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Autos Automobiles and Components

  • Yes, and here’s why.

  • When the Ford Motor Company was launched back in 1903, it produced just a few cars a day. The company, founded by Henry Ford, would go on to become one of the largest and most profitable companies in the world. It would also produce more than a few truly great automobiles — classics that today fetch a pretty hefty sum at auctions around the world. Click ahead to see the most collectible vintage Fords ever made, compiled exclusively for CNBC.com by  magazine's Executive Editor Matt Stone.

    Click to see the most collectible vintage Fords ever made, compiled exclusively for CNBC.com by MotorTrend magazine's Executive Editor Matt Stone.

  • Car dealership

    The monthly sales reported for the major auto makers (the smaller companies reported their numbers Tuesday) show stronger than expected sales, and the best month for the industry since Cash for Clunkers in the summer of '09.

  • Ford showroom

    Ford beat expectations as GM and Chrysler both handily beat estimates for the month of October, putting some life back into the  troubled auto industry, even as Toyota falters.

  • Ford

    Whenever neighbors, friends, and those outside the auto industry ask me about the turnaround at Ford, I'm struck by how many say something along the lines of, "I know what Ford is all about." That may sound like a trite comment, but to me it says a lot about Ford's marketing.

  • Gm Building

    Interviews with G.M. and federal officials show decisions by the government have played a pivotal role in shaping the automaker’s leadership, its business strategies, and now its initial stock offering. The New York Times reports.

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    October auto sales are projected to hit a pace of 12 million vehicles, a new monthly high for 2010, according to George Pipas sales analyst with the Ford Motor Company.

  • Cadillac Escalade

    As GM prepares for its IPO road show, I consistently hear people asking the question, should individual investors buy this stock?

  • General Motors world headquarters, Detroit, Michigan

    General Motors will look to sell just over $10 billion worth of common stock and $3 billion of preferred stock in an initial public offering that would shift the U.S. government to a minority shareholder in the top U.S. automaker, people familiar with the matter said.

  • Six in 60

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

  • Car on road

    The cost of tires, gloves and condoms is set to rise following a 65 per cent jump in the price of natural rubber in the past year, reports the Financial Times.

  • 2007 Toyota Corolla

    Toyota Motor is considering halting exports from Japan of the Corolla sedan from around 2013 and shifting that output overseas due to the strength of the yen, Kyodo news reported on Thursday.

  • Recession-themed newsprint cuttings

    All signs point toward a long-term struggle for most states, as they continue to beat back the effects of the recession.  2011 will bring new challenges, as federal stimulus funds run dry, tax revenues decline, and jobless rates remain high.

  • Six in 60

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

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    Is there an easier solution to fixing the economy? Should we look at cutting military benefits? Taxing religious property? Selling national park land? Share your opinion.

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    Phil Bredesen says those states that have become dependent on federal funding are going to be in trouble in January when stimulus money dries up.

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    Like a car gaining fast in the rear view mirror, Hyundai is quickly picking up ground on the world's leading auto makers. If you need further proof of it, check out what the South Korean company earned in the third quarter: $1.2 Billion.

  • 1964 Aston Martin DB5, estimated at over $5.5 million.

    Arguably the most famous car in the world has sold to an American car enthusiast for £2.6 million ($4.1 million) after being put on the market for the first time ever.

  • Nissan Leaf

    A new study this morning by J.D. Power confirms what many in the auto industry have been predicting for some time: The electric car revolution is likely to be more of a slow change.

  • 1964 Aston Martin DB5, estimated at over $5.5 million.

    It’s arguably the most famous car in the world and it’s coming out of the showroom and onto the market for the first time ever.