Automotive Retail


  • Toyota November US sales up 3.0%  Tuesday, 2 Dec 2014 | 10:07 AM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports Toyota's November auto sales in the U.S. increased 3.0% .

  • November auto sales surge  Tuesday, 2 Dec 2014 | 10:07 AM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau takes a look at the hot month of November for the automobile manufacturers.

  • UPDATE 1-U.S. November auto sales strongest in years Tuesday, 2 Dec 2014 | 9:56 AM ET

    DETROIT, Dec 2- Detroit automakers sold more cars and trucks in November than analysts expected, as a surging economy and falling fuel prices helped drive sales of big pickups and SUVs. GM said its average transaction prices were a record $35,600, up $790 per vehicle from October and up $3,100 from a year ago. Chrysler Group sales rose 20.1 percent to 170,839, on...

  • GM November sales up 6.5%  Tuesday, 2 Dec 2014 | 9:34 AM ET

    General Motors November auto sales beat estimates and increased 6.5 percent, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • Ford November sales drop 1.8%  Tuesday, 2 Dec 2014 | 9:34 AM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports Ford November auto sales declined 1.8%.

  • DETROIT, Dec 2- Chrysler Group U.S. auto sales rose 20 percent in November on strong showings by its Jeep brand and Ram pickup trucks, the unit of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV said on Tuesday. Eleven Chrysler Group models set sales records for November, the automaker said. A Thomson Reuters survey of 41 industry economists and analysts showed expectations of 16.7...

  • Falling gas prices not slowing hybrid production Tuesday, 2 Dec 2014 | 5:00 AM ET
    The Toyota Mirai

    Automakers are gearing up for greater electric, fuel-cell and hybrid vehicle production.

  • Salesman Jerry Holsman works with Erich Spin, left, and Anna Zatta at the Toyota of Deerfield dealership, in Deerfield Beach, Fla., Oct. 2, 2014.

    Whether it's a new or used vehicle, Americans spend more than ever, according to a report from Experian Automotive.

  • Black Friday car sales explode in popularity Thursday, 27 Nov 2014 | 1:01 PM ET
    2015 GMC Sierra Pickup.

    Welcome to Black Friday, the fastest growing day for auto sales.

  • *Performance division sees strong demand from US, China. AMG sales may jump by more than a quarter to more than 40,000 vehicles this year alone, especially due to demand from the United States and China, division chief Tobias Moers said on Thursday. The AMG unit's high-performance cars, including Mercedes's top-of-the-line GT model unveiled in September, cast a...

  • Dealer offers free cars if it snows on Christmas Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 4:14 PM ET

    An Illinois auto dealership is having what it calls a White Friday sale this month, the Chicago Tribune reported Tuesday.

  • Maybach magic: Mercedes readies big, pricey S600 Sunday, 23 Nov 2014 | 5:06 PM ET
    The new Mercedes-Benz Maybeck S 600 unveiled at the 2014 L.A. Auto Show.

    The new Mercedes-Maybach S600 will be the biggest vehicle in the German maker's luxury line-up--and its priciest--when it hits showrooms next year.

  • New aluminum F-150 fuel economy jumps, but... Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 12:00 PM ET
    Employees cheer as the first 2015 Ford F-150 truck rolls off the production line at the company's Dearborn Truck Assembly facility in Dearborn, Michigan, Nov. 11, 2014.

    The new, lighter Ford F-150 will offer substantially better fuel economy, according to official miles per gallon estimates.

  • Who do you trust more in recall?  Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 1:05 PM ET

    Discussing the Takata hearing over some of its air bags, with Clarence Ditlow, Center for Auto Safety, and CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • Ditlow's advice for minivan buyers  Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 1:04 PM ET

    Clarence Ditlow, Center for Auto Safety, responds to the IIHS video series revealing the danger with some minivans.

  • New threat on the road: Minivans  Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 1:02 PM ET

    A look at video of minivan crash tests by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, with CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • Arizona sues General Motors for $3B over recalls Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 2:58 AM ET
    Mary Barra, CEO of GM.

    Arizona State said it had filed a lawsuit against General Motors claiming the automaker deliberately put the public at risk by intentionally concealing safety defects to avoid the cost of recalls.

  • Minivan crash test 'among the worst we've ever seen' Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 12:00 AM ET
    The Nissan Quest minivan during the IIHS safety test

    A new series of crash tests by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety revealed troubling results for minivans that are often perceived as safe.

  • LA Auto Show drooling over Mercedes-Maybach  Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 1:33 PM ET

    Steve Cannon, Mercedes-Benz USA President & CEO, and CNBC's Phil LeBeau, introduce the 2016 Mercedes-Maybach S600 at the Los Angeles Auto Show.

  • Ford upgrades Explorer as SUV boom speeds up Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 12:01 AM ET

    Ford is rolling out a re-designed Explorer, a move that will allow it to cash in on America's rediscovered love of large SUV's.