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Transportation 2020-06-23T22:34:53Z
Ford F 150

The all-new Ford F-150 pickup arrives this week. Here's why it's been America's best-selling truck for over 4 decades.

The F-150 underwent a risky redesign for the 13th generation of the vehicle — arguably the riskiest since the truck first arrived in 1947.
Transportation 2020-06-23T20:51:42Z
2015 Cadillac Escalade Platinum

These are the 20 cars, trucks, and SUVs with the lowest rates of driver death, according to the IIHS

Many of the safest vehicles on the market are large luxury SUVs, but a few small cars made the cut as well.
Transportation 2020-06-23T20:50:48Z
The Scout Yoho. 4

The $19,200 Yoho camper can be mounted on a pickup truck and sleep up to four people — see inside

Yoho's interior includes a kitchenette-like area, a bed, and a dinette that can convert into another sleeping space.
Transportation 2020-06-23T20:31:51Z

NASA is booting up a program to launch scientists into space on ships built by Virgin Galactic, Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin, and other suborbital spaceflight companies

NASA's push to privatize space travel has the agency seeking companies that can rocket its astronauts to the edge of space on training flights.
Tech 2020-06-23T20:26:00Z

An Uber security contractor reportedly tackled a Black teen girl riding a Jump bike after the company hired the guards to recover stolen bikes

An employee told Vice that Uber's security contractors physically restrained people on multiple occasions while trying to retrieve the bikes.
Transportation 2020-06-23T19:37:18Z

The Port ity's executive director is 'ecstatic' with the new LaGuardia Airport and has a message for Joe Biden after comparing LGA to a 'third-world country'

"LaGuardia has left the third world behind and is not only first world but world-class," said Cotton regarding Joe Biden's criticism of the airport.
Premium Transportation 2020-06-23T19:13:57Z

Morgan Stanley predicts Tesla will make almost twice as much money as Uber in 5 years, by one measure

Tesla's EBITDA will be almost twice as high as Uber's in 2025, Morgan Stanley projected in a note to clients.
Transportation 2020-06-23T18:24:26Z

See a CGI rendering of the upcoming Tesla Roadster speed to 60 mph with use of 'rocket thrusters'

Elon Musk has claimed the Tesla Roadster will have a "SpaceX option package" that would include about "10 small rocket thrusters."
Transportation 2020-06-23T17:53:08Z

Europe may issue a travel ban for Americans because of the rapid spread of the coronavirus in the US

The European Union may bar American visitors because of the explosion of coronavirus cases and deaths in the US, The New York Times reported.
Transportation 2020-06-23T17:52:11Z

How to road-trip safely during the COVID-19 pandemic

The key here is to be safe, smart, and healthy.
Transportation 2020-06-23T17:40:40Z

Royal Caribbean joins the rest of the cruise industry in cancelling most cruise voyages through September

Cruise ships, which at first became hotbeds for the coronavirus, have been hit particularly hard by the travel slowdown.
Transportation 2020-06-23T17:13:41Z

WeWork's infamous private jet is still for sale 9 months later — with a new discounted price of $49.9 million

WeWork's Gulfstream G650 jet played a role in the startup's failed IPO saga in 2019 — and apparently isn't easy to offload.
Tech 2020-06-23T16:57:00Z

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 2020-06-23T16:55:42Z

'At some point, owners of a business deserve a return, too': Delta CEO defends stock buybacks despite $5 billion bailout

Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian defended the airline's $11.5 billion in stock buybacks during the 2010s, and the coronavirus bailout it received.
Transportation 2020-06-23T16:17:21Z

The Great Compression: The coronavirus pandemic could drive a long-overdue consolidation of the global auto industry

Post-COVID, the auto industry could undergo a massive consolidation, with mergers and partnerships preparing automakers to compete in a new world.
Transportation 2020-06-23T16:17:04Z

DESTINATION REROUTED: How the business of transportation is evolving amid a devastating pandemic

The pandemic has revealed clear blindspots in a transportation business that had been booming on several fronts before worldwide shutdowns began.
Tech 2020-06-23T15:21:46Z

Amazon says it's creating a $2 billion green energy fund to invest in companies working to build a carbon-free future

Amazon says it wants to be completely powered by renewable energy by 2025, earlier than first planned.
Transportation 2020-06-23T15:05:00Z

I pitted the Ford F-150, Chevy Silverado, RAM 1500, Toyota Tundra, and Nissan Titan in a battle of full-size pickups. Here's how they ranked.

I reviewed a variety of trim levels and price points, so this comparison isn't perfect. But it should give you an idea of how the pickups rank.
Transportation 2020-06-23T15:01:13Z

These pristine 434 acres in Oregon come with a 2.34-mile racetrack and can be yours for $10 million

The 2.34-mile racetrack, which has 16 turns and 400 feet of elevation changes per lap — sits on 434 acres of land.
Transportation 2020-06-23T14:52:48Z

These are the top 9 US destinations private jet flyers are heading this summer

Private jet firms are seeing an increase of travel to the mountains as the wealthy seek to social distance in nature this summer.
Premium Transportation 2020-06-23T14:51:21Z

Elon Musk said in a mysterious leaked email that it's 'very important' for Tesla employees to 'go all out' through the end of this month

Earlier this month, Elon Musk said Tesla was dealing with production and supply-chain issues for its Model Y SUV.
Tech 2020-06-23T14:27:52Z

New photos appear to show Elon Musk's 'UFO on a stick' device that will connect users to SpaceX's fleet of Starlink internet satellites

A Reddit user who drove by a SpaceX lot in Wisconsin took clear photos of what appear to be Starlink user-terminal and ground-station prototypes.
Transportation 2020-06-22T21:09:32Z

Why the Rolex 24 at Daytona is the most grueling race in America

The 3.58 mile track is navigated by over 60 cars, various levels of drivers, and four classes of race cars for 24 hours straight.
Transportation 2020-06-22T21:03:23Z

Virgin Galactic inks a deal with NASA to help train private astronauts

The company has yet to fly humans to space, but has the infrastructure in place to train for and support missions.
Transportation 2020-06-22T20:35:31Z

Driving a convertible during the COVID-19 pandemic 'doesn't present any great risks'

The important thing here is to make sure the inside of the car hasn't been exposed to the virus.
Tech 2020-06-22T20:31:06Z

This electric bike was designed in Nepal using local bamboo to transport tourists and packages — here's how it works

It's designed to cut down on fossil fuel emissions and traffic congestion in the city, especially around historical sites.
Transportation 2020-06-22T20:01:50Z

Airstream rolls out new interiors for the wildly popular Flying Cloud and International RVs starting at $78,900. Take a look inside.

The Flying Cloud's interior's refresh is called Sunlit Maple, while the International's new interior is called Coastal Cove.
Transportation 2020-06-22T19:04:02Z

Apple announces CarKey feature, allowing drivers to wirelessly unlock their BMW with an iPhone

CarKey will let BMW 5 Series owners unlock and start their cars using only their phones. Apple plans to expand the feature to more makes and models.
Transportation 2020-06-22T19:02:00Z

Drones 101: The Future of Drones for Consumers, Businesses, and the Military

In The Drones 101 report, Business Insider Intelligence forecasts the future of the drone market and examines how high it will fly.
Transportation 2020-06-22T18:37:07Z

Richard Branson's Virgin Atlantic will fly its first passengers since April as the airline struggles to avoid bankruptcy during the pandemic

Virgin Atlantic will resume passenger flights beginning in July. Due to the pandemic, the last time the airline flew passengers was in April.
Transportation 2020-06-22T18:00:19Z

Here are the best used cars you can get for under $15,000, as the pandemic turns auto sales into a buyer's market

Used cars offer an attractive and more affordable alternative to buying new.
Travel 2020-06-22T15:49:00Z

The best car rental companies

These are the best car rentals for 2020 based on price, locations, cancellation policies, customer service reviews and ratings, with thorough new cleaning procedures.
Science 2020-06-22T14:42:00Z

These are the places that rely the most on tourism around the world, and could be the worst-hit as travel collapses

Travel has been devastated by the novel coronavirus, which has hit almost every country. The fallout is likely to hit some places more than others.
Transportation 2020-06-22T14:25:56Z

Tesla delays its much-hyped 'battery day' and annual shareholder meeting until September because of the coronavirus

Elon Musk has promised the forthcoming battery event to be one of the "most exciting" in Tesla's history.
Transportation 2020-06-21T19:14:00Z

The evolution of the Corvette from America's sports car to a global powerhouse

The Chevrolet Corvette is now a mid-engined marvel, thanks to decades of change and one engineer who always wanted to put the power behind the driver.
News 2020-06-21T15:47:16Z

Passengers sue American Airlines for racial discrimination after a Black man says he was removed from a flight for trying to change his seat

Elgin Banks was asked to disembark a flight from Los Angeles to Phoenix on May 31 after he "politely requested" to switch his seat, lawsuit claims.
Transportation 2020-06-21T12:58:00Z

This $295,000 street-legal 'Xtreme Utility Vehicle' comes with night vision, bulletproof armor, and smokescreen — take a look inside

For the discerning buyer who finds themselves a bit bored at the current crop of SUVs: enter the Rezvani Tank and Military edition.
Transportation 2020-06-21T12:37:00Z

This $130,000 RV with multiple rooms and a rear lounge was built on a 2020 Ford Transit — see inside

This is Leisure Travel Vans' first Wonder layout with a rear lounge that includes a kitchen, dining area, two bathrooms, and a rear bedroom.
Transportation 2020-06-21T12:36:00Z

The 11 coolest features of the Cirrus Vision Jet, the $2 million 'personal' private jet with a parachute and emergency automatic landing capability

The jet is designed to be flown by only one pilot and comes with multiple fun features that make it a joy to fly in as a passenger or pilot.
Transportation 2020-06-21T12:32:00Z

The Model S is the oldest Tesla vehicle still in production — but with a new range upgrade. Here's why it might still be the best.

As the Model 3 and Model Y assume the bulk of Tesla's sales, it's easy to forget about the company's amazing first real design.
Transportation 2020-06-21T12:29:00Z

A former Russian Navy ship was turned into a luxury superyacht and it's now on sale for $27 million — see inside Olivia

The yacht, Olivia, can accommodate up to 10 guests and 26 crew members. Onboard amenities include a movie theater and 12-person jacuzzi.
Transportation 2020-06-21T12:06:00Z

The 8 best 'personal' private jets that only require one pilot to fly

These personal private jets are built to be flown by only one pilot, with new, faster jets debuting from Cirrus, Embraer, Cessna, and others.
Transportation 2020-06-20T19:56:12Z

US vehicle traffic has rebounded to about 90% of pre-pandemic levels as commuters steer clear of public transit, report says

Experts have warned that as cities reopen, traffic and congestion could continue to increase past pre-coronavirus levels.
Transportation 2020-06-20T13:32:53Z

Tesla reveals potential Austin Gigafactory location for the first time

Elon Musk and Co. haven't made a final decision yet, but they have the option of purchasing a plot near Austin's airport.
Premium Transportation 2020-06-20T12:41:00Z

Experts rank Tesla, Apple, Nvidia and 7 other companies building the most powerful tech for autonomous vehicles

Guidehouse Insights evaluated Tesla, Apple, Nvidia, and 7 other firms that are developing computing hardware that could be used in self-driving cars.
Transportation 2020-06-20T12:18:00Z

Houston's newest RV resort opened just as RV rentals and sales are skyrocketing due to pandemic travel — take a tour of the 10-acre property

Prices for Eric & Jay's RV Resort start at $56 a night, although the resort has different pricing options for long-term guests.
Transportation 2020-06-20T12:18:00Z

9 ways flying on a private jet is safer than flying on a commercial airliner in the age of coronavirus

Private jets are often seen as symbols of unnecessary excess but in a post-pandemic world, safety is a new luxury only the wealthy can enjoy.
Transportation 2020-06-19T13:55:00Z

The $153,000 Mercedes-AMG GLS 63 is the most powerful 3-row SUV that money can buy. Here's what it's like to drive this 603-horsepower luxury beast.

The 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLS 63 has a 603-horsepower, twin-turbo V8 engine and can haul its impressive bulk to 60 mph in about four seconds.
Transportation 2020-06-19T13:18:00Z

The $186,000 Aston Martin Vantage is the most exciting car I've driven in 2020. Here's how this amazing machine takes on Porsche, Mercedes, and even Ferrari.

The V8-powered Vantage is incredible — a magnificent front-engined grand tourer with style, heritage, spirit, soul, and beauty to burn.
Transportation 2020-06-19T12:43:00Z

FAA issues warning to airlines after a spike of in-flight incidents due to rusty pilots flying emptier planes than usual due to coronavirus

Pilots are reporting unforeseen dangers that come from flying during the pandemic and say extended periods of time off are making them rusty.
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