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  • How's your teen driver doing? You can find out... Friday, 20 Mar 2015 | 1:12 PM ET
    The 2016 Chevrolet Malibu will debut Teen Driver, a system that provides parents with a tool to help encourage safe driving habits for their kids.

    Teen Driver, which will be offered in the new 2016 Chevy Malibu, will allow parents to see how their teen did behind the wheel.

  • DETROIT, March 20- U.S. new-vehicle sales in March rose only 0.3 percent from a year ago, consultancies J.D. Power and LMC Automotive said on Friday.

  • Why these pros are bullish on Tesla Thursday, 19 Mar 2015 | 4:27 PM ET
    Tesla showroom

    Tesla shares were down Thursday after it announced a new "auto steering" feature, but these pros see great things ahead.

  • 'Range anxiety' is the worst here Thursday, 19 Mar 2015 | 7:00 AM ET
    Tesla charging stations

    There are more than 9,000 electric vehicle charging stations across the U.S.

  • Five worst auto brands for service under one roof Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 5:16 PM ET
    The 2014 Jeep Cherokee.

    A survey measuring the satisfaction of people taking their vehicles into dealerships for service ranks five Fiat Chrysler brands the worst.

  • Musk: Someday, driving a car will be illegal Tuesday, 17 Mar 2015 | 5:46 PM ET
    Elon Musk

    From Elon Musk's perspective, it's not a question of whether or not autonomous-drive vehicles will become a fixture on roads and highways.

  • NEW DELHI, March 17- Hyundai Motor Co's India unit expects a 13 percent increase in sales in the country in 2015, helped by strong demand for compact cars and utility vehicles, a top company official said on Tuesday. South Korea's largest automaker is forecasting sales of 465,000 cars in India this year, while maintaining exports at about 200,000 units, said...

  • Europe car sales grow for 18th consecutive month Tuesday, 17 Mar 2015 | 5:15 AM ET

    MILAN— Double-digit car sales growth in Spain, Italy and Britain helped auto registrations rise in Europe for the 18th straight month. Registrations rose by 26 percent in Spain, 13 percent in Italy and 12 percent in Britain, supporting smaller gains in the region's two biggest markets, Germany and France. Mass-market competitors Fiat Chrysler and Renault also...

  • 'It was a cover-up': New allegations against GM Monday, 16 Mar 2015 | 3:28 PM ET
    General Motors Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra

    Two lawyers at the heart of the case said a new round of drama will soon take place.

  • Automakers to drivers: Get that car fixed! Friday, 13 Mar 2015 | 1:00 PM ET
    A Honda dealership as Honda recently announced more recalls.

    Experts warn that car owners may need to face sanctions should they fail to make needed recall repairs.

  • Volkswagen makes a big push to be No. 1 Thursday, 12 Mar 2015 | 10:43 AM ET
    Volkswagen AG Chairman Martin Winterkorn speaks at the company's annual press conference to announce financial results, March 13, 2014, in Berlin.

    CEO Martin Winterkorn has almost accomplished his goal of making Volkswagen the world's No. 1 automaker.

  • It's not just the minivan—Best cars for families Wednesday, 11 Mar 2015 | 10:19 AM ET
    2015 Honda CR-V

    A mix of models topped the charts in the U.S. News and World Report "Best Cars for Families" annual awards.

  • SEOUL, March 9- Flashy Maseratis and Bentleys are fast becoming the cars of choice for young, monied South Koreans, eclipsing German luxury brands now so commonplace that some in Seoul's upscale Gangnam district jokingly refer to a BMW 5- series as a Hyundai Sonata. Last year, the Seoul dealership of Volkswagen unit Bentley Motors was the top global seller of...

  • Cadillac sales stall expected, not worrying: Lutz   Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 1:17 PM ET
    Cadillac sales stall expected, not worrying: Lutz

    CNBC contributor and former GM VIce Chairman Bob Lutz, explains what's stalling Cadillac sales. Phil LeBeau, provides perspective.

  • Autonomous-drive cars further off than most expect Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 3:00 AM ET
    A Mercedes-Benz F 015 autonomous driving automobile

    Despite near constant chatter about self-driving vehicles revolutionizing how the world gets around, a new report says the transformation will take longer than many have predicted.

  • Longer auto loans rev up with sales Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 8:54 AM ET
    Toyota dealership, auto dealer, auto sales

    New data from Experian show auto loans with terms of six or more years surged in the fourth quarter.

  • Eleven analysts surveyed by Thomson Reuters had expected a year-to-year gain of 7.1 percent. The 48 economists polled by Thomson Reuters, on average, predicted annualized sales in February of 16.7 million vehicles. "There was definitely a slowdown" in sales after February 20, "said Mark LaNeve, Ford Motor Co's U.S. sales vice president.

  • *Best Buy climbs after results. *Citigroup to sell OneMain Financial to Springleaf Holdings. It's predicated on the fact that when you get up around new highs market participants tend to get a little vertigo, "said Art Hogan, chief market strategist at Wunderlich Securities in New York.

  • Russia puts the brake on global car giants Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 3:16 AM ET

    The Russian car market could take up to five years to recover from the country's economic volatility, leaders in the global auto industry believe.

  • Five of GM's settlement offers have been rejected Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 6:00 PM ET
    Shop foreman John Chapman performs a service recall on a General Motors 2005 Saturn Ion at Liberty Chevrolet in New Hudson, Michigan, U.S., on Friday, April 25, 2014.

    Seven months after the GM ignition switch victim compensation fund started accepting applications, five offers have been rejected.