There’s a high-tech shipping alternative that is offering a unique new way to move your stuff across the country as more than 20 million Americans prepare to move this summer. Business is booming for an Austin, Texas based company called uShip, an online shipping marketplace that connects people needing goods moved with transporters who have extra room in their trucks.
Jessica Caldwell, Edmunds.com, discusses new car sales and whether there's significant reason for optimism
With gasoline prices rising and more people around the world moving to cities, there is a concerted push for the automotive industry to reinvent itself as consumers look for alternatives to the internal combustion engine.
For the last year and half, Toyota has stumbled badly. Now, with Japan's auto industry rebounding and auto sales improving in the U.S., Akio Toyoda is charting a rebound.
There are some interesting changes among the ranks of America’s Top—and bottom—States for Business. Accordingly, we’ve adjusted the categories. Here is the updated methodology:
For Cost of Living, Southern states offer the best bang for your buck in CNBC’s Top States for Business 2011 study.
Georgia, Florida, Illinois, Ohio and Pennsylvania can all make a good case for most-improved status, but, as usual, it depends on what metric you value the most.
The Old Dominion State returns as America’s Top State for Business in 2011, and we’re starting to detect a pattern here.
The state is tops for the third time in five years.
Following two years on top in 2008, and 2010, Texas is back at No. 2
The Tar Heel State came in 3rd this year, just shy of the No. 2 spot.
The Peach State moves into the top five, piling up 1513 points.
The Rocky Mountain State slid from third place in 2010 to the No. 5 spot in CNBC's 2011 edition of America's Top States for Business.
Boeing says its new 787 is beginning the final phase of flight testing and repeated that it should be ready for delivery in August or September.
For the first time in our five-year old study, states are de-emphasizing their cost of doing business—including taxes and utility rates—while placing more emphasis on quality of life and transportation/infrastructure. So we're adjusting our weightings and point system.
Indian airlines walked away from the Paris Air Show with a third of the airplane orders last week — a $23 billion gamble that air will finally conquer rail despite a formidable list ofobstacles.
We hope our fifth annual report on the states is the most comprehensive. We certainly have the highest quality data with the vast resources of the 2010 U.S. Census augmenting our exclusive recipe.
As temperatures heat up, summer travel will heat up too. So we decided it was time to go through our stock screener and find the hot performers in the travel industry.
Cars are not supposed to be a good investment. But Spencer Hunter, an Oregon patent lawyer, recently turned a small profit selling his 13-month-old Toyota Prius., the New York Times reports.
Oil will go down to the mid 80's per barrel, says Joe Petrowski, , Gulf Oil CEO, who says there is a little more realization that we have to focus more on carbon in the near future and not rely on imported barrels.