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  • Ford

    As Ford prepares to file quarterly earnings that are expected to show the company earned at least a billion dollars in profit for Q1, investors are starting to ask themselves, "Where does Ford go from here?"

  • 2010 Beijing Auto Show

    Whenever I blog about the Beijing Auto Show I invariably get a slew of e-mails from people saying one of two things: Detroit is a more important auto show and/or who cares about what happens in China.

  • The global auto industry is driving out of a crisis, supported by increasing appetite from China, Carlos Ghosn, President and CEO, Nissan & Renault told CNBC Friday.

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    Walk through the massive Beijing Auto Show 2010 and you know immediately that the race for clean energy cars leadership in China is officially on. But is the Chinese consumer ready?

  • Traffic jam, Beijing, China

    For every 1,000 people in China, 30 own a car. In the US, the figure is 700 or 800. Selling cars to the bicycling masses of China is a prospect to make any carmaker salivate.

  • Ed Whitacre

    The smile on the face of GM Chairman Ed Whitacre Jr. says it all. The quiet confidence from GM Vice Chairman Steve Girsky makes it clear. Read between the lines, you'll see GM is speeding toward profitability.

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    As most of us focus on GM paying off its remaining loans to the U.S. And Canadian government, few are paying attention to Detroit's other troubled automaker.

  • GM Dealership

    Few at GM will admit it in the open. Heck, they don't even like to talk about it. But make no mistake, GM is moving to have an initial public offering. It's still too early to project when it will be, but I have little doubt it will happen this year.

  • Bailed-out automaker General Motors will repay the roughly $6 billion it owes to the US and Canadian governments before its previously announced deadline of June 1, CNBC has learned.

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    It might be a stretch to say GM and Toyota are going in different directions, but Monday was the clearest sign yet these two automakers find themselves in completely different places than they have in the past.

  • Plus, did you heed Cramer's airlines call on Friday?

  • Take advantage of the declines in these stocks, Cramer says. Friday’s “scandal” won’t keep them down for long.

  • Status: Settled 2005Amount: $2.5 billionInvestors in AOL Time Warner stock sued the company for fraud under federal securities law.  The company was alleged to have improperly accounted for dozens of advertising transactions between 1998 and 2002. The alleged transactions created the appearance that they were generating revenue when, in reality, were just shifting money back and forth. The alleged false earnings statements inflated the company’s value by $1.7 billion.

    Here, we present the top 10 class-action lawsuits in the United States either won, settled or pending, and in terms of damages sought as compiled by LawInfo.com.

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    While much of the country is fixated on the millions of Toyota vehicles that have been recalled, there's news about recalled cars that is getting little attention.

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  • Lexus GX 460

    Overnight, Toyota executives in Japan made the decision to test all of the company's SUVs to see if any of them have an issue with their electronic stability control, as is suspected with 2010 Lexus GX 460 models.

  • Tustin Toyota dealership in Tustin, California.

    After charges that it was slow to respond to its Prius accelerator problems, Toyota worked quickly on its Lexus sports utility vehicles issue, the New York Times reported.

  • For those who want a more eco-conscious fuel than gasoline for their automobiles, there are plenty of options. The most commonly available are: B20 or biofuel; CNG, or compressed natural gas; E85 or ethanol; LPG or propane; electric; hydrogen; and LNG or liqueified natural gas. But how easy is it to refuel, especially when you're traveling?Well, it's definitely not as simple as refueling with plain old gasoline. According to the most recent count of stations* across the country, there are 162,35

    So where is it easiest to find alt-fueling stations, and which kinds of fuel are most readily available? Click ahead to see the country's top 15 states for alt-fuel convenience.

  • Cramer explains why stocks can still move higher and the US in particular right now is "more investable than most" other countries.