*Announcement due this week but deferred to February 2014- ABC. SYDNEY, Dec 6- General Motors Co has decided to pull out of vehicle production in Australia as early as 2016, local media reported on Friday, in what would be a major blow to the struggling industry.» Read More
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The reasons for their failures are varied, and while some of the companies that manufactured them recovered, many didn’t.
Alan Mulally, President and CEO of Ford Motor Company says consumers nowadays place great emphasis on quality, fuel-efficiency, safety and smart design in vehicles. And Ford's introduction of all-new Ranger to Thailand is a response to that.
Carlos Ghosn, Nissan CEO, discusses how turmoil in the Yen is affecting Nissan's industrial strategy. He also offers advice to Japan's government on how to weaken the Yen.
"We have a coming [European] crisis, or a slowdown of the economy. But this is manufacturing. Things are always going up and down," Andrzej Korpak, general manager of General Motors Manufactuing, told CNBC.
The automaker is entering a joint venture to build electric cars in China but will that result in leaking trade secrets? CNBC's Phil LeBeau has the details.
Discussing GM's decision to focus its electric car manufacturing in China and whether the U.S. is falling behind over this new technology, with Steve Rattner, "Overhaul" author and former Car Czar.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau has the details on the automaker's move to build electric cars in China, and reaction on GM's move to build cars outside U.S. borders, with former Gov. Jennifer Granholm (D-MI).
Three years after launching the Nano as “the world’s cheapest car”, Ratan Tata, chairman of India’s second largest industrial group, presented what may be the world’s most-expensive automobile: the jewel encrusted GoldPlus Nano. The FT reports.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau is watching the United Auto Workers' contract with U.S. automakers as it is set to expire at midnight tonight.
An outlook on the market for luxury automobiles, with Jim O'Donnell, BMW North America president, who shares the company's business outlook and plans for revenue growth, with CNBC's Phil LeBeau.
"We are in line with sales expectations," says Jim O'Donnell, BMW North America president, who says BMW is performing slightly better than the marketplace because of new products. He also adds that the company is responding to the needs of the marketplace, including more fuel-efficient vehicles.
"The turmoil in Europe needs to be handled to stop volatility in the market," Carlos Ghosn, CEO at Renault-Nissan, told CNBC.
GM and Ford are both trading down about 40 percent this year. Discussing what the automakers can do to move cars off their lots, with CNBC's Phil Lebeau.
Discussing the automaker's plans for growth in the future, with Mark Fields, Ford Motor president, Americas, who adds that Ford is having productive talks with the UAW regarding contract negotiations, and CNBC's Phil LeBeau.
Stephen Odell, Chairman & CEO of Ford of Europe says that the auto industry is fending off the global slowdown. He also talks about the latest Ford models on display at the Frankfurt Motor Show.
Glen Wood, Partner & Head of Sales at Ji Asia believes that it's better that these 2 companies part ways.
Mercedes-Benz is the top selling U.S. luxury brand year to date and CNBC's Phil Lebeau spoke with Dieter Zetsche, Daimler's chairman, about the outlook for the company.
CNBC's Steve Liesman breaks down the data on the health of the U.S. economy from the Fed.
And Ford is targeting the global market: The newest Mustang was unveiled in six cities around the world on Thursday.
Auto loan interest rates hit their lowest level in at least six years, and Americans took out a record number of loans.
Because of a surge in business from Black Friday, the auto industry posted its best monthly sales since February 2007.