Search for Raymond 'Ray' H. LaHood and
  1. May 27, 2013

    Safety campaigners look to put brake on carmakers’ drive for tech

    There are few platforms in the US car industry better for shaping industry opinion than the New York auto show’s first day...

  2. March 12, 2013

    Boost for Boeing as FAA agrees 787 fix

    Boeing’s troubled 787 Dreamliner could return to commercial service within weeks after the main US aviation regulator...

  1. February 24, 2013

    Obama presses for late rethink on cuts

    The White House has stepped up its campaign to force Republicans to renegotiate the make-up of deep budget cuts due to start...

  2. January 16, 2013

    Boeing hopes to avoid Dreamliner backlash

    Boeing will be hoping decisions by the US and two Japanese airlines to ground their 787 Dreamliners does not unleash a...

  3. January 11, 2013

    US regulators to review Boeing Dreamliner

    US regulators have ordered a wide-ranging review of Boeing’s flagship 787 Dreamliner after a spate of incidents including a...

  4. March 1, 2012

    US-Cairo tensions ease as activists leave Egypt

    US pro-democracy activists flew out of Egypt on Thursday after the authorities lifted a travel ban, a move that is likely to...

  5. January 26, 2012

    Egypt steps up crackdown on US rights groups

    Egypt’s military authorities have banned the son of the US transport secretary and possibly dozens of others linked to US...

  6. December 21, 2011

    Cargo carriers escape new US pilot rules

    Cargo airlines run by companies such as United Parcel Service and FedEx will be exempt from new Federal Aviation...

  7. December 6, 2011

    US airline safety boss resigns following arrest

    Randy Babbitt has resigned from his post as head of the Federal Aviation Administration, in an embarrassing departure...

  8. November 16, 2011

    US plans to double fuel efficiency standards

    The Obama administration has proposed doubling fuel efficiency standards to 54.5 miles per gallon by 2025 to save motorists...

  9. August 5, 2011

    Congress compromises on FAA dispute

    Congressional leaders agreed to end a partial shutdown of the Federal Aviation Authority but failed to address a broader...

  10. August 4, 2011

    Obama calls for end to FAA stalemate

    Barack Obama has called on lawmakers to end a stalemate over funding for the US Federal Aviation Administration as...

  11. July 24, 2011

    Carmakers’ drive to keep eyes on the road

    The public service advertisement, sponsored by BMW, makes for disturbing viewing. A young mother carefully straps her...

  12. July 22, 2011

    US aviation agency braces for shutdown

    The Federal Aviation Administration was bracing itself for a partial shutdown after Congress adjourned without extending...

  13. July 7, 2011

    Mexico and US strike deal on trucks

    Mexico and the US finalised an agreement to end a long-standing trade dispute over trucking, paving the way for Mexico to...

  14. April 4, 2011

    US regulators to require checks on Boeing 737s

    US safety regulators are set to issue an emergency safety directive for some models one of the world’s most common...

  15. February 24, 2011

    Toyota recalls 2.2m vehicles over mats

    Toyota announced another huge vehicle recall in the US in response to regulatory concerns that it had not fixed defective...

  16. February 8, 2011

    Toyota’s throttle systems cleared

    A US investigation into unintended acceleration in Toyota vehicles, which caused a number of fatal crashes, has found no...

  17. December 21, 2010

    Toyota fined a further $32m in US safety probe

    Toyota has agreed to pay $32.4m in further penalties to the US government for two cases in which it failed to comply with...

  18. October 25, 2010

    US plans commercial fuel-efficiency measures

    The US administration has proposed its first fuel-efficiency standards for commercial trucks, buses and other heavy...

  19. September 24, 2010

    Around the world in 11 days

    I am now on my 11th and final day of a round-the-world trip and will soon start my descent to Heathrow. At the moment I’m...

  20. September 23, 2010

    Iata attacks US rules on air travel

    Efforts by US regulators to enhance protections for airline passengers amount to a damaging effort to re-regulate the...

  21. August 26, 2010

    FAA seeks record $24.2m penalty for American

    The Federal Aviation Administration said on Thursday that it would seek a record $24.2m penalty from American Airlines for a...

  22. July 11, 2010

    US stimulus shifts to infrastructure spending

    On Friday, Ray LaHood, US transportation secretary, made a visit to the small university town of Kent, Ohio. The purpose of...

  23. May 11, 2010

    US opens new investigation into Toyota

    In a further blow to Toyota’s image, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened a new investigation...

  24. May 11, 2010

    US looks to Toyota on safety results

    Ray LaHood, US transportation secretary, yesterday warned Toyota that the carmaker's efforts to improve safety and quality...

  25. May 10, 2010

    US looks to Toyota on safety results

    Ray LaHood, right, makes a point watched by Akio Toyoda during their joint conference Ray LaHood, US transportation...

  26. April 29, 2010

    When sorry is the hardest word

    Last week Ray LaHood, US transportation secretary, declared a moral victory in his government's battle with Toyota. The...

  27. April 28, 2010

    When sorry is the hardest word

    Centre of the storm: Akio Toyoda, president of Toyota, was criticised for not apologising quickly and publicly Last week Ray...

  28. April 20, 2010

    Toyota agrees record $16.4m fine over faults

    Toyota has agreed to pay a $16.4m fine, the biggest ever imposed on a carmaker, for failing to notify US authorities...

  29. April 20, 2010

    Toyota suffers double blow on safety record

    Toyota was yesterday reeling under two further setbacks after it agreed to pay the biggest fine imposed by the US government...

  30. April 19, 2010

    Toyota recalls Lexus GX 460 SUV

    Toyota reeled under two further setbacks on Monday agreeing to pay the biggest fine ever imposed by the US government on a...

  31. April 7, 2010

    Toyota faces $16.4m fine over 'sticky pedals'

    US transport regulators are seeking to fine Toyota $16.4m - the maximum allowed - for not telling them sooner about defects...

  32. April 6, 2010

    US regulators propose fining Toyota $16m over 'sticky pedal'

    US regulators are seeking to fine Toyota $16.4m (£10.7m), the maximum financial penalty allowed, for failing to notify them...

  33. April 6, 2010

    US regulators to seek $16.4m Toyota fine

    US transport regulators are seeking to fine Toyota $16.4m – the maximum allowed – for not telling them sooner about defects...

  34. March 31, 2010

    Nasa set to assist in Toyota safety inquiry

    US motor safety regulators are enlisting the help of engineers from Nasa, the American space agency, in their continuing...

  35. March 31, 2010

    Nasa set to assist in Toyota safety inquiry

    US motor safety regulators are enlisting the help of engineers from Nasa, the American space agency, in their continuing...

  36. March 26, 2010

    Timeframe in doubt on ownership settlement

    European negotiators yesterday hailed what they said was a deal to start loosening contentious foreign ownership...

  37. March 10, 2010

    Runaway Prius triggers fresh Toyota probe

    Toyota has run into further headwinds after widely publicised reports that the driver of a Prius hybrid hatchback in...

  38. March 3, 2010

    Toyota link to GM's recall of 1.3m cars

    General Motors has blamed a supplier partly owned by Toyota for a faulty car part that led to the recall of 1.3m Chevrolet...

Search for Raymond 'Ray' H. LaHood and