WASHINGTON, March 16- As details emerge about how General Motors Co dealt with faulty ignition switches in some of its models, car owners are increasingly angry after learning that the automaker knowingly allowed them to drive defective vehicles. Saturn Ion owner Nancy Bowman of Washington, Michigan, said she is outraged that GM allowed her to drive a "death trap."» Read More
Seth Kaplan, Airline Weekly managing partner, shares his theories about the mystery of Malaysia flight MH 370. CNBC's Phil LeBeau provides perspective.
Former Auto Task Force senior member, Harry Wilson says General Motors' CEO Mary Barra really needs to be the "face of this recall."
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports The Center for Auto Safety found data suggesting a connection between the ignition key and the air bag not being deployed in regards to two of the recalled General Motors models.
CNBC's Sri Jegarajah says the home of the pilot has yet to be searched, and the Malaysian transport minister says the ongoing search for missing Malaysia Flight 370 is an unprecedented investigation.
Boeing Co, for instance, expects a large percentage of its U.S. workers to retire in a few years and does not see a ready pool of replacements, said Dennis Muilenburg, president and chief operating officer.
WASHINGTON/ PARIS, March 13- Communications satellites picked up faint electronic pulses from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 after it went missing on Saturday, but the signals gave no information about where the stray jet was heading and little else about its fate, two sources close to the investigation said on Thursday.
Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx on Thursday promised an "aggressive investigation" into whether General Motors was slow to report to the federal government problems with ignition switches in its autos, which have led to 12 deaths.
NEW YORK-- A new report says New York City needs to spend $47 billion over the next five years to upgrade its aging infrastructure. The Center for an Urban Future says many of the city's bridges, subways, sewer systems and public buildings are over 50 years old. The public-policy think tank says 47 bridges were deemed structurally deficient in 2012..
AUSTIN, Texas-- Swag given to attendees of the South By Southwest festival set off airport security alarms Wednesday, leaving passengers complaining of long delays as they tried to head home.
KUALA LUMPUR/ PHU QUOC, Vietnam, March 13- Search planes found no sign on Thursday of a missing Malaysia Airlines aircraft in an area where satellite images had shown debris, taking the as-yet fruitless hunt into the sixth day.
The Highway Trust Fund, which receives money from a federal tax on every gallon of gasoline and diesel fuel sold in the United States, is expected to become insolvent by 2015..
WASHINGTON, March 12- The United States will hold the first test sale of crude from its emergency oil stockpile since 1990, offering a modest 5 million barrels in what some observers saw as a subtle message to Russia from the Obama administration.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on the expanding search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
Vincent Bolloré, CEO of Bolloré Group, hopes to solve London's traffic and pollution problem with an electric car rental service.
The Department of Justice has opened a criminal probe of the General Motors recall, according to Reuters, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.
NEW YORK/ WASHINGTON/ DETROIT, March 11- Federal prosecutors are examining whether General Motors is criminally liable for failing to properly disclose problems with some of its vehicles that were linked to 13 deaths and led to a recall last month, according to a source familiar with the investigation.
*Interpol says doubts "terrorist incident". KUALA LUMPUR, March 12- Malaysia's military believes a jetliner missing for almost four days turned and flew hundreds of kilometres to the west after it last made contact with civilian air traffic control off the country's east coast, a senior officer told Reuters on Tuesday.
NBC's Keir Simmons reports on the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
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.