Automobiles and Components


  • How Are Autos and Housing Really Doing? Tuesday, 31 Mar 2009 | 12:32 PM ET

    Housing and autos are in the news, but how's business? Answer: the bottom is still murky.

  • Yamaha Off-Road Vehicles Recalled After 46 Deaths Tuesday, 31 Mar 2009 | 12:18 PM ET

    Yamaha Motor USA recalled about 120,000 off-highway recreational vehicles for repairs Tuesday, after two models were involved in 46 deaths.

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    It seems the tough talk from President Obama's has sparked the car makers into action.

  • GM's CEO: Bankruptcy Possible Before 60-Day Deadline Tuesday, 31 Mar 2009 | 11:52 AM ET
    Fritz Henderson

    General Motors's new CEO, Fritz Henderson, said the automaker could file for bankruptcy before the end of the 60 days the government has given GM  to restructure itself.

  • New Leaders Hold Detroit’s Prospects in Their Hands Tuesday, 31 Mar 2009 | 10:23 AM ET
    Fritz Henderson

    Meet the people who now hold Detroit's fate in their hands.

  • Good GM, Bad GM — and Obama's GM Tuesday, 31 Mar 2009 | 9:39 AM ET
    General Motors

    With members of President Obama's Auto Task Force hitting the ground in Detroit, the re-structuring of General Motors kicks into gear. Monday in Washington may have been all about justifying and selling the government calling the shots at GM, but Tuesday in Detroit is when the president's people get to work. No wonder critics are now saying GM now stands for Government Motors, not General Motors. So what happens next?

  • Futures Gain After Sharp Decline on Auto Doubts Tuesday, 31 Mar 2009 | 9:14 AM ET

    US stock index futures pointed to a higher open Tuesday, following a sharp decline in the previous session as investors digested the Obama administration’s tough stance on General Motors and Chrysler.

  • Ford to Cover Car Payments If Buyer Loses Job Tuesday, 31 Mar 2009 | 8:28 AM ET

    Ford Motor says it is offering a payment protection plan to help reassure consumers who may be putting off a car purchase because of worries about losing their job.

  • Cramer: Monday’s Dow Decline Was a ‘Gift’ Monday, 30 Mar 2009 | 7:24 PM ET

    Sure, the market saw some losses today. But that’s a good thing for investors.

  • The Big Two? Monday, 30 Mar 2009 | 6:03 PM ET

    The White House raised the possibility of a controlled bankruptcy to help the auto industry restructure. Time to get short?

  • Dow Loses Over 3% Amid Auto, Bank Fears Monday, 30 Mar 2009 | 5:11 PM ET

    Stocks fell sharply Monday as investors worries about the potential for bankruptcies in the auto sector and that some big banks are going to need a lot more bailout money.

  • CBS Ad Woes Outweigh March Madness Ratings Boom Monday, 30 Mar 2009 | 4:43 PM ET

    It was a manic Monday for CBS, suffering double blows from the auto industry and an analyst downgrade.

  • Harder Deal Terms Seen for GM Bondholders, UAW Monday, 30 Mar 2009 | 4:18 PM ET
    General Motors Headquarters

    The White House's auto task force thinks that GM's latest offers to bond holders and auto workers will leave the company with too much debt and want the terms reduced even further, CNBC has learned.

  • General Motors: ‘Nice Lottery Ticket’? Monday, 30 Mar 2009 | 3:25 PM ET

    Cramer talks speculation as a way to play this ailing auto.

  • Stocks Slide Amid Auto, Bank Fears Monday, 30 Mar 2009 | 2:52 PM ET

    Stocks fell sharply Monday as recovery plans from General Motors and Chrysler were rejected by the Obama administration’s autos task force, spurring fears of bankruptcies in the sector.

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    President Barack Obama seized the wheel of the failing U.S. auto industry on Monday, forcing out GM chief executive, Rick Wagoner.

  • GM, Chrysler Get Ultimatum From Obama on Turnaround Monday, 30 Mar 2009 | 12:34 PM ET
    GM Dealership

    President Obama asserted unprecedented government control over the auto industry, rejecting turnaround plans from GM and Chrysler and raising the prospect of controlled bankruptcy.

  • Obama Auto Plan: The Details Monday, 30 Mar 2009 | 12:06 PM ET
    GM auto dealership with sign.

    A look at the Obama administration's plan for General Motors and Chrysler:

  • Stocks Slide Amid Fears of Auto Bankruptcies Monday, 30 Mar 2009 | 11:13 AM ET

    Stocks fell sharply Monday as recovery plans from General Motors and Chrysler were rejected by the Obama administration’s autos task force, spurring fears of bankruptcies in the sector.

  • GM CEO Forced Out as US Readies Autos Aid Monday, 30 Mar 2009 | 10:01 AM ET
    General Motors Chairman and Chief Executive Rick Wagoner.

    Wagoner's resignation comes as the company awaits president Barack Obama's reports on efforts to save GM and Chrysler.