JOHANNESBURG, Dec 2- Some 250 jobs at a South African forging company could be cut after U.S. motor company Ford cancelled a components contract with SKF, just weeks after strikes hit car parts manufacturers, a union said on Tuesday. Auto makers producing in South Africa resumed activity in September after a four-week strike by 220,000 metal-workers that hurt...» Read More
It's one of the oldest tricks – selling a customer something that simply does not exist. Jeff and the Roundman offer their advice to help you avoid auto scams.
Navigating an auto auction can be tricky. Jeff Allen and his father, Tom Souter, reveal the secrets to getting the best price.
General Motors will recall 293,000 Chevrolet Cruze cars in the United States due to a defect that can cause loss of the brake assist function.
Nissan Motor takes the veil off the first car in its resurrected Datsun brand in New Delhi on Monday, part of a foray by the Japanese auto maker into cheap cars for emerging markets.
Checking a vehicle's brake pads and rotors might sound difficult, but according to Flat 12 Gallery's technician, Eric Ables, one of the stars of CNBC Prime's "The Car Chasers," it's pretty simple.
A new AAA report shows the average cost of driving 15,000 miles a year rose to $9,122 per year in 2012, a roughly two percent increase. The biggest increases were in maintenance costs and insurance costs.
Owner Jeff Allen, star of CNBC Prime's "The Car Chasers," has bought and sold used cars for decades, so he knows something about the process. Here he shares basic tips to help make buying a used car less tricky.
For those who not mechanically inclined, having an issue pop up with their car can be a daunting process, and can become downright miserable as they search for the right mechanic.
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.”
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."
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?
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.
Subaru is recalling up to 47,419 cars and crossover vehicles equipped with remote starters because the engines could start on their own.
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.
With lower shipping costs and competitive wages, Mexico is booming, attracting foreign investment from firms that supply North America — a concept known as nearshoring.
The municipal government of Guangzhou, a sprawling metropolis that is one of China’s biggest auto manufacturing centers, introduced license plate auctions and lotteries last week that will roughly halve the number of new cars on the streets. The NYT Reports.
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.
Global automakers struggling with falling sales in China and Europe are now looking at the United States, which with its high level of pent up demand, could be the next growth market they are looking for, say analysts.
The unexpected move by Guangzhou, China’s third largest city, to restrict car purchases by putting a cap on vehicle registrations, led to a selloff in auto stocks on Tuesday and analysts say the move is negative for the country’s auto sector, as it sets a precedent for other cities to implement similar measures.
Japan is on an unsustainable path of a strong yen and deflation. The unprofitability of Japan's major exporters and emerging trade deficits suggest that the end of this path is in sight, says Andy Xie.