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  • WASHINGTON, Dec 3- Apple Inc is wading in to the debate over regulation of self-driving cars, declaring it is excited about the potential for automated transportation and calling on U.S. regulators not to restrict testing of such vehicles. A five-page letter from Steve Kenner, Apple's director of product integrity, to the National Highway Traffic Safety...

  • Elon Musk

    Lucid Motors has been shifting course in recent years as it hired on talent from the automotive side of the business, NBC News reports.

  • A person walks by an Apple Store.

    Apple watchers are wondering if the letter confirms the rumor that the tech giant is working on developing a self-driving car.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 3- Apple Inc is wading in to the debate over regulation of self-driving cars, declaring it is excited about the potential for automated transportation and calling on U.S. regulators not to restrict testing of such vehicles. A five-page letter from Steve Kenner, Apple's director of product integrity, to the National Highway Traffic Safety...

  • Dec 2- The U.S. Transportation Department said on Friday it granted flying rights to Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA's Irish unit, setting the stage for a new battle among airlines for leisure travelers across the Atlantic. While Norwegian is already flying to New York and other U.S. cities, its ability to expand globally has been limited to the air rights that Norway...

  • WASHINGTON— Discount airline Norwegian Air Shuttle has won permission from federal authorities for its disputed plan to expand flights to the U.S. The Transportation Department said in a regulatory filing Friday that it approved a foreign air-carrier permit for the subsidiary, which is called Norwegian Air International. Norwegian Air Shuttle already...

  • Dec 2- The U.S. Transportation Department said on Friday it granted flying rights to Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA's Irish unit, setting the stage for a new battle among airlines for leisure travelers across the Atlantic. The order finalizes a tentative ruling made by the department in April and comes shortly after the European Commission formally filed for...

  • Dec 2- The U.S. Transportation Department said on Friday it granted flying rights to Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA's Irish unit, setting the stage for a new battle among airlines for leisure travelers across the Atlantic. The order finalizes a tentative ruling made by the department in April. It comes shortly after the European Commission formally filed for...

  • TRANSPORTATION DEPT FINALIZES APPROVAL FOR IRISH SUBSIDIARY OF NORWEGIAN AIR SHUTTLE TO FLY TO UNITED STATES- ORDER.

  • Broughton: Not all transports are created equally

    Donald Broughton, Avondale Partners, weighs in on how Trump's infrastructure plan will impact transports.

  • WASHINGTON— United Airlines is paying $2.4 million to settle civil charges stemming from allegations the airline reinstated a direct flight from New Jersey to South Carolina as a personal favor to an official with a nearby vacation home. The SEC said that Continental Airlines had dropped the route before its 2010 merger with United, and another analysis by...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 2- United Airlines' parent company will pay $2.4 million to resolve civil books and records violations after it reinstated an unprofitable flight route to accommodate the chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, the U.S. securities regulator said. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said United Airlines' decision in...

  • BERLIN— Lufthansa's budget unit Eurowings says it has come to an agreement with its cabin crew to settle a pay dispute. The airline said Friday it had agreed with the Ver.di union on a raise package over three years. Regular cabin crew will receive a 2.5 percent increase this year backdated to October 1, another 2.5 percent a year later, and 1.25 percent more on...

  • LAS VEGAS— A little glitz and a sampling of a Las Vegas Strip dance and acrobatic performance marked the arrival of the first direct commercial airline flight from mainland China to Las Vegas. Area elected and tourism officials, a Hainan Airlines executive, and Luo Linquan, the consul general of the People's Republic of China in San Francisco, attended a Friday...

  • Dec 2- Delta Air Lines Inc said on Friday it would take a $475 million hit in the fourth quarter from a new contract that hikes pilots' pay retroactively to the beginning of 2016.. Delta, the No.2 U.S. airline by passenger traffic, said it would pay profit-sharing and higher wages to pilots, including $380 million for the first three quarters of the year.

  • Space X's Falcon 9 rocket as it lifts off from space launch complex 40 at Cape Canaveral, Florida June 28, 2015 with a Dragon CRS7 spacecraft.

    Iridium Communications announced it was aiming to launch its next-generation satellites on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket on Dec. 16, reports NYT.

  • Ford recalls 650K cars over seat belt issue

    The automaker warns seat belts in certain models may not function properly in the event of a crash.

  • Dec 2- Delta Air Lines Inc on Friday said it will take a half-a-billion-dollar hit in the fourth quarter from a new contract that pilots approved on Thursday, which hikes pay retroactively to the beginning of 2016.. Delta, the No.2 U.S. airline by passenger traffic, said it will pay $475 million in higher wages and profit-sharing for pilots, including $380 million...

  • Dec 2- Delta Air Lines Inc on Friday said it expects a lower operating profit margin in the fourth quarter, as labor costs rise due to a new contract that pilots approved on Thursday.

  • Oil tanker

    The Baltic Dry Index climbed 50 percent over the course of November, but the OPEC deal to reduce oil production could hurt tanker shipping.

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