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  • GM Facing What Could Be Biggest Challenge Ever Thursday, 19 Jun 2008 | 9:08 AM ET
    2008 Chevy Malibu

    What was shaping up to be a tough summer for GM has rapidly worsened and become a major gut-check for GM, its investors, and fans of the American automaker. Which brings up the most frequently asked question I get from readers and viewers: can GM successfully shift gears from trucks to cars?

  • No More Premium Gas for Cash-Strapped Drivers Thursday, 19 Jun 2008 | 5:33 AM ET

    Ernesto Evangelista prefers to pump premium gas into his seven-month-old Nissan Titan, thinking it makes the truck run better.

  • Alt and Traditional Energy: It's All Part of the Solution Wednesday, 18 Jun 2008 | 2:35 PM ET

    As President Bush calls on Congress to drill for oil offshore, the Senate again stalls on tax credits for solar energy. There's certainly some irony in this. As we saw, there was early reaction in the stocks today.

  • Where Are the Pockets of Strength in Real Estate? Wednesday, 18 Jun 2008 | 12:30 PM ET

    CNBC asked real estate experts for their insight on the economy, the housing market and commercial real estate.

  • GM: Should It Send "Dear John" Letter to Big Oil? Wednesday, 18 Jun 2008 | 9:40 AM ET
    GM logo, General Motors logo

    Over the last two days General Motors has found itself dancing around the potentially delicate question of whether to run an ad this summer that might tick off oil companies. GM execs outlined an ad in Washington that has been described as a "dear john" letter to big oil.

  • Bush to Urge Lifting of Ban on Offshore Drilling Tuesday, 17 Jun 2008 | 8:09 PM ET

    President George W. Bush will make an announcement on Wednesday about energy and call on Congress to pass legislation lifting a ban on offshore oil drilling, the White House said.

  • Buy Baldor Electric Tuesday, 17 Jun 2008 | 6:16 PM ET

    Don't believe the shorts. This new-tech play should outperform.

  • World Crude Production Has Peaked: Pickens Tuesday, 17 Jun 2008 | 2:30 PM ET
    Boone Pickens

    World crude oil production has topped out at 85 million barrels per day even as demand keeps climbing, helping to drive a stunning surge in prices, billionaire oil investor T. Boone Pickens said on Tuesday.

  • Stock Picks: Solar Energy, Multinationals & More Tuesday, 17 Jun 2008 | 12:35 PM ET

    CNBC asked the market experts for their best stock picks now.  Here's a sampling of their suggestions.

  • America's Oil Crisis: What's Behind Soaring Prices? Tuesday, 17 Jun 2008 | 11:20 AM ET

    Energy prices have doubled over the past year, and to better understand why, CNBC asked prominent executives, politicians and analysts for their insight.

  • Big Three Automakers: What's Their Biggest Threat? Tuesday, 17 Jun 2008 | 10:28 AM ET
    Big 3's Biggest Threat

    Over the last two weeks I've been inundated with e-mails from readers venting about the latest round of cutbacks Detroit's automakers have announced. What's surprised me the most has been the wide range of reasons why you think the Big 3 are in big trouble.

  • Buy Sociedad Quimica Monday, 16 Jun 2008 | 7:23 PM ET

    This is a true triple-play stock, Cramer says.

  • Honda FCX

    If you've read this blog for long, you know how I feel about hydrogen fuel cell cars. Great potential. Limited real world possibilities right now. That said, this morning Honda gave us a glimpse into hydrogen's promise.

  • Saudi Arabia's pledge to boost oil production by 500,000 barrels per day may not be achievable, a source close to the Saudi oil industry told CNBC.com.

  • Saudis to Boost Oil Production by 500,000 Barrels Saturday, 14 Jun 2008 | 9:49 AM ET
    Oil Refinery

    Saudi Arabia, the world’s biggest oil exporter, is planning to increase its output next month by about a half-million barrels a day, The New York Times reports.

  • Right Time To Buy An SUV? It Sure Is! Friday, 13 Jun 2008 | 11:28 AM ET

    Relax. I haven't lost it. I agree that for many people (soccer moms, the guy putzing around the suburbs, etc) driving a gas guzzling SUV makes no sense. But there is a market out there.

  • IMF Chief: Fuel Subsidies Won't Counter High Oil Friday, 13 Jun 2008 | 6:01 AM ET

    The International Monetary Fund is opposed to general fuel subsidies to counter the high price of oil, and would prefer measures that target the poor, IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn said in a newspaper interview.

  • Thursday, Contract oil driller Grey Wolf turned down Precision Drilling Trust's $1.6 billion unsolicited bid, opting to go forward with its acquisition of Basic Energy Services instead.

  • Americans Want Hybrids And Toyota's Ready To Build More Thursday, 12 Jun 2008 | 11:05 AM ET

    A new survey today by Auto Futures Group/TechnoMetrica concludes that people would rather buy gas/electric hybrids instead of diesel powered cars. Diesel fans will roll their eyes and say that's ridiculous, but that's the way it is.

  • Ford Truck Plants Going Into Car-Building Business Wednesday, 11 Jun 2008 | 1:18 PM ET
    Ford announced today that it is cutting production by 21% resulting in downtime at the assembly plant in St. Thomas Ontario on Friday Aug. 18, 2006. Ford Motor Co. announces sharp cuts in its North American production that would force it to partially shut down plants in the U.S. and Canada in the fourth quarter. (AP Photo/Canadian Press, Geoff Robins)

    Ford Motor is assembling a plan to retool its North American truck plants to build cars in a bid to keep up with changing consumer demand in the United States, the Detroit News reported Wednesday.

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