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    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.

  • Five Things to Watch: Apple, Gold at $1500 & More Tuesday, 19 Apr 2011 | 7:14 PM ET

    Gas prices reach a tipping point, gold prices reach a record level, and Raj Rajaratnam reaches for… well, just reaches. Here's what we're watching…

  • Ford Plans Big Push Into Green Cars, China Market Monday, 18 Apr 2011 | 10:59 AM ET
    The 2011 Ford Flex

    Ford Motor said it expects as much as a quarter of its sales to come from battery-powered cars by 2020 as it readies to roll out more hybrids, plug-in hybrids and pure electric cars. It also plans to introduce 15 new car models in China by 2015.

  • Air Controllers Need Naps on the Job, Say Scientists Friday, 15 Apr 2011 | 1:34 PM ET
    US Airways planes

    The best solution to the problem of sleepy air traffic controllers is more sleeping on the job, scientists say.  That would be a radical change for the Federal Aviation Administration.

  • Rising Tomato Prices Attract Vegetable Thieves Friday, 15 Apr 2011 | 10:24 AM ET
    Tomatoes

    The high price of produce, especially for tomatoes after the deep winter freezes, has attracted more than heightened attention from consumers. A ring of sophisticated vegetable bandits was watching, too, the New York Times reports.

  • How to Ride the Transports     Wednesday, 13 Apr 2011 | 3:17 PM ET

    As oil prices continue to rally, is there a transport play here for investors? Chris Ceraso, Credit Suisse, and Jeff Kauffman, Sterne Agee with their picks

  • Transports on the Move     Wednesday, 13 Apr 2011 | 9:56 AM ET

    Donald Broughton, Avondale Partners, discusses transports that are getting a big push into positive territory this week.