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  • Ford to Make Fewer Cars in the First Quarter Thursday, 28 Feb 2008 | 4:52 AM ET
    Ford announced today that it is cutting production by 21% resulting in downtime at the assembly plant in St. Thomas Ontario on Friday Aug. 18, 2006. Ford Motor Co. announces sharp cuts in its North American production that would force it to partially shut down plants in the U.S. and Canada in the fourth quarter. (AP Photo/Canadian Press, Geoff Robins)

    Ford Motor expects to produce 685,000 vehicles in North America during the first quarter of 2008, 55,000 fewer than the first three months of last year, the company said in a report filed Wednesday with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

  • Storm Snarls Northeast Air Travel Friday, 22 Feb 2008 | 10:47 AM ET

    A snowstorm blanketed the city early Friday, causing headaches for commuters and delaying flights at the region's major airports.

  • Continental Has Held Merger Talks with AMR: WSJ Friday, 15 Feb 2008 | 4:16 PM ET

    Continental Airlines has held preliminary merger talks with AMR's American Airlines, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday, citing a person familiar with the situation.

  • US Wins Auto Parts Trade Ruling Against China Wednesday, 13 Feb 2008 | 3:09 PM ET

    The United States has won a preliminary ruling in a World Trade Organization case over Chinese tax policies that restrict imports of foreign auto parts, a U.S. trade official said on Wednesday.

  • GM Shares Rise; Earnings Seen Topping Views Monday, 11 Feb 2008 | 1:40 PM ET

    General Motors shares rose as much as 6 percent Monday as an analyst said the No. 1 U.S. automaker might report better than expected results from its automotive operations this week.

  • Delta, Northwest May Merge After Union Talks Monday, 11 Feb 2008 | 11:29 AM ET

    Executives at Delta Air Lines and Northwest Airlines may reach a merger agreement after sharing details of their plans with the companies' pilot unions, according to people familiar with the talks.

  • Chrysler Dealers Endorse Latest Restructuring Move Monday, 11 Feb 2008 | 10:27 AM ET

    Chrysler dealers, meeting as a group for the first time with the struggling automaker's new management team, Sunday expressed support for a newly unveiled plan to shrink Chrysler's retail network and streamline its product line-up. 

  • Chrysler Dealers Endorse Latest Restructuring Move Monday, 11 Feb 2008 | 7:04 AM ET

    Chrysler dealers, meeting as a group for the first time with the struggling automaker's new management team, Sunday expressed support for a newly unveiled plan to shrink Chrysler's retail network and streamline its product line-up. 

  • Chrysler Plans to Slash Product Lineup Friday, 8 Feb 2008 | 5:35 AM ET

    Chrysler plans to cut its product line by half and also sharply reduce the numbers of dealerships as part of its strategy to cut costs and boost profitability, CNBC has learned.

  • GM US Sales Rise as Other Automakers See Drops Friday, 1 Feb 2008 | 2:54 PM ET
    General Motors

    General Motors said that its total U.S. vehicle sales rose 2.1 percent in January -- making it the only major automaker to turn in positive results for the month.

  • Mad Mail: What Happened to McDonald's? Monday, 28 Jan 2008 | 6:54 PM ET

    At least Cramer's still lovin' it. Also, a clarification on Wabtec and a viewer revisits Cramer's interview with the CEO of Diana Shipping.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • US Airways Swings to Loss on Fuel Costs Thursday, 24 Jan 2008 | 12:25 PM ET

    US Airways Group flew in the red during the fourth quarter, weighed down by rapidly-rising fuel costs. Chairman and Chief Executive Doug Parker said high fuel costs are likely to keep conditions difficult during the year ahead -- although he sees some encouraging signs.

  • Fed Rate Cut to Boost Auto Sales: Chrysler CEO Wednesday, 23 Jan 2008 | 3:57 AM ET
    2007 Chrysler Pacifica

    Chrysler Chief Executive Bob Nardelli said the Federal Reserve's emergency 75 basis point rate cut would help consumer confidence and boost auto sales in 2008.

  • Airline M&A: Gordon Bethune's Predictions Friday, 18 Jan 2008 | 1:53 PM ET

    Gordon Bethune, former chairman and chief executive of Continental Airlines, offered CNBC his industry outlook -- particularly on mergers and acquisitions.

  • GM Expects Improvements to Earnings, Cash Flow Thursday, 17 Jan 2008 | 2:18 PM ET
    GM Headquarters

    General Motors said it expects to significantly improve operating results, including earnings and cash flow, over the next two-to-three years.

  • These Airline Stocks Will Take Off Thursday, 17 Jan 2008 | 11:06 AM ET

    Jamie Baker thinks airline stocks are ready to take off.  "We do see significant potential upside from here," the JP Morgan senior airline analyst told CNBC. He offered investors his top stock picks.

  • Airbus To Build Plane In US if It Wins Contract Monday, 14 Jan 2008 | 12:14 PM ET

    Airbus parent EADS said on Monday it would build both Airbus A330 freighters and Northrop Grumman KC-30 refueling tankers at a U.S. plant if Northrop wins a $40 billion U.S. Air Force tanker competition.

  • Nissan Says Speedy Progress in BRIC Markets Key Sunday, 13 Jan 2008 | 7:37 PM ET

    Conquering the fast-emerging markets of Brazil, Russia, India and China, commonly referred to collectively as BRICs, is the main priority for Nissan Motor, a top executive said on Sunday.

  • Hummer Goes Young And Green Sunday, 13 Jan 2008 | 2:53 PM ET
    Hummer HX Unveiled

    General Motors unveils a smaller, sporty model, the Hummer HX,  that can be turned into a convertible or off-road vehicle and runs on ethanol.

  • BMW "Open" To Ventures, Will Boost US Payroll Sunday, 13 Jan 2008 | 2:31 PM ET

    CEO  Norbert Reithofertold  says the German carmaker is "open to cooperation" with other companies on ventures, and plans to add workers at its US plant as part of a big boost in  production.