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  • Cramer tackles that question and more in his interview with CEO Alan Mulally.

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  • The new 2011 Ford Explorer SUV touts a sleek newly designed look that the company hopes will attract new buyers to the venerable SUV line.

    Given how well things have been going for Ford, it would be easy to say the new Explorer SUV will do well simply because Ford is the hot brand right now.

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    Take a look at why these six stocks are worth watching.

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    Overshadowed by all the hoopla surrounding Ford posting much better than expected earnings ($.68 a share vs. Street expectation of $.40) is the story of why Ford is knocking the cover off the ball.

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    The automaker blew past Wall Street forecasts with a second-quarter profit of 68 cents a share and said results would continue to improve into 20101.

  • The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission seal hangs on the facade of its building in Washington, DC.

    Rating agencies are concerned about legal liability under the new financial regulation guidelines—though it seems the SEC may have addressed those worries late Thursday.

  • GM Headquarters

    Calling all GM critics! It's time to once again take a shot at the government owned auto maker. And believe me, they are already firing away at the latest move from GM. Spending $3.5 billion to buy AmeriCredit Corp.

  • Two models stand beside Buick Business concept car during the Beijing Auto Show.

    In the first half of this year, G.M.’s China sales rose 48.5 percent over the same period last year, and for the first time ever, the automaker sold more vehicles in China than in the United States. Just 13 years after entering China, G.M. now says the country accounts for a quarter of its global sales — blistering growth that even G.M. did not expect this soon.

  • This retailer made more money last year than in the last 12 combined, so what's its CEO say is next?

  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta

    When Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn announced earlier this week that VW plans to become a major player in the promising electric car market, I thought to myself, "Let's see which VW will stand behind this commitment."

  • Toyota RAV4

    Two years after gasoline prices hit a record high of more than $4 a gallon, light trucks, SUVs and crossovers are popular again. "The further we get past the gas crisis, the less people remember it,” says one industry analyst.

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    Take a look at why these six stocks are worth watching.

  • Car dealership

    Whether or not you agree with this conclusion, make no mistake GM and Chrysler did need to be restructured. If they weren't, one or both would have gone away for good or wound up broken into pieces.

  • Empty GM Dealership

    The Treasury Department failed to consider the economic fallout when it told General Motors and Chrysler to quickly shutter many dealerships as part of government-led bankruptcies, a federal watchdog found.

  • President Barack Obama

    President Obama travels to Holland, Michigan today to discuss the economy and hail the development of the electric car industry. His appearance at the groundbreaking of an LG Chem battery plant will include mentioning the hiring of 300 employees.

  • President Barack Obama delivers a speech on financial regulation at Cooper Union college April 22, 2010 in New York City.

    Facing fresh criticism of his handling of the economy, President Barack Obama travels to Michigan on Thursday to promote investments in the electric vehicle battery industry, a sector the administration sees as a bright spot in the sagging recovery.

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    Counterfeiters have created an international, multi-billion-dollar industry by making cheap imitations of designer goods and selling them for a fraction of the price.

  • 2010 Toyota Prius

    Were you surprised to hear the initial investigation into reports of Toyota cars and trucks suddenly accelerating were likely more a case of driver error? You shouldn't have been. The results echo what most in the auto industry, even those who are extremely critical of Toyota, have said for some time.

  • Ford Sign

    Ford shares have been on a tear, nearly doubling in the past year. The automaker has finally  turned a profit, delivering four consecutive quarters of income growth, the longest streak since 2005.