CNBC Franchise Archive Transportation: Leisure


  • Honda Exec Says March Sales Show Consumer Is Back Tuesday, 30 Mar 2010 | 10:40 AM ET

    Consumer confidence is coming back, John Mendel, executive vice president of auto sales at Honda Motor told CNBC.

  • Toyota Agrees to Supply Hybrid Technology to Mazda Monday, 29 Mar 2010 | 10:34 AM ET

    Toyota will provide its key hybrid technology to Mazda under a licensing agreement reached Monday, the two companies said.

  • Cramer’s 5 Picks for Retirement Investing Friday, 26 Mar 2010 | 4:20 PM ET
    Anyone saving for retirement should take advantage of both 401(k)s and Individual Retirement Accounts, Cramer says, because they enjoy tax-blessed status. Still, he thinks that IRAs are better.That's because your investment choices for 401(k)s are quite limited, while IRAs let you invest any way you'd like. And to best capitalize on an IRA’s tax-preferred status, Cramer recommended high-yielding, dividend-paying stocks that offer as much safety as possible. Think master limited partnerships (als

    To best capitalize on an IRA’s tax-preferred status, Cramer recommended high-yielding, dividend-paying stocks. Read on for Cramer's 5 Picks for Retirement Investing.

  • GM to Make Second US Loan Payment by March 31 Thursday, 25 Mar 2010 | 6:42 PM ET

    General Motors says it will make another $1.2 billion in loan repayments to the U.S. and Canadian governments by the end of this month.

  • Ford CEO Mulally Received $17.9 Million Last Year Monday, 22 Mar 2010 | 12:00 PM ET
    Alan Mulally

    Ford Motor President and CEO Alan Mulally made $17.9 million last year, about 1 percent more than the previous year, as the company struggled through the worst U.S. auto sales market in decades, the AP reported.

  • Sell Block: 3 Illegitimate IPOs Thursday, 18 Mar 2010 | 6:38 PM ET

    A company isn’t legit just because it’s publicly traded.

  • 10 Reasons to Keep Your Money in the Market Wednesday, 17 Mar 2010 | 6:09 PM ET

    You thought the Dow’s new high for the year marked a peak? Think again, Cramer says.

  • Ford Shares Hit 5-Year High After Moody's Upgrade Wednesday, 17 Mar 2010 | 4:07 PM ET
    2011 Ford Fiesta

    Shares of Ford Motor surged to a five-year high Wednesday after a ratings agency upgraded the automaker's debt and said Ford has the potential to improve its finances even further.

  • GM Has Reasonable Chance at Profit This Year: CFO Wednesday, 17 Mar 2010 | 10:54 AM ET
    A Chevrolet dealership in Loveland, Colorado.

    Bailed-out auto company General Motors has a reasonable chance of being profitable this year, and it plans to repay its government loans as soon as possible, CFO Chris Liddell told CNBC Wednesday.

  • Fed Holds Rates Steady—What Now? Tuesday, 16 Mar 2010 | 4:14 PM ET

    Plus, get Cramer's calls on tech, autos, banks and more.

  • Continental to Stop Offering Free Food in Coach Monday, 15 Mar 2010 | 12:21 PM ET
    Continental Airlines planes at Houston Intercontinental Airport.

    Continental Airlines is ending free hamburgers, barbecue and sandwich rolls for many of its passengers in favor of a food-for-sale program that mirrors what other carriers are already doing.

  • Probe Questions Driver's Account of 'Runaway Prius' Sunday, 14 Mar 2010 | 10:29 AM ET
    2010 Toyota Prius

    Investigators with Toyota and the federal government were unable to make a Prius speed out of control as its owner did on a California highway, casting doubt about the driver's account.

  • Cathay Pacific

    Cathay Pacific told CNBC Friday it will not be participating in Air China's 6.5 billion yuan ($952.2 million) share issue.

  • NHTSA Says May Need More Authority Over Auto Industry Thursday, 11 Mar 2010 | 4:25 PM ET
    Toyota car grille

    A top government auto safety official tells Congress that his agency may need more authority to regulate the auto industry.

  • Toyota Troubles Put Spotlight on US Safety Agency Thursday, 11 Mar 2010 | 8:01 AM ET
    2010 Toyota Prius

    Toyota's massive recalls are prompting Congress to reconsider whether the nation's auto safety agency has lived up to its mission of protecting motorists.

  • Stock Picker: Baltic Dry Index Still a Good Indicator Wednesday, 10 Mar 2010 | 3:56 PM ET

    The Baltic Dry Index, a leading economic indicator used by market insiders to gauge global demand for dry commodities, is up over 20 percent in the past month. While some critics have claimed that the index is an inaccurate measure, Omar Nokta, head of research for marine transport at Dahlman Rose, said it still remains reliable.

  • Police Probe Toyota Prius Crash in NYC Suburb Wednesday, 10 Mar 2010 | 9:46 AM ET
    Toyota grill

    The driver of a Toyota Prius told police in suburban New York that her car accelerated on its own, then lurched down a driveway, across a road and into a stone wall.

  • Toyota to Fix All 2000-2003 Tundra Pickups in US Tuesday, 9 Mar 2010 | 6:52 PM ET
    Toyota Tundra

    Toyota  said on Tuesday it would fix all Tundra pickups sold in the United States for the 2000 to 2003 model years to address a risk that part of the truck's frame could corrode, causing spare tires or even the gas tank to drop to the road.

  • Airport Body Scanners Spreading Across US Friday, 5 Mar 2010 | 11:33 AM ET

    Over one hundred body scanner machines bought with federal stimulus funds are due to arrive in American airports as soon as next week, with Boston's Logan Airport set to flip the switch on three new machines Monday.

  • US Considers Brake Override System Wednesday, 3 Mar 2010 | 10:24 AM ET
    Brake and accelerator

    The Obama administration may recommend all new cars are fitted with a  "smart" brake overide system, U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said Wednesday.