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Fiat Chrysler will offer to buy back pickups in recall settlement

...unsafe vehicles repaired or off the roads and takes concrete steps to keep Americans safer going forward," Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said in the statement.In a separate statement, Fiat Chrysler said it accepted the consequences...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-26/fiat-chrysler-will-offer-b
New EPA rule would increase fuel efficiency for heavy trucks

...to curb carbon pollution from coal-fired power plants, a rule Republicans in Congress have vowed to stop.Transportation Secretary Antho ny Foxx said the new rules would help the environment and the economy, as trucks use less fuel and shipping...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-19/new-epa-rule-would-increas
Used cars often sold with unfixed defects, despite recalls

...Chamber of Commerce. Mark Rosekind, the new head of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, and Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx are making another push."We cannot allow vehicles with potentially dangerous defects to leave...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-28/used-cars-often-sold-unfix
US to fine Japanese air bag maker Takata $14,000 per day for failing to cooperate in probe

...drivers and passengers. At least six people have been killed and 64 injured worldwide due to the problem.Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced the fines Friday in Richmond, Va., calling Takata a "bad actor" for allegedly dumping...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-20/us-fine-japanese-air-bag-m
Drones for moviemaking win FAA approval

...to use drones for filming, an important step toward greater use of the technology by commercial operators, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced Thursday.Dozens of other industries are lined up to follow Hollywood's lead. Until...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-25/drones-moviemaking-win-faa
Honda hit with record fines over unreported deaths

...warranty and customer satisfaction claims.Both fines are the maximums the agency is legally allowed to impose.Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said the fines reflect the government's determination to take a tough stance against automakers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-08/honda-hit-record-fines-ove
Quadcopters - not drones - flying off retail shelves

...want people who fly model aircraft for recreation to enjoy their hobby ? but to enjoy it safely," U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said in a news release.Operating standards outlined in the notice include flying quad or octocopters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-07/quadcopters-not-drones-flyin
Georgia highways unaffected by federal funding shortfall

...usual," Dale said. "We have funds to prop up those projects until federally funding flows again."U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx warned states last week they will see a 28 percent decrease in their infrastructure funding, possibly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-07/georgia-highways-unaffected-f
Government says airlines should disclose bag, seat fees

...have turned down a $250 ticket with no baggage fee but the customer was never able to make that choice," Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said in an interview.But adopting the changes would be the wrong choice, said a trade association...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-21/government-says-airlines-s
With Congress unable to decide how to pay for transportation aid, highway projects may suffer

DAYTON, Ohio - On the road in a tour bus this week, the U.S. transportation secretary is spreading some bad news: The government's Highway Trust Fund is nearly broke. If allowed to run dry, that could set back...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-15/congress-unable-decide-how