John Thune could play a pivotal role in shaping the future of internet access in America should he become the head of the powerful U.S. Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee. But whether he takes charge of the committee or remains the second in command depends on Republicans winning control of the U.S. Senate this November.» Read More
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports from Matteson, Illinois, from a used car auction.
Used vehicles have become far more profitable for dealers in the past few years. CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports from Matteson, Illinois, about the used car industry.
More people will get away this Labor Day weekend than have in the past six years, reports USA Today.
Two railroad workers were killed and two others were injured when the Union Pacific freight trains crashed. The Union Pacific rail line runs parallel to the highway, where traffic is being detoured. A Union Pacific spokesman didn't return phone and email messages from The Associated Press seeking comment.
Uber has hired former Obama advisor David Plouffe. Jim Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute, shares his opinions.
Growing fears of a volcanic eruption Iceland left investors on edge Wednesday with airlines braced for potential disruption.
*Dandelion native to Kazakhstan yields tyre-grade rubber. MUENSTER, Germany, Aug 20- Dutch biologist Ingrid van der Meer often meets with disbelief when she talks about her work on dandelions and how it could secure the future of road transport.
The cruise industry is seeking a bigger slice of the growing Chinese tourist pie, with Beijing putting its heft behind expansion efforts.
BERLIN— A World War II bomb found Tuesday next to a highway near Frankfurt airport was disposed of in a controlled explosion, causing some disruption to flight operations. A stretch of the A3 highway near Offenbach, outside Frankfurt, was closed Tuesday after the 500- kilogram British bomb was found.
Aug 19- Canada's Transportation Safety Board on Tuesday released its final report on last year's Lac-Mégantic crude train disaster, including a list of 18 "causes and contributing factors" to the catastrophic derailment that killed 47 people.
LAC-MÉGANTIC, Quebec, Aug 19- The Canadian government did not adequately audit the railroad company at the center of the Lac-Mégantic crude tanker disaster, which last year killed 47 people, an independent federal agency said on Tuesday, as it called for tougher scrutiny of the rail industry.
LAC-MÉGANTIC, Quebec, Aug 19- The Canadian government did not adequately audit the rail firm at the center of the Lac-Mégantic crude tanker disaster that last year killed 47 people, an independent federal agency said on Tuesday, as it called for tougher scrutiny of the rail industry.
LONDON/ HELSINKI/ COPENHAGEN, Aug 19- Team Niinivirta, a Finnish family-run transportation firm, turned 60 this year, but its third-generation managers now don't know if the business will see Christmas, because of Russia's new ban on European food imports.
Looking at signals of a recovery from the rail and transport industry, with Jason Seidl, Cowen & Co.
LONDON, Aug 19- Cheap natural gas is starting to revolutionise traffic on U.S. roads, cutting bills for some of the country's heaviest fuel users while reducing carbon emissions and other pollution.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau looks at how the air travel congestion and pricing will change over the next 25 years.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau looks at the future of congestion in the United States. LeBeau says between now and 2035 anther 10 million vehicles will be added to the American roads.
CNBC contributor Herb Greenberg thinks Tesla has stretched earnings quality. Phil LeBeau, provides perspective.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau looks at what vehicles will dominate the roads 25 years from now.
Former General Motors executive Bob Lutz shares his vision for the future automobile: a self-driving, battery-powered machine.