DETROIT, May 21- A boutique carmaker led by former General Motors Co executive Bob Lutz and China's largest auto parts supplier made an offer this month to buy cash-strapped "green" car company Fisker Automotive, people familiar with the matter said. VL Automotive and China's Wanxiang Group are looking to gain control of Fisker through a prepackaged bankruptcy.» Read More
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The "Mad Money" host outlines his "Game Plan" for Tuesday, Dec. 6.
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Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
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The “Mad Money” host explains why he thinks the time is right to get into auto parts stocks, and how you should play it.
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How remodeling has helped boost these companies’ bottom line.
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The 14th annual Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition features 2,000 carmakers and parts suppliers from 20 countries. Check out the highlights!