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  • Tennessee VW workers reject UAW in blow to union Saturday, 15 Feb 2014 | 5:30 AM ET

    After three days of voting by hourly wage workers at the Volkswagen final assembly plants in Chattanooga, Tennessee, employees at the plant elected not to join the union.

  • GM recalls compact cars in North America Thursday, 13 Feb 2014 | 9:46 AM ET
    2007 Chevrolet Cobalt are part of GM recall due to an ignition issue.

    General Motors is recalling 778,562 older-model Chevrolet Cobalt and Pontiac G5 compact cars in North America.

  • UAW looks to make history at VW plant in Tennessee Wednesday, 12 Feb 2014 | 12:05 PM ET
    Workers inspect a Passat at the Volkswagen Chattanooga plant in Tennessee.

    More than 1,500 hourly wage workers at Volkswagen Chattanooga are voting on whether to join the United Auto Workers.

  • US vehicle dependability falls  Wednesday, 12 Feb 2014 | 10:11 AM ET

    New auto data released says car reliability in the U.S. is down for the first time since 1998. CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports.

  • Car reliability drops for first time since 1998 Wednesday, 12 Feb 2014 | 10:03 AM ET
    A GS350 is displayed Jan. 26, 2011, at Lexus of Marin in San Rafael, Calif.

    The J.D. Power study measured how Americans feel about their 3-year-old cars, trucks and SUVs.

  • Car dealers roll out incentives  Tuesday, 11 Feb 2014 | 2:53 PM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports car dealers are offering new incentives and rebates due to rising inventories.

  • Tesla hits new high  Tuesday, 11 Feb 2014 | 2:16 PM ET

    Discussing the risk in buying Tesla and if the stock is overvalued at $200 a share, with Efraim Levy, Standard & Poor's senior automotive industry analyst.

  • Tesla cars are worth more used than new Monday, 10 Feb 2014 | 3:22 PM ET
    Two Tesla Model S cars are displayed at a Tesla showroom in Palo Alto, Calif.

    The average used Tesla Model S last year sold for a price that's well above the average MSRP for a new Model S.

  • US auto exports hit an all-time high  Monday, 10 Feb 2014 | 1:04 PM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports an auto exports surge in the U.S due to foreign brand plants.

  • Spying, glitches spark concern for driverless cars Saturday, 8 Feb 2014 | 1:00 PM ET
    Nissan Motors' Autonomous Drive Leaf electric vehicle is driven for a demonstration ride at the CEATEC Japan 2013 exhibition in Chiba, Japan, on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013.

    Nearly 9 in 10 American adults say they would be worried about riding in a driverless car, according to a new study.

  • Still bullish on General Motors  Thursday, 6 Feb 2014 | 3:30 PM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau and Karl Bauer, senior analyst at Kelley Blue Book, discuss the outlook for GM, which Bauer says has great products and is doing well in the U.S.

  • GM needs to be profitable worldwide, CEO says  Thursday, 6 Feb 2014 | 11:34 AM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau looks into the causes behind GM's big fourth-quarter earnings miss.

  • Europe a problem for GM  Thursday, 6 Feb 2014 | 10:15 AM ET

    General Motors missed quarterly earnings pushing the stock down sharply. CNBC's Phil LeBeau breaks down the numbers.

  • How to play Japan's auto recovery  Wednesday, 5 Feb 2014 | 10:05 PM ET

    Karl Bauer, Auto Analyst at Kelley Blue Book, tells CNBC's Cash Flow why he likes Toyota Motor.

  • Small auto brands steal spotlight from big guys Wednesday, 5 Feb 2014 | 6:00 AM ET
    The 2014 Mazda 3 sedan

    Mazda and Subaru have long been known as the "Steady Eddys" in the U.S. market, but they're starting to get the attention they deserve.

  • Weaker Japanese yen boosts Toyota profits  Tuesday, 4 Feb 2014 | 10:25 AM ET

    Explaining how the Japanese yen helped boost Toyota's Q3 earnings, with CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • No reason to panic about January auto sales Monday, 3 Feb 2014 | 6:29 PM ET

    As automakers reported weak January sales, there was a welcome and healthy reaction from dealers, auto company executives and those following the industry.

  • Extreme weather stalls January auto sales  Monday, 3 Feb 2014 | 4:38 PM ET

    "Car Coach" automotive expert Lauren Fix and CNBC's Phil LeBeau discuss what may have caused lower auto sales in January.

  • Annual auto sales pace hit by weather  Monday, 3 Feb 2014 | 2:51 PM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports that 15.24 million vehicles were sold in January—far fewer than expected.

  • Ugly auto January data  Monday, 3 Feb 2014 | 12:40 PM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports automakers are blaming January storms for slow sales. The FMHR traders take their positions in some transportation names.