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  • Driver's ed redux: Staying safe on the mean streets Monday, 1 Apr 2013 | 12:56 PM ET

    Here are three basic defensive driving tips all drivers should follow to ensure their safety from Flat 12 Gallery’s Perry Barndt, star of CNBC Prime’s “The Car Chasers.”

  • February Durables Soar, Bolstered by Transportation Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 8:32 AM ET

    Demand for long-lasting U.S. manufactured goods surged in February, suggesting factory activity continued to expand at a moderate pace.

  • Ask the Car Chasers: When does a car need new tires? Monday, 25 Mar 2013 | 12:27 PM ET

    How do you know when it's time to change your tires? We put the question to Jeff Allen, owner of Flat 12 Gallery and star of CNBC Prime's "The Car Chasers."

  • Ask the Car Chasers: Oil & Gas Tips from a Pro Friday, 15 Mar 2013 | 3:57 PM ET

    How do you really know when to change your car's oil? And is paying extra at the pump for premium gas a rip off or really worth it?

  • How to Boost Your Car’s Value Monday, 11 Mar 2013 | 10:20 AM ET

    One of the easiest and simplest things to increase the value of your car is ensure your steering wheel matches your car; and, if not change it. Here's how.

  • Chrysler's Future According to Marchionne Thursday, 28 Feb 2013 | 4:40 PM ET
    Sergio Marchionne, Chairman and CEO , Chrysler Group LLC.

    Nearly four years after taking over Chrysler, Sergio Marchionne is ready to take the Detroit automaker to the next level.

  • GM's Wi-Fi Move Brings the Connected Car Closer Monday, 25 Feb 2013 | 3:34 PM ET

    GM says starting next year it plans to put 4G LTE technology into millions of its cars, trucks and SUVs in a move that will put “mobile” into automobile.

  • US CEO Blasts 'Three Hours a Day' French Workers Wednesday, 20 Feb 2013 | 8:44 AM ET

    The head of U.S. tire maker Titan launched a vitriolic attack on French productivity after the country’s government suggested he buy a factory in the north of France.

  • Tesla Review Raises Questions About Reporter Test Tuesday, 12 Feb 2013 | 11:18 AM ET
    Tesla Model S

    The NYT review of the Tesla is the latest example of a new vehicle test drive rubbing either the automaker or fans of the automaker the wrong way.

  • Auto Sales Start the Year With a Bang Friday, 1 Feb 2013 | 3:33 PM ET

    If January is any indication, 2013 could be another big year for auto sales in the U.S.

  • Chinese Firm Wins A123 Despite US Tech Transfer Fears Tuesday, 29 Jan 2013 | 6:40 PM ET
    A123 Systems logo

    China's largest auto parts maker won U.S. government approval to buy A123 Systems Inc, a bankrupt maker of electric car batteries that was funded with U.S. government money, a source familiar with the situation said on Tuesday.

  • How Corporate America 'Squeezes' Out Its Survival Sunday, 27 Jan 2013 | 9:23 AM ET

    After four years of belt-tightening, American companies are good at squeezing more profit out of every dollar of sales - a skill that chief executives regard as critical in the face of an uncertain economy.

  • This Lexus at CES 'Sees' Hazards Down the Road Tuesday, 8 Jan 2013 | 12:05 PM ET
    Toyota presents an experimental automated car at the 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada.

    Toyota's AASRV Lexus demonstrates a variety of vehicle safety technologies in development, from seeing a potential problem 500 feet away to knowing the difference between a red and green light.

  • Toyota Hit With Record Fine for Delay in US Recall Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 10:17 AM ET

    Toyota Motor has been ordered to pay a record fine of $17.35 million for failing to report a safety defect to the U.S. government in a timely manner, the U.S. Department of Transportation said.

  • Fiat to Invest $1.6 Billion in New Maserati Models Tuesday, 11 Dec 2012 | 4:40 AM ET
    A Maserati Gran Turismo automobile, produced by Fiat SpA, sits on display during the second press day of the Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland, on Wednesday, March 7, 2012.

    Italian carmaker Fiat. is investing 1.2 billion euros in luxury brand Maserati, hoping technology and dealerships from its tie-up with Chrysler will help it to take on German rivals BMW and Porsche.

  • A123 Systems logo

    China's largest maker of auto parts won a politically sensitive auction for A123 Systems, a bankrupt maker of batteries for electric cars that was funded partly with U.S. government money, the investment banker for A123 said on Saturday.

  • Toyota, Nissan Halt Chinese Plants, but Analysts Shrug Wednesday, 26 Sep 2012 | 1:37 AM ET

    Shares of both Toyota Motor and Nissan Motor fell nearly 2 percent in Tokyo trading on Wednesday on news the automakers will halt production at plants in China in the wake of the worst anti-Japan protests in decades.

  • What's the Next Global Manufacturing Superpower? Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012 | 9:40 AM ET
    A worker solders components at the Suntron de Mexico assembly plant in Tijuana, Mexico.

    With lower shipping costs and competitive wages, Mexico is booming, attracting foreign investment from firms that supply North America — a concept known as nearshoring.

  • Ford to Roll out Lincoln Cars in China Tuesday, 28 Aug 2012 | 8:24 PM ET
    Ford sign

    Ford Motor is to launch its Lincoln brand in China in an effort to tap into the country’s growing sales of premium cars, as part of a broader push to rejuvenate the straggling upscale marque. The FT reports.

  • GM Has High Hopes for New, Smaller Cadillac Friday, 24 Aug 2012 | 6:57 AM ET
    Gm Building

    While GM has improved its products since it hobbled out of bankruptcy in 2009, the automaker had yet to deliver a signature new model that proves it belongs among the industry’s elite. This might be about to change, the New York Times reports.