United Airlines CEO wants to make Covid vaccines mandatory for employees — and encourages other companies to do the same

A healthcare worker wears personal protective equipment (PPE) during a United Airlines Covid-19 test pilot program at Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, New Jersey, U.S., on Monday, Nov. 16, 2020. Angus Mordant | Bloomberg | Getty Images United Airlines‘ CEO wants to make Covid-19 vaccines mandatory for employees and is encouraging other companies do … Read more

Ford to spend $610 million to recall 3 million vehicles due to potential air bag issues

A visitor walks past a Ford Escape Titanium at an auto show last April. Greg Baker | AFP | Getty Images DETROIT – Ford Motor will recall 3 million older vehicles due to potential issues with their airbag inflators, costing the automaker an estimated $610 million. The company confirmed the cost in a filing Thursday … Read more

Biden signs order requiring travelers wear masks on planes and at airports as pandemic rages

Passengers, almost all wearing face masks, board an American Airlines flight to Charlotte, on May 3, 2020, in New York City. Eleonore Sens | AFP | Getty Images President Joe Biden on Thursday signed an executive order requiring masks to be worn on airplanes, trains, buses and at airports as coronavirus infections continue to climb. … Read more

Ford shares on pace for best week since June on new products, earnings expectations

Ford CEO Jim Farley takes off his mask at the Ford Built for America event at Fords Dearborn Truck Plant on September 17, 2020 in Dearborn, Michigan. Nic Antaya | Getty Images DETROIT — Shares of Ford Motor hit a new 52-week high for a third consecutive day Thursday, putting the stock on pace for … Read more

Pete Buttigieg vows to ensure transportation safety in pandemic during his DOT confirmation hearing

Pete Buttigieg, President Joe Biden’s nominee to head the Transportation Department, told a Senate panel at his confirmation hearing Thursday that he will work to make sure transportation systems are safe during the pandemic. “We must ensure all of our transportation systems — from aviation to public transit, to our railways, roads, ports, waterways, and … Read more

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