BEIJING— Ford Motor Co. said Thursday it will sell high-end Lincoln cars in China for the first time later this year when it opens eight dealerships in seven cities. Lincoln is a late comer to China's luxury car market, but Robert Parker, president of Lincoln China, said the brand is being introduced here after much deliberation and research.» Read More
CNBC's Phil LeBeau speaks with Bentley Motors Chief Operating Officer Christophe Georges about the launch of the Continental GT V8.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports from the Detroit Auto Show, where Ford is unveiling its new aluminum-bodied F-150 pickup truck.
There's a very positive vibe from all the automakers, says CNBC's Phil LeBeau providing highlights from his interviews with incoming GM CEO Mary Barra and Chrysler's CEO Sergio Marchionne at the Detroit Auto Show.
Steve Cannon, Mercedes-Benz USA president & CEO, unveils Mercedes' new mid-size C-Class sedan and discusses the entry level auto market. CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports.
Jim Lentz, Toyota North America CEO, unveils the Toyota FT-1 sports car and discusses when fuel cell vehicles will become available to American car buyers.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau talks with Ford CEO Alan Mulally, about Ford's new F-150 with a body built almost entirely out of aluminum. The lighter material shaves as much as 700 pounds off the truck and drastically improves fuel efficiency. Mulally also comments on Ford's dividend plan.
Ford's F-Series pick-up, the best-selling vehicle in the U.S. and the primary profit driver for the automaker, is getting a dramatic makeover.
DETROIT, Jan 12- Automakers are upbeat about global auto sales this year despite fears of a slowdown in the United States, which generates big profits and where sales have surged 50 percent since the recession. But slowing demand in the second-largest auto market, the United States, has some analysts worried incentives could rise and bit into profit margins.
The Detroit Auto Show will give a sense of some of the dramatic changes that will sweep through the auto industry for years to come.
A Ford exec who said the company tracks and collects data on how Ford customers drive their vehicles said he regrets making the comments.
BEIJING, Jan 9- Vehicle sales in China rose 13.9 percent last year from a year earlier, beating expectations and capped off by a 17.9 percent surge in December, the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers said on Thursday.
WASHINGTON, Jan 8- The U.S. House of Representatives has taken a step toward enabling automobile dealers to bypass a law requiring them to provide emissions certification on cars and light trucks, a rule that auto dealers say adds burdensome red tape to the buying process.
CNBC's Robert Frank reports the global market for "super-cars," or cars priced at $200,000 or more, declined by 6 percent in 2013.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports that Nissan plans to sell a self-driven car by 2020, while IHS Automotive estimates that self-drivers will account for less than 1 percent of the global car market by 2025.
The Detroit Auto Show has traditionally been the year's kickoff for automakers, but the Consumer Electronics Show has increasingly upended that role.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau talks with Nissan Motor CEO Carlos Ghosn, about the auto industry's race for the first autonomous vehicle and Nissan's advancements with its own self-driving car.
SAO PAULO, Jan 7- Motor vehicle sales in Brazil are likely to stage a feeble recovery in 2014 from their first annual drop in a decade, an industry group said on Tuesday, as tighter credit and higher taxes stifle the world's fourth-largest car market.
A number of issues have to be addressed before autonomous vehicles rule the road, according to experts.
The 2015 Chevrolet Corvette will have a new system that lets owners record their drives and share the video with friends.
TORONTO, Jan 3- Canadians bought more vehicles in 2013 than ever before, as consumers brushed off high debt and a slow economic recovery to buy trucks and luxury models, though icy weather limited December purchases, numbers released on Friday showed.