The Transportation Department said Tuesday that 80.5 percent of flights operated by the leading airlines were on time in May, up from 76.9 percent in May 2014. Ten of those flights were on the same stormy day at Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston. Spirit Airlines has the highest complaint rate among the 14 airlines covered in the report.» Read More
Though some progress has been made with electric and hybrid vehicles, battery technology remains deficient, especially for the critical long-haul segment of the business.
Shipping company and economic barometer FedEx reported quarterly earnings in line with earlier guidance on Thursday, but its projections for profit in the current quarter were well below expectations. Arthur Hatfield, transportation analyst at Morgan Keegan, shared his reactions to the firm’s earnings.
Boeing finally got its new 787 jetliner into the air Tuesday, more than two years after originally intended. Roger King, airline analyst at CreditSights.com, shared his outlook on the sector.
General Motors plans to repay roughly $8 billion in debt to the United States and Canada by June, a faster payback of the first portion of its bailout than the automaker previously committed to make.
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A spacecraft designed to rocket wealthy tourists into space as early as 2011 was unveiled Monday in what backers of the venture hope will signal a new era in aviation history.
General Motors Chairman Ed Whitacre Jr. says he is putting engineering chief Mark Reuss in charge of GM's North American operations in a management shakeup.
There's a change at the top for General Motors as the U.S. government (and the Board) flexes its muscles and dictates company policy. As we have said on many occasions, assistance from the U.S. government comes with a high price and lack of independence is at the top of the list. So Fritz is out.
GM abruptly fired CEO Fritz Henderson Tuesday, saying it wanted to chart a new course as it continues restructuring. "The board decided—and Fritz agreed—that it was time to make some changes,'' a GM spokesman said.
US auto sales edged higher in November, led by an outsized gain for Hyundai and mixed results for rivals in a trend automakers said pointed to a grudging recovery in the U.S. economy.
Well, as best the Mad Money host can anyway. No doubt stocks are sending some mixed messages.
More people were late with their auto loan payments in the third quarter as job losses continued, but amid rising delinquencies there are positive signs for the economy in certain states.
Thousands of drivers on the nation's roads don't carry auto insurance, despite laws in all but two states requiring it.
Ever wished your cab driver would stop nattering and just get to where you're going? Well the new driverless cabs being trialed at London's Heathrow airport could be for you.
The Transportation Department imposed its first penalties for runway delays Tuesday, collecting $175,000 from three airlines for leaving 47 passengers of a regional jet stranded overnight in Rochester, Minn.
The Miles family is changing it up this year in the annual American race to make it to the table for Thanksgiving dinner. Instead of booking plane tickets, they opted to take the 1,100-mile trip by train.
Japan's Hitachi said on Tuesday it expects a delay of a few months in clinching a British high-speed railway deal worth over $5.6 billion -- a deal it hopes will add momentum to its push into the overseas market for eco-friendly trains.
Cramer interviews CEO Herbjørn Hansson.
A top industry analyst says the U.S. auto industry will recover only a little next year because of a weak economy.
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