Automotive Retail


  • 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 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

    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

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

  • Auto loans surge  Tuesday, 4 Mar 2014 | 1:29 PM ET

    One out of every five auto loans now is for at least six years in length, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau. A look at record setting auto loan demand. "The Profit" host Marcus Lemonis, provides perspective.

  • Car buyers borrowing record amount Tuesday, 4 Mar 2014 | 5:00 AM ET

    Higher prices for new cars and relatively low rates for auto loans means Americans are borrowing a record amount to pay for their new rides.

  • February auto sales rate: 15.34 million  Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 2:51 PM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports according to Autodata, the February auto sales pace is the same as 2013's at 15.34 million.

  • And the February auto sales winners are... Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 2:05 PM ET
    2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee

    Strong sales of certain models at Jeep, Nissan and Subaru were proof that some cars sell even in bad weather.

  • February auto sales  Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 1:26 PM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on automobile sales in February. The Jeep Grand Cherokee saw February sales rise 34 percent.

  • Texas auto dealers: No special treatment for Tesla Friday, 28 Feb 2014 | 1:59 PM ET
    A row of new Tesla superchargers outside the company's factory in Fremont, Calif.

    Texas auto dealers said state leaders should not change laws to land a giant battery plant being built by Tesla.

  • Whether Tesla has room to run is $30B question Friday, 28 Feb 2014 | 11:35 AM ET
    Tesla Model S

    Tesla shares briefly hit a record high of $265 a share this week, before pulling back to near $250 a share.

  • Tesla's Gigafactory to create 6,500 jobs  Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 2:09 PM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports Tesla's expected massive Gigafactory will provide batteries for 500,000 vehicles.

  • Tesla building $5 billion 'Gigafactory'  Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 12:53 PM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports Tesla is building its massive 'Gigafactory' to provide batteries for 500,000 vehicles. FMHR trader says this story is "phenomenal."

  • Car buyers commit to longer auto loans Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 4:58 PM ET

    Car buyers in America are growing more comfortable with the idea of having a monthly auto loan payment for six years.

  • Americans rethinking how they buy cars Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 11:45 AM ET
    A sales representative assists customers at Golf Mill Ford car dealership in Niles, Ill.

    A new study shows car buyers around the world, including in the U.S., are changing how they buy new cars and trucks.

  • Ford to set up for 2015 success: Analyst  Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 1:06 PM ET

    Discussing the data of Consumer Reports' top auto brands survey, including Ford's poor ranking, with Dave Whiston, Morningstar senior equity analyst.

  • Consumer Reports: Tesla Model S top overall pick  Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 1:01 PM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau speaks with Consumer Reports' managing editor Jon Linkov about its auto top brand survey, and what's the problem with Ford.