BERLIN— The chief executive of German airline Lufthansa says unannounced tests to check pilots for prescription drugs might help improve air safety. Carsten Spohr made the comments in an interview with the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, published Friday— almost two months after a plane belonging to Lufthansa subsidiary Germanwings crashed in the French...» Read More
Take note of the bullish numbers this rail company is touting.
Businesses have invested more money in machinery, computers, steel and other metals in three of the past four months.
The nation's rail industry is slimming down to gain new customers. Lighter construction materials and improved engines and wheel components have yielded big gains in fuel efficiency and freight capacity.
Here's what analysts and others say they're watching before the bell Tuesday.
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Most General Motors' U.S. plants will forego traditional summer shutdowns to help meet buyer demand for popular models, the automaker said Thursday.
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?
Southwest CEO Gary Kelly talks about the Spirit Airlines strike.
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.
The Long Beach and Los Angeles ports released preliminary figures for May today.
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.
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,
This summer, air travelers will face a potential combination of crowded planes, high fares, labor disruptions, and the possibility of more canceled flights.
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.
Quick. What’s more fun to invest in than bullions of gold or a fistful of stocks? Classic cars, of course.
Are airliners so automated that pilots are becoming complacent? The New York Times reports.
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.
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.
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.