LONDON, April 28- Flying has become less energy intensive than driving, at least in the United States, according to the surprising findings of an analysis of energy consumption by the University of Michigan's Transportation Research Institute. Transporting one person a distance of one mile by aircraft consumed on average the energy equivalent to 2,465...» Read More
The latest near-tragedy involving a Southwest jet is prompting new questions about the federal government's role in the aviation industry and whether the airlines should be nationalized, as they are in some other countries.
Airlines fight a constant battle with fuel price volatility. Since the industry spends about a third of its operating costs on fuel alone, airlines employ an arsenal of financial instruments like derivatives, options, and caps, to hedge against wild swings in the energy market.
There have been questions raised about the Oracle of Omaha's judgment lately, but Cramer said there's no debating this one.
The automaker said Wednesday that the Prius has been the top-selling hybrid in the U.S. since it went on sale 11 years ago.
Tesla, the electric car company, could be a solid hedge against rising oil prices. Adam Jonas, Morgan Stanley analyst, tells why he upgraded the stock last week to a $70 price target. It's around $25/share now.
Low-cost carrier AirTran had the best overall performance of the 16 largest U.S. carriers last year in an annual study of airline quality released Monday, knocking the previous leader — Hawaiian Airlines — into second place.
If you fly a lot, as I do, the latest Airline Quality Ratings may have you scratching your head. How is it the airlines are doing better when it feels like we're traveling on a system that is stretched to the limits?
Mike Jackson, chairman & CEO, AutoNation, discusses his company's March sales and the impact the Japanese earthquake and tsunami has had on overall auto sales, given potential supply disruptions.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
General Motors, Ford, Honda, Hyundai and Nissan all reported higher U.S. sales of new vehicles in March, helped by strong demand for models that get better gas mileage.
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Supply disruptions related to the earthquake and related crisis in Japan haven't affected Mercedes-Benz yet, but could down the road, warned Ernst Lieb, the automaker's U.S. CEO, in an interview with CNBC.
The auto industry disruptions triggered by Japan's earthquake and tsunami are about to get worse.
Chrysler Group became the second automaker to restrict orders of vehicles in certain colors in response to pigment shortages stemming from the recent earthquake and tsunami in Japan.
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.
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.
The details on the hottest stock you've never heard of, with Albert Neupaver, Wabtec president/CEO.
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.
Railroad stocks are on the move, with Jason Seidl, Dahlman Rose & Co. director.
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.