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  • President Barack Obama

    With a Ford Motor assembly plant as the setting, President Barack Obama is arguing anew that his politically risky decision to bail out the auto industry saved it from collapse.

  • See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Thursday's Squawk on the Street.

  • GM Headquarters

    American taxpayers who spent $50 billion bailing out General Motors may see some returns, if the Obama administration allows it.

  • 2010 Toyota Prius

    Between the data that came out on July auto sales on Tuesday and the Toyota quarterly earnings report early this morning, there is a growing perception Toyota has weathered the worst when it comes to recalling millions of vehicles worldwide.

  • Sales of pickup trucks were up 60 percent in July from a year ago at AutoNation, the nation's largest auto dealer, in a clear indicator the economy is recovering, Chairman and CEO Mike Jackson said on CNBC Wednesday morning.

  • See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Wednesday's Squawk on the Street.

  • Cadillac Escalade

    Every year we get the list of most targeted cars and trucks by thieves and every year it seems to be the same story. If you're driving a pint size car, don't worry...By comparison, it's those of you styling behind a Cadillac Escalade who need to realize your Luxury SUV has a target on it. And those of you with a pick-up are in a similar spot.

  • Are car thieves eyeing your vehicle? To get a sense of the cars that are most sought-after by criminals, the Highway Loss Data Institute (HLDI) has compiled its list of the cars with the highest relative theft rates. The data only reflects cars manufactured after 2007. By dissecting the data on insurance claims for theft - both in the rate at which claims are filed and the average size of claim payments - it turns out that some cars have theft rates 3-5 times higher than the average for all vehi

    To get a sense of the cars that are most sought-after by criminals, the Highway Loss Data Institute (HLDI) has compiled its list of the cars with the highest relative theft rates.

  • See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Friday's Squawk on the Street.

  • Honda last week reported its best quarterly operating profit in over two years, thanks in large part to a 38 percent jump in deliveries in Asia. The company hopes to improve sales in the U.S. through a variety of initiatives, including better inventory management of the subcompact Honda Fit. It will also launch a hybrid version of the Fit in Japan later this year. .

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    Now that Ford has officially completed the sales of its Volvo subsidiary to China based Geely Automotive, the world will be watching to see what happens with the famed Swedish brand. Relax Volvo fans.

  • The Mad Money host sends an ominous message and lists what earnings to watch next week.

  • Detroit Skyline

    As the President takes a bow in Detroit for his administration saving the Big 3, the real story in Michigan is whether the folks who run GM and Chrysler (and many of the suppliers) will remember how close they came to collapsing. They better not forget.

  • Avis auto rental kiosk

    One possible scenario for Avis, which is far smaller than Hertz and also smaller than the company it is seeking [Dollar Thrifty] is for it to counter with the upcoming bid. While Avis is poised to give it a shot, it’s still a long one that it will come out of this winning the war.

  • Chevy Volt

    As soon GM announced the price of the new Chevy Volt at $41,000, I could here skeptics scoff and say, "Are you kidding me? Who will pay that for an electric car?"

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

  • Plus, get calls on tech, housing and more.

  • 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.

  • Six in 60

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

  • Ford sign

    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.