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  • Keeping America on Track     Monday, 9 May 2011 | 7:37 AM ET

    Insight on what the Department of Transportation plans to do with $2B in high-speed rail awards, with Ray LaHood, Secretary Of Transportation.

  • What's On: Commodity Crash and Big Jobs Friday Thursday, 5 May 2011 | 7:43 PM ET

    See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Friday's "Squawk on the Street."

  • Shake-up at Cisco     Thursday, 5 May 2011 | 12:36 PM ET

    Brian Marshall, Gleacher & Company senior analyst discussing the shake-up at Cisco, and the Fast Money traders weigh in on stocks that pop today.

  • Virgin Blue Goes Upmarket With Name Change Wednesday, 4 May 2011 | 4:10 AM ET
    Sir Richard Branson at a rebranding launch, which saw Virgin Australia replace Virgin Blue and V Australia, at Sydney Airport on May 4, 2011.

    Low-cost carrier Virgin Blue, which has grown into Australia’s second-largest airline since its launch 10 years ago, is now looking to go up market in an attempt to grab an even greater slice of the market.

  • China's growing middle class is leading to a scramble among airlines, airports and tour operators keen to cash in on this trend as International airlines that haven’t already established direct routes to China rushing to do so.

  • Planes, Trains & Profits     Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 3:40 PM ET

    Despite higher oil prices, the world's largest supplier of rail equipment lays out a global strategy for growth, with Pierre Beaudoin, Bombardier CEO.

  • Ford

    Over the past twenty years, on the bond side, the big three domestic automakers have not looked better than right now, David Albrycht, executive managing director and portfolio manager of Virtus Investment Partners, told CNBC Tuesday.

  • Investing in Autos     Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 10:40 AM ET

    A strong buy opinion on General Motors and a buy opinion on Ford, as well as the reasons why, with Efraim Levy, equity analyst, Standard & Poor's, and David Whiston, Morningstar.

  • Higher fuel prices have forced shippers to resort to slow steaming to save costs. Nils Andersen, Group CEO of Danish shipping and oil titan AP Moller-Maersk, tells CNBC's Christine Tan how the world’s largest container shipping company has managed to pass on most of the costs to customers.

  • A fan blows a vuvuzela at the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

    Nothing inspires more passion in Brazil than soccer.  But the nation is dramatically behind schedule in putting in place the infrastructure required for when 600,000 visitors descend on the country.

  • America's Most Stolen Cars Wednesday, 27 Apr 2011 | 7:29 PM ET
    Roughly 800,000 to one million cars are stolen in America every single year. Many of the same models are on the list every year but it’s not just because they’re the most popular vehicles.It’s primarily because they have parts that don’t change much from year to year – and most cars are stolen for the parts, not to drive around, explained Geoff Keah, a special investigator for  So, thieves who steal a 1994 model, for example, could sell the parts to use in models for 1995, 1996, etc.That’s why y

    Roughly 800,000 to one million cars are stolen in America every single year. Here are the top 10 most stolen cars in America — and why buyers as well as thieves love them.

  • Ryder System CEO Gregory Swienton said his company's seeing more business signed, which he thinks is a positive reflection on the overall economy.

  • Call to the Floor: Ryder System     Tuesday, 26 Apr 2011 | 12:54 PM ET

    An inside look at commercial truck leasing company, Ryder Systems and its better-than expected earnings with Gregory Swienton, Ryder System chairman & CEO.

  • America’s Fat Energy Budget For Food Tuesday, 26 Apr 2011 | 12:10 PM ET

    From harvest to transportation to strorage and preparation, the US food system is about as energy inefficient as it gets — and it’s only getting worse.

  • UPS Earnings Profit Up     Tuesday, 26 Apr 2011 | 9:53 AM ET

    The transportation company reports a 60% rise in Q1 profit and raises its earnings outlook for the rest of this year, with Urs Dur, Lazard Capital Markets.

  • Traffic Jams Boost Helicopter Travel in Brazil Monday, 25 Apr 2011 | 11:21 AM ET
    Helicopter flying over Sao Paolo

    Nothing epitomizes Brazil's tremendous growth and tremendous challenges more than the helicopter. You see them by the dozens every day over Sao Paulo, and they are not filled with sightseers but commuters trying to get to work on time.

  • Forget Highways, Take a Chopper     Monday, 25 Apr 2011 | 10:42 AM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera takes a look at the helicopters darting between skyscrapers in one of South America's most congested cities.

  • Highlights From the Shanghai Auto Show 2011 Sunday, 24 Apr 2011 | 7:42 PM ET
    China overtook the US in 2009 to become the world's largest car market and a record 16.4 million cars were sold in 2010. This week, the world’s largest automakers descended on Shanghai to launch their latest models in an attempt to increase their market share in this rapidly growing market.

    The 14th annual Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition features 2,000 carmakers and parts suppliers from 20 countries. Check out the highlights!

  • Five Questions With Finnair's CEO Wednesday, 20 Apr 2011 | 9:28 PM ET
    Finnair CEO and President Mika Vehviläinen

    Trying to maintain an edge over stiff competition from other airlines flying to Asia, Finnair CEO and President Mika Vehvilainen tells CNBC why passengers should choose to fly through its capital.

  • Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn addresses a press conference at the Shanghai Auto Show.

    Earnings at Japan's automakers are likely to be hit by the ongoing supply shortage of components. Japanese auto executives attending the motor show in Shanghai, many speaking at length for the first time since the quake, said they have yet to grasp the full impact of the disruptions.