Automotive Retail


  • LONDON, July 9- Future interest rate rises will not affect car sales in Britain and could easily be offset by manufacturers passing on their gains from foreign exchange, the head of one of the country's biggest car dealers told Reuters.

  • China auto sales cool in June Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 6:11 AM ET

    HONG KONG— Car sales in China cooled in June, with domestic brands falling further behind their foreign rivals in the world's biggest auto market, an industry group reported Wednesday. Auto sales growth in China has been steadily easing since 2009, when it peaked at more than 40 percent.

  • The Association of European Businesses said on Tuesday it now expected sales of cars and light commercial vehicles in Russia to drop 12 percent this year to 2.45 million units- far more pessimistic than its forecast earlier this year for a 1.6 percent decline.

  • Cadillac stuck in reverse     Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 10:09 AM ET

    In a year where luxury auto sales are overall up 4 percent, CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports Cadillac is the only luxury brand to see its sales slip.

  • Tesla sued in China for trademark infringement Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 7:05 AM ET
    Tesla Model S

    Tesla is being sued in China for trademark infringement, casting a shadow over CEO Elon Musk's ambition to expand in the world's biggest auto market.

  • Cadillac stuck in neutral while luxury autos zoom Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 5:56 AM ET
    Cadillac ELR extended-range luxury hybrid.

    Don't tell Cadillac dealers this is one of the best years ever for luxury auto sales.



  • The car that can outfox speed cameras Sunday, 6 Jul 2014 | 12:23 PM ET
    2015 Hyundai Genesis

    Hyundai is showing off a new system that will automatically slow a vehicle down to avoid a ticket.

  • What is driving US June auto sales?     Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 7:26 PM ET

    Itay Michaeli, Auto Analyst at Citi, discusses General Motors' vehicle sales in June. He also highlights replacement demand as the key factor spurring auto sales in the U.S..

  • General Motors Co bucked Wall Street's low expectations as well as negative publicity over a flood of safety recalls, reporting a 1 percent rise in U.S. sales in June. He added that GM's sales remain strong in part because consumers focus on brand names such as Chevrolet and Buick rather than the corporate name " General Motors."

  • Highest SAAR since 2006: Autodata     Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 3:00 PM ET

    Autodata reports the June auto sales rate is 16.98 million units versus 15.88 million, one year ago. CNBC's Domnic Chu digs into the numbers.

  • WASHINGTON, July 1- U.S. manufacturing activity rose at a steady clip in June and major automakers reported better-than-expected sales, pointing to momentum in the economy after a turbulent start to the year.

  • Insana: Wild pent up demand for cars     Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 1:05 PM ET

    General Motors has recalled 29 million vehicles worldwide this year. CNBC Contributor Ron Insana, and CNBC's Phil LeBeau, discuss at what point recalls will impact GM sales and how rising interest rates will impact auto financing.

  • June jump for automakers     Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 1:02 PM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports General Motors, Ford and Chrysler all beat sales estimates in June, and discusses if auto sales may be topping out.

  • Audi's conquest story     Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 11:48 AM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau speaks to Scott Keogh, Audi of America president, about where the company is getting its strength in sales and the automakers big bet on tech.

  • DETROIT, July 1- Major automakers reported better-than-expected U.S. sales in June, capping a strong second-quarter comeback from a brutal winter, but some companies displayed signs of softening demand for their most popular models.

  • Cramer: Recall fatigue     Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 9:05 AM ET

    The "Squawk on the Street" news team reacts to GM's latest recall where 8.4 million vehicles were recalled due to ignition related issues. Cramer says it's undeniable this will impact GM somehow.

  • Why auto sales are close to hitting the brakes Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 6:35 AM ET
    Shopper looks at a Jeep Cherokee diesel at the Hollywood Chrysler Jeep dealership.

    America's auto industry, in the midst of a five-year run where sales have rebounded more than 55 percent, is close to seeing a slowdown.

  • Orange County DA files civil suit against GM     Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 2:53 PM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports the Orange County district attorney has filed a civil lawsuit against General Motors.