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City Council Orders Detailed Report From DOT After $42.6 Million Uncovered In Wrong Account
New Federal Guidelines Protect Air PassengersNew federal rules designed to prevent long tarmac delays for international passengers will take effect Tuesday. The guidelines will provide greater compensation if fliers are bumped off flights and make airlines better disclose extra fees.
Airlines May Be Forced To Disclose More About Baggage, Reservation FeesThe Transportation Department is proposing new rules that would require carriers to disclose the fees they charge passengers in detail.
Government To Release Findings Of Toyota InvestigationThe government on Tuesday plans to release the findings of its investigation into reports of sudden acceleration in Toyota vehicles.
Feds, California To Propose New Fuel RulesThe federal government and California say they will coordinate on new proposals to increase vehicle fuel efficiency for future cars and trucks by Sept. 1.