Automotive Retail


  • Toyota's whopper-sized penalty   Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 1:16 PM ET
    Toyota's whopper size penalty

    U.S. Department of Justice's Eric Holder and U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara held a news conference to announce the $1.2 billion auto settlement for Toyota, and send a warning to other automakers.

  • 'Clearly this took too long': GM's Barra on recall Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 1:19 PM ET
    Mary Barra, CEO of General Motors.

    Barra also said she had no knowledge about faulty ignition switches before the matter was brought to her attention the month she was named GM CEO.

  • Critics question strength of auto recall process Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 11:04 AM ET
    Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood arrives for a news conference where he announced findings from a 10-month-long National Highway Traffic Safety Administration study into unintended acceleration in Toyota vehicles at the Transportation Department on Feb. 8, 2011.

    Critics are questioning why the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration let GM sidestep a recall for the ignition switch issues.

  • A surprising number of drivers ignore recalls Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 10:50 AM ET

    Only about 70 percent of drivers respond to recalls, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

  • GM names new safety chief in wake of recalls Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 10:28 AM ET
    An employee inspects a General Motors Inc. (GM) Chevrolet Spin vehicle on the production line at the PT General Motors Indonesia plant in Bekasi, Indonesia.

    Jeff Boyer, a General Motors veteran, has been appointed vice president of global vehicle safety, effective immediately.

  • When the dealer model works   Monday, 17 Mar 2014 | 11:39 AM ET
    Protecting the dealer model

    Discussing New Jersey's decision to ban Tesla's direct sales model in the state, with Doug Wells, Mercedes-Benz of Brooklyn owner.

  • Jeep goes big on bet to go small Saturday, 15 Mar 2014 | 1:00 PM ET
    A Jeep Renegade SUV, is driven on to the stage during its launch at the 84th Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland, March 4, 2014.

    The Jeep Renegade is the anchor of an aggressive plan to take the brand global.

  • Boeing weighs on Dow   Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 2:18 PM ET
    Boeing weighs on Dow

    Carter Copeland, Barclays equity research analyst, will look for demonstrative progress from Boeing before advising investors to buy the stock.

  • New Jersey Tesla ban   Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 2:16 PM ET
    New Jersey Tesla ban

    How big a difference a direct auto sales ban in New Jersey will make to Tesla's bottom line, with Craig Irwin, Wedbush Securities clean tech analyst.

  • Risks for General Motors mount   Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 2:15 PM ET
    Risks for General Motors mount

    Discussing the potential legal risk for General Motors as multiple investigations prepare to find out more about the company's handling of its ignition switch recall, with Dave Whiston, Morningstar.

  • Tesla sales ban dispute a 'teething exercise': Pro Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 12:11 PM ET
    Two Tesla Model S cars on display at one of the company's showrooms.

    New Jersey became the third state to ban the company from selling vehicles directly to the public. But the dispute is far from over.

  • Car buying experience shifting to new model: Analyst   Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 10:15 AM ET
    Car buying experience shifting to new model: Analyst

    Colin Rusch, Northland Capital Markets senior analyst, discusses Tesla's sales model in the wake of the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission decision to ban auto manufacturers from selling cars directly to consumers.

  • Car buyers in many cities may be extended too far Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 12:58 AM ET

    A new study shows the average household in 24 of America's 25 largest metropolitan areas cannot afford to pay for the average priced new car or truck.

  • Audi drives to gain on rivals in entry-level luxe Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 11:56 AM ET
    The new Audi A3 Sportback e-tron is presented during a preview show by Volkswagen Group on March 3, 2014, on the eve of the press day of the Geneva Motor Show.

    Audi is betting it finally has the car to challenge Mercedes and BMW in the fast-growing entry-level luxury market.

  • Hey Jimmy Fallon, buy our truck! Friday, 7 Mar 2014 | 2:39 PM ET
    Jimmy Fallon

    After Jimmy Fallon said he's thinking about buying a truck, four automakers have reached out to sell him one.

  • GM recall investigation first big test for new CEO Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 1:40 PM ET
    General Motors CEO Mary Barra

    Mary Barra's first crisis as GM CEO is how it handled the recall of 1.37 million vehicles sold in the U.S. with a faulty ignition key.

  • GM's China strength   Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 5:08 PM ET
    GM's China strength

    GM reported a 20 percent sales gain in February. The Fast Money traders discuss how to trade General Motors.

  • US airlines expecting big spring rebound Tuesday, 4 Mar 2014 | 11:04 PM ET
    De-icing equipment and snow moving equipment operate outside the Central Terminal at LaGuardia Airport in Queens, New York

    A brutal winter for U.S. airlines is finally expected to warm up and deliver record passenger levels this spring according to the latest forecast.

  • Record breaking auto loans   Tuesday, 4 Mar 2014 | 4:35 PM ET
    Record breaking auto loans

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports the average auto loan is now averaging $27,430 according to Experian. The "Closing Bell" panel provides perspective on the data.

  • Record breaking auto loans   Tuesday, 4 Mar 2014 | 2:45 PM ET
    Record breaking auto loans

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports the average auto loan is now at an all-time high.