Three veterans of the auto industry share their thoughts in the Detroit auto show, what cars are hot and not, the industry's prospects for this year and the lessons of a disastrous 2009.
Tanking sales and gloom hang over Detroit as its annual auto show begins this week. Maybe the worst is behind it, as GM and Ford are up 26% and 15% YTD respectively.
Just weeks after ending a year marked by dismal sales and a federal bailout of General Motors and Chrysler, U.S. automakers Sunday touted new products with a focus on fuel efficiency that they say will help ensure that their cars and trucks will roll off assembly lines for years to come.
The past couple of years have been very tough ones for the US auto industry, but this isn't a new situation for many automakers. Take a look at some of the milestones in the auto industry since the 1970s.
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Conquering the fast-emerging markets of Brazil, Russia, India and China, commonly referred to collectively as BRICs, is the main priority for Nissan Motor, a top executive said on Sunday.
Ford Motor plans to to return its North American operations to profitability in 2009 are progressing well and are not affected by signs of slowing U.S. economic growth, top officials said Sunday.
General Motors has room for additional cost cutting in its U.S. business, a top company executive said Sunday.
Volkswagen will decide in 2008 where to build a new auto plant in North America, VW chief executive and management board chairman Martin Winterkorn said on Sunday.
"The Detroit Auto Show All Access" will air Monday, January 14th at 9PM ET on CNBC. The show will repeat at 12AM ET.
In a CNBC special event, CNBC cameras go behind-the-wheel at the 2008 Detroit Auto Show-the most important auto show of the year. On Monday, January 14th at 9PM & 12AM ET, CNBC presents an original one-hour special, "CNBC Special Event: Detroit Auto Show All Access," reported and hosted live by CNBC auto reporter Phil LeBeau . CNBC, First in Business Worldwide, is the official cable broadcast partner of the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS)
The headline on the Detroit News on Monday was big and bold. So bold, it caught my eye as I walked through the lobby of the hotel where I was staying. "China Is Coming" it read. The message was clear in a city that has watched thousands of jobs and billions of dollars disappear over the last 20 years because of foreign competition. If Michigan automakers thought the growth of Toyota, Honda and Hyundai were scary, they...
Congratulations GM, Toyota, Rolls-Royce and BMW. After three days of watching new models being revealed, those 4 automakers are, in my opinion, the big winners from this year's North American International Auto Show. For the first time in many years, GM has people on the show floor buzzing. On the practical front, the new Chevy Malibu is a major improvement and better positions the Malibu to compete with...
Carmakers from across the globe have been revealing their latest innovations at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit this week. While soaring energy prices have put some companies to work building hybrids with better fuel economy, others have focused on design to wow potential buyers. CNBC’s Phil LeBeau spoke with Automobile magazine’s Jean Jennings about developing trends in minivans – turning the backseats into a lounge area.
Toyota has been grabbing headlines and market share. But can rival Nissan grow just as aggressively? On CNBC’s “Closing Bell” Nissan's General Manager for North America--William Bosley--explained his company's plans to "shift" into high gear. In a first on CNBC interview (live from the Detroit Auto Show) Bosley showed CNBC’s Phil LeBeau the car that he's banking on to expand market share.
Will the Tundra freeze out America's big three automakers? The Tundra is Toyota Motor’s entry in the pickup segment – and Toyota North America President Jim Press says the giant truck is an original with “guts.” Speaking to CNBC’s Phil LeBeau at the 2007 North American International Auto Show, Press said the Tundra’s engineering was “based on the Toyota DNA.”