Auto dealers are riding a used car bull market that has steadily driven the number of pre-owned cars sold to an expected total of 41.5 million.» Read More
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.
Lincoln was named the highest-ranked premium brand in AutoPacific's annual Vehicle Satisfaction Awards.
More than half of the respondents to a AAA survey said they would pay higher fuel taxes if the money would be spent on improving roads
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports Tesla CEO Elon Musk has announced the automaker will open up its patents to spur innovation in the auto industry.
The CNBC All-America Survey found the ignition switch recall hasn't scared consumers away from GM showrooms.
LOS ANGELES, June 10- A Southern California motorist drove off the lot of a Hyundai Motor Co dealership on Tuesday in a zero-emissions car touted by the automaker as marking the commercial debut of mass-produced hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles in the United States.
DETROIT, June 10- The first 86 dealerships to relaunch the sporty Alfa Romeo brand in North America, most of them now selling Fiat cars, were announced on Tuesday by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. It is the first time new Alfa models will be sold in North America since 1996..
DETROIT, June 10- The first 86 dealerships to relaunch the sporty Alfa Romeo brand in North America, most of them now selling Fiat cars, were announced on Tuesday by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. It is the first time new Alfa models will be sold in North America since 1996.. Grady said that eventually there will be more than 300 Alfa Romeo franchises in North America.
Families of victims who died in GM vehicles with faulty ignition switches will congregate before the automaker's annual meeting.
Car sales have fallen in four out of five months this year as Russia's weak economy is further hit by Western sanctions over Ukraine and people delay making large purchases. The Association of European Businesses said 201,487 new cars and light commercial vehicles were sold in Russia in May, some 28,000 less than a year earlier.
The great recession may have ended a few years ago, but the lingering impact can be seen in the cars and trucks that many Americans drive.
Tesla has been banned from selling cars in New Jersey since April, but a new bill provides hope for the automaker, reports CNBC's Dominic Chu.
If there is one purchase that consumers would like to simplify, it’s buying a car. TrueCar, a recent IPO, may have cracked the code.
Barra won kudos for her efforts to be transparent while pushing for much-needed changes within GM's flawed culture.
Chrysler said it was recalling about 10,700 SUVs to fix a defect that leads to unintended acceleration in cruise-control mode.
John O'Dell, Edmunds senior editor, shares his thoughts on General Motors CEO Mary Barra's statements regarding GM's ignition switch recall. O'Dell says this is the kind of significant fault needed to make the kind of changes GM says it wants to make.
GM CEO Mary Barra will take "significant actions" that include holding specific employees accountable for the ignition switch defect.
General Motors has apologized to the families of accident victims who have been asked to bring in cars to replace defective ignition switches.