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<img src="http://media.bizj.us/view/img/5815711/leap-boeing-737*100xx3833-3840-394-0.jpg">The advanced Leap 1-B jet engine powering Boeing’s 737 Max has been certified by U.S. and European authorities, a major milestone for Boeing’s (NYSE: BA) best-selling jet.

Engine builder CFM International announced the Federal Aviation Administration approval Wednesday, pointing to engine results in early operations.

“We couldn’t be happier with the way this engine is performing,” said Francois Bastin, executive vice president of CFM International in a statement. “Boeing is racking…<div>
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FAA certification of advanced Leap-1B engine a boost for Boeing’s 737 Max jet

The advanced Leap 1-B jet engine powering Boeing’s 737 Max has been certified by U.S. and European authorities, a major milestone for Boeing’s (NYSE: BA) best-selling jet. Engine builder CFM International announced the Federal Aviation Administration approval Wednesday, pointing to engine results in early operations. “We couldn’t be happier with the way this engine is […]

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<img src="http://media.bizj.us/view/img/293871/charlotte-skyline02*100xx2832-2832-712-0.jpg">Charlotte and two other metro areas in North Carolina led Simply Hired's charge in job-listing gains in April.

California-based employment website Simply Hired, which sifted through millions of its online job listings to compile insight into national and local job trends, said that among the 50 largest U.S. metro areas, Greensboro-High Point-Winston Salem had the increase in job listings at 3.28%, followed closely by Raleigh-Durham (3.25%) and Charlotte (3.21%). Other large metro areas with high…<div>
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Report holds positive news for Charlotte job seekers (PHOTOS)

Charlotte and two other metro areas in North Carolina led Simply Hired’s charge in job-listing gains in April. California-based employment website Simply Hired, which sifted through millions of its online job listings to compile insight into national and local job trends, said that among the 50 largest U.S. metro areas, Greensboro-High Point-Winston Salem had the […]

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<img src="http://media.bizj.us/view/img/5121231/2015nissanleaf02*100xx2400-2400-600-0.jpg">The most surprising trend affecting the auto industry isn't self-driving cars, but it is something close to that, according to Michael Robinet, managing director at research firm IHS Automotive.

It's actually the quick proliferation of driver-assisting technologies: lane monitoring, cruise control for stop-and-go driving, automatic braking and so on, he says. In the past, these features were available only on luxury vehicles, but lately automakers have been quick to add them to lower-cost vehicles…<div>
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The most surprising trend in the auto industry (and it isn’t self-driving cars)

The most surprising trend affecting the auto industry isn’t self-driving cars, but it is something close to that, according to Michael Robinet, managing director at research firm IHS Automotive. It’s actually the quick proliferation of driver-assisting technologies: lane monitoring, cruise control for stop-and-go driving, automatic braking and so on, he says. In the past, these […]

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<img src="http://media.bizj.us/view/img/4822091/dodge-ram*100xx504-504-106-0.jpg">Both Hoover and Birmingham rank among the top three cities in Alabama for used car affordability.

The study, by automotive buyer intelligence firm Autolist, found the cost of used vehicles in Hoover was $418 below the state average. Prices in Birmingham ranked $318 below the state average. Montgomery ranked second, with prices $365 below the state average.

Autolist's survey analyzed more than 67 million vehicles across the nation and found that dealer density and manufacturer community presence…<div>
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Hoover, Birmingham among most affordable markets for used cars

Both Hoover and Birmingham rank among the top three cities in Alabama for used car affordability. The study, by automotive buyer intelligence firm Autolist, found the cost of used vehicles in Hoover was $418 below the state average. Prices in Birmingham ranked $318 below the state average. Montgomery ranked second, with prices $365 below the […]

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