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  • Herein are Wednesday's biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Comtech popped while Navistar dropped.

  • Six in 60

    Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.

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    Two thirds of the way through the year, the Toyota brand finds itself in an unusual spot in the U.S. It's #3 behind Chevy and Ford. The Japanese brand could still close the gap and catch Chevy for #2, but I don't see it catching Ford for top brand honors.

  • As advance copies of former Auto Czar Steve Rattner's book start to filter around, one of the more intriguing nuggets is the story surrounding the interest Rattner had in Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn.

  • Chevy Volt

    By moving to trademark the term "Range Anxiety," GM has created some low level chatter about its soon to be released "Chevy Volt." And in an added bonus, it has made those competitors ripping the move look childish while also calling in to question if others can offer what the Volt promises.

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    U.S. safety regulators have opened a preliminary investigation into claims that Hyundai Motor's Sonata sedan may have steering problems, government officials said on Tuesday.

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    Ford, GM  and Toyota reported slumping US auto sales in August compared with the same time last year, showing the auto industry has a way to go before it's in a true recovery.

  • Car dealership

    August sales, lackluster to say the least, confirm that it is going to take more than the "usual" incentives in order to convince more Americans to stroll into a showroom and buy a new car or truck.

  • See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Wednesday's Squawk on the Street.

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    Once again, many in the auto industry are howling about the latest attempt by the government to push the industry toward better fuel economy. The issue is whether new cars and trucks should come with a "Guzzler Grade" on the new car sticker prices.

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    The BBC's bid to keep secret the identity of an anonymous test driver featured on the UK auto-themed TV show "Top Gear" began behind closed doors at the High Court, according to UK wire service the Press Association.

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    For years, Americans shopping for cars were treated to all sorts of deals and incentives, especially at the end of summer. Think Cash for Clunkers, which paid up to $4,500, or promotions that offered employee discounts to everyone.

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    The Obama administration proposed on Monday two alternatives to the window stickers in new vehicles, including one that would assign letter grades for fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions. The New York Times reports.

  • Car dealership

    Since the Toyota recalls, automakers are taking initiative instead of waiting for regulators, which has caused a flood of recalls. The NYT reports.

  • Six in 60

    Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.

  • Plus, Cramer makes the call on banks and machinery stocks.

  • GM Dealership

    Yes, GM is back in the black. It made $2.2 billion in the first half of 2010. But what investors need to ask themselves is whether GM has the products, the game plan, and the leadership to grow business consistently quarter after quarter.

  • Gavel

    A Delaware bankruptcy judge has told auto parts supplier Visteon that it must restore health and life insurance benefits for thousands of retirees.

  • Daniel Akerson, Managing Director of The Carlyle Group

    For Dan Akerson, GM's new incoming CEO, there will be one question he hears time and again, when he meets with other leaders of the automaker Tuesday.

  • The Mad Money host on Monday begged Washington to be more creative with the company’s coming IPO.