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  • Cashing in on used cars     Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 2:49 PM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports from Matteson, Illinois, from a used car auction.

  • Used vehicle profits jump     Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 1:21 PM ET

    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.

  • Labor Day drive to be most jammed in 6 years: AAA Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 10:22 AM ET

    More people will get away this Labor Day weekend than have in the past six years, reports USA Today.

  • Cleanup still going at Arkansas train crash site Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 5:36 PM ET

    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 hires a lobbyist     Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 2:21 PM ET

    Uber has hired former Obama advisor David Plouffe. Jim Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute, shares his opinions.

  • Iceland volcano threat puts airline stocks in limbo Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 7:59 AM ET
    A warning sign blocks the road to Bardarbunga volcano, some 20 kilometres (12.5 miles) away, in the north-west region of the Vatnajokull glacier August 19, 2014. The threat of an eruption of Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano has increased, according to the Icelandic Meteorological Office, with 'intense seismic activity' and 'ongoing magma movement' reported at the site of the volcano.

    Growing fears of a volcanic eruption Iceland left investors on edge Wednesday with airlines braced for potential disruption.

  • FEATURE-Tyre makers race to turn dandelions into rubber Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 3:30 AM ET

    *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.

  • Cruising’s new frontier: Chinese tourists Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 12:53 AM ET

    The cruise industry is seeking a bigger slice of the growing Chinese tourist pie, with Beijing putting its heft behind expansion efforts.

  • WWII bomb found near Frankfurt airport Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 3:51 PM ET

    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.

  • Transports on a roll     Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 7:03 AM ET

    Looking at signals of a recovery from the rail and transport industry, with Jason Seidl, Cowen & Co.

  • COLUMN-Natural gas can keep those motors running: Kemp Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 4:40 AM ET

    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 25: Will air travel improve?     Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 2:42 PM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau looks at how the air travel congestion and pricing will change over the next 25 years.

  • CNBC 25: Traffic nightmares     Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 1:20 PM ET

    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.

  • Bottom line on Tesla warranty: Herb Greenberg     Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 12:32 PM ET

    CNBC contributor Herb Greenberg thinks Tesla has stretched earnings quality. Phil LeBeau, provides perspective.

  • Electric car outlook     Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 12:29 PM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau looks at what vehicles will dominate the roads 25 years from now.

  • Future automobile?     Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 10:30 AM ET

    Former General Motors executive Bob Lutz shares his vision for the future automobile: a self-driving, battery-powered machine.