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  • 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.

  • Top Things You Need To Know About The Show Friday, 11 Jan 2008 | 2:52 PM ET

    Like most big trade shows, the North American International Auto Show, (aka: The Detroit Auto Show), kicks off with closed-door sessions for the news media before opening to the general public Jan. 19.

  • Toyota Unseats Ford for No. 2 Spot; GM Slips Thursday, 3 Jan 2008 | 5:10 PM ET
    Toyota Tundra

    Toyota Motor overtook Ford Motor to become the No. 2 automaker by U.S. sales in 2007, using new products and relentless strategy to break Ford's 75-year lock on the position.

  • US Auto Sales Expected to Be Weak For December Wednesday, 2 Jan 2008 | 9:43 PM ET

    U.S. automakers were expected to report on Thursday that sales finished 2007 weakly, hurt by the housing slump and high gasoline prices, and the resulting worst sales year in a decade for the industry was seen as likely to increase pressure for further production cuts.

  • Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway cut back on its holdings in two railroads during the second quarter of this year.  Even as Berkshire was increasing its stake in Burlington Northern, it was cutting back on two other railroads: Norfolk Southern and Union Pacific.

  • Toyota to Cement Top Spot in 2008, Widen Gap with GM Wednesday, 26 Dec 2007 | 8:07 AM ET
    A Tacoma pickup truck on the lot of a Toyota dealership.

    Toyota Motor will charge further into emerging car markets to achieve another year of record sales in 2008, likely cementing its title as the world's biggest automaker ahead of General Motors.

  • New York to Limit Flights During Holidays to Cut Delays Wednesday, 19 Dec 2007 | 3:21 PM ET
    Airplane Takeoff

    Fewer flights will go in and out of New York City airports at the busiest times to try to ease chronic nationwide air travel delays, the government said.

  • Union Pacific Shares Plunge on Lowered Forecast Wednesday, 19 Dec 2007 | 9:56 AM ET

    No. 1 U.S. railroad Union Pacific Corp Wednesday lowered its fourth-quarter outlook by roughly 20 cents per share due to rapidly rising fuel costs, sending its shares down as much as 6 percent.

  • Toyota to Boost Output, May Outpace GM: Report Sunday, 16 Dec 2007 | 5:06 PM ET
    Toyota and GM

    Toyota Motor will raise its projected global production to almost 10 million vehicles next year, and could soon outpace U.S. rival General Motors to become the world's largest automaker, a newspaper reported.

  • Euro Zone Inflation Surges 3.1% on Food, Oil Prices Friday, 14 Dec 2007 | 9:19 AM ET

    Euro zone inflation surged to 3.1 percent in November, the highest level since May 2001 according to Global Insight and above an earlier estimate of 3 percent, data from the EU statistics agency Eurostat showed on Friday.

  • CNBC Smoke Test - PAGE HEADLINE Wednesday, 12 Dec 2007 | 3:12 AM ET

    The 1st part of  CNBC Smoke Test - ABSTRACT

  • GM Talks with Russian GAZ about Tie-Up Tuesday, 11 Dec 2007 | 4:45 AM ET

    General Motors Corp has had talks with Russia's GAZ about a possible tie-up that would give the No. 1 U.S. automaker more production capacity in the booming Russian market, GM Chief Executive Rick Wagoner said Monday.

  • Big Three to Cut Pickup Production in Jan: WSJ Friday, 7 Dec 2007 | 7:10 AM ET
    Chrysler

    The big three automakers plan to curtail production of full-size pickups for several weeks as economic worries hit sales of their most profitable products, the Wall Street Journal reported.

  • Chrysler CEO Predicts $1.6 Billion Loss this Year: WSJ Thursday, 6 Dec 2007 | 3:07 AM ET

    Chrysler Chief Executive Robert Nardelli expects the automaker to lose $1.6 billion this year, the Wall Street Journal reported in its online edition, citing sources familiar with the matter.

  • GM Bids for 'Significant' Stake in Russian Automaker Tuesday, 4 Dec 2007 | 1:45 PM ET
    GM logo, General Motors logo

    GM said it's interested in exploring further cooperation with automaker AvtoVaz as one way to "expand our footprint in Russia."

  • Airlines Issue Warnings Amid High Fuel Prices Tuesday, 4 Dec 2007 | 11:25 AM ET
    Airplane Takeoff

    Airlines are continuing to face challenges from high fuel prices and slowing passenger demand, prompting Southwest Airlines and Delta Air Lines to issue warnings.