Autos Automobiles and Components

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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.

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    The Mad Money host offers two stocks to play them.

  • Traders applied the brakes Thursday, a day after the Dow topped 10,000, as Goldman Sachs and Citigroup proved no match for Wall Street's inflated earnings expectations.

  • Stocks pared their losses Thursday after a third straight positive Philly Fed reading — the first time that's happened in two years.  Stocks had opened lower after disappointment in earnings from Goldman Sachs and Citigroup.

  • After Wednesday's stellar market performance, stock index futures indicated a lower open for Wall Street on Thursday as investors take a breather and evaluate their next move.

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    Stocks rallied Wednesday and the Dow broke through 10,000 for the first time in over a year, fueled by strong earnings from JPMorgan and Intel.

  • Stocks rallied Wednesday, with the Dow homing in on 10,000, after JPMorgan and Intel got earnings season back on track and retail sales fell less than expected.

  • 2011 Ford Fiesta

    The Fiesta is a compact car that has been a huge hit in Europe and has been the focal point of Ford's strategy to crank out smaller, more fuel efficient models for customers in the US...But in a crowded market with strong competitors in the compact segment, Ford knows it will still have to work to make the Fiesta a big seller.

  • Futures pointed to a strong open Wednesday, with the Dow ready to make another run at 10,000, after JPMorgan and Intel got earnings season back on track and retail sales fell less than expected.

  • Back in July, Enzio von Pfeil, chief executive officer of EconomicClock.com, predicted a stock market crash in October. On Wednesday, von Pfeil reiterated his forecast, saying: "It doesn't have to be a calamitous crash. But I do think we're heading towards something. One sees that the market's become a lot more 'toppy'. It's stopped going up and up and up."

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    Ford Motor said Tuesday it will add 4.5 million older-model vehicles to the long list of those recalled because a defective cruise control switch could cause a fire.

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    Tom Webb with the Manheim Auto Auctions has never seen a run like this. In all his years of tracking used car prices, he's never seen them surge like they have in the last nine months.