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  • REVA NXG

    Depending on whom you ask, India's Reva Electric Car Company  is either the next big thing in automobiles, or a maker of glorified golf carts.

  • General Motors logo

    Just a few weeks into her job as the head of sales at GM, Susan Docherty believes the automaker is building momentum. Wednesday morning Docherty updated reporters on what the company is seeing for October sales.

  • Stocksskidded Wednesday, despite a rise in durable-goods orders and some earnings beats, as worries about the recovery dragged on the market.

  • The weak consumer confidence report that hit U.S. stocks on Tuesday is having a lingering effect this Wednesday, with global stock markets falling and stock index futures pointing to another lower open on Wall Street.

  • Ford

    The latest Consumer Reports survey of people who have bought more than 1.4 million vehicles, is further proof of the gulf between Ford and its fellow Big 3 auto makers, GM and Chrysler. While Consumer Reports now lists Ford as being on par with Asian automakers, GM and Chrysler continue to struggle.

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    This could be Cramer’s favorite way to play it.

  • The Carbon Challenge - A CNBC Special Report - See Complete Coverage

    The White House will herald it as proof America's auto industry is changing. Leaders in Washington will say this is the blue print for taking the shrinking big 3 and putting their abandoned plants to good use. For all the "feel good" cheer surrounding the announcement a former GM plant in Delaware will be renovated to build high-end hybrid cars, keep the hype in check.

  • Tesla

    In what may be the most generous taxpayer-subsidized auto incentive yet, the state of Colorado is offering a huge rebate for people buying a 2009 all-electric Tesla Roadster...What kind of Rocky Mountain High are they smoking?

  • Chrysler Building

    Chrysler Financial, once the exclusive lending arm of the storied automaker, will liquidate and go out of business by Dec. 31, 2011, according to a letter from the U.S. Treasury Department.

  • The Carbon Challenge - A CNBC Special Report - See Complete Coverage

    The Tokyo Motor Show is a case study in the electric car split. Some companies, like Nissan are trumpeting future EV models and talking about the coming age of electric vehicles.

  • GM & Chrysler

    Almost 7 months after President Obama decided to save both GM and Chrysler by sending them through bankruptcy, it's becoming clear just how close the White House came to letting Chrysler go under and how little the auto task force thought of GM.

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    Classic cars are increasing in value more rapidly than the Dow and the housing market, according to one index.

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    Nearly two years ago to this date, at the 2007 Tokyo Motor Show, Honda showcased their environmental F1 car concept. Going green was its aim. This year, Honda might be going a different shade of green

  • Progressive Insurance Automotive X PRIZE

    The beauty of the X PRIZE is that it highlights a growing, but largely overlooked segment of inventors and entrepreneurs who are building cars that do not run on gas or diesel. These are folks experimenting with batteries, ethanol, even algae as the fuel to power our cars ad trucks.

  • Stocks pared some of their earlier losses but were still lower as disappointing results from Bank of America and General Electric eclipsed strong results from big techs.

  • Stocks pared some of their earlier losses but were still lower as disappointing results from Bank of America and General Electric eclipsed strong results from big techs.

  • 2010 Ford Taurus

    For all the stories I do involving the auto industry, I'm always amazed at how many people will bring up how the auto makers pick the colors for future models and why some of those colors are popular in one part of the country, but not in another.

  • Stocks skidded at the open Friday as disappointing results from Bank of America and General Electric eclipsed strong results from big techs. They slid further — with the Dow down 100 points — after a report showed a surprise drop in consumer sentiment.

  • Futures indicated a lower open for Wall Street Friday, as mixed earnings from General Electric eclipsed strong results from big techs.

  • The Dow pulled off a nearly 50-point  gain Thursday after a topsy-turvy session as the boost from oil's rally ultimately beat out disappointment in earnings from Goldman Sachs and Citigroup.