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  • Chrysler on Track for 2008 Goals: CEO Friday, 18 Apr 2008 | 2:39 AM ET

    Chrysler is on target to meet the goals set by its private equity owner Cerberus Capital Management, despite a weakening U.S. economy, the company's top executive said on Thursday.

  • American Axle, UAW Talks Progressing; No Deal Yet Thursday, 17 Apr 2008 | 8:53 AM ET

    American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings and the United Auto Workers have made progress in talks aimed at ending a seven-week strike at five U.S. plants, but talk of a tentative agreement remains premature, a company spokeswoman said Thursday.

  • Bumped Fliers in Line for More Payback Wednesday, 16 Apr 2008 | 11:34 AM ET

    The news has been consistently lousy for airline passengers lately. But there's some good news for those who get bumped from airline flights.

  • United, Continental Hint They Could Do A Deal Tuesday, 15 Apr 2008 | 1:38 PM ET
    United Airlines

    UAL, the parent of United Airlines, and rival carrier Continental Airlines both hinted that they may seek a merger partner after Tuesday's news that Delta Air Lines will buy Northwest Airlines.

  • United Airlines

    Continental Airlines and United Airlines have laid most of the groundwork for a merger, two people briefed on the matter said, and could have a deal ready "pretty quickly".

  • Southwest: '08 Fuel Costs Could Rise by $500 Million Thursday, 10 Apr 2008 | 6:18 PM ET
    Southwest Airlines.

    Southwest Airlines said after markets closed Thursday that its 2008 spending on jet fuel could rise more than $500 million from last year because of rising oil prices.

  • 500 American Air Flights Cancelled for Inspections Wednesday, 9 Apr 2008 | 1:38 PM ET
    American Airlines

    American Airlines, a unit of AMR,Tuesday again grounded planes and canceled hundreds of flights to conduct additional safety inspections of its MD-80 aircraft, the airline said.

  • Airlines Passengers Complaints Soaring Monday, 7 Apr 2008 | 12:58 PM ET

    Consumer complaints  rose at 15 of the 16 airlines studied and overall soared 60 percent.

  • Delta, Northwest Revive Merger Talks: Report Monday, 7 Apr 2008 | 11:34 AM ET

    Delta Air Lines  and Northwest Airlines have revived merger talks, according to a report in The Financial Times.

  • Almost 1 in 3 Domestic Flights Late in February Thursday, 3 Apr 2008 | 2:04 PM ET

    Nearly a third of domestic flights failed to arrive on time in February, continuing a period of historically poor performance for an industry plagued with safety concerns and pinched by fuel costs.

  • Toyota Says Prius is not Government-Funded Wednesday, 2 Apr 2008 | 11:08 PM ET
    **FILE** Unsold 2007 Prius hybrid sedans sit on the lot of a Toyota dealership in Boulder, Colo., on Sunday, Feb. 18, 2007. Hybrid vehicles are on track to achieve record U.S. sales this year despite signs consumer interest in hybrids is waning, an auto information company said Thursday.(AP Photo/David Zalubowski, file)

    Toyota Motor on Wednesday challenged a claim by a former senior executive that Japan's government funded the development of technology that drives the market-leading Prius hybrid.

  • US March Auto Sales Drop, GM Off 13% Wednesday, 2 Apr 2008 | 2:37 AM ET

    U.S. auto sales dropped 12 percent in March in a decline blamed on shaky consumer confidence, high fuel prices and concern that a housing market downturn could spread into a full recession.

  • Automakers Post Steep Declines in March US Sales Tuesday, 1 Apr 2008 | 3:25 PM ET
    Woman looks at new Toyota Camry on dealer lot

    Automakers reported double-digit U.S. sales declines in March as demand for trucks and sport utility vehicles plummeted and consumers held back because of concerns about gas prices, the housing slump and tightening credit.

  • Truckers Snarl Traffic in Protest of Fuel Prices Tuesday, 1 Apr 2008 | 2:46 PM ET
    Trucks on roadway.

    Independent truckers around the country pulled their rigs off the road and others slowed to a crawl on major highways in a loosely organized protest of high fuel prices.

  • Auto Makers Seen Ending Quarter on a Down Note Monday, 31 Mar 2008 | 3:17 PM ET
    Woman looks at new Toyota Camry on dealer lot

    Major automakers are expected to report lower U.S. vehicle sales for March Tuesday, ending the first quarter on a weak note and adding to evidence that the housing slump and tighter credit have crimped demand.

  • AMR, Delta Cancel Hundreds of Flights for Inspection Thursday, 27 Mar 2008 | 11:14 AM ET

    American Airlines and Delta Air Lines canceled hundreds of flights Thursday as they pulled aircraft from service to comply with a government directive for maintenance checks.

  • Daimler CEO Sees Fuel Cell Use in Near Future Wednesday, 26 Mar 2008 | 2:33 PM ET

    With summer driving season around the corner, and the cost of gasoline at record highs, pain at the pump has become an everyday reality. And that has some automakers shifting their focus to alternative fuels, like hydrogen cells.

  • As Apple Goes, So Goes The Market? Monday, 17 Mar 2008 | 7:17 PM ET

    In Monday’s Web Extra, find out how the traders are playing Apple, Potash, Monsanto and the railroads.

  • Auto Stocks Skid After Brokerage Cuts Forecast Thursday, 13 Mar 2008 | 12:33 PM ET
    Ford

    Auto stocks skidded Thursday after Morgan Stanley cut its sales and earnings outlook for major U.S. auto makers.

  • Porsche Denies Seeking 75% Volkswagen Stake Monday, 10 Mar 2008 | 1:38 PM ET

    German sports car maker Porsche will not seek to raise its Volkswagen stake to 75 percent, it said on Monday, noting talk of such a move "overlooks the realities in VW's shareholder structure".