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  • Nissan to Produce Zero Emission Cars By 2010: CEO Thursday, 16 Apr 2009 | 10:11 AM ET
    Nissan Advanced Technology Center, Atsugi city, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.

    Nissan Motors CEO Carlos Ghosn said the company has the technology and the ability to produce cars that are going to be zero emissions by 2010 but also cost-friendly.

  • Somali Pirates Vow to 'Slaughter' American Sailors Wednesday, 15 Apr 2009 | 1:28 PM ET

    Somali pirates vowed to hunt down American ships and kill their sailors Wednesday and French forces detained 11 other hijackers in a high-seas raid, raising tensions a day after an abortive attack on a U.S. freighter loaded with food aid.

  • GM To Offer Tougher Deal To Bondholders Thursday, 9 Apr 2009 | 11:53 AM ET
    General Motors Headquarters

    The auto task force, lead by Steven Rattner, wants GM to emerge with as little debt as possible once the restructuring process is done, according to numerous sources familiar with the situation.

  • In UK, New Cars Cheaper than Used: Report Thursday, 9 Apr 2009 | 9:06 AM ET

    Aggressive price cuts and a lack of good-quality used cars has sent the price of some new autos below their second-hand equivalents, the Financial Times reported Thursday.

  • Chrysler Exec: Fiat Deal Possible, But Prepared For Worse Wednesday, 8 Apr 2009 | 12:52 PM ET
    Jim Press

    Chrysler is working hard to complete a deal with Fiat, but is also prepared if the deal doesn't go through, Vice Chairman and President Jim Press told CNBC Wednesday.

  • Opinion: A Sure-Fire Cure for Pirate Hijackings Wednesday, 8 Apr 2009 | 11:56 AM ET

    There should be no military action by any nation to assist cargo ships hijacked by pirates. Why? Because that would be using a nation’s resources to assist an industry that invites and encourages pirates to do what they do by paying them ransom money.

  • Chrysler Rolls Out SUV After Government Scolding Wednesday, 8 Apr 2009 | 10:41 AM ET
    2007 Chrysler 300

    It sounds crazy: Just a week after the White House scolded Chrysler LLC for relying too much on gas guzzlers, the company is heading to a marquee auto show Wednesday to unveil a new SUV.

  • Harley-Davidson CEO to Retire; Replacement Named Monday, 6 Apr 2009 | 6:30 PM ET

    Motorcycle maker Harley-Davidson says its chief executive is retiring and will be replaced by an executive from car battery and interior maker Johnson Controls.

  • Detroit Automakers' Sales Fall, but Less Than Feared Wednesday, 1 Apr 2009 | 3:29 PM ET

    March sales fell sharply for General Motors, Ford Motor and Chrysler, but not as much as industry analysts had feared for any of the companies. Sales of Japanese automobiles also fell, though less steeply than they did for U.S. automakers.

  • Automakers Set to Report Weak March Sales Wednesday, 1 Apr 2009 | 11:28 AM ET

    Automakers were set to release their March U.S. vehicles sales on Tuesday amid continued uncertainty about the future of U.S.-based car makers.

  • Obama's Thinking on GM, Chrysler Is Unchanged Tuesday, 31 Mar 2009 | 9:19 PM ET
    GM Bailout

    The president's position on GM has not changed since Monday, a senior administration official said when asked to comment on a  Bloomberg report which said Obama had determined a prepackaged bankruptcy was the best way for GM to restructure.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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:

  • 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.

  • GM Makes Offers to Union, Bondholders Friday, 27 Mar 2009 | 4:04 PM ET
    General Motors Headquarters

    An offer from GM is a "first shot, a starting point" for negotiations, said a GM bondholder told CNBC, but "there’s great disparity between the bondholders versus labor."

  • GM Bondholders Concerned Over Lack of Progress Sunday, 22 Mar 2009 | 4:50 PM ET

    GM bondholders sent a letter to Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and the leaders of the auto task force Sunday expressing frustration that they have received no response from either GM or the auto task force regarding their suggestions for a near $28 billion debt exchange.

  • Text of the Letter From GM Bondholders Sunday, 22 Mar 2009 | 4:43 PM ET

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