GO
Loading...

Enter multiple symbols separated by commas

CNBC Franchise Archive Transportation: Leisure

More

  • Trucks Outsell Cars by Widest Margin in 5 Years Friday, 5 Nov 2010 | 8:13 AM ET
    car_lot_AP.jpg

    Trucks outsold cars by the highest margin in nearly five years in October, a sign the economy may be starting to improve.

  • Ford, GM, Chrysler Beat Sales Estimates, Toyota Slips Wednesday, 3 Nov 2010 | 1:11 PM ET
    Ford showroom

    Ford beat expectations as GM and Chrysler both handily beat estimates for the month of October, putting some life back into the  troubled auto industry, even as Toyota falters.

  • GM Hopes to Raise More Than $10 Billion in IPO Monday, 1 Nov 2010 | 6:02 PM ET
    General Motors world headquarters, Detroit, Michigan

    General Motors will look to sell just over $10 billion worth of common stock and $3 billion of preferred stock in an initial public offering that would shift the U.S. government to a minority shareholder in the top U.S. automaker, people familiar with the matter said.

  • Security bureaucrats are going to tighten checks at airports following the discovery of two bombs on parcels in cargo planes from Yemen to the US, but this will not necessarily improve things, Michael O’Leary, CEO of Ryanair told CNBC Monday.

  • Air Cargo Bomb Plot Could Raise Costs, but Who Pays? Sunday, 31 Oct 2010 | 6:02 PM ET
    ups_bomb_102910_200.jpg

    Security fears triggered by the air freight bomb plot could increase the costs of global trade and fuel debate over the technology needed to screen packages and who should pay for it, transport officials said on Sunday.

  • Bomb Plot Just Narrowly Averted, Officials Say Sunday, 31 Oct 2010 | 5:49 PM ET
    ups_bomb_102910_200.jpg

    The mail bomb plot stretching from Yemen to Chicago may have been aimed at blowing up planes in flight and was only narrowly averted, officials said Sunday, acknowledging that one device almost slipped through Britain and another seized in Dubai was unwittingly flown on two passenger jets.

  • Mail Bomb Found in Dubai Sent on Passenger Planes Sunday, 31 Oct 2010 | 8:44 AM ET
    ups_bomb_102910_200.jpg

    A Qatar Airways spokesman says a parcel carrying the mail bomb found in Dubai traveled on two separate passenger planes.

  • Russia's Kamchatka Volcanoes Spew Giant Ash Clouds Friday, 29 Oct 2010 | 3:18 AM ET

    Two volcanoes erupted Thursday on Russia's far-eastern Kamchatka Peninsula, tossing massive ash clouds miles into the air, forcing flights to divert and blanketing one town with thick, heavy ash.

  • Could These Ideas Fix the Economy? Thursday, 28 Oct 2010 | 12:43 PM ET
    street_signs_what_if_140.jpg

    Is there an easier solution to fixing the economy? Should we look at cutting military benefits? Taxing religious property? Selling national park land? Share your opinion.

  • Bringing Romance to Coach? Thursday, 28 Oct 2010 | 11:30 AM ET
    Skycouch turns a row of three seats in coach into a bed.

    On some long haul flights to the U.S., Air New Zealand is introducing the Skycouch, which turns a row of three seats in coach into a bed. Some dub it "Cuddle Class", and it debuted earlier this year.

  • Norfolk Southern Tops Estimates as Shipments Rise Wednesday, 27 Oct 2010 | 4:56 PM ET
    Norfolk Southern

    Norfolk Southern posted a 47 percent rise in third-quarter profit on Wednesday, thanks in part to higher shipments of coal.

  • Water is Key to Maine's Economic Success Friday, 22 Oct 2010 | 4:32 PM ET
    water_stream_200.jpg

    Maine’s economy has always been reliant on its wealth of natural resources, and one in particular: water, first as a hub for shipbuilding and dam-powered factories, and now as a site for renewable energy.

  • Wearing a neck brace as a result of the plane crash he survived in the Alaskan wilderness two months ago, Shaun O’Keefe, EADS North America CEO, told CNBC Friday that  he continues to fly because it’s generally safe—safer than traveling in a car.

  • Airline Mergers Good for Industry: Southwest CEO Kelly Thursday, 21 Oct 2010 | 12:07 PM ET

    The  United Airlines-Continental merger is good for the industry and also for Southwest, its CEO and chairman Gary Kelly, told CNBC Thursday.

  • ducati_supersport_750_200.jpg

    Interest in vintage or collectible motorcycles is still strong despite the weak economy, but, warns one broker. "It’s like buying art. Buy something you like because you may have to live with it.”

  • What Song Best Describes the Economy? Friday, 15 Oct 2010 | 12:36 PM ET
    record_money_140.jpg

    Every good movie is filled with drama and plot twists, not unlike the economy right now. And every good movie must have a great soundtrack. So, if you had to create a soundtrack for the economy right now, which song would lead the way? Share your opinion.

  • Americans Not as High-Tech as Indians: Wipro Chairman Thursday, 14 Oct 2010 | 12:00 PM ET
  • Mercedes Recalling 85,000 Cars For Steering Issues Saturday, 9 Oct 2010 | 5:25 PM ET

    Mercedes-Benz is recalling about 85,000 of its 2010 and 2011 cars because of potential steering problems.

  • New Jersey Governor Chris Christie

    U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood says New Jersey's governor has agreed to take the next two weeks to rethink his decision to cancel a massive NJ-NY rail tunnel project.

  • Shortage of Truckers Will Raise Shipping Costs Friday, 8 Oct 2010 | 12:40 PM ET
    Trucks on roadway.

    According to several trade groups in the trucking industry, there could be a shortage of drivers next year, and the estimates range from 200,000 to as many as 500,000.