JERUSALEM, July 6- Google-owned online mapping company Waze is launching a carpooling pilot programme in Israel where commuters pay fellow drivers a small fee for a ride to and from work. Google bought Israel- based Waze, which uses satellite signals from members' smartphones to offer real-time traffic information, for about $1 billion two years ago.» Read More
Car rentals are nearly back to 2007 levels, Andy Taylor, CEO and chairman of Enterprise Holding Co., the world’s largest car rental company, told CNBC Friday.
Boeing says one of its 787 test airplanes had some maintenance trouble during its first flight and the pilot chose to land the plane early.
U.S. auto sales in September for GM, Ford, Chrysler as well as Toyota, beat estimates, showing some gains in the still sluggish auto market. GM said Friday that its core brand sales for the month of September were up 22.1 percent compared to estimates of 17.5 percent.
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Looking to rev up slumping sales in the beleaguered golf industry, Callaway announced today a strategic partnership with automaker Lamborghini in the quest to find the strongest, lightest and most durable materials.
Longshoremen remain on strike at ports in New Jersey and New York despite a judge ordering them back to work.
The acquisition of AirTran by Southwest Airlines, two discount carriers, means that Southwest expects robust demand for flights, its CEO told CNBC Monday.
Southwest Airlines said Monday it will buy AirTran for about $1.42 billion. The move will put Southwest in head-to-head competition with Delta Air Lines in Delta's home base of Atlanta.
A British businessman who last year bought the company that makes the two-wheeled Segway personal transporter has died in an accident on one of the vehicles.
CNBC has learned that U.S. Aerospace, the small Los Angeles company which partnered with Ukrainian aircraft company Antonov to offer tankers to the U.S. Air Force, has named former Douglas Aircraft Company President Jim Worsham as CEO.
With the price of both corn and cotton higher, the traders game its effect on the food industry and retail space. So what's their trade?
Making sure drivers keep their eyes on the road will require a network of tough laws, enforcement by police and personal responsibility, the government said Tuesday.
CNBC has learned the Government Accountability Office will continue to consider part of a protest in the Air Force tanker refueling competition filed by a small U.S. company proposing a Ukrainian based tanker. However, the GAO is dismissing the most serious accusations made by the firm, U.S. Aerospace, which claim the Air Force engaged in intentional misconduct.
Continental Airlines shareholders have approved a deal to combine with United to form the world's biggest airline.
Edward E. Whitacre Jr. has looked forward to the day the carmaker would no longer be under government ownership, but thinks a public offering requires a long-term leader. The New York Times reports.
Interbrand’s Best Global Brands 2010 study has just been released and it shows the last two year’s recessionary market has significantly impacted the relationship between brands and customers.
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An Italian company called Aviointeriors, which manufactures commercial airline seats, is debuting the SkyRider, a seat with "a 23-inch pitch or less". That means there's 23 inches from your seatback to the one in front of you—at least eight inches shorter than most conventional economy class seats.
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U.S. Marine commandos stormed a pirate-held cargo vessel off the Somalia coast Thursday, reclaiming control of the ship and taking nine prisoners without firing a shot, the U.S. Navy said.