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Transportation 2021-04-13T12:40:04Z
GettyImages 1176816141 (1) NEW YORK, NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 24: Dara Khosrowshahi, CEO, UBER, speaks onstage during the 2019 Concordia Annual Summit - Day 2 at Grand Hyatt New York on September 24, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Riccardo Savi/Getty Images for Concordia Summit)

Uber could start delivering cannabis if it's decriminalized under federal law, its CEO said

Uber might start weed deliveries when cannabis is decriminalized, CEO Dara Khosrowshahi told CNBC. It's still illegal under federal law.
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An Experian expert explains how great auto credit can help automakers cash in on a post-pandemic sales boom

The US market is defying expectations amid a recovery from the pandemic, but questions remain about affordability as prices for vehicles hit records.
Transportation 2021-04-13T11:32:22Z
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Grab, the food-delivery giant backed by SoftBank, is going public in the US via the largest-ever SPAC merger, valuing it at $40 billion

Grab, the food-delivery giant backed by SoftBank, plans to go public in the US via a SPAC merger with Altimeter Growth. It'd be listed on the Nasdaq.
Travel 2021-04-12T22:02:33Z

Former FDA commissioner says cruises could be a 'lower risk endeavor' compared to other travel

Cruise lines can create a "protective bubble" aboard ships, Scott Gottlieb, former FDA commissioner and co-chair of the Healthy Sail Panel, told CNBC
Transportation 2021-04-12T18:50:48Z

Amazon drivers describe the paranoia of working under the watchful eyes of new truck cameras that monitor them constantly and fire off 'rage-inducing' alerts if they make a wrong move

With the cameras installed, "we have zero privacy and no margin for error," a California-based delivery driver told Insider.
Tech 2021-04-12T18:49:05Z

8 secret airplane safety features that could save your life

Planes are designed with safety in mind. Here are eight safety features that you may not have noticed before. Next time you fly, try to spot them.
Transportation 2021-04-12T16:52:18Z

The launch of Carnival's new 5,200-guest cruise ship with a roller coaster onboard has been delayed again — see inside the Mardi Gras

Carnival's Mardi Gras ship can accommodate 5,200 guests and has eateries from celebrities like Guy Fieri, Shaquille O'Neal, and Emeril Lagasse.
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The CEO of a Tesla-backed battery startup explains why he's mining for cheap lithium in North Carolina

Ahead of the next wave of EVs, competition in the battery supply chain is heating up as companies give automakers sustainable, low-cost options.
Transportation 2021-04-12T13:30:11Z

Uber reveals March bookings were the highest in company history as ride-hailing rebounds from the pandemic

The pandemic hit Uber hard, but March data from the company shows it is on the rebound, hitting booking and delivery records.
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How an under-the-radar eVTOL startup convinced UPS its technology was ready to remake e-commerce logistics

UPS execs knew they wanted to invest in eVTOLs before meeting any aircraft companies. Beta won the contract based on technical and cultural fit.
Transportation 2021-04-11T19:39:07Z

Canadians are flocking to US border cities to take advantage of a travel loophole — and it's creating lucrative opportunities on both sides of the closed border

Lucrative niche industries including helicopter flights over the border and international car rides are booming in cities like Buffalo, New York.
Transportation 2021-04-11T19:08:33Z

Inside America's first private terminal for millionaires

America's first private terminal, The Private Suite at LAX, has its own TSA check, 12 luxury suites, and a fleet of BMWs that drive up to the planes.
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Secretary Pete is busy selling Biden's jobs plan. His former advocacy group will sell Biden's larger agenda.

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg's issue advocacy group is pivoting its mission to focus on five issues on which the former presidential candidate campaigned.
Travel 2021-04-11T12:36:00Z

Marriott is testing contactless check-in via kiosk as travel begins to return — see how to works

The hotel giant is now testing digital kiosks and a "grab-and-go marketplace" full of snacks, drinks, and complimentary breakfasts.
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Corporate America is still dangerously delusional about what the GOP has become

The party of big business has taken to policing corporate America's speech now, and that's not going to change anytime soon.
Transportation 2021-04-10T22:01:00Z

Drones 101: The Future of Drones for Consumers and Businesses

In The Drones 101 report, Business Insider Intelligence forecasts the future of the drone market and examines how high it will fly.

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Tech 2021-04-10T18:15:51Z

The Korean battery firm that supplies Ford and Volkswagen has announced a deal that will save thousands of Georgia jobs

LG Chem and its major rival SK InnovationCo's deal solves a trade dispute that threatened a key plant and Ford and VW's electric vehicle plans.
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4 top startups chasing the $23 billion battery recycling market —and solving a major problem for electric cars

As US incentives and major automakers push for more electric cars, the US will face a "mountain" of battery waste.
Science 2021-04-10T13:00:16Z

Luxury ships from the Royal Caribbean and Carnival Cruise lines sail to the rescue and evacuate islanders in the path of a volcano eruption

Saint Vincent's National Emergency Management Organisation has since tweeted that La Soufrière volcano has erupted.
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7 years ago, Formula E became automakers' EV testing grounds. Here's how it's helping innovate road cars.

Formula E arrived in 2014 as the first mainstream electric racing series. Since then, it's gained big-name automakers and helped innovate road cars.
Transportation 2021-04-10T12:33:00Z

The 14 coolest features of the 2024 GMC Hummer EV SUV, from a removable roof to 4-wheel steering

The $80,000-plus GMC Hummer EV SUV doesn't disappoint when it comes to interesting features and options.
Transportation 2021-04-10T12:23:00Z

Jetblue founder David Neeleman's new airline is recruiting pilots and 4,400 have already applied — here's what Breeze Airways looks for when hiring

Thousands of pilots are vying to get in on the ground floor of aviation's most-watched startup and help David Neeleman succeed with his fifth airline.
Transportation 2021-04-10T12:07:00Z

Review: The mid-tier Porsche 911 Turbo is a reminder that sometimes you can have more fun with cheaper toys

The Porsche 911 Turbo is the little brother to the more powerful Turbo S. It's cheaper than its sibling but just as quick and remarkable to drive.
Transportation 2021-04-10T11:44:00Z

Amtrak's $80 billion plan to connect the US is the latest step in a rail revolution but has a glaring omission: high-speed rail

Amtrak may be decades away from focusing on true high-speed rail as it plans to spend Biden's $80 billion on repairing its languishing network.
Transportation 2021-04-10T11:14:58Z

A private pilot has offered a free round trip to Austin to a family who were booted off a Southwest Airlines flight, after their toddler couldn't keep his mask on

Following the incident earlier this month, a Good Samaritan has stepped in to help the Harveys reach their intended destination at no extra cost.
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You don't have to like Elon Musk — or Tesla — to admire what the automaker has pulled off

Tesla has demanded a lot of patience from investors and fans. But Tesla has also reward loyalists and validated an electric-car market.
Science 2021-04-10T08:09:40Z

Video shows sailors fighting off a pod of killer whales with poles and flares after they break boat's rudder

Crew members of the Serena IV in the Strait of Gibraltar were shocked after a pod of killer whales broke their vessel's rudder.
Transportation 2021-04-09T20:14:08Z

Why electric planes haven't taken off yet

Battery-powered electric planes could be the future of aviation. Pipistrel, Ampaire, Eviation, and MagniX are betting on zero-emissions air travel.
Transportation 2021-04-09T19:34:07Z

How compact cars can jump football fields in rally races

Most rally cars are made from tiny little compact cars, but can jump hundreds of feet. We explore how their design makes them capable of this.
Transportation 2021-04-09T18:32:12Z

Boeing's infamous 737 Max plane has a new issue, and 16 airlines are being told to ground planes

Boeing said Friday it had recommended that 16 airlines ground their aircraft until it's fixed. The company released few other details about the issue.
Transportation 2021-04-09T17:08:21Z

Watch Teslas slowly move through Elon Musk's new Boring Company tunnel under Las Vegas

The 1.7-mile-long Las Vegas Convention Center Loop is set to start accepting passengers by June.
Transportation 2021-04-09T14:18:27Z

Tesla just hiked the prices of its most popular cars — here's how much each model will set you back

Tesla tends to change its prices pretty regularly. Here's how much one of its electric cars will set you back today.
Transportation 2021-04-09T14:15:50Z

Tesla raised the prices of its Model 3 and Model Y cars by $500, its 4th price change of the year

Tesla has raised the prices of its Model 3 Standard Range Plus, Model 3 Long Range AWD, and Model Y Long Range AWD by $500.
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Meet the Waymo power players who will replace John Krafcik as the co-CEOs of Google's $30 billion self-driving unit

Waymo is replacing John Krafcik with COO Tekedra Mawakana and CTO Dmitri Dolgov, who will serve as co-CEOs.
Tech 2021-04-08T23:50:11Z

Votes against Amazon union lead after first day of ballot counting

The NLRB has paused counting until Friday morning, with votes against forming a union leading 1,100 to 463.
Transportation 2021-04-08T21:55:05Z

Ford's new Mustang Mach-E reportedly faces software glitch that's left some owners unable to drive

There appears to be a problem with some early Mustang Mach-E vehicles that cause the car to "brick" — that is, they are unable to start.
Tech 2021-04-08T21:21:10Z

Tesla's CFO is the latest tech executive to buy a home in Texas — see his $3.29 million lakefront Austin home

The Tesla executive's $3 million home purchase is the latest in a line of high-profile tech moves into the city.
Travel 2021-04-08T21:19:22Z

Princess Cruises is turning its ships into 'offices at sea' with WiFi as fast as land

SES, Princess Cruises' "connectivity partner," will be launching new satellite constellations later this year.
Transportation 2021-04-08T20:57:24Z

America's newest airline is launching in April with a focus on leisure routes and fares as low as $19: Meet Avelo Airlines

Avelo's launch comes as more Americans are willing to take to the skies for leisure travel. And the airline's low fares are giving them a reason to.
Transportation 2021-04-08T18:40:56Z

United debuted tools during a devastating winter storm that it says have already saved thousands of flyers from cancellations

United is testing programs to hold flights for customers whose connections are delayed, and even warning flyers if public transit to the airport is disrupted.
Travel 2021-04-08T17:21:19Z

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis says his state is suing the CDC to bring back cruises

DeSantis said the decision was made on behalf of state residents who depend on an "open cruise industry,"
Transportation 2021-04-08T16:09:25Z

Tesla reportedly slams 'irritating' approval process for Berlin factory

Elon Musk's automaker complained that the lengthy process stifles clean-energy investments in Germany, Bloomberg reported Thursday.
Transportation 2021-04-08T14:55:01Z

I flew on JetBlue for the first time since it began filling planes to capacity and found it's still doing more than most to keep flyers safe

JetBlue abandoned blocking middle seats and back-to-front boarding but still maintains an impressive arsenal of pandemic health and safety features.
Transportation 2021-04-08T14:45:00Z

Why cars in Tunisia cost twice as much as they do in the US

Cars in Tunisia are among the priciest in the world, with used cars costing almost twice the market value. One company is trying to change that.
Premium Strategy 2021-04-08T14:28:13Z

A day in the life of Hyundai VP Olabisi Boyle, who wakes up at 5 a.m., test-drives cars on her commute, and works out between meetings

Boyle says she makes her bed every morning and hosts weekly "mentorship" meetings with aspiring STEM leaders.
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Amazon logistics salaries revealed: Here's what workers bulking out Amazon's supply chain make, from entry-level analysts to senior management

Amazon's senior logistics managers can make more than $180,000 per year in base salary. Transportation analysts start at $61,000.
Transportation 2021-04-08T12:04:19Z

The guy driving the Suez Canal excavator says he got by on 3 hours of sleep a night and hasn't been paid his overtime yet

The man who helped dig the Ever Given container ship out — as the world shared memes of his excavator — says he did not get the recognition he wanted.
Transportation 2021-04-08T10:39:19Z

Tesla refunded customers who were overcharged up to $71,000 on new cars and gave them $200 to spend at its online store

Customers were left with bills of up to $142,000 after the double charges. Tesla apologized in emails shared with CNBC and repaid the money.
Transportation 2021-04-08T08:34:52Z

Video shows a massive fireball destroying the deck of a supply ship in the Antarctic Ocean

A fire started on MPV Everest in the Antarctic Ocean while it was on its journey back to Australia. No injuries were reported.
Tech 2021-04-07T22:04:00Z

Uber is spending $250 million to persuade drivers to get back on the road

"This is likely a temporary situation ... which means that over time earnings will come back to pre-Covid levels," Uber said in a blog post Wednesday.
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