Automotive Retail


  • Why auto sales are close to hitting the brakes Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 6:35 AM ET
    Shopper looks at a Jeep Cherokee diesel at the Hollywood Chrysler Jeep dealership.

    America's auto industry, in the midst of a five-year run where sales have rebounded more than 55 percent, is close to seeing a slowdown.

  • Orange County DA files civil suit against GM     Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 2:53 PM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports the Orange County district attorney has filed a civil lawsuit against General Motors.

  • GM recalls 8.4 million cars in 6 new recalls     Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 2:41 PM ET

    CNBC's David Faber provides insight to General Motors' recall of 8.4 million vehicles in North America.

  • Winnebago rebound signals strengthening consumer Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 11:45 AM ET

    Winnebago is riding the road to recovery, as more Americans are making big-ticket purchases.

  • 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.