DETROIT, July 25- A former Ford Motor Co engineer is being investigated by the FBI after listening devices were found in meeting rooms at company offices, the automaker said on Friday. "Ford initiated an investigation of a now former employee and requested the assistance of the FBI," said Susan Krusel, a Ford spokeswoman.» Read More
Futures pointed higher Wednesday as investors looked to scoop up some bargains after the previous session's selloff and shrugged off another dismal housing data point.
The brand that was once hailed as an important part of the future of General Motors now will be part of its past.
Stocks tumbled to November levels Tuesday as investors faced a fresh sign of the deepening recession and dilution worries gnawed at bank stocks. Wal-Mart was the lone gainer on the Dow after the retail giant beat earnings expectations.
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation on Tuesday increased its share stake in heavyweights like Coca Cola, McDonald's and Autonation.
Remember in college when you had to turn in that mid-term exam? Today, GM and Chrysler face their own mid-terms of sorts, but with a big difference.
Futures tumbled Tuesday as a sharp drop in New York manufacturing activity exacerbated worries about the deepening recession.
It may seem like the country that used to make everything is on the brink of making nothing.
In this Web Extra, the traders talk market moving events in the week ahead including -- GM and Chrysler's viability plans, Obama's strategy for reducing foreclosures, Wal-Mart earnings and more!
When Toyota and Nissan both forecast full year losses within the last week, you knew it was only a matter of time before both companies took steps to limit their mounting losses.
The idea that a lack of credit is keeping a large percentage of people from buying a new or used car is one of the more ridiculous assumptions still swirling around the auto industry. If you are looking to buy, there's plenty of credit available and frankly, it is a buyer's market.
From The Chicago Auto Show, Frank Klegon of Chrysler
From The Chicago Auto Show, Jim Farley of Ford
From The Chicago Auto Show, Don Esmond of Toyota North America.
GM is trying to pull off a very tricky and painful double play. On one hand it is moving as quickly as possible to downsize the second largest auto maker in the world. On the other, it is trying to show Washington lawmakers that it is a viable company worthy of more government aid.
Stocks ended mixed Monday as the much-anticipated bank-rescue plan was delayed for another day. Banks jumped amid hopes the bailout will save the stocks.
US stocks opened lower Monday as the much-anticipated bank rescue plan was delayed for another day.
When I broke the news this morning about GM Vice Chairman Bob Lutz retiring I had mixed emotions. On one hand I thought to myself, "Good for him. If this is what he wants to do, he should do it." On the other hand, I was thinking to myself, "It's too bad he won't be 'in the arena' because this industry needs someone like Bob Lutz."
At a time when there is little good news, I hate to be the bearer of even more bad news, but it kind of goes with the territory. So here it is: Used vehicle prices have bottomed out and are moving higher.
US stocks looked set to hand back some of last week’s gains at the open Monday as the much-anticipated bank rescue plan was delayed for another day.
Yes, even the seemingly bullet proof auto makers have stalled. This morning, Toyota reported abysmal third quarter results and warned that it's heading toward its first annual loss since 1950.