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Transportation 2020-07-29T12:11:45Z
2020 Chevrolet Silverado

GM beats Wall Street expectations for Q2 earnings even as coronavirus hits revenue hard

The carmaker said that vehicle sales in the quarter declined 34%. North American operations achieved a "near breakeven," the company said.
Transportation 2020-07-29T11:57:00Z
Newark Airport

Tour the future flagship terminal currently in under construction at Newark airport that's part of a $2.7 redevelopment of the tri-state travel hub?

Terminal 1 is the first project of the $2.7 billion redevelopment of the airport that aims to create a "world-class" facility like the new LaGuardia.
Transportation 2020-07-29T10:45:00Z
Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner

Boeing wrote a step-by-step guide for starting a new airline. Here's what it wants potential founders — and customers — to know.

The planemaker's StartupBoeing program is a clever way to help potential customers get off the ground.
Tech 2020-07-29T02:37:47Z

Elon Musk says Tesla doesn't want to crush rivals, and the company is open to licensing its self-driving software and battery technology

Musk's comments came in response to a story about German automakers envious of Tesla's sophisticated electric vehicle technology.
Science 2020-07-28T21:30:00Z

NASA just picked astronaut Megan McArthur, whose husband launched aboard SpaceX's Crew Dragon, to pilot the spaceship in spring

Astronaut Megan McArthur watched her husband, Bob Behnken, launch aboard the Crew Dragon spaceship. Next year, she'll do the same.
Tech 2020-07-28T18:48:03Z

New York must pay Uber and Lyft drivers unemployment benefits after an 'inexcusable delay,' a federal judge ruled

The ruling is the latest legal victory for drivers as they seek benefits and labor protections typically guaranteed to traditional employees.
Transportation 2020-07-28T18:42:29Z

Airbus' new eVTOL that aims to usher in an era of flying taxis just took its first public flight – take a look at CityAirbus

Airbus is taking its expertise in aircraft and helicopter manufacturing to the eVTOL field with CityAirbus, which can fly above cities at high speeds.
Transportation 2020-07-28T17:34:41Z

THEN AND NOW: The most famous car models in America

From the classic Ford Mustang to the adventurous Jeep Wrangler, take a look at how these cars have changed since they first hit the market.
Tech 2020-07-28T17:04:00Z

Read the pitch deck that Uber founder Garrett Camp created for the ride-hailing giant back in 2008 – before the company became the $120 billion giant it is today

Here's the the pitch deck Uber founder Garrett Camp created for the ride-hailing giant back in 2008 – before it became a $120 billion company.
Transportation 2020-07-28T17:00:00Z

Take a virtual ride inside SpaceShipTwo, the Virgin Galactic rocket ship designed to fly passengers on the $250,000 trip of their lives

Virgin Galactic built a virtual-reality tour to give a taste of what it's like to ride aboard SpaceShipTwo, a six-seat rocket for space tourists.
Transportation 2020-07-28T16:54:17Z

Rolls-Royce wants its new $300,000 Ghost sedan to embody 'post opulence,' which puts minimalism over flashiness

Rolls-Royce's CEO said the new, pared-back Ghost is "perfectly in tune with the times in which we are all living."
Tech 2020-07-28T16:20:51Z

Dog-like Boston Dynamics robots Fluffy and Spot will start working in a Ford plant in August — meet the pair

Boston Dynamics' four-legged robots became available for US companies to buy in June for $75,000, and Ford is one of the biggest yet.
Transportation 2020-07-28T15:32:29Z

Tesla quietly revealed it got a government coronavirus bailout after Elon Musk opposed another stimulus package

Earlier this month, the billionaire said the government should only do direct stimulus payments to citizens because of "special interests."
Tech 2020-07-28T15:19:33Z

Bill Gates calls Elon Musk's comments on COVID-19 'outrageous'

Bill Gates said he hoped Elon Musk would not "confuse areas he's not involved in too much," during an interview with CNBC.
Tech 2020-07-28T14:47:12Z

Revel scooters are shutting down service in NYC after 2 people died in scooter crashes in one month

Revel scooters were involved in two fatal crashes in the city in the past month alone, leading to increased scrutiny of the company.
Transportation 2020-07-28T14:05:05Z

Florida man charged in federal court with using coronavirus relief funds to buy himself a brand-new Lamborghini

A criminal complaint alleges that "within days" of receiving the PPP money, David Hines went and bought a $318,000 Lamborghini Huracan.
Transportation Contributors 2020-07-28T13:16:00Z

Harley-Davidson misses on 2nd-quarter earnings as coronavirus hurts sales and new CEO pushes restructuring plan

Harley-Davidson posted an unexpected loss of $0.60 per share for Q2; analysts has expected a slight profit.
Transportation 2020-07-28T13:00:00Z

Professional Driver breaks down California's legendary Laguna Seca race track

Home to motor racing's most notorious corner, the Corkscrew, Laguna Seca in Monterrey, California is a legendary race track.
Premium Transportation 2020-07-28T11:00:00Z

One of America's trucking giants has hired its first chief diversity officer to build its reputation as a progressive company in an old-school industry

As XPO Logistics' first chief diversity officer, LaQuenta Jacobs will help the public company with "cultural leadership and strategic direction".
Transportation 2020-07-28T09:42:00Z

Watch live: Virgin Galactic is unveiling the interior cabin of its SpaceShipTwo rocket that will fly people to the edge of space after 16 years of effort

Virgin Galactic, founded by Richard Branson in 2004, will make public the interior of SpaceShipTwo in a July 28 virtual live tour on YouTube.
Transportation 2020-07-27T22:21:26Z

VW has shelled out more than $9.5 billion to car buyers it deceived in its Dieselgate scandal

Volkswagen had to pay out more than $10 billion to customers after a deceptive ad campaign, and the majority of buyers took them up on the offer.
Transportation 2020-07-27T20:02:19Z

Bombardier sold its commercial plane division and will now focus solely on private jets — here's what went wrong

Bombardier Aerospace went from creating a revolutionary passenger jet to selling off its commercial aircraft division piecemeal in less than a decade.
Transportation 2020-07-27T19:42:50Z

Ford is reportedly also making a Bronco pickup truck to challenge the Jeep Gladiator

The new Ford Bronco pickup truck would likely also be a four-door pickup, just like the Jeep Gladiator, the report indicates.
Transportation 2020-07-27T19:00:00Z

How the Ford GT Was Aerodynamically Designed

The Ford GT is more than a well-engineered car. It's one of the best aerodynamically designed American supercars.
Transportation 2020-07-27T18:38:40Z

You may have to wait 18 months before taking delivery of your new Ford Bronco due to a plethora of preorders

"Reservations have been so popular that some Bronco customers may not receive their Bronco until 2022," said Ford.
Transportation 2020-07-27T18:15:37Z

Renault just gave an entire French town free EVs to prove it's easy to go electric

Participating households in Appy, France, need to share their impressions of the car with Renault as part of the program.
Transportation 2020-07-27T17:51:57Z

Mercedes-Benz is reportedly cutting at least 7 models from its US lineup to make it simpler

One dealer said Mercedes-Benz's US portfolio was like "the menu at a Cheesecake Factory restaurant," according to a report.
Transportation 2020-07-27T17:17:49Z

Emirates will pay for your medical treatment, hotel quarantine, and even your funeral if you catch COVID-19 while traveling

In a bid to boost seat sales, Emirates has created a coronavirus insurance plan that's free for all passengers.
Tech 2020-07-27T16:49:00Z

Elon Musk says he's terrified of AI taking over the world and most scared of Google's DeepMind AI project

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, who has repeatedly warned of the dangers of artificial intelligence, said he was most worried about Google's AI.
Transportation 2020-07-27T16:46:16Z

Help fund the struggling US Postal Service with this extraordinary $20 crop top

The cash-strapped USPS relies on sales of postage, products, and services to fund operations. This new top and other gifts can help it stay solvent.
Tech 2020-07-27T15:00:43Z

Elon Musk thinks he had the coronavirus in January — and now wears a mask when at Tesla's factory

The billionaire also once again decried lockdown orders for healthy people, despite ample evidence that asymptomatic spread has fueled the pandemic.
Tech 2020-07-27T14:32:04Z

Elon Musk appeared to imply that Jeff Bezos is too old and Blue Origin is 'too slow' to reach the moon

Musk and Bezos have been feuding for years: Musk has called Bezos a copycat and Bezos has said SpaceX's goal of colonizing Mars is "un-motivating."
Executive Lifestyle 2020-07-27T13:40:00Z

A Texas man bought an old ambulance from a landscaping company for $4,500 and spent $10,000 converting it into his dream tiny home. Here's how he did it.

Michael Talley said that he focused on creating as much open space in the converted ambulance as possible.
Premium Tech 2020-07-27T10:00:41Z

Uber drivers are suing for their data, and it has big implications for the $200 billion gig economy

If the Uber drivers win, the landmark lawsuits could help address the power imbalance between tech giants like Uber and gig-economy workers.
News 2020-07-26T18:39:27Z

Southwest CEO says airline is 'in intensive care' but isn't planning to lay off or furlough workers for now

Airlines have warned about furloughs and layoffs due to reduced air travel, but Southwest Airlines says unlike its competitors, it won't follow suit.
Transportation 2020-07-26T16:00:00Z

How Circuit of the America's rivals the most dangerous race tracks in the world

Circuit of the Americas is the first US racetrack built for Formula 1. Despite being so new, it's one of the world's most challenging courses.

A lawyer who helps ultrawealthy families get secondary citizenships says business is booming in 2020 — and not just because of the coronavirus

Wealthy Americans are already looking to the election and are prepared to "vote with their feet" if taxes go up.
Transportation 2020-07-26T12:59:00Z

A 2020 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter was turned into a $210,000 off-road camper van that can sleep 4 — see inside 'Pearl'

The van can sleep two in the rear bed, and two in the pop-up roof tent. It also has a dry bathroom, kitchen, and dining area.
Transportation 2020-07-26T12:54:00Z

A 32-year-old mint-condition BMW M3 just sold for $250,000. Here are 15 cars you could buy instead.

A 1988 BMW M3 is now can be worth as much as rare Ferraris, Lamborghini, and Porsches, according to at least one recent sale price.
Transportation 2020-07-26T12:24:00Z

Whoever wins the 2020 presidential race will be the first to use the new Air Force One – here's what we know about the new $5.3 billion aircraft

President Trump pushed for a cheaper replacement program, resulting in the purchase of jets intended for a Russian airline instead of factory-fresh models.
Transportation 2020-07-26T12:09:00Z

Airbus' self-flying plane just completed successful taxi, take-off, and landing tests, opening the door for fully autonomous flight

Airbus finished the tests in June after its first autonomous take-off in December, paving the way for pilot-less passenger flights in the future.
Premium Transportation 2020-07-26T11:48:00Z

Investors like Amazon and BlackRock are betting these 10 EV startups have the best chance of becoming the next Tesla

Rivian, Lucid Motors, and Canoo are among the best-funded electric-vehicle startups that are trying to replicate Tesla's success.
Transportation 2020-07-26T11:34:00Z

A new US Air Force-backed eVTOL debuted in May has racked up $265 million in orders to be delivered in 2021 – take a look at the Sabrewing Rhaegal

The US Air Force is investing millions with NASA also providing support for the eVTOL that could be delivering packages as early as 2022.
Transportation 2020-07-25T13:17:00Z

Tesla is quickly ramping up its ability to make cars, trucks, SUVs, batteries, and solar panels. Take a closer look at its master plan.

The scale that this expansion provides could enable Tesla to become more profitable and increase the company's lead over its competition.
Transportation 2020-07-25T12:46:00Z

How a little-known 1980 law slashed pay for millions of truck drivers and created big-box retail as we know it

Online shopping and big-box retail likely wouldn't exist today without the deregulation of the trucking industry 40 years ago this month.
Transportation 2020-07-25T12:32:00Z

NASA added 6 HD video cameras to its next Mars rover so we can all watch the first footage of a spacecraft landing on another planet

The Perseverance rover will perform a descent to the surface that will require a heat shield, supersonic parachute, and rocket-powered crane.
Transportation 2020-07-25T12:28:00Z

I've driven 7 different Porsches in the past year — and ranked them in order of how much I liked them

From wagons to SUVs to sports cars, Porsche has put together a stellar lineup. But there's still room to nitpick — and to rank.
Transportation 2020-07-25T12:17:00Z

Qantas and British Airways retired their Boeing 747 fleets after 50 years. Here are the jet's 12 coolest features that passengers will miss.

Most air travelers will never get to experience the unique features of the Boeing 747 again as airlines are sending the fleet type to retirement.
Transportation 2020-07-25T11:48:00Z

11 tips for first-time car buyers, from establishing the right budget to how to have a perfect test drive

The key for first-time car buyers is to do a lot of research before, during, and after any test drives.
News 2020-07-25T02:34:09Z

Bernie Sanders slams Tesla CEO Elon Musk, saying it's 'pathetic' that Musk is against another government stimulus package

"Another government stimulus package is not in the best interests of the people imo," Elon Musk said on Twitter on Friday.
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