BERLIN, Jan 25- European Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc called for the introduction of a standardized European-wide road pricing system in comments she made to a German Sunday newspaper. She said there were many different systems in Europe at the moment and this was a burden on car drivers and an obstacle to their mobility. Germany plans to introduce a...» Read More
Southwest CEO Gary Kelly talks about the Spirit Airlines strike.
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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.
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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.
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Fishermen along the Gulf Coast are unhappy about BP's plan to compensate them for lost wages.
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The rental car industry is heating up, as Avis' chairman and CEO sends a letter to top executives at Dollar Thrifty.
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 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.
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With the $3B merger between United and Continental announced, one has to wonder what is in store for US Airways.