Transportation 2020-04-22T15:56:24Z
used car

The best times of year to sell different types of vehicles, according to experts

Selling a car can be a daunting process. But you may end up with more cash in your pocket if you pick the right time to put your car on the market.
Transportation 2020-04-22T15:22:00Z
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The 1,000-bed US Navy hospital ship that docked in New York to help the city brace for coronavirus is leaving — see inside the USNS Comfort

The hospital ship is fully equipped with 12 operating rooms, a pharmacy, a medical laboratory, and a CAT scan, to name a few features.
BI Prime Markets 2020-04-22T14:25:00Z
Cushing oil storage

A top energy analyst pinpoints the 3 winners and 3 losers in this week's historic oil price collapse

In the wake of negative oil prices, companies with storage assets or pipelines come out on top and traders with long positions sink to the bottom.
Transportation 2020-04-22T12:48:00Z

The Tesla Model 3 is the best electric car money can buy, but it has some serious competition. These are some of its toughest rivals.

The Model 3 has rivals, from Jaguar, Chevy, MINI, Nissan, and BMW. Some of the competition has been around longer, while some cars are more luxurious.
Transportation 2020-04-22T12:32:00Z

Coronavirus demolished air travel around the globe. These 14 charts show how empty the skies are right now.

Airlines have grounded large portions of their fleets and are operating half as many flights, while passenger numbers have fallen 97%.
Transportation 2020-04-21T20:23:07Z

Helicopter company involved in Kobe Bryant crash hit with 2 new lawsuits

The NBA legend's wife first filed a lawsuit in February. Now two other families who lost loved ones in the crash are suing too.
Transportation 2020-04-21T19:58:16Z

Maven, GM's car-sharing service, is shutting down as the coronavirus pandemic upends mobility startups

Maven had suspended operations in March, amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The wind-down should be concluded by the end of summer.
BI Prime Science 2020-04-21T18:58:00Z

A startup backed by Goldman Sachs is measuring shadows from space to track the world's massive oil glut — and it's yielding shocking numbers that no one else has

Orbital Insight measures shadows in satellite imagery and uses radar pulses to monitor one of the biggest oil gluts the world has ever seen.
Transportation 2020-04-21T18:44:00Z

Barns full of 300 cars including rare Ferraris, Corvettes, and Porsches were hidden for 30 years. Now, the collection is going to auction with a Youtuber's help.

Car preservationist Larry Kosill frequently highlights impressive barn finds, and his channel AMMO NYC has more than 1.35 million subscribers.
Tech 2020-04-21T17:00:00Z

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 2020-04-21T16:59:25Z

This apocalypse-ready, $150,000 pop-top camper sleeps 4 and goes fully off the grid — see inside

This truck-based camper with four-wheel drive, solar power, and two beds can allow adventurers to get away from it all — for $150,000, of course.
Transportation 2020-04-21T16:18:44Z

The $61,000 Alfa Romeo Stelvio is an improvement on the original that made driving this Italian SUV sheer bliss

I had complaints in 2018. Alfa listened. They course-corrected with the refreshed Stelvio and made a thrilling SUV even better.
BI Prime Markets 2020-04-21T15:48:00Z

The price of US crude oil just went negative for the first time. Here's what that really means and why it's not free to fill up your car.

US crude oil on Monday was trading in negative territory for the first time. That means producers will pay people to take oil from them.
Transportation 2020-04-21T15:38:41Z

These are the 11 best midsize family sedans you can buy for less than $30,000

You don't always need to buy a crossover or SUV for extra cargo space, and sedans from plenty of automakers can fill that void for less than $30,000.
Transportation 2020-04-21T14:23:01Z

Cruise adds a chief legal officer as the nearly $20 billion self-driving startup bolsters its executive ranks

Cruise has hired prominent California lawyer Jeff Bleich, a former US Ambassador to Australia, as its top lawyer.
Transportation 2020-04-21T14:11:05Z

Boeing just flew its first COVID-19 airlift mission with a huge private jet instead of the massive oversized cargo plane Trump touted

President Trump proudly announced at the White House that three Boeing 747 Dreamlifters were donated to transport supplies. This is not that plane.
Transportation 2020-04-21T13:00:00Z

How co-drivers prevent rally-car drivers from crashing

Rallying is one of the most dangerous motorsports in the world. However, to help these brave drivers survive each race is a co-driver sitting shotgun.
News 2020-04-21T04:43:00Z

Richard Branson is offering up his private island as collateral in order to save Virgin Atlantic from collapse

Branson's Virgin Australia airline announced bankruptcy on Tuesday. Another Virgin-backed UK airline, Flybe, went bankrupt last month.
BI Prime Transportation 2020-04-20T21:01:55Z

Bank of America says Amazon is the No. 4 largest delivery company in the US — here's how its network compares to UPS, USPS, and FedEx

Amazon has been building an in-house transportation network for more than a decade. Here's how it compares to giants like UPS, FedEx, and the USPS.
Personal Finance 2020-04-20T19:47:32Z

Here's everything we know about saving money on car insurance during coronavirus

Car insurance is changing during coronavirus. Many insurers are offering refunds and flexible payment plans. But, don't cancel your coverage.
Military & Defense 2020-04-20T19:37:20Z

F-16 fighter intercepted even more Russian jets overflying a US warship, NATO says

NATO said that after Russian jets flew over a US warship, an F-16 fighter "conducted a professional intercept and left the scene."
Transportation 2020-04-20T18:03:00Z

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 2020-04-20T17:55:00Z

Elon Musk claims in a tweet that Tesla's Cybertruck can float "for a while"

Musk has a history of dropping vague references on Twitter to obscure Tesla car capabilities without offering much detail.
Markets 2020-04-20T16:09:00Z

United Airlines plummets 8% after revealing the coronavirus outbreak drove a $2.1 billion quarterly loss

Quarterly revenue tanked 17% to $8 billion as the pandemic forced widespread flight cancellations and emergency borrowing for the company.
News 2020-04-20T16:07:13Z

A Spanish taxi driver has been giving coronavirus patients free rides to a local hospital. A trending video shows him receiving a standing ovation, a check — and his own negative COVID-19 test.

The man was was brought to the hospital under the guise of transporting a patient, but was instead greeted by cheers, the taxi union wrote on Twitter.
Transportation 2020-04-20T15:47:25Z

California's shelter-in-place order cut car crashes by 50% — saving motorists $40 million every single day

Los Angeles' notoriously smoggy air hasn't been this clean in decades, as the drastic measures put into place in March show signs of success.
Transportation 2020-04-20T15:14:14Z

A US truck-stop giant is furloughing 2,900 workers as the coronavirus continues to clobber the trucking industry

As states order dine-in restaurants to shutter and people to stay home, truck stops are suddenly no longer so lively — impacting employment rosters.
Transportation 2020-04-20T14:20:00Z

Airstream just unveiled the new $238,000 Atlas camper RV built on a Mercedes-Benz Sprinter — see inside

Airstream partnered with Mercedes-Benz to create the RV, a collaboration that "has been a natural fit right from the beginning," the company says.
Transportation 2020-04-20T12:40:16Z

United lost $2.1 billion in the first quarter because of coronavirus, and it's a dark sign of just how bad things will get for the airline industry

United's losses due to the coronavirus outbreak came in March, and losses have accelerated in recent weeks.
Tech 2020-04-20T11:22:52Z
Transportation 2020-04-19T17:18:00Z

Porsche is auctioning off a unique $312,000 Porsche 911, a matching wristwatch, and a VIP trip for coronavirus relief

The car being auctioned is the last seventh-generation Porsche 911 off of the line, and comes with a matching watch, book, and VIP trip to Germany.
Transportation 2020-04-19T17:17:00Z

13 things you should do to keep your car in good running condition while coronavirus lockdowns park it indefinitely, according to experts

By following some key steps, you can keep your car in good running condition while it sits around — both during the coronavirus lockdowns and after.
Transportation 2020-04-19T17:17:00Z

The Ford Mustang continues its reign as the world's top selling sports car. I've driven all the best ones and it's easy to see why.

For five years in a row, the Ford Mustang has been the best-selling sports car. I've driven the best ones currently available.
Transportation 2020-04-19T14:09:00Z

Turbocharged engines have taken over the car world. These are our favorites from Porsche, Ferrari, Chevy, Ford, Volvo, VW and more.

Turbo engines allow carmakers to offer higher-displacement power on a smaller motor, and pick up some MPGs in the process.
Transportation 2020-04-19T13:33:00Z

The $370,000 'EarthCruiser' off-road RV has 2 kitchens, a full bathroom, and can sleep up to 5 — see inside

The off-grid, off-road "EarthCruiser" camper has a kitchen, a bathroom, and two beds with an optional additional "sky" bed.
Transportation 2020-04-19T13:18:00Z

I flew the 'world's best' business class on Qatar Airways just before the COVID-19 pandemic rocked the airline industry and changed the world as we know it.

I used frequent flyer miles for Qatar Airways' QSuite, the "world's best" business class, before the pandemic worsened. Here's what it was like.
Transportation 2020-04-19T12:26:00Z

An airline is offering Tony Robbins' Boeing 737 private jet featuring an onboard shower for charter. Take a look inside.

The private jet version of the Boeing 737, the BBJ offers a spacious cabin and long-haul range with amenities such as a private bedroom and shower.
Science 2020-04-19T11:13:42Z

Canada is making face coverings compulsory on all flights — another sign that masks are becoming an unavoidable part of life

Passengers who refuse will be denied boarding. Canada is one of several governments now insisting on mask-wearing during the coronavirus pandemic.
Tech 2020-04-18T20:05:00Z

Elon Musk is working to solve the ventilator shortage caused by the coronavirus — here are all the other humanitarian crises he's tried to fix, and how it's going so far

Elon Musk has pledged to fix a lot of humanity's problems. He's doing a lot of good — but not all of his solutions seem to be working.
Transportation 2020-04-18T18:15:00Z

Leaked audio reveals that crew members on Cunard Line's MS Queen Victoria cruise ship off the coast of England have been asked to quarantine in their rooms because of COVID-19 cases on board

The ship's captain told crew members not assigned to "essential work" to remain quarantined in their cabins for at least two weeks.
Transportation 2020-04-18T13:47:00Z

Tesla's electric cars require far less maintenance than gas-powered vehicles. Here are all the differences between them.

Tesla vehicles are simpler than gas-powered cars. Tesla also routinely improves its vehicles using over-the-air software updates.
Markets 2020-04-18T13:27:00Z

Warren Buffett's financial crisis bailouts inspired the US government's 'big 4' airline rescue deals, Sen. Jack Reed says

"When the airlines bounce back, the taxpayers should realize the benefits," Sen. Jack Reed told Business Insider.
Transportation 2020-04-18T12:28:00Z

People entering Canada could face a $750,000 fine if they don't quarantine for 14 days — even if they don't show coronavirus symptoms

Canada also said it would require people coming on planes to prove they have a mask to cover their nose and mouth.
Transportation 2020-04-17T19:19:32Z

NASA and SpaceX plan to launch the first astronauts from US soil in nearly a decade on May 27

The last time US astronauts blasted off American soil in an American spaceship was in July 2011. Elon Musk's rocket company is about to change that.
Transportation 2020-04-17T18:55:00Z

I drove a $63,000, diesel-powered Chevy Silverado to find out if the engine was a worthy option for an already-great pickup truck — here's the verdict

The Silverado ranks behind the Ram 1500 and the Ford F-150 in my full-size pickup list, but the diesel motor adds something special.
Transportation 2020-04-17T18:47:00Z

Americans are turning to bikes instead of public transportation because of the coronavirus

Bike shops in New York city had long lines and cycle lanes were full as the bicycle gets its moment in the spotlight as a tool for social distancing.
Transportation 2020-04-17T18:29:53Z

Shifting Gears: It's bikes' time to shine

Here's all the transportation news you missed this week, as airlines and cruises remain in holding patterns around the world.
Personal Finance 2020-04-17T18:03:00Z

31 lenders that may help you with auto loan and lease payments in response to COVID-19

Worried about affording your monthly auto loan payments? These lenders are offering assistance to customers affected by the coronavirus.
Transportation 2020-04-17T17:48:07Z

NYC subway ridership cratered 93% as all but essential workers stay home — and the transit system says it needs an additional $3.9 billion bailout to keep running

To make matters worse, thousands of train drivers, conductors and more have fallen sick with the coronavirus, hurting service and causing crowding.
Transportation 2020-04-17T17:41:34Z

The legendary Bugatti Veyron, once the fastest production car in the world, turns 15 this year. Here are some never-before-seen photos of what led to its creation.

The Bugatti Veyron started out as a sketch on a slip of paper. It went on to become one of the most significant supercars ever made.
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