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  • GM to Keep US Plants Open During Summer, Cites Demand Thursday, 17 Jun 2010 | 9:40 AM ET
    Chevy Volt

    Most General Motors' U.S. plants will forego traditional summer shutdowns to help meet buyer demand for popular models, the automaker said Thursday.

  • Is FedEx a Bad Omen for Earnings Season? Wednesday, 16 Jun 2010 | 3:18 PM ET

    Earnings have topped expectations since the year began but a disappointing outlook from FedEx raised concern that more companies may follow. Is it a sign that a double-dip is coming?

  • Will Southwest Benefit from Spirit Airlines Strike? Monday, 14 Jun 2010 | 1:43 PM ET

    Southwest CEO Gary Kelly talks about the Spirit Airlines strike.

  • Buy These 3 Transportation Firms: Analyst Monday, 14 Jun 2010 | 11:29 AM ET

    A number of trucking companies have been outperforming the S&P, but since they’ve experienced a pullback in the last month, is this the right time for investors to be piling in? Jason Seidl, transportation analyst at Dahlman Rose discussed his views.

  • Nation's Biggest Port Shows Surprise Jump in Traffic Friday, 11 Jun 2010 | 5:08 PM ET

    The Long Beach and Los Angeles ports released preliminary figures for May today.

  • 2008 Cadillac CTS Coupe

    General Motors said Tuesday it was recalling about 1.5 million vehicles worldwide to address a problem with a heated windshield wiper fluid system that could cause a fire.

  • 'Pickup Truck Indicator' Says Economy Improving Thursday, 3 Jun 2010 | 10:38 AM ET

    It's no secret that the major auto companies knocked it out of the park with their May sales. But dig a little deeper into the numbers, and you can find some even better signs of strength for certain areas of the economy.

  • President Obama’s push for higher fuel-efficiency standards for diesel-guzzling, long-haul trucks may be laudable but is probably unachievable by the target date without more development of key technologies,

  • Summer of Full Flights and High Fares Tuesday, 1 Jun 2010 | 12:35 PM ET
    American Airlines

    This summer, air travelers will face a potential combination of crowded planes,  high fares,  labor disruptions, and the possibility of more canceled flights.

  • Ford to Phase Out Mercury Model: Sources Thursday, 27 May 2010 | 5:39 PM ET

    CNBC has learned Ford executives are working on a plan to phase out the Mercury brand. There is no time line for how quickly the brand will be eliminated, but the Ford Board of Directors could make a decision by July. A Ford spokesperson says Ford has made no plans to change the Mercury line but the company is always evaluating its brands.

  • Tired of Stocks? Try Classic Cars Thursday, 20 May 2010 | 4:39 PM ET
    1928 Isotta

    Quick. What’s more fun to invest in than bullions of gold or a fistful of stocks?  Classic cars, of course.

  • As Attention Wanders, Rethinking the Autopilot Tuesday, 18 May 2010 | 11:01 AM ET

    Are airliners so automated that pilots are becoming complacent? The New York Times reports.

  • Ford CEO Says 2010 Will Be 'Solidly' Profitable Thursday, 13 May 2010 | 10:39 AM ET

    Ford CEO Alan Mulally said Thursday that the automaker should be "solidly" profitable in 2010 as it recovers from a sharp downturn in the auto industry.

  • Boeing, Airbus Face Fierce New Competition—from China Wednesday, 12 May 2010 | 11:48 PM ET
    This undated photo made available on Monday, May 21, 2007 by Boeing Co. shows the first 787 Dreamliner sections on the final assembly line in Everett, Wash. (AP Photo/Boeing Co., Gail Hanusa)

    While Boeing and its competitor, Airbus, are locked in a dogfight over passenger-jet domination, a third competitor—China—will impact fortunes of both corporations, industry watchers say.

  • Boeing Seeks New Heights in 2010 Tuesday, 11 May 2010 | 3:42 PM ET
    A Boeing 787 Dreamliner lands after its long-waited first flight.

    After years of planning, waiting, and yes, delaying some of the most important programs in its history, 2010 is the year when Boeing will see if it can finally deliver.

  • BP Offers Fishermen a Month's Pay, From Slow Season Wednesday, 5 May 2010 | 6:04 PM ET

    Fishermen along the Gulf Coast are unhappy about BP's plan to compensate them for lost wages.

  • Spill Could Raise Shipping Rates Monday, 3 May 2010 | 5:35 PM ET
    Trade

    Shipping in and around the Gulf of Mexico is business  as usual, in spite of the oil spill, in this heavily trafficked area. But should the oil spill spread, higher shipping rates could result, an analyst told CNBC Monday.

  • The rental car industry is heating up, as Avis' chairman and CEO sends a letter to top executives at Dollar Thrifty.

  • Airlines Made $7.8 Billion in Extra Fees Last Year Monday, 3 May 2010 | 2:01 PM ET
    Passengers are pictured at Check-In desks at London's Heathrow airport.

    The government on Monday confirmed what many travelers might have already suspected: U.S. airlines made a lot more money in fees last year.

  • GMAC Posts Profit, to Change Name to Ally Monday, 3 May 2010 | 12:38 PM ET

    GMAC Financial Services Monday posted its first quarterly profit in more than a year and announced plans to rename itself Ally Financial, as the consumer lender aims to put a failed foray into the mortgage business behind it.