GO
Loading...

Transportation: Leisure

More

  • Green Grows On Investors Sunday, 19 Apr 2009 | 6:36 PM ET
    Green Invests Here | A CNBC Special Report

    With a the global economy in recession and energy prices in a slump, the green sector might be languishing, but the Obama administration's commitment to conservation and alternative energy is keeping more than just the die-hard optimists in the game.  As we mark another Earth Day and another Green Is Universal week, few doubt that green is a sustainable business. So check out our special report, "Green Invests Here."

  • Stimulus Package Driving Hybrid Bus Orders Friday, 17 Apr 2009 | 3:35 PM ET

    Smaller cities across the country are ordering hybrid buses for the first time, while some of the bigger ones are adding to existing fleets, thanks  partly to the government's stimulus package.

  • Chrysler CEO Says New Board Coming With Fiat Deal Friday, 17 Apr 2009 | 10:23 AM ET

    Chrysler Chief Executive Robert Nardelli says the U.S. government and Fiat will appoint a new board of directors if Chrysler joins forces with the Italian automaker.

  • UAW Delays Talks With GM, Focusing On Chrysler Thursday, 16 Apr 2009 | 1:23 PM ET

    The United Auto Workers union has placed concession talks with General Motors on the back burner as it tries to reach a deal with Chrysler before an April 30 government deadline, two people briefed on the negotiations said Thursday.

  • Obama Calls for High-Speed Rail System Across US Thursday, 16 Apr 2009 | 10:23 AM ET

    President Barack Obama is calling for the country to move swiftly to a system of high-speed rail travel, saying it will relieve congestion, help clean the air and save on energy.

  • Nissan to Produce Zero Emission Cars By 2010: CEO Thursday, 16 Apr 2009 | 10:11 AM ET
    Nissan Advanced Technology Center, Atsugi city, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.

    Nissan Motors CEO Carlos Ghosn said the company has the technology and the ability to produce cars that are going to be zero emissions by 2010 but also cost-friendly.

  • Somali Pirates Vow to 'Slaughter' American Sailors Wednesday, 15 Apr 2009 | 1:28 PM ET

    Somali pirates vowed to hunt down American ships and kill their sailors Wednesday and French forces detained 11 other hijackers in a high-seas raid, raising tensions a day after an abortive attack on a U.S. freighter loaded with food aid.

  • GM To Offer Tougher Deal To Bondholders Thursday, 9 Apr 2009 | 11:53 AM ET
    General Motors Headquarters

    The auto task force, lead by Steven Rattner, wants GM to emerge with as little debt as possible once the restructuring process is done, according to numerous sources familiar with the situation.

  • In UK, New Cars Cheaper than Used: Report Thursday, 9 Apr 2009 | 9:06 AM ET

    Aggressive price cuts and a lack of good-quality used cars has sent the price of some new autos below their second-hand equivalents, the Financial Times reported Thursday.

  • Chrysler Exec: Fiat Deal Possible, But Prepared For Worse Wednesday, 8 Apr 2009 | 12:52 PM ET
    Jim Press

    Chrysler is working hard to complete a deal with Fiat, but is also prepared if the deal doesn't go through, Vice Chairman and President Jim Press told CNBC Wednesday.

  • Opinion: A Sure-Fire Cure for Pirate Hijackings Wednesday, 8 Apr 2009 | 11:56 AM ET

    There should be no military action by any nation to assist cargo ships hijacked by pirates. Why? Because that would be using a nation’s resources to assist an industry that invites and encourages pirates to do what they do by paying them ransom money.

  • Chrysler Rolls Out SUV After Government Scolding Wednesday, 8 Apr 2009 | 10:41 AM ET
    2007 Chrysler 300

    It sounds crazy: Just a week after the White House scolded Chrysler LLC for relying too much on gas guzzlers, the company is heading to a marquee auto show Wednesday to unveil a new SUV.

  • Harley-Davidson CEO to Retire; Replacement Named Monday, 6 Apr 2009 | 6:30 PM ET

    Motorcycle maker Harley-Davidson says its chief executive is retiring and will be replaced by an executive from car battery and interior maker Johnson Controls.

  • Detroit Automakers' Sales Fall, but Less Than Feared Wednesday, 1 Apr 2009 | 3:29 PM ET

    March sales fell sharply for General Motors, Ford Motor and Chrysler, but not as much as industry analysts had feared for any of the companies. Sales of Japanese automobiles also fell, though less steeply than they did for U.S. automakers.

  • Automakers Set to Report Weak March Sales Wednesday, 1 Apr 2009 | 11:28 AM ET

    Automakers were set to release their March U.S. vehicles sales on Tuesday amid continued uncertainty about the future of U.S.-based car makers.

  • Obama's Thinking on GM, Chrysler Is Unchanged Tuesday, 31 Mar 2009 | 9:19 PM ET
    GM Bailout

    The president's position on GM has not changed since Monday, a senior administration official said when asked to comment on a  Bloomberg report which said Obama had determined a prepackaged bankruptcy was the best way for GM to restructure.

  • GM's CEO: Bankruptcy Possible Before 60-Day Deadline Tuesday, 31 Mar 2009 | 11:52 AM ET
    Fritz Henderson

    General Motors's new CEO, Fritz Henderson, said the automaker could file for bankruptcy before the end of the 60 days the government has given GM  to restructure itself.

  • Ford to Cover Car Payments If Buyer Loses Job Tuesday, 31 Mar 2009 | 8:28 AM ET

    Ford Motor says it is offering a payment protection plan to help reassure consumers who may be putting off a car purchase because of worries about losing their job.

  • Harder Deal Terms Seen for GM Bondholders, UAW Monday, 30 Mar 2009 | 4:18 PM ET
    General Motors Headquarters

    The White House's auto task force thinks that GM's latest offers to bond holders and auto workers will leave the company with too much debt and want the terms reduced even further, CNBC has learned.

  • GM, Chrysler Get Ultimatum From Obama on Turnaround Monday, 30 Mar 2009 | 12:34 PM ET
    GM Dealership

    President Obama asserted unprecedented government control over the auto industry, rejecting turnaround plans from GM and Chrysler and raising the prospect of controlled bankruptcy.

Most Popular Video

Thursday, 24 Apr 2014 | 8:49 AM ET

Today CNBC's Jim Cramer explains why he wishes his charitable trust owned shares of Caterpillar, and shares his thoughts on the government's inability to create jobs.

Thursday, 24 Apr 2014 | 8:16 AM ET

Daniel Ernst, Hudson Square Research, provides perspective on Apple's earnings and growth potential. Apple is really innovating but they haven't done it in three years, Ernst says.

Thursday, 24 Apr 2014 | 8:02 AM ET

Doug Oberhelman, Caterpillar chairman & CEO, digs deep into the company's first quarter results and shares his outlook on global sales. CAT reported EPS of $1.44 on revenues of $13.24 billion, beating on both the top and bottom line.