The Department of Justice has opened a criminal probe of the General Motors recall, according to Reuters, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.» Read More
WASHINGTON, March 11- Deborah Hersman, who headed the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board during high-profile investigations into plane crashes and other transit mishaps, said on Tuesday she would leave the agency in April.
KUALA LUMPUR/ NEW YORK/ LONDON, March 12- I nvestigators trying to solve the disappearance without trace of a Malaysia Airlines jetliner face an extremely rare challenge that could hinder their efforts: they lack the powers of a formal air safety investigation.
General Motors is hiring two outside law firms to oversee its ignition switch recall investigation. CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on The New York Times' article blasting NHTSA.
Mary and Leo Ruddy's daughter was tragically killed in 2010 when her Chevy Cobalt suffered what the family believes was an ignition switch failure while driving. Mary Ruddy says "we have no answers, and there has been no closure for our family." They never would have bought the car if they'd known about the ignition switch issue, they say.
"It's highly probable this plane could be inland in a jungle environment," says former NTSB investigator Greg Feith, discussing the search for missing Malaysia flight MH370.
CNBC's Bob Pisani and Dominic Chu break down Nike's reported $1 billion sponsorship deal with Manchester United and discuss the rise in the usage of mass transit.
Vueling and Iberia became the latest European airlines to allow to the use of electronic devices during all stages of a flight.
American Airlines will end agreements covering ticketing, baggage handling and frequent-flyer programs with JetBlue Airways.
MALABO, March 10- On land cleared of tropical forest, gleaming new office towers, apartment blocks, homes and highways dazzle the eye in Equatorial Guinea, Sub-Saharan Africa's No. 3 energy producer where oil and gas revenues have fed a frenzy of construction.
March 9- The sudden disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines jetliner with 239 people aboard represents one of the rarest kinds of aviation disaster, and the mystery is compounded by uncertainty about which country's jurisdiction the plane came down in.
March 8- The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board said on Saturday it has dispatched a team to Asia to help investigate the crash of a Malaysia Airlines jet early Saturday that is presumed to have claimed 239 lives.
The NTSB team is accompanied by technical advisers from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration, the U.S. air safety regulator and Boeing Co, which made the 777-200 ER jet that was lost while en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing.
NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION SAFETY BOARD TEAM IS EN ROUTE AND ACCOMPANIED BY TECHNICAL ADVISERS FROM BOEING AND U.S.
The case for raising the gas tax, with Carl Davis, Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, and Chris Edwards, CATO Institute director of tax policy studies.
Former U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood discusses the highway trust fund, and why the gas tax needs to be raised.
Federal gas tax is currently $0.18 per gallon. CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports this tax has not been raised since 1993.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs speaks to International Airlines Group CEO Willie Walsh about the company's restructuring, and its "positive" relationship with American Airlines.
BOSTON-- The Massachusetts Senate has approved a bill authorizing $13 billion in capital spending over the next five years to pay for upgrades to the state's transportation system.
CNBC's Robert Frank reports some super rich are building boats to match their cars.
KIEV/ LONDON, March 4- Steel and grain exports continue to flow from key global supplier Ukraine via Black Sea terminals with ports operating normal schedules, despite concerns raised by the tense political backdrop, officials and traders said on Tuesday.