Autos Automobiles and Components

  • Ron Bloom, the White House's Assistant to the President for Manufacturing Policy

    The lawmakers want to get to the bottom of whether or not Bloom, who is viewed as an ally of the unions, ever said that he directed White House policy on automakers on behalf of unions.

  • GM Headquarters

    Shortly after I tweeted "Morgan Stanley replaces Ford with GM on best investment idea list as it upgrades N.A. auto sector" on Wednesday morning, I was boarding a flight when another person on the flight recognized me and took the opportunity to bash GM.

  • Options Desk: MS Bullish on Autos

    GM to rally on near-term earnings revisions, with Brian Stutland, Fast Money trader.

  • In the very least, it's the best turnaround story in a generation.

  • Optimism on Car Sales

    Jessica Caldwell, Edmunds.com, discusses new car sales and whether there's significant reason for optimism

  • Toyota car grille

    For the last year and half, Toyota has stumbled badly. Now, with Japan's auto industry rebounding and auto sales improving in the U.S., Akio Toyoda is charting a rebound.

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    Looking to drive American? You might wind up in a Toyota Camry or Honda Accord. In fact, as the latest ranking of cars and trucks "Made in America" shows, it's not always Big 3 models with the most parts and labor coming from here in the US.

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    With the White House and regulators informing automakers that they intend to push for fuel economy standards in the US to rise to an average of 56.2 MPG by 2025 you can count on an industry to push back and say "slow down."

  • South Korean oil counters may have posted solid gains in recent trading sessions due to firmer oil prices but CLSA warns that the sector "in trouble."

  • 2010 Prius

    Cars are not supposed to be a good investment. But Spencer Hunter, an Oregon patent lawyer, recently turned a small profit selling his 13-month-old Toyota Prius., the New York Times reports.

  • Ford F-150

    Ford the first time since Ford CEO Alan Mulally took charge of the automaker, its initial quality scores have fallen below the industry average.

  • The executive talks about Ford's future prospects and shares his thoughts on the economic recovery.

  • Trade

    A funny thing happened on the road to globalization.  It became a two-way street, not a one-way trade superhighway for the developed economies.

  • And the "Mad Money" host has two ways to play it.

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    There's an interesting debate in the auto industry right now about used car prices. After surging to an all time high in May, the question is whether they have a peaked?

  • Energy and You - A CNBC Special Report

    From autos to appliances to high-tech gadgets, there are lots of choices for conumers.

  • Avis auto rental kiosk

    It’s over. The on-again, off-again battle between Hertz and Avis to buy Dollar Thrifty has effectively ended, given Avis' decision to spend a billion dollars in cash to buy Avis Europe.

  • 2005-2007 Ford Freestyle

    In the last week and a half General Motors and Ford have both given Wall Street and investors positive outlooks. And the response from investors has been a collective shrug of the shoulders. It raises the question: what do investors want from America's two largest automakers?

  • With gasoline around $4 a gallon in most of the U.S., fuel efficiency is a major buzzword for the auto industry. Each year, manufacturers expand their fuel-efficient product lines, giving consumers more options to help save money at the pump without sacrificing vehicle preference. Recently NADAguides, a publisher for vehicle pricing, came out with its annual list of the Most Fuel Efficient Vehicles of 2011. The data is based on combined miles per gallon (MPG) and the average rate of city and hig

    NADAguides, a publisher for vehicle pricing, came out with its annual list of the most fuel-efficient vehicles of 2011. Click ahead for the 2011 model year’s most fuel efficient vehicles.

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    Energy used to be something we took for granted; it is was cheap, accessible and plentiful. Now, energy seems precious, complicated and fractious, a chip in the high-stakes game of geopolitics.