GO
Loading...

Automobiles and Components

More

  • WASHINGTON, April 22- Former General Motors CEOs and other executives should be called to testify to the U.S. Congress about the company's slow response to defective ignition switches in cars that have been linked to at least 13 deaths, a Democratic senator said on Tuesday.

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 2:05 p.m. EDT Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 2:05 PM ET

    In latest round of change in pharmaceuticals industry, Novartis inks deals with GSK and Lilly Valeant, Ackman looking to buy Botox maker Allergan in cash-and-stock deal worth about $45.6 B Stock market pushed higher by corporate deal news and solid earnings; Allergan, Netflix jump Labor Department: Job market improved for 2013 college grads but remained weak McDonald's 1st- quarter profit slips as sales remain weak; April' modestly positive' Cable TV provider Comcast posts 30 percent rise in 1st quarter profit, cites NBC results General Motors asks bankruptcy court for protection from ignition claims before bankruptcy GM adding safety investigators, restructuring engineering organization in response to recall Electronic cigarette biz awaits federal rules that will likely curb marketing, set standards Harley-Davidson 1 Q earnings jump 18.7 percent as motorcycle sales rise, efficiencies take hold

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 1:15 p.m. EDT Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 1:15 PM ET

    In latest round of change in pharmaceuticals industry, Novartis inks deals with GSK and Lilly Valeant, Ackman looking to buy Botox maker Allergan in cash-and-stock deal worth about $45.6 B Stocks gain amid earnings reports and deal news; Allergan, Netflix jump Labor Department: Job market improved for 2013 college grads but remained weak McDonald's 1st- quarter profit slips as sales remain weak; April' modestly positive' Cable TV provider Comcast posts 30 percent rise in 1st quarter profit, cites NBC results General Motors asks bankruptcy court for protection from ignition claims before bankruptcy GM adding safety investigators, restructuring engineering organization in response to recall Electronic cigarette biz awaits federal rules that will likely curb marketing, set standards Harley-Davidson 1 Q earnings jump 18.7 percent as motorcycle sales rise, efficiencies take hold

  • E-Z-GO recalls 30,000 vehicles Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 12:57 PM ET

    The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Tuesday that the steering wheel nut on the vehicles may not have been tightened sufficiently, which would reduce the driver's control and could result in a crash. They were sold nationwide from August 2012 through February 2013 for between $6,650 and $10,650.

  • April 22- Harley-Davidson Inc shares surged nearly 9 percent on Tuesday after the iconic U.S. motorcycle maker posted a better-`than-expected quarterly profit, lifted by strong international demand.

  • DETROIT, April 22- General Motors Co said on Tuesday it is restructuring its engineering operations in a move meant to improve quality and safety of its vehicles as a result of the fallout from the defective ignition switch linked to at least 13 deaths.

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 12:06 p.m. EDT Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 12:06 PM ET

    General Motors asks bankruptcy court for protection from ignition claims before bankruptcy In latest round of change in pharmaceuticals industry, Novartis inks deals with GSK and Lilly Valeant, Ackman looking to buy Botox maker Allergan in cash-and-stock deal worth about $45.6 B Stocks gain amid earnings reports and deal news; Allergan, Netflix jump Labor Department: Job market improved for 2013 college grads but remained weak McDonald's profit slips as sales remain weak; April' modestly positive' Cable TV provider Comcast posts 30 percent rise in 1st quarter profit, cites NBC results Electronic cigarette biz awaits federal rules that will likely curb marketing, set standards Harley-Davidson 1 Q earnings jump 18.7 percent as motorcycle sales rise, efficiencies take hold Sales of US existing homes fell in March to lowest level in 20 months in face of rising prices

  • Electric or hybrid? These drivers are wealthier Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 11:32 AM ET

    Motorists who purchase battery-electric vehicles tend to be younger and more affluent than drivers of hybrid vehicles, according to a new study.

  • DETROIT, April 22- General Motors Co said on Tuesday it is restructuring its engineering operations in a move meant to improve quality and safety of its vehicles, even as it deals with the fallout from the defective ignition switch linked to at least 13 deaths. As part of the reorganization, GM said its global vehicle engineering chief, John Calabrese, is retiring.

  • MOSCOW, April 22- Renault has frozen plans to produce vans with Russian truck maker ZIL due to a weakening of the rouble, a spokeswoman for the French carmaker said on Tuesday. Last year ZIL signed a preliminary agreement to assemble Fiat and Renault vans at a Moscow factory, a source close to ZIL said at the time.

  • *U.S. electric car firm says China may be biggest market next year. BEIJING, April 22- U.S. electric carmaker Tesla Motors Inc expects to invest "hundreds of millions of dollars" building charging outlets in China, which could become its biggest global market next year, billionaire co-founder Elon Musk said.

  • Harley-Davidson posts higher-than-expected profit Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 7:20 AM ET

    April 22- Harley-Davidson Inc posted a stronger-than-expected quarterly profit on Tuesday, lifted by strong sales growth outside its core North American market. The U.S. motorcycle maker reported first-quarter net income of $265.9 million, or $1.21 a share, up from $224.1 million, or 99 cents a share, a year earlier.

  • General Motors seeks more protection from suits Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 5:12 AM ET

    DETROIT— General Motors Co. and a battalion of trial lawyers are preparing for an epic court fight over whether GM is liable for the sins of its corporate past.

  • Japan, US struggle to bridge gap on freer trade Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 2:18 AM ET

    The major sticking points between Japan and the U.S. have to do with removing tariffs on agricultural products such as rice, beef, dairy products and sugar that Japan has long protected from foreign competition, Japanese media reported. Japanese carmakers exported 4,731 vehicles per day to the U.S. last year, while Japan imported less than 62 per day.

  • CHATTANOOGA, Tenn./ DETROIT, April 21- The United Auto Workers, surprising even its supporters, on Monday abruptly withdrew its legal challenge to a union organizing vote that it lost at a Volkswagen AG plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee in February.

  • Subprime auto lenders exercising caution: Moody's Monday, 21 Apr 2014 | 3:44 PM ET

    U.S. subprime auto lenders are "exercising more caution," especially when it comes to higher-risk customers, according to Moody's.

  • Reports indicate Ford is said to name Mark Fields as the next CEO of the auto company, with CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on documents released by NHTSA surrounding General Motors' March 31st recall of 335,000 Saturn Ions. LeBeau explains complaints began in 2004.

  • Beijing car show opens amid China slowdown     Monday, 21 Apr 2014 | 9:54 AM ET

    Some of the biggest executives in the auto industry are speaking out at the Beijing Auto Show, reports CNBC's Eunice Yoon.

  • April 21- The United Auto Workers union on Monday said it was withdrawing its objection claiming undue outside political interference in the result of a February election it lost among workers at the Volkswagen AG plant in Tennessee.

Most Popular Video

Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | 12:32 AM ET

Eddie Tam, CIO at Central Asset Investments, says China will see a slowdown for a long time as a trade-off for avoiding a hard landing in its economy.

Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 10:48 PM ET

Todd Elmer, Currency Strategist at Citi, discusses whether the currency's sharp drop following weaker-than-expected quarterly inflation data was justified.

Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 10:30 PM ET

Adaire Fox-Martin, COO, Asia Pacific Japan at SAP, elaborates on the firm's "stunning results" in Southeast Asia, India and the sector of cloud computing in the first-quarter.