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Travel & Public Transit

New Battle Emerges Between Rail Giants CN, CP Over KCS

March 2, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

A wrinkle has emerged in the yearlong, multibillion-dollar battle between rival railroad giants Canadian National Railway and Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. over which of the Class I railroads will own and operate the smaller, but strategically important, freight carrier Kansas […]


Vehicles

Tesla Could Rise 30% Next Year on China Demand

December 28, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Tesla Inc. is in a strong position heading into 2022, with catalysts including robust Chinese demand and new factory openings in the U.S. and Germany, according to Wedbush. Shares in the electric vehicle maker could gain nearly 30% over the […]


Vehicles

Ford Sales Tops Again; Poised to Outsell GM’s EVs

December 3, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Ford Motor Co. claimed it was the best-selling automaker in the U.S. for the third consecutive month in November, a streak it hasn’t achieved since 1974, as it reported a 5.9% year-over-year sales boost for the month. The Dearborn, Mich., […]


Infrastructure

Loaded and Rolling: Infrastructure bill, autonomous freight, sluggish November freight volumes

November 11, 2021

Via: FreightWaves

On Nov. 5, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) by a 228-206 vote after passage by the Senate on Aug. 10. In a report published by Georgetown University, trucking jobs are […]


Shipping

No relief from ‘ridiculously expensive’ container shipping rates

October 28, 2021

Via: FreightWaves

“Cost of shipping between the U.S. and China plunges” blared a headline in early October, citing a reported halving of rates in a matter of days. Was this the beginning of the end of sky-high trans-Pacific shipping costs, the onset […]


Vehicles

Legislation to expand American, union-made electric vehicles passes House committee

September 20, 2021

Via: Transportation Today

U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee (D-MI), chief deputy whip of the House Democratic Caucus, applauded the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee’s passage of his legislation to expand tax credits for the middle class when purchasing electric vehicles. Part of President […]


Impact & Regulations

The airline dispute with China isn’t over

June 8, 2020

Via: Politico

The tension between the U.S. and China over airlines let up somewhat late last week, but there are still hurdles for the governments and carriers. DOT issued a new order on Friday allowing two weekly round-trip flights for Chinese airlines, […]


Impact & Regulations

737 MAX worries still on display at U.S., Canada aviation agencies

November 25, 2019

Via: Politico

WORRIES ABOUT THE MAX AT AVIATION AGENCIES: Regulatory officials in the U.S. and Canada continue to be concerned about MCAS, the flight control system implicated in the two Boeing 737 crashes, according to emails obtained by the New York Times […]


Impact & Regulations

Automakers try to return attention to NAFTA talks

July 10, 2018

Via: Politico

A coalition of North American auto groups — including Alliance for Automobile Manufacturers and Association of Global Automakers — issued a statement Monday calling for the U.S., Canada and Mexico to resume NAFTA negotiations now that Mexico’s presidential election is […]