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Atlanta airport plans for busy end to Fourth of July travel rush

Holiday travel rush wraps Tuesday at Atlanta airport Officials at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport expect Tuesday to be another busy travel day as people head home from their Fourth of July vacations. ATLANTA – Officials at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport expect Tuesday to be another busy travel day as people head home from their Fourth …

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Ford (F) Q2 2022 US sales

Electric Ford F-150 Lightning Andrew Evers/CNBC DETROIT – Ford Motor on Tuesday reported a slight increase in second-quarter new vehicle sales that missed the expectations of automotive analysts. Ford said second-quarter sales rose 1.8% compared to a year earlier, including a 31.5% increase in June. Analysts expected the Detroit automaker’s sales to increase between 3.3% …

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Flight cancellations ease slightly as July 4 weekend ends

DALLAS (AP) — Travelers flying home from July Fourth getaways faced flight delays Monday, but airlines were canceling fewer flights than in the days leading up to the holiday weekend. Since holiday weekend travel picked up on Thursday, airlines have canceled more than 2,200 US flights, and another 25,000 were delayed. Airports were packed. More …

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US flight disruptions finally ease as the holiday weekend winds down

Lighted tunnel in the United Airlines terminal, O’Hare International Airport, Chicago Illinois. Andrew Woodley | Universal Images Group via Getty Images US airline delays eased on Monday as weather improved, a relief for travelers and airlines as the July Fourth holiday weekend comes to an end. As of Monday afternoon, about 1,200 US flights were …

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Holiday getaway pushes US airport traffic to pandemic high

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — The Fourth of July holiday weekend is jamming US airports with their biggest crowds since the pandemic began in 2020. About 2.49 million passengers went through security checkpoints at US airports Friday, surpassing the previous pandemic-era record of 2.46 million reached earlier in the week, according to figures released Saturday by …

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American Airlines scheduling glitch allows pilots to drop thousands of July flights

An American Airlines Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner approaches for a landing at the Miami International Airport on December 10, 2021 in Miami, Florida. Joe Raedle | Getty Images A glitch in a scheduling platform allowed American Airlines pilots to drop thousands of trips in July last night, their union said Saturday, a headache for the airline …

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Tesla (TSLA) Q2 2022 vehicle delivery and production numbers

A giant cowboy boot is on display outside the Tesla Giga Texas manufacturing facility during the “Cyber ​​Rodeo” grand opening party on April 7, 2022 in Austin, Texas. Suzanne Cordeiro | AFP | Getty Images Tesla just posted its second-quarter vehicle production and delivery numbers for 2022. Here are the key numbers: Total deliveries Q2 …

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Self-driving cars from GM’s Cruise block San Francisco intersection

A robot car of the General Motors subsidiary Cruise is on a test drive. Andrej Sokolow | picture alliance | Getty Images Automotive and tech executives have long promised that autonomous vehicles would drive better than humans, but that wasn’t the case for a fleet of Cruise cars in San Francisco this week. The company, …

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There’s a massive pile-up of car, furniture exports bound for US

Labor slowdowns and strikes at the German and Netherland ports are creating a massive pile-up of export containers bound for the US that will take months to clear out. According to the bills of lading found through ImportGenius, some of the items that are exported out of these ports are critical components to the auto …

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GM expects Q2 net income of between $1.6 billion and $1.9 billion

Mary Barra, Chair and CEO of the General Motors Company (GM), speaks during the Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, on May 2, 2022. Patrick T. Fallon | AFP | Getty Images DETROIT – General Motors on Friday warned investors that supply chain issues would materially impact its second quarter earnings, while maintaining …

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