latest contract offer in a vote on Tuesday, likely paving the way for a full agreement as Boeing attempts to focus its resources on fixing battery problems on its 787 Dreamliner.

  • A flight test engineer of Boeing sits on 787 Dreamliner cockpit.

    The union for Boeing's engineers and technical workers is counting ballots Tuesday on a contract offer and whether to authorize a strike. The union is recommending that members reject the offer because it would not provide pensions to new employees.

  • The media await the final unloading from the crippled cruise liner Carnival Triumph February 14, 2013 in Mobile, Alabama.

    The fire on board the Carnival Corp cruise ship that drifted for days in the Gulf of Mexico awash in raw sewage started from fuel from a leaking diesel engine line that ignited, the U.S. Coast Guard said on Monday.

  • The Matchmakers Behind the AMR-US Airways Marriage Friday, 15 Feb 2013 | 1:58 AM ET
    A US Airways jet takes-off as an American Airlines Jet is prepped for takeoff at Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix, June 23, 2008.

    After sitting out the industry's last round of mega-mergers, airline giants AMR Corp , parent of American Airlines, and US Airways Group are finally tying the knot. Meet the matchmakers: the financial and legal advisers for AMR's unsecured creditors' committee in bankruptcy.

  • Airbus Will Ditch Lithium-Ion Batteries in A350 Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 10:12 PM ET

    Airbus has started informing airlines that have ordered the new A350 that the new plane will have Nickel-Cadmium batteries, rather than lithium-ion batteries, the European plane maker told CNBC Thursday.

  • AMR, US Airways Merger Good for Customers: CEOs Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 9:18 AM ET
    American Airlines

    American Airlines and US Airways plan to merge in a deal that would create the world's largest carrier and caps years where the industry was marked by bankruptcy and consolidation.

  • The Boards of American Airlines and US Airways have voted to merge the two airlines creating the world's largest carrier.

  • AMR Creditors Approve $11 Billion Merger With US Air Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 6:23 PM ET

    Unsecured creditors of American Airlines parent AMR have approved an $11 billion merger with US Airways, sources said. The deal is expected to be announced Thursday.

  • Tesla Review Raises Questions About Reporter Test Tuesday, 12 Feb 2013 | 11:18 AM ET
    Tesla Model S

    The NYT review of the Tesla is the latest example of a new vehicle test drive rubbing either the automaker or fans of the automaker the wrong way.

  • American Airlines and US Airways aircraft sit on the tarmac at Ronald Reagan National Airport in Arlington, Virginia.

    After more than a year of courtship, US Airways is just days from finally merging with American Airlines, and some are wondering if this is the end of the line for the run-up in airline stocks.

  • Boeing Completes 'Uneventful' Test Flight of 787 Monday, 11 Feb 2013 | 9:49 AM ET

    Boeing completed what it called an "uneventful" test flight of a 787 Dreamliner, its first since the airplanes were grounded more than three weeks ago after a series of battery-related problems.

  • A US Airways jet takes-off as an American Airlines Jet is prepped for takeoff at Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix, June 23, 2008.

    US Airways Group and AMR are nearing an $11 billion merger that would create the world's largest airline and could announce a deal within a week, people familiar with the matter said.

  • US Clears Boeing 787 for Test Flights, as Delays Loom Thursday, 7 Feb 2013 | 6:13 PM ET

    U.S. agencies cleared Boeing to restart test flights of its grounded 787 Dreamliner in order to get more data on potentially faulty batteries, but they also demanded a closer look at how the batteries were approved.

  • Boeing 787 Battery Safety 'Must Be Reconsidered': NTSB Thursday, 7 Feb 2013 | 2:05 PM ET

    Three weeks after the Federal Aviation Administration grounded Boeing 787 Dreamliners, the head of the NTSB said assumptions about the planes' lithium-ion batteries should be reconsidered.

  • New Dogfight Between Obama and Private Jet Industry Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013 | 1:52 PM ET

    Reprising his 2011 crusade, Barack Obama is calling again for eliminating "tax breaks for private jet owners," drawing criticism from the industry and opposing politicians alike.

  • The 787 Grounding Puts Cities in Costly Holding Pattern Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013 | 10:58 AM ET
    A Boeing 787 Dreamliner operated by United Airlines takes off at LAX

    Almost three weeks since the FAA grounded the 787 Dreamliner, several U.S. cities are facing a frustrating wait for the plane to get back in the air. Due to the grounding, the financial impact of the delayed service could be substantial.

  • ANA Cancels All Dreamliner Flights for February Tuesday, 5 Feb 2013 | 7:42 PM ET

    All Nippon AIrways on Wednesday canceled all remaining Boeing 787 flights until the end of February.

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