Aug 21- U.S. federal prosecutors have learned that lawyers for General Motors Co were present at key meetings during which information about problems with some of its vehicles were discussed, a source close to the investigation said.» Read More
Toyota Motor sees an opportunity to increase sales through vehicle leasing as U.S. automakers pull back, Toyota U.S. sales chief said on Wednesday.
The Clarity is no science project that just puttters along. It has the power and feel of a standard gas-powered car. Granted, it's not a hot rod, but it's no wallflower either.
GM chief Rick Wagoner said there was significant interest in the auto maker's planned sale of up to $4 billion of assets as it battles record losses and falling sales, but no deals were expected soon.
Ford Motor's plan to overhaul its North American operations to produce more cars remains unchanged amid recent declines in gas prices, a top executive said on Tuesday.
The market for sport utility vehicles is starting to look a lot like the housing market, spreading pain to consumers, automakers and dealers, the New York Times reports.
If you're shopping for a car, arm yourself with information now so you aren't taken for a ride later.
Toyota Motor is considering exporting U.S.-made trucks including its full-size Tundra after scaling back its sales expectations for the U.S. market under pressure from record fuel prices and a slumping housing market.
The report today from the Detroit News that Ford is preparing to stop building the Mercury Sable and Ford Taurus X crossover is one of those stories I read and immediately said, "It's about time". In my opinion, these are the types of moves Ford needs to make quickly if it's going to jump start sales with fresh, attractive models.
Toyota Motor is set to raise prices of hybrid cars and commercial vehicles by 1% to 3% in Japan as costs for steel and other materials soar, the Nikkei business daily reported on Monday.
Top Japanese tyre maker Bridgestone posted a worse-than-expected 18 percent drop in first-half operating profit on Friday citing expensive raw materials and a stronger yen, and slashed its forecasts as vehicle sales slump in Western markets.
Following are Thursday's biggest winners and losers. Even with today's rough market, there were a number of pops, such as an internet florist, a Canadian fast food chain and a certain star athlete making the move to the Big Apple.
AIG reports weak earnings and further write-downs, while GE says the Beijing Olympics will help boost the company's brand image. Following are today's top videos:
When Toyota reported a drop in fiscal first quarter profits of 28%, it immediately sparked a slew of e-mails from those of you who think I "favor" the Japanese automaker. In general the comments say, "Take that Toyota Phil, even your beloved auto company is hurting."
Chrysler is in talks with Japan's Nissan Motor about jointly producing midsize cars, the Wall Street Journal said Thursday.
Over the last year of putting together our CNBC documentary, co-workers have asked me time and again about my favorite moments. When you watch "Saving GM" tonight, you will see some of them. But here are my top 3.
Some hurting, poorly managed companies can turn out to be great stocks. Fast Money's special series "Bad Company, Good Stock" takes a look at Ford.
The board of directors at General Motors remains supportive of Chief Executive Rick Wagoner, despite the company's recent, unexpected $15.5 billion loss, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday.
GM Vice Chairman Bob Lutz invited me to watch him test the E-Flex system behind the new Chevy Volt. Given the enthusiasm surrounding the Volt, I jumped at the opportunity. Would E-Flex deliver on the promise that's been built up surrounding GM's electric car? The answer: Yes.
As struggles in the automobile industry compound with each passing quarter, the news that Chrysler's financial unit is unable to reach its goal of raising $30 billion in financing support may impact its ability to support sales.
Avoid the tricks. Learn the secrets. A former "insider" reveals how to get the best deals on wheels.