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  • July 26- Canada's WestJet Airlines Ltd reported a 40.5 percent fall in quarterly profit as higher costs squeezed margins. The company's net earnings fell to C $36.7 million, or 30 Canadian cents per share, in the second quarter ended June 30 from C $61.6 million, or 49 Canadian cents per share, a year earlier. The Calgary- based airline's revenue rose to C $949.3...

  • What’s next for Solar Impulse?

    Solar Impulse’s CEO, co-founder & pilot, André Borschberg talks about the future of the solar-powered aircraft and how renewable technology can be used in products worldwide.

  • Solar Impulse completes world tour

    Solar Impulse chairman, co-founder & pilot, Bertrand Piccard says their solar-powered flight around the world shows the power of what clean technology can really do.

  • A preserved part of the Malaysia's Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad (KTMB) rail track in Upper Bukit Timah Road, Singapore. KTMB used to operate a route from Malaysia to Singapore but ceased service in 2011.

    A planned high-speed rail connecting Singapore and Kuala Lumpur is a feather in the cap for ASEAN but profitability could be a major issue.

  • TRENTON, N.J.— A new Democratic plan to raise the state's gas tax by 23 cents a gallon while cutting other taxes is "dead on arrival," Gov. Christie, a Republican, shot down a proposal unveiled Friday by Senate President Steve Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto. "I reviewed this weekend the Democrats' latest plan to fund the Transportation Trust Fund through a...

  • HOUSTON, July 25- A Chinese container ship hit a wall of the new lane of the Panama Canal, a Canal Authority official and a local ship agent said on Monday, the third such incident since the expanded waterway opened one month ago amid design concerns. The Panama Canal Authority said its operations team was investigating the latest incident. The Panama Canal...

  • SANTIAGO, Chile— Latin America's largest airline has agreed to some $22 million in civil and criminal fines in connection with a scheme to pay bribes to end a labor strike in Argentina a decade ago, U.S. authorities said Monday. Chile- based carrier LATAM will pay $12.75 million to the U.S. Justice Department and $9.4 million including interest to the U.S....

  • An 737 Boeing plane of the Ryanair company takes off at the Lille-Lesquin airport, northern France.

    Ryanair saw shares pop 2 percent after the company announced increases revenues, customers and earnings, despite Brexit worries.

  • A woman takes pictures of the New York Stock Exchange, which has a Tableau Software banner on its facade, May 17, 2013.

    Shares of software company Tableau dipped Monday after analysts at Deutsche Bank downgraded the stock to "hold" from "buy".

  • A Redbox DVD from an automated kiosk.

    Shares of Outerwall jumped Monday after the company announced it would be bought for $1.6 billion by funds managed by Apollo Global Management.

  • TORONTO, July 25- Canada will take older tank cars out of crude-by-rail service much earlier than originally planned, its transport minister said on Monday, in the government's latest move to toughen rail safety after a deadly 2013 crash. The decision, which moves Canada's retrofit schedule further ahead of the United States, was partly prompted by a sharp drop...

  • WASHINGTON, July 25- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday paved the way for new curbs on emissions from passenger jets by ruling that greenhouse gases from airplanes endanger public health. The finding, which requires the EPA to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from aircraft under the federal Clean Air Act, removes a hurdle to implementing...

  • WASHINGTON, July 25- The United States and Mexico agreed to put into force a new air transportation agreement that is expected to boost travel and clear the way for any city to have direct airline service to the neighboring nation, the U.S. Transportation Department said on Monday. The agreement will allow "increased market access for passenger and cargo...

  • Tim Cook, chief executive officer of Apple Inc.

    Apple's secret self-driving electric car project has a new high-profile leader, The Wall Street Journal said Monday.

  • WASHINGTON, July 25- The U.S. The endangerment finding triggers the EPA to start a rule- making process for a greenhouse gas emission standard for aircraft. The EPA said the standard would be "at least as stringent" as one developed by the U.N. International Civil Aviation Organization.

  • TORONTO, July 25- Canada will take older tank cars out of crude-by-rail service much earlier than originally planned, the government said on Monday, in its latest move to toughen rail safety after a deadly 2013 crash. Both types of cars will now be taken out of service by Nov. 1, 2016, said Delphine Denis, a spokeswoman with the office of Transport Minister Marc...

  • Travis Kalanick, CEO, Uber

    The judge banned information from an investigative firm in a background check of a plaintiff who brought a price-fixing lawsuit.

  • WASHINGTON, July 25- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday finalized its determination that greenhouse gases from airplanes endangers public health, a decision that requires the agency to regulate emissions from U.S. aircraft. The endangerment finding triggers the EPA to start a rule- making process for greenhouse gas emission standard for...

  • Is lithium the new gas?

    Lithium may be "the new gasoline" and the key to the electric car revolution. CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports details on the great lithium race.

  • DUBLIN— Ryanair, Europe's biggest short-haul airline, plans to reduce winter services at its main London hub and pursue growth at other bases because of weakened British economic prospects following the country's vote to leave the EU. CEO Michael O'Leary made the announcement Monday as part of Ryanair's first-quarter earnings, which underscored the...

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