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SEOUL, Jan 2- South Korean automaker Hyundai Motor Co and its affiliate Kia Motors Corp aim to boost global sales by 4 percent this year to a combined 7.86 million vehicles, the pair said in regulatory filings on Thursday.
IHS predicts 9 percent of global auto sales will be self-driving cars in 2035. Justin Berkowitz, Car & Driver magazine, provides perspective on the prediction, and what may happen to electric cars in 2014.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau provides the automotive retail outlook look for the New Year. There will be 66 brand new or completely redesigned models rolling into show rooms in 2014.
The week after Christmas does not only offer good retail deals, it's also the best time of the year to buy a car. CNBC's Mary Thompson reports.
DETROIT, Dec 31- Sales of vehicles able to drive themselves will account for about 9 percent of global auto sales in about two decades, according to a forecast published on Tuesday by auto industry consultant IHS Automotive. The study focused on autonomous cars, which can drive with "no attention needed by the driver," IHS analyst Egil Juliussen said.
DETROIT, Dec 30- December U.S. auto sales, spurred by end-of-the-year bargains, likely rose about 4 percent from a year earlier, industry analysts said.
What will inspire consumers to buy cars next year? Kelley Blue Book analyst Karl Brauer says there is still a "dam waiting to burst" in the auto market.
What to expect from the auto sector in 2014, with Efraim Levy, S&P Capital IQ equity analyst, and Ed Hellwig, Edmunds.com senior editor.
Was CNBC's Phil LeBeau correct when he forecast that auto sales would surge past $15 million in 2013, and that Lincoln and Cadillac would remain stuck in neutral. He also shares his predictions for 2014.
A group of Ohio car dealerships has become the latest group to sue Tesla over its direct-to-consumer business model.
Tim Doran, Ohio Automobile Dealers Association president, discusses his lawsuit that aims to block auto maker Tesla from setting up shop in Ohio. Doran says Tesla has not followed proper licensing statute when it opened its motor vehicle franchise.
Tesla has created "service centers," or galleries in 30 states. CNBC's Phil LeBeau provides insight.
Tesla is known for selling directly to consumers through company owned stores. CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports the electric car maker is opening a service and distribution center and explains why this is noteworthy move.
Tim Kuniskis, Dodge president and CEO, discusses the success of the Ron Burgundy ad campaign and what risks where involved when deciding to tap the fictional news anchor to be the face of Dodge. "The real success has been the entertainment of the spots," Kuniskis says.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on the latest car safety report from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
Alex Molinaroli, Johnson Controls CEO, discusses the state of the automotive industry and the evolution Johnson Control's is undergoing.
Ford's report on 2014 consumer trends used phrases like "FOMO," which stands for "fear of missing out." CNBC's Phil LeBeau and Sapna Maheshwari, BuzzFeed retail reporter, discuss whether the youth cares about cars.
After TrueCar changed its website, and the system became less competitive, U.S. antitrust enforcers are now trying to unravel what happened.
Louis Basenese, chief investment strategist at the Wall Street Daily, calls Tesla's valuation is irrational, while Matthew Argersinger, senior analyst at The Motley Fool, says Tesla will attract new demand.
Scott Wine, Polaris chairman and CEO, weighs in on its revival of the legendary Indian Motorcycle. We are giving back to the heritage of original bikes, he says.