Automotive Retail


  • Hey, that's my car! Where auto theft is most likely Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 10:51 AM ET
    A Los Angeles police officer pulls over a car for an ownership check in the Wilshire neighborhood after a report went out of a similar model and color being stolen in Los Angeles, California.

    California is home to the top cities where you're most likely to have your car or truck stolen.

  • Chevy Cruze in 'stop sale' mode     Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 10:05 AM ET

    GM dealers have stopped selling 2013 and 2014 Chevy Cruze models due to air bag problems. CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports attorney Ken Feinberg will announce plans for a victim compensation fund next Monday.

  • GM stops selling Chevy Cruze     Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 9:01 AM ET

    GM dealers have temporarily stopped selling 2013 and 2014 Chevy Cruze models due to air bag problems. CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports attorney Ken Feinberg will announce plans for a victim compensation fund next Monday.

  • Ford unveils new Edge CUV     Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 1:16 PM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports details of Ford's 2015 Edge CUV vehicle.

  • Jeep attracting new, repeat buyers as sales surge Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 12:22 PM ET
    2014 Jeep Cherokee

    IHS Automotive said Jeep is winning over more buyers from other brands and also holding on to a higher percentage of its current buyers.

  • Where's the vroom? New Harley draws mixed reviews Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 4:26 PM ET
    Mark-Hans Richer, CMO of Harley-Davidson

    Although Harley-Davidson's electric motorcycle is just a prototype, the quieter vehicle could signal a shift among some consumers.

  • WASHINGTON, June 21- On a Friday afternoon in March, Jose Luis Zamora pulled into a Lexus dealership in Dallas to test-drive a new car with his wife. A routine credit check matched him to Jose Hernan Zamora, a Colombian who is no relation to the Texas resident and was added to the Treasury Department's sanctions list around 1997 for his ties to narcotics traffickers.

  • Settling a simmering, annual fight: Windows or A/C Friday, 20 Jun 2014 | 7:53 AM ET

    Hot weather can actually reduce a vehicle's fuel consumption, if drivers follow some basic tips.

  • JD Power's 'Initial Quality Study' out     Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 1:43 PM ET

    J.D. Power's initial quality of new vehicles survey shows quality has slightly slipped, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau. The top complaint of new vehicle buyers has to do with tech features.

  • GM slapped with $10 billion suit over recalls Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 1:22 PM ET

    A new lawsuit says GM should compensate millions of car and truck owners for lost resale value.

  • New cars mean bigger headaches for drivers: Study Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 1:00 PM ET
    Fiat 500

    For the second year in a row, buyers of new cars and trucks reported more problems with their vehicles.

  • Rep. Murphy: You can't legislate common sense     Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 7:40 AM ET

    Rep. Tim Murphy, (R-Pa.), shares his thoughts on whether there needs to be more laws to protect consumers in cases such as GM's recall.

  • Rep. Tim Murphy, (R-Pa.), shares his thoughts ahead of Wednesday morning's testimony by GM CEO Mary Barra on the automaker's ignition switch recall investigation.

  • Rep. Tim Murphy, (R-Pa.), discusses what he will be asking GM's Mary Barra when she testifies today on Capitol Hill. I think the tone that Barra is setting at the top is going to be helpful, says Robert Nardelli, XLR-8 founder and former Chrysler chairman & CEO.

  • Barra's recall obstacles     Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 7:10 AM ET

    Robert Nardelli, XLR-8 founder and former Chrysler chairman & CEO, shares his thoughts on the latest round of testimony from General Motors CEO Mary Barra on its recall investigation. So far I haven't seen a negative impact on auto sales, says Nardelli.

  • GM's CEO back on Capitol Hill     Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 7:08 AM ET

    The House is holding a follow-up hearing today where Mary Barra will testify on General Motors' investigation into the company's ignition switch recall, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • Investors shrug shoulders at GM's latest recall Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 12:30 PM ET
    New cars sit on the lot of a Chevrolet dealership in Colma, California.

    Buyers continue rolling into Chevy, Buick, GMC and Cadillac showrooms, while analysts and investors keep touting GM's pent-up value.

  • *Italy, France underperform; Germany, UK see strong growth. Registrations in the European Union and the countries of the European Free Trade Association rose by 4.3 percent to 1.13 million cars, the Association of European Carmakers said. That was the ninth straight monthly increase, adding to signs Europe's car market is recovering from a six-year slump.

  • *Italy only laggard among Europe's top-5 markets in May. BERLIN, June 17- Europe's car sales rose 4.3 percent in May as volume brands Skoda, Renault and Opel posted stronger growth than premium marques BMW and Audi, according to registrations data published on Tuesday.

  • Mercedes, Lexus topped by this luxury brand: Study Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 3:00 PM ET
    2014 Lincon MKZ sedan.

    Lincoln was named the highest-ranked premium brand in AutoPacific's annual Vehicle Satisfaction Awards.