WASHINGTON— The oil and railroad industries are urging federal regulators to allow them as long as seven years to retrofit existing tank cars that transport highly volatile crude oil, a top oil industry official said Tuesday.» Read More
General Motors said about 19,000 U.S. factory workers—just more than a quarter of its American blue-collar work force—had taken buyouts to leave the automaker.
AutoNation CEO Mike Jackson joined the CNBC 'Squawk Box' crew to discuss the effects higher gasoline prices are having on the automotive industry and consumers. Americans, he said, have finally reached the "tipping point" at four dollars a gallon.
Ford Motor plans to cut its U.S. salaried work force by up to 12 percent after its turnaround plan stalled because of the downturn in the U.S. economy, the Detroit News reported Wednesday.
Route cuts at American Airlines will start with discontinuing some long-haul service, including Chicago flights to Honolulu and Buenos Aires, the carrier said on Tuesday.
Emerging markets need petroleum to fuel their progress. But with crude surging to new highs how much longer can they withstand oil’s super-spike?
Ford Motor warned on Thursday that it no longer expects to meet a key target of returning to profitability in 2009 and would cut production through this year in response to a slumping U.S. auto market.
The golden age of the railroad is back, says Gary Kaminsky. The Neuberger Berman managing director says "the rail story" is a key to America's economy now -- and he told CNBC which rail stocks his firm holds.
U.S. Olympic fans looking to fly to Beijing for the summer games will find a limited choice of options originating from the US, but they'll find a spanking new airport terminal and light rail line.
United Auto Workers officials Sunday urged American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings workers to ratify a contract that would cut wages by almost 40 percent, shutter three plants and end a three-month-old strike with a subsidy of $218 million from General Motors.
FedEx's reduction of its profit outlook because of high fuel costs and weak demand is a bad omen for small US trucking companies.
A top aide to billionaire investor Kirk Kerkorian says Ford Motor should sell its Volvo and Mercury brands.
Major automakers reported lower April sales across the board as record-setting gas prices stemmed vehicle purchases, with truck sales seeing especially steep falls.
The destruction of the orange sedan with its slapdash paintwork may have been intentional but it was far from wanton.
Continental Airlines has called off talks with United Airlines because of the other carrier's weak financial condition, and "the increasing cost of oil increases the risk of doing an airline merger," a source briefed on that matter said Sunday.
Billionaire investor Kirk Kerkorian has taken aim at the No. 2 U.S. automaker, acquiring what could become a 5.6 percent stake in Ford Motor.
The parent of United Airlines, which held unsuccessful merger talks with Continental Airlines, said on Sunday it would pursue all options to ensure a sustainable future.
American Airlines has had early-stage merger talks with US Airways and is in advanced talks for an alliance with Continental Airlines, sources briefed on the situation said.
This U.S. sector leader might be on the verge of its own iPod moment.
The Dow Jones Transportation Average and the Dow Jones Industrial Average both made fresh highs Friday, a classic bullish sign for investors who follow the charts. What does it mean going forward?
Hybrids are finding growing acceptance around the country - including the Midwest, although the West Coast , thanks to California, is still the largest market.