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  • Ford Chairman: Manufacturing in America

    The auto industry has continued to hire even though the manufacturing sector lost 5,000 jobs in May. Analysis of the future of the auto industry, with William Ford, Ford executive chairman, and CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • Chrysler grille

    After almost two years with the federal government owning a sizable chunk of Chrysler, the once bankrupt auto maker is now free and clear of Uncle Sam. Thursday night Chrysler parent Fiat paid $500 million for the U.S. Treasury Department's 6% stake in Chrysler. Now comes the fun part.

  • Resurgence of American Auto Industry

    Insight on the U.S. selling its remaining Chrysler stake to Fiat, with Sergio Marchionne, Chrysler Group CEO and CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • Unemployment line

    The government posts the monthly jobs number, Wal-Mart hosts unhappy shareholders and the President toasts his mutually happy divorce with Chrysler. Here's what we're watching...

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  • Avis auto rental kiosk

    After months of negotiations and delay, Avis Budget Group has finally received specifics from the Federal Trade Commission about what it must do in order to move ahead with any purchase of Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group.

  • Expedia Cuts Deal with Groupon

    Stocks sank more than 2 percent Wednesday, following several economic reports that confirmed a struggling recovery and after Moody's downgraded Greece's bond ratings deeper into junk status.

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    The knee jerk reaction to May auto sales would be dismissing them as irrelevant since it was a strange mix of factors.

  • GM’s V.P. of U.S. Sales explains why.

  • Steering wheel

    Raised debt ceiling rejected, May auto sales slumped and the LinkedInIPO emulated. Here's what we're watching...

  • President Barack Obama makes a statement on his birth certificate at the White House in Washington, DC, on April 27, 2011.

    Later this week, President Obama will go to a Chrysler plant to talk about the once bankrupt automaker which has fully re-paid bail out loans from the federal government. In other words, it's a victory lap for President Obama and his Auto Task Force. So what's the problem with it?

  • Ford truck grille

    Citing commodity costs, Ford is raising prices for the third time this year. The latest increase is .03% or $124. Year to date, Ford has raised new car prices 1.3% or $375.

  • Right-turn drive down

    If the federal government has it's way, by the end of this year it will be mandatory for all new cars to have a black box data recorder.

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    The latest set of crash tests by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety show something few would have thought was possible 10 or 15 years ago: several small cars are among the safest on the road. Surprised? Don't be. The results show small cars are benefiting from new technology developed to protect passengers.

  • Small Cars and Top Safety Picks

    The results from some new tests that give doubters on the safety of small cars some pause, with CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • The Japanese earthquake and tsunami in March appears to have damaged the US economy much more than expected and could set back hopes for a robust recovery.

  • Gm Building

    General Motors says it will add 2,500 jobs at a Detroit-area plant that now makes the Chevrolet Volt electric car.

  • Chrysler Repays TARP

    The Treasury announced Chrysler has repaid its TARP obligations. So, how is the government's auto bailout program doing? Ron Bloom, Special Assistant to President Obama for manufacturing policy weighs in.

  • 2010 Toyota Prius

    Toyota's independent North American Quality Advisory Panel, led by former Transportation Secretary Rodney Slater has reached some conclusions after looking into the unintended acceleration crisis and recalls from late 2009 and early 2010.

  • Travel Dollars - A CNBC Special Report

    Some consumers have said enough is enough to repeated fare hikes  and are changing their plans.