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  • DETROIT, Oct 15- General Motors Co's global sales rose 2 percent in the third quarter, driven by strong demand in the two largest auto markets in the world, China and the United States. Japan's Toyota Motor Corp will report third-quarter sales on Nov. 5. Those results helped offset declines in South America, Europe and its international operations in Asia excluding...

  • U.S. retail sales give cautionary sign on consumer demand Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 8:31 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, Oct 15- U.S. retail sales declined in September even when factoring out weakness at auto dealers and gasoline stations, providing a surprisingly cautionary sign for the strength of consumer demand. Total retail sales dropped 0.3 percent during the month, the Commerce Department said on Wednesday. Drops in receipts at gasoline stations and auto...

  • New study says most can't afford used cars Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 12:04 AM ET

    A new study says millions others cannot afford to buy the average used vehicle in their city.

  • Behind Fiat's duel listing   Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 1:22 PM ET
    Behind Fiat's duel listing

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau discusses Fiat Chrysler's plans for growth and expansion.

  • Why is Tesla down?   Friday, 10 Oct 2014 | 12:22 PM ET
    Why is Tesla down?

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports shares of Tesla are down today despite a slick rollout of its dual motor Model S.

  • Tesla's unique position   Friday, 10 Oct 2014 | 10:15 AM ET
    Tesla's unique position

    Discussing how competitors and investors view Tesla innovation after it unveiled its new "D" version of the model "S", with Adam Jonas, Morgan Stanley auto analyst.

  • Tesla 'D' impressive?   Friday, 10 Oct 2014 | 9:11 AM ET
    Tesla 'D' impressive?

    The "Squawk on the Street" news team discusses Tesla's unveil of an all-wheel drive version of its "S" model sedan.

  • Elon Musk: Your own personal roller coaster   Friday, 10 Oct 2014 | 8:19 AM ET
    Elon Musk: Your own personal roller coaster

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports Tesla's "D" stands for its dual engine all-wheel drive Model S. Tesla CEO Elon Musk said "this car is nuts."

  • The car that outsold Audi & Mercedes in September Friday, 10 Oct 2014 | 6:56 AM ET

    BMW outsold German rivals Audi and Mercedes-Benz in September thanks to strong demand in Europe.

  • Economics of Tesla's new   Friday, 10 Oct 2014 | 6:49 AM ET

    Discussing whether investors should buy into the hype around Tesla's new product upgrades, with Colin Rusch, Northland Capital Markets.

  • Tesla's D-Day: Hype vs. reality Friday, 10 Oct 2014 | 3:02 AM ET
    Tesla's new Model D car

    Tesla CEO turned a product upgrade announcement into a major media event, building anticipation over the week by dropping a few clues on social media.

  • Hands-free connectivity still dangerous: AAA study Tuesday, 7 Oct 2014 | 12:01 AM ET
    Chevy MyLink system

    A new study raises questions about the dangers facing drivers using hands-free, voice-activated systems.

  • Cadillac hopes frequent fliers mean more buyers Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 12:47 PM ET
    Cadillac emblem

    The automaker will offer 7,500 AAdvantage miles to American Airlines frequent fliers who test drive a Cadillac.

  • Buffett's bet on autos: Berkshire's car guy talks Sunday, 5 Oct 2014 | 1:00 PM ET
    Shoppers at the Toyota of Deerfield car dealership on October 2, 2014 in Deerfield Beach, Florida. This is a Van Tuyl Group property recently sold to Warren Buffett.

    It took only seven years for Larry Van Tuyl to decide to sell the family business to Berkshire Hathaway.

  • Self-driving features ahead at Tesla's big reveal? Saturday, 4 Oct 2014 | 1:57 PM ET
    A view of the dashboard in a new Tesla Model S car at a Tesla showroom on November 5, 2013 in Palo Alto, California.

    Tesla may be taking its first steps in that direction by unveiling a suite of new high-tech features including one that can keep the car in its lane, Bloomberg reports.

  • Stock brawl: Tesla's potential

    Zachary Karabell, Envestnet head of global strategy, and Colin Rusch, Northland Capital Markets senior analyst, debate the play on Tesla ahead of the electric car maker's mysterious unveil on October 9th.

  • Buffett's good deal with car biz: 'The Profit' star Thursday, 2 Oct 2014 | 4:52 PM ET
    Warren Buffett

    Buffett's newest acquisition is a great opportunity, "The Profit" host Marcus Lemonis said.

  • Better biz model: Warren Buffett vs Elon Musk   Thursday, 2 Oct 2014 | 2:15 PM ET
    Better biz model: Warren Buffett vs Elon Musk

    Discussing the auto dealer marketplace and the franchise business model versus direct sales, with Scott Adams, Adams Automotive Group, and Tammy Darvish, DARCARS Automotive Group.

  • Warren Buffett's auto play   Thursday, 2 Oct 2014 | 2:13 PM ET
    Warren Buffett's auto play

    Berkshire Hathaway purchased the Van Tuyl Group, the nation's largest privately-owned auto dealership. CNBC's Phil LeBeau discusses Warren Buffett's bet on the auto industry.

  • Elon Musk's cryptic message   Thursday, 2 Oct 2014 | 9:15 AM ET
    Elon Musk's cryptic message

    The "Squawk on the Street" news team discusses what could be coming from Tesla after Elon Musk tweeted a mysterious message.