Transportation: Leisure


  • Ford to Restrict Orders for Certain Colors From Japan Thursday, 24 Mar 2011 | 4:42 PM ET

    Ford Motor Company is in the process of sending a letter out to North American dealers resticting them from making new orders in certain colors because the pigment to make the paint look metallic is made in Japan and production has been halted because of the earthquake.

  • The Only NYSE Stock to Gain Every Year for 10 Years  Thursday, 24 Mar 2011 | 1:59 PM ET

    Wabtec, the technology-based products and services company for rail, transit and industry, is the only stock on the NYSE spacer to go up in each of the last ten years.

  • Stock of the Decade   Thursday, 24 Mar 2011 | 12:23 PM ET
    Stock of the Decade

    The details on the hottest stock you've never heard of, with Albert Neupaver, Wabtec president/CEO.

  • Corruption Hits China’s High-Speed Railway Thursday, 24 Mar 2011 | 12:37 AM ET
    Workers assist at a construction site of the Chengdu-Dujiangyan railway.

    Investigators have found evidence that nearly $30 million of funds budgeted for China’s Beijing-Shanghai high-speed rail line was misappropriated last year, in another blow to the country’s scandal-plagued high-speed rail sector. The FT reports.

  • Working on the Rail Roads   Tuesday, 22 Mar 2011 | 10:40 AM ET
    Working on the Rail Roads

    Railroad stocks are on the move, with Jason Seidl, Dahlman Rose & Co. director.

  • Stocks Climb Back From Lows to End Higher Thursday, 17 Mar 2011 | 5:01 PM ET
    CNBC - Disaster in Japan - Japan Earthquake and Tsunami

    Stocks climbed back from the lows of the year as investors shrugged off continuing uncertainty in Japan to send stocks broadly higher. HP and Pfizer rose, while Kraft fell.

  • Stocks Climb Before Close; Banks Gain Thursday, 17 Mar 2011 | 3:54 PM ET
    CNBC - Disaster in Japan - Japan Earthquake and Tsunami

    Stocks climbed to near the highs of the day ahead of the close as investors stepped back into the market to send it broadly higher after all the major indices fell to their lows for the year on Wednesday. HP and Chevron rose, while Kraft fell.

  • Stocks Climb Back as Energy, Materials Rise Thursday, 17 Mar 2011 | 11:55 AM ET
    CNBC - Disaster in Japan - Japan Earthquake and Tsunami

    Stocks climbed back from the lows of the year on Thursday amid largely strong economic reports and after sharp drops in all the major indices on Wednesday. HP and Chevron led Dow gainers.

  • Stocks Tumble; Dow, S&P 500 Hit 6-Week Low Tuesday, 15 Mar 2011 | 5:15 PM ET

    Stocks closed off the lows of the day, although still 1 percent lower, as buyers stepped into the market in afternoon trading even as investors remained unnerved by the escalating nuclear crisis in Japan. Intel and Cisco fell, while Chevron gained. .

  • A damaged gas station shows the destruction after the earthquake struck on March 11

    Japan's nuclear crisis has put pressure on the already fragile global economy, squeezing supplies of goods from computer chips to auto parts and raising fears of higher interest rates.

  • Car Keys and Money

    With a modest amount of expertise, computer hackers could gain remote access to someone’s car — just as they do to people’s personal computers — and take over the vehicle’s basic functions. The New York Times reports.

  • Grow Your Own Bike? Yes, Please Tuesday, 8 Mar 2011 | 12:41 AM ET

    EADS, the aerospace giant that brought you the A380, is setting its sights a little smaller and using nylon to get people on their bikes. “Known as the ‘Airbike,’ it is a bike with a difference. CNBC's Patrick Allen comments.

  • Lightning Round: American Express, Boeing and More Friday, 4 Mar 2011 | 7:11 PM ET

    Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • If you could purchase a ticket for your next flight for a relatively small sum, with the caveat that the cost could go up or down, based on oil prices, would you do it?

  • 2011 Geneva Motor Show Highlights Tuesday, 1 Mar 2011 | 3:20 PM ET
    Considered as one of the major international auto shows, the Geneva Motor show is set to reveal more than 50 cars, trucks, and concepts to the press on Tuesday and Wednesday.Major manufactures like Ford, Toyota, BMW, and General Motors will have their own set of surprises when it comes to debut their vehicles to the world. While some manufactures focus on hybrids, others will strategize ways to penetrate global markets.The following slides are some highlights from the 2011 Geneva Motor Show.

    Considered as one of the major international auto shows, the Geneva Motor Show is set to reveal more than 50 cars, trucks, and concepts to the press on Tuesday and Wednesday.

  • Railroad Stocks Power On Amid Oil Spike Monday, 28 Feb 2011 | 2:31 PM ET

    Years of improvement in fuel efficiency and capacity have made it easier to steal business from the trucking business and cope with rising fuel prices.

  • A gigantic post-panamax vessel

    As the centennial of its opening nears, the Panama Canal is due to shake up international trade once more, a point rails and ports across the United States readily acknowledge.

  • America's Top States for Business - A CNBC Special Report Preview

    For the first time in out five-year old study, states are de-emphasizing their cost of doing business—including taxes and utility rates—while placing more emphasis on quality of life and transportation/infrastructure.  So we're adjusting our weightings and point system.

  • Kia's Blake Griffin Ad To Air Tomorrow Thursday, 24 Feb 2011 | 5:57 PM ET
    Blake Griffin from the L.A. Clippers in the All-Star Dunk Contest.

    As I talked about yesterday Blake Griffin's dunk over a Kia in the All-Star Slam Dunk contest was great product placement for the official car of the league. Now, the marketers at Kia are about to make the association a bit more formal.

  • Toyota Recalls 2.17 Million Vehicles in US Thursday, 24 Feb 2011 | 11:58 AM ET
    Toyota Dealership

    Toyota recalled 2.17 million vehicles in the United States on Thursday to address accelerator pedals that could become entrapped in floor mats or jammed in driver's side carpeting, prompting federal regulators to close its investigation into the embattled automaker.