Automotive Retail


  • Are Sport 'Wagens' Fashionable?     Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 11:21 AM ET

    Jonathan Browning, Volkswagen of America CEO, shares insight on the company's plans for diesel vehicles, including sport wagons.

  • Geely to Outperform     Wednesday, 20 Mar 2013 | 10:50 PM ET

    Tze Shen Cheam, Analyst, China Autos Research at CIMB Securities discusses Geely Auto's positive 2012 results.

  • Europe’s Auto Market Shrinks Further in February Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013 | 4:27 AM ET

    Europe's new car market shrank a further 10.2 percent in February.

  • Dodge Challenger Owners Warned of Car's Fire Risk Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 12:02 PM ET
    2013 Dodge Challenger

    Chrysler has issued an unusually dire warning to some owners of its Dodge Challenger muscle car instructing them to park the vehicles, NBC News reports.

  • Honda to Recall 250,000 Vehicles for Braking Problems Thursday, 14 Mar 2013 | 9:24 AM ET
    This undated image made available by Honda shows the 2013 Acura ILX 2.0L. (AP Photo/Honda)

    Honda Motor will recall nearly 250,000 vehicles globally, including some Acura MDX crossover SUVs, due to braking problems, the automaker said.

  • Kia Provo concept automobile, produced by Kia Motors.

    Kia has touched off an unexpected firestorm in Northern Ireland over the name of its new car.

  • Confidence Back? Several Retailers Top Sales Forecasts Thursday, 7 Mar 2013 | 8:39 AM ET

    After a difficult January, when shoppers first felt the effect of a payroll tax hike that lowered take-home pay by 2 percent, some retailers got a little relief in February from growing employment and a rising stock market.

  • Peugeot to Break Even in 2014: CEO     Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 11:20 AM ET

    Philippe Varin, CEO of Peugeot, tells CNBC why Peugeot are aiming to break even at the end of 2014, based on the current market conditions.

  • Individuality Key to Luxury Success: Bentley     Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Kevin Rose, global sales and marketing director at Bentley, tells CNBC that individuality and personality are key to the luxury market's success, whereas mass market products have become too much of a commodity.

  • Lamborghini, McLaren Launch New Super Cars Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 8:34 AM ET
    A McLaren P1 automobile, produced by McLaren Automotive Ltd., is seen on the company's stand ahead of the opening day of the 83rd Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland, on Monday, March 4, 2013.

    The world's major luxury auto manufacturers have been bucking the trend, rolling out new models for the super luxury market at the 83rd Geneva motor show, against a backdrop of slumping sales in the mass market in Europe.

  • Car Buyers Taking Out Bigger Loans, Set New Record Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 8:22 AM ET

    American car buyers, attracted by new models and cheap financing, are taking out bigger auto loans and stretching out the terms of those loans to a new record length.

  • Carlos Ghosn: European Car Market Is Collapsing Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 6:32 AM ET
    Carlos Ghosn, chairman and CEO of the Renault-Nissan Alliance

    Europe's car market is facing a precipice and the region's shrinking demand shows little signs of recovery this year, Carlos Ghosn CEO of Renault Nissan, told CNBC Tuesday.

  • Lamborghini CEO: Go Global for Success     Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 5:45 AM ET

    Stephan Winkelmann, CEO of Lamborghini, tells CNBC that without going global it is very difficult for any manufacturer - luxury or mass market - to be successful.

  • European Recovery Will Take Time: Chevrolet     Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 5:10 AM ET

    Susan Docherty, president of Chevrolet Europe, tells CNBC why the lack of a big event to spark a big restructuring of manufacturing footprint means the European automotive retail recovery will take a lot longer than in the US.

  • McLaren to Remain Exclusive: COO     Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 3:33 AM ET

    Mike Flewitt, COO of McLaren, tells CNBC that McLaren isn't looking to expand production this year as they aim to keep the brand as exclusive as possible.

  • Brands Must 'Do Everything' to Compete: Audi     Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 2:30 AM ET

    Luca de Meo, board member of marketing at Audi, tells CNBC why big brands need to develop ecological cars as well as traditional, powerful motors if they are to compete in a challenging climate.

  • CEO: Wraith is 'Most Powerful' Rolls Royce     Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 2:05 AM ET

    Torsten Muller-Otvos, CEO of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, tells CNBC that the luxury manufacturer's new Wraith, unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show, is the most powerful Rolls Royce ever built.

  • The American auto industry posted steady sales gains for the month of February, as executives reiterated their belief the industry sales pace this year will wind up in a range of 15.3 to 15.5 million vehicles.

  • GM US Auto Sales Beat Estimates, While Ford Lags Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 11:30 AM ET
    A customer looks over a Ford Fusion parked on the lot at a dealership in Colma, Calif.

    General Motors reported a 7.0 percent gain in U.S. auto sales in February, beating several analyst estimates, while U.S. rival Ford Motor posted a slightly weaker-than-expected 9.0 percent gain.

  • Chrysler's Future According to Marchionne Thursday, 28 Feb 2013 | 4:40 PM ET
    Sergio Marchionne, Chairman and CEO , Chrysler Group LLC.

    Nearly four years after taking over Chrysler, Sergio Marchionne is ready to take the Detroit automaker to the next level.