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  • DETROIT, April 1- Fiat Chrysler Automobiles on Wednesday said U.S. vehicle sales rose 2 percent in March, meeting analysts' expectations. That higher confidence was reflected in higher vehicle transaction prices, according to TrueCar Inc. The online consumer marketplace estimated the average price of a new vehicle in March rose to $32,201, up 2.1 percent from a...

  • NEW YORK, March 31- Warren Buffett, the billionaire chief executive officer and chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Inc, said he would not raise interest rates significantly if he ran the Federal Reserve. Buffett spoke at an automotive industry conference in New York, along with the chairman of the Berkshire Hathaway automotive dealer group, Larry Van Tuyl.

  • 6 in 10 teen crashes involve distracted driving Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 11:48 AM ET
    Teen texting driving

    The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety says that nearly 6 out of 10 moderate to severe teen crashes are the result of driver distraction.

  • Eye scan identifies drivers   Monday, 23 Mar 2015 | 12:32 PM ET
    Eye scan identifies drivers

    New technology for the car called EyeLock will be able to scan your iris to identify the driver, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • Cars now scanning your iris   Monday, 23 Mar 2015 | 11:23 AM ET
    Cars now scanning your iris

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports some new cars in a few years will include "EyeLock," a technology which scans your eyes to confirm the identity of the driver.

  • *Tencent joins Alibaba, Baidu in car ventures. Hon Hai, WeChat operator Tencent and luxury car dealer China Harmony Auto Holding Ltd signed an agreement to work together in the Chinese city of Zhengzhou, Henan province, the contract manufacturer said without detailing specifics. The partnership would put Tencent on a par with online peers Alibaba Group Holding...

  • How's your teen driver doing? You can find out... Friday, 20 Mar 2015 | 1:12 PM ET
    The 2016 Chevrolet Malibu will debut Teen Driver, a system that provides parents with a tool to help encourage safe driving habits for their kids.

    Teen Driver, which will be offered in the new 2016 Chevy Malibu, will allow parents to see how their teen did behind the wheel.

  • DETROIT, March 20- U.S. new-vehicle sales in March rose only 0.3 percent from a year ago, consultancies J.D. Power and LMC Automotive said on Friday.

  • Why these pros are bullish on Tesla Thursday, 19 Mar 2015 | 4:27 PM ET
    Tesla showroom

    Tesla shares were down Thursday after it announced a new "auto steering" feature, but these pros see great things ahead.

  • 'Range anxiety' is the worst here Thursday, 19 Mar 2015 | 7:00 AM ET
    Tesla charging stations

    There are more than 9,000 electric vehicle charging stations across the U.S.

  • Five worst auto brands for service under one roof Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 5:16 PM ET
    The 2014 Jeep Cherokee.

    A survey measuring the satisfaction of people taking their vehicles into dealerships for service ranks five Fiat Chrysler brands the worst.

  • Musk: Someday, driving a car will be illegal Tuesday, 17 Mar 2015 | 5:46 PM ET
    Elon Musk

    From Elon Musk's perspective, it's not a question of whether or not autonomous-drive vehicles will become a fixture on roads and highways.

  • NEW DELHI, March 17- Hyundai Motor Co's India unit expects a 13 percent increase in sales in the country in 2015, helped by strong demand for compact cars and utility vehicles, a top company official said on Tuesday. South Korea's largest automaker is forecasting sales of 465,000 cars in India this year, while maintaining exports at about 200,000 units, said...

  • 'It was a cover-up': New allegations against GM Monday, 16 Mar 2015 | 3:28 PM ET
    General Motors Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra

    Two lawyers at the heart of the case said a new round of drama will soon take place.

  • Automakers to drivers: Get that car fixed! Friday, 13 Mar 2015 | 1:00 PM ET
    A Honda dealership as Honda recently announced more recalls.

    Experts warn that car owners may need to face sanctions should they fail to make needed recall repairs.

  • Volkswagen makes a big push to be No. 1 Thursday, 12 Mar 2015 | 10:43 AM ET
    Volkswagen AG Chairman Martin Winterkorn speaks at the company's annual press conference to announce financial results, March 13, 2014, in Berlin.

    CEO Martin Winterkorn has almost accomplished his goal of making Volkswagen the world's No. 1 automaker.

  • It's not just the minivan—Best cars for families Wednesday, 11 Mar 2015 | 10:19 AM ET
    2015 Honda CR-V

    A mix of models topped the charts in the U.S. News and World Report "Best Cars for Families" annual awards.

  • SEOUL, March 9- Flashy Maseratis and Bentleys are fast becoming the cars of choice for young, monied South Koreans, eclipsing German luxury brands now so commonplace that some in Seoul's upscale Gangnam district jokingly refer to a BMW 5- series as a Hyundai Sonata. Last year, the Seoul dealership of Volkswagen unit Bentley Motors was the top global seller of...

  • Cadillac sales stall expected, not worrying: Lutz   Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 1:17 PM ET
    Cadillac sales stall expected, not worrying: Lutz

    CNBC contributor and former GM VIce Chairman Bob Lutz, explains what's stalling Cadillac sales. Phil LeBeau, provides perspective.

  • Autonomous-drive cars further off than most expect Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 3:00 AM ET
    A Mercedes-Benz F 015 autonomous driving automobile

    Despite near constant chatter about self-driving vehicles revolutionizing how the world gets around, a new report says the transformation will take longer than many have predicted.