CNBC Franchise Archive Transportation: Leisure


  • KKR Looks at Post-Nuclear Future Tuesday, 14 Jun 2011 | 1:47 AM ET

    The end of Europe's love affair with nuclear energy provides fertile ground for the development of other renewable sources of power, according to the head of European infrastructure at private equity house Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR), which has just completed a major deal in the sector.

  • Paris Air Show 2011 - A CNBC Special Report

    The aviation industry is in recovery mode, but a lot depends on  whether positive forecasts for 2011 and 2012 pan out. The Paris Air Show in  late  June will shed some light on that.

  • 2011’s Most Fuel-Efficient Vehicles Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 10:34 AM ET
    With gasoline around $4 a gallon in most of the U.S., fuel efficiency is a major buzzword for the auto industry. Each year, manufacturers expand their fuel-efficient product lines, giving consumers more options to help save money at the pump without sacrificing vehicle preference. Recently NADAguides, a publisher for vehicle pricing, came out with its annual list of the Most Fuel Efficient Vehicles of 2011. The data is based on combined miles per gallon (MPG) and the average rate of city and hig

    NADAguides, a publisher for vehicle pricing, came out with its annual list of the most fuel-efficient vehicles of 2011. Click ahead for the 2011 model year’s most fuel efficient vehicles.

  • Hot And Cold Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 10:04 AM ET

    Energy used to be something we took for granted; it is was cheap, accessible and plentiful. Now, energy seems precious, complicated and fractious, a chip in the high-stakes game of geopolitics.

  • Oil-Price Volatility Bedevils Business and Consumers Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 10:00 AM ET

    The resulting yo-yo effect on fuel prices for the last three years has made it hard for consumers and businesses to loosen their purse strings enough to jump start the lackluster economy.

  • King Coal Gets Another Chance Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 9:58 AM ET
    Celanese’s integrated chemical complex in Nanjing, China.

    With gasoline prices still stubbornly high, a new fuel from an old source could keep America moving more cheaply in the near future.  It's coal-based  ethanol and Celanese is making a big bet on it.

  • Ford Announces Plans to Make a Hybrid Minivan Thursday, 9 Jun 2011 | 3:23 PM ET
    Ford C-Max hybrid

    Ford is making a minivan that will become its first U.S. vehicle sold only as a hybrid. The minivan is based on the C-Max, a five-pasenger van already sold in Europe.

  • Trading on the Euro Wednesday, 8 Jun 2011 | 12:40 PM ET
    Trading on the Euro

    Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter weighs in on Europe's growing debt problems, and the Fast Money traders with trades to play today.

  • Can Airlines Heat Up with Summer? Wednesday, 8 Jun 2011 | 10:35 AM ET
    Can Airlines Heat Up with Summer?

    The airline sector is down 7% in the past month. A look at where the industry is headed, with Jamie Baker, JP Morgan.

  • With OPEC expected to increase production for the first time in years, the "Fast Money" traders reveal how they're trading the news.

  • NBC Gets 4-Game Olympic Deal Tuesday, 7 Jun 2011 | 12:52 PM ET
    NBC Gets 4-Game Olympic Deal

    CNBC's Darren Rovell reports NBC will get the rights to a new four-game Olympic Games deal. Discussing OPEC's impact on shippers, with Urs Dur, Lazard Capital Markets, and the Fast Money traders weigh in on today's trades to play.

  • Bernanke Testifies to Congress on U.S. Monetary Policy

    Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke weighs in on the economy Tuesday, and he is expected to acknowledge the recent slowdown but may withhold a view on the duration.

  • Ford's Louisville, Kentucky Assembly Plant

    Ford Motor Executive Chairman William Ford told CNBC Friday the U.S. economy is still in "recovery mode" despite recent weak data on jobs and manufacturing.

  • Gas at $3.50/Gallon or Lower by July 4: Gulf CEO Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 12:32 PM ET

    The price at the gas pump will fall from the current $3.80 per gallon national average to $3.50 or lower by July 4, Gulf Oil Chief Executive Joe Petrowski told CNBC Thursday.

  • It all turns on the criteria that make up the ten categories in our point system and this year has brought some interesting changes. Here's the rundown.

  • Credit Card swipe

    It’s much better to use a credit card overseas than rely on cash or travelers checks for a number of reasons—most notably the fact that Visa and MasterCard provide some of the best exchange rates possible—the question becomes, what are the best credit card companies for foreign travel?

  • China’s Economy Slows, But Inflation Still a Threat Tuesday, 31 May 2011 | 3:13 AM ET
    Beijing, China

    The question now is how much economic growth may slow, before the authorities shift from controlling inflation to revving the growth engine. The NYT reports.

  • Celebrity Cruises Sailing Into Vacation Season: CEO Friday, 27 May 2011 | 4:24 PM ET

    The Memorial Day weekend is the start of an important time for Celebrity Cruises — vacation season, Chief Executive Dan Hanrahan told CNBC Friday.

  • We're Fueling Terrorism by Paying OPEC: Pickens Friday, 27 May 2011 | 10:59 AM ET

    T. Boone Pickens sees companies exporting natural gas and importing oil from OPEC, saying, "We’re gonna go down as the dumbest crowd in history that’s ever come to town."

  • Gas Problems Everywhere Friday, 27 May 2011 | 7:47 AM ET
    Gas Problems Everywhere

    AAA reports that 34.9 Americans will travel over Memorial Day weekend. Insight on Summer spending, with Robert Darbelnet, American Automobile Association president/CEO.