DETROIT— Driving is getting safer. A total of 32,719 people died in U.S. crashes in 2013, down from 33,782 in 2012, according to figures compiled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. NHTSA Deputy Administrator David Friedman said the drop came because of safer vehicles, stronger laws and enforcement, and consumer education campaigns.» Read More
The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter from Lockheed Martin is the most expensive defense program in history. Costs could reach $1 trillion, between buying the aircraft and supporting it for decades.
The Dow Jones Transport Index, widely believed to be a predictor of where US markets are going, shows signs of bottoming out, Roelof van den Akker from ING Wholesale Banking told CNBC.
We won't find a bottom, Cramer says, until this sector and the banks rally.
General Motors' auditors have raised "substantial doubt" about the troubled automaker's ability to continue operations, and the company said it may have to seek bankruptcy protection if it can't execute a huge restructuring plan.
General Motors' says it gave Chief Executive Rick Wagoner compensation valued at $14.9 million last year for leading a company that lost $30.9 billion and is running on government loans.
Autonation CEO Mike Jackson said today that despite the government’s push towards fuel-efficient vehicles, the creation of green cars will not spur auto sales.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average could pull up from its recent dramatic freefall if the Dow Jones Transportation Average manages to stay above critical support levels, Roelof van den Akker, chartist at ING Wholesale Banking, told CNBC.
Members of the General Motors bondholders committee will be meeting with President Barack Obama’s auto task force on Thursday in Washington, CNBC has confirmed.
General Motors expects weak sales in the US for February, which will be an "exceptionally weak" fleet month for automakers, GM's chief operating officer told CNBC.
Ford Motor executives met Friday with the Obama administration's auto industry task force but the company said it was not seeking emergency financial aid.
General Motors is open to an alternative viability plan, said Ray Young, the company’s CFO ahead of meetings between executives and U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and White House economic adviser Larry Summers on Thursday.
An Obama administration task force considering the fate of General Motors and Chrysler is discouraging bankruptcy protection as an option for the struggling companies, two senators said Tuesday.
The brand that was once hailed as an important part of the future of General Motors now will be part of its past.
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation on Tuesday increased its share stake in heavyweights like Coca Cola, McDonald's and Autonation.
As global markets began another week in the red Monday, investors remain skittish and hesitant to fully get back into stocks. Experts tell CNBC where the investment opportunities are.
As morbid as it sounds, a recession's the perfect time to take a very, very long vacation. And guess what? It's really cheap too!
Overly negative investors will miss what opportunities this market has to offer. So consider the following list before completely giving up.
Companies are trying to find the right pitch for these tough times, and those who think it’s just about cutting prices, extending warranties, or throwing in something for free are sadly mistaken.
Warren Buffett's stake in Burlington Northern Santa Fe has reached 22.4 percent, with a new options-related stock purchase of over two million shares.
General Motors and Chrysler are offering blue-collar employees another round of buyout and early retirement offers as the automakers try to cut their work forces and reduce expenses, union officials said.