The world is constantly moving and the travel industry is always at the head of the pack. No matter what type of transportation you prefer, or destination you always return to, the travel industry is constantly looking for ways to get you there faster and more efficiently. A few of our favorite modes have been trending in the news lately with some pretty exciting updates.
Delta has closed a deal on the purchase of an oil refinery in Pennsylvania
. The refinery is currently closed, but Delta hopes to have the place up and running in suburban Philadelphia
by the fall. The refinery will easily be able to move the fuel to airports in New York City, and Philly, and hopes that they will be able to cut its fuel bill by about $300 million each year. No word on if the factory workers will get discounts on Delta's Biscoff cookies.
Ferrari (pictured above) has been operating a high-speed train called the Italo that has been racing around Italy
since the spring. The train is the first high-speed train that is privately run in Italy, and it lives up to the luxury that Ferrari is known for. Leather seats, a movie theater car, wi-fi, and a dark red finish make the train quite en vogue. Ferrari's chairman has noted that the network could possibly expand outside of Italy.
I will be joining the predicted 42.3 millions Americans that will be traveling on the Fourth of July, not in a Ferrari (pictured above). Most likely in a Nissan or Hyundai, I will be cruisin' USA
as this is predicted to be the busiest Independence Day for travelers ever. The American Automobile Association predicted that number and attributed it to falling gas prices, or possibly even just the fact that it falls on Wednesday. Around 35 million people that travel on this holiday travel by automobile. Posted by jhartmann13 (JJ Hartmann)