- Airline: Dreamliner Batteries Long Showed Defects
January 29 2013 11:19 PM
Even before two battery failures led to the grounding of all Boeing 787 Dreamliner jets, the planes’ lithium-ion batteries had experienced multiple problems that raised questions about their reliability, The New York Times reports.
Boeing 787 Battery Problem Rekindles Fire Hazard Concern
January 28 2013 5:12 PM
The Boeing 787 Dreamliner fiery battery problen has renewed attention on an issue that never went away.
- Toyota Becomes World's No. 1 Carmaker
January 28 2013 9:45 AM
Japan's No. 1 carmaker, Toyota Motor Corporation (TYO:7283), became the world's biggest carmaker in 2012 by selling more vehicles than General Motors Company (NYSE:GM).
NY Longshoremen's Strike: One Fight Labor Can Win?
January 25 2013 6:19 PM
Contract talks between the longshoremen and their employers in the New York area are coming down to the wire; a strike would devastate the U.S. economy but perhaps bolster the labor movement.
- Baby Flung From Car: Terrifying Video Of Child Ejected In A Car Crash Goes Viral
January 23 2013 1:28 PM
A video of a baby being flung from a mini-van has gone viral after a horrific car crash in Russia nearly took the child’s life.
- Boeing 787's Return To Service Remains Up In The Air
January 18 2013 3:50 PM
The agency that grounded Boeing's 787 Dreamliner as it investigates battery malfunctions does not know when it will allow the plane to fly again.
Boeing Catches A PR 'Updraft' From Unionized Workers, Wall Street
January 18 2013 6:04 AM
Boeing, struggling to fix a serious battery problem in its 787 Dreamliner, catches a p.r. break from one of its unions, as well as Wall Street.
- Ford Hiring 2,200 Salaried Workers This Year
January 11 2013 8:19 AM
Ford will boost its payroll by 2,200 this year, the latest sign the No. 2 U.S. carmaker is firing on all cylinders.
- NYC Commuter Ferry Crash Injures 57
January 09 2013 11:29 AM
A commuter ferry crashed into a pier in lower Manhattan early Wednesday, injuring 57 people, one critically, the New York City Police Department said.
US, Canadian Airlines Begin 2013 Flying High
January 07 2013 4:12 PM
Airlines post strong growth in traffic and passenger revenue for December thanks to factors that are expected to boost 2013 results.
Subaru Recall 2013: Automaker Recalls Outback, Legacy And Other Top-Selling Models For 'Puddle Light' Issue
January 04 2013 10:36 AM
Subaru is recalling as many as 634,000 vehicles in the United States for potential lighting problems that could lead to smoke or fire
Americans Flocked To Car Dealerships In December
January 03 2013 12:22 PM
Automakers ended 2012 on a high note as Americans kicked tires and drove more new vehicles off the lots last month than they had in years.
AAA Tipsy Tow: How To Get A Free Ride Home On New Year's Eve 2013
December 31 2012 11:58 AM
AAA is offering its annual service for New Year's Eve 2013, Tipsy Tow, which provides motorists a free ride home.
- New Year's Eve 2013 Ushers In Extended Train, Shuttle Services
December 31 2012 7:36 AM
BART, TriMet and Broadway Shuttle will run extended services to enable the New Year partygoers to return home safely.
Threat To US Economy Dodged As Longshoremen Strike Averted
December 28 2012 12:37 PM
An imminent dockworkers' strike of East and Gulf coast ports has been delayed for 30 days. The two sides resolved their most contentious issue.
US Longshoremen Strike Likely To Start Sunday - Analysts
December 27 2012 11:43 AM
U.S. port operators and maritime shipping companies are bracing for a longshoremen's strike of facilities from Massachusetts to Texas.
Toyota Settles Acceleration Lawsuits for $1.1B
December 26 2012 7:06 PM
Toyota Motor Corp. has agreed to pay up to $1.4 billion to settle U.S. lawsuits for sudden acceleration, according to court filings made public Wednesday.
Airline Industry: Leaner, Meaner And Poised For More Growth In 2013
December 13 2012 1:23 PM
Globally, aviation supports some 57 million jobs and $2.2 trillion in economic activity.
Green Attracts Green: Airlines Order $15B In Fuel-Efficient Jets
December 13 2012 11:31 AM
Airbus, Mitsubishi and Bombardier secured $15 billion worth of orders this week for greener, cheaper-to-fly jets.
First In America - American Airlines Gets The Boeing 777-300ER
December 11 2012 3:51 PM
As it prepares to exit bankruptcy and fights off advances by US Airways, American Airlines adds a big, new 300-seater jet to its fleet.