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  • FIAT CHRYSLER ADMITS FAILING TO REPORT DEATH, INJURY REPORTS TO U.S.

  • Uber drives sits next to a yellow cab.

    A ruling that widens the scope of a case against Uber will reverberate through Silicon Valley and broader sharing, or gig, economy.

  • GENEVA, Dec 10- Germany's Lufthansa is set to become the first airline to fly Airbus's revamped single-aisle A320neo jet, the airline said on Thursday, replacing Qatar Airways which has expressed concerns over the technical performance of its engines. Until now, Qatar Airways has been named as the launch customer for the fuel-efficient jet, with Airbus...

  • BRUSSELS, Dec 10- The European Aviation Safety Agency expressed concern about Thailand's air safety oversight on Thursday but not did include any Thai carriers in an updated list of airlines banned from flying in the European Union. Some analysts had expected the EU could follow the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration, which last week downgraded Thailand's...

  • BRUSSELS, Dec 10- The European Aviation Safety Agency did not put any Thai airlines on its list of carriers banned from flying into the EU on Thursday, an EU official said, 10 days after the U.S. aviation body downgraded Thailand. The fact that no Thai airlines appeared on the list will be a boon for Thai Airways International, the only major airline flying into Europe...

  • GENEVA, Dec 10- Low oil prices and healthy demand for travel, despite recent terror attacks hurting some destinations, will boost airline profits again in 2016, the International Air Transport Association said on Thursday. The Geneva- based association, whose members range from Delta, Lufthansa and Qatar Airways to Qantas and Cathay Pacific, previously...

  • BEIJING/ SINGAPORE, Dec 10- China will introduce tough controls on ship emissions at three key port areas from January to reduce sulphur dioxide which results in acid rain, causing respiratory difficulties and sometimes premature death, said the Ministry of Transport. The new rules will apply to merchant ships navigating or anchoring in the waters of Pearl...

  • Dec 10- Winter holiday travel on U.S. airlines will be even busier this year than last, an airlines association said Thursday. U.S. carriers are expected to fly 38.1 million passengers worldwide from Dec. 18 through Jan. 3, up 3 percent from a year earlier, Washington- based trade group Airlines for America said in a news release. "We attribute the increase to the...

  • Tesla Model X

    Jia Yueting is betting Las Vegas will give him the winning hand in the electric car market. In fact, he's gambling $1 billion on it.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 9- Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV has agreed to pay $70 million in fines to resolve a U.S. investigation that it failed to disclose vehicle crash death and injury reports, people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Wednesday. This is the latest fine imposed by the U.S. auto safety agency after it came under harsh criticism from Congress and in a...

  • Dec 9- The head of Qatar Airways on Wednesday cast doubt on proposed European Union air traffic agreements that might limit Gulf carriers from flying to European destinations because of what some see as unfair subsidies. Qatar Airways Chief Executive Officer Akbar Al Baker said the effort, which the European Commission announced on Monday, was unlikely to...

  • Ruling opens up Uber lawsuit to more drivers

    CNBC's Kate Rogers reports a judge has expanded the scope of the lawsuit against Uber on whether drivers are considered employees or independent contractors.

  • Dec 9- United Airlines on Wednesday said it will cancel flight service between Washington and Dubai starting in late January, meaning no U.S. passenger carrier will fly direct to the Gulf states. The move comes after the U.S. government awarded a government contract for travel on the route in 2016 to rival JetBlue Airways Corp and its codeshare partner Emirates,...

  • Dec 9- United Airlines on Wednesday said it will offer free snacks on all flights starting February 2016, a departure for an industry that has moved toward charging for extra services. The move follows customer feedback that Oscar Munoz, chief executive of parent United Continental Holdings Inc, solicited when he took the top job at the second-largest U.S....

  • Rendering of a hyperloop station by Hyperloop Technologies.

    Nevada has been chosen as the test location for the Hyperloop, a high speed transportation system from Tesla Motors chief CEO Elon Musk.

  • Dec 9- American Airlines Group Inc on Wednesday said it will add a new type of economy-class seating to international flights starting in late 2016, aimed at travelers willing to pay for amenities such as wider seats without the full cost of flying business class. The move also helps bring American's premium economy service in line with partners British...

  • LONDON, Dec 9- British rail and bus company Stagecoach said customers had cut back journeys to big cities since last month's deadly attacks in Paris, leading it to trim its annual profit forecast. Revenue growth in parts of its inter-city coach business and its UK rail units which connect London, Manchester and Edinburgh, had dropped over the last month,...

  • GoEuro funding round is huge milestone: CEO

    GoEuro.com has announced the closure of a Series B funding round totalling $45 million, led by Goldman Sachs. Its founder and CEO, Naren Shaam discusses further.

  • *Singapore's bunker fuel falls below $200/ mt 1st time since 2005. The benchmark end-user price for marine fuels, also known as bunker, Singapore's 380- centistoke grade bunker fuel, closed at $183.21 per metric tonne on Tuesday, almost $10 lower from the previous day and at levels last seen in January 2005. OPEC members now seem to be defending market share against...

  • Didi Kuaidi, China's largest internet car hailing company, has named Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang as a senior adviser, the Financial Times reports.

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