Tuesday, January 18th, 2022

Category: Lifestyle

Fauci says U.S. should consider vaccine mandate for domestic air travel

Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, speaks during a news conference in the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday,...

U.S. safety regulators step up probe into Hyundai, Kia engine fires

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has stepped up its probe into engine fires that have plagued some Hyundai Motor Co and Kia Motors Corp vehicles for more than six years. The U.S....

Airlines cancel more than 800 U.S. flights as Covid hits crews

U.S. airlines canceled more than 800 flights over Christmas weekend after the rapidly spreading omicron variant of Covid infected flight crews. There were more than 4,200 flight cancellations worldwide on Saturday, more than 870...

Shunji Tanaka, key designer of the original Mazda Miata, dead at 75

Shunji Tanaka, a key designer of the iconic Mazda Miata, has died. He was 75. Tanaka led the exterior and interior design of the Mazda MX-5 Miata, a lightweight Japanese roadster inspired by postwar-era...

Airline industry pushing CDC to cut breakthrough Covid quarantine time

Flight attendants hand out refreshments to a packed Delta Airlines flight traveling from Ronald Regan National Airport to MinneapolisSaint Paul International Airport on Friday, May 21, 2021. Kent Nishimura | Los Angeles Times |...

Tesla to stop games on infotainment screens in moving cars, NHTSA says

Electric carmaker Tesla Inc. will stop allowing video games to be played on its infotainment systems while its cars are moving, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Thursday. The safety agency on Wednesday...

Delta asks CDC to cut quarantine guidelines for breakthrough Covid, citing workforce impact

Delta Air Lines airplanes at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., on Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2021. Elijah Nouvelage | Bloomberg | Getty Images Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian on...

BMW Cleveland settles EEOC age discrimination case for $390,000

An Ohio BMW dealership has agreed to pay $390,000 in damages and back pay and beef up anti-discrimination practices to settle a lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. The EEOC alleged...

Delta forecasts profit ahead as travel demand and fares rise, despite omicron

Delta Air Lines on Thursday said travel demand — and fares — in the fourth quarter are rising, despite the omicron variant of Covid and that it expects to post a pretax profit of...

Why GM’s Mary Barra dismissed Cruise CEO Daniel Ammann

It’s an ignominious end for Ammann’s decade of work at GM. He was part of Morgan Stanley’s restructuring and IPO team and later joined the automaker as treasurer. He climbed to CFO before being...