• Critics question strength of auto recall process Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 11:04 AM ET
    Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood arrives for a news conference where he announced findings from a 10-month-long National Highway Traffic Safety Administration study into unintended acceleration in Toyota vehicles at the Transportation Department on Feb. 8, 2011.

    Critics are questioning why the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration let GM sidestep a recall for the ignition switch issues.

  • Jeep goes big on bet to go small Saturday, 15 Mar 2014 | 1:00 PM ET
    A Jeep Renegade SUV, is driven on to the stage during its launch at the 84th Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland, March 4, 2014.

    The Jeep Renegade is the anchor of an aggressive plan to take the brand global.

  • Chrysler opens new plant in Michigan  Friday, 14 Mar 2014 | 1:51 PM ET

    Chrysler is unveiling its largest and most technologically advanced factory in Sterling Heights, Michigan, just North of Detroit, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • UAW looks to make history at VW plant in Tennessee Wednesday, 12 Feb 2014 | 12:05 PM ET
    Workers inspect a Passat at the Volkswagen Chattanooga plant in Tennessee.

    More than 1,500 hourly wage workers at Volkswagen Chattanooga are voting on whether to join the United Auto Workers.

  • Marchionne to stay with Fiat Chrysler  Wednesday, 29 Jan 2014 | 1:20 PM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports Fiat Chrysler hopes to list its IPO on October 1st.

  • New GM CEO to earn up to $4.4 million a year Friday, 17 Jan 2014 | 3:53 PM ET
    General Motors CEO Mary Barra attends the North American International Auto Show at Cobo Hall on January 16, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan.

    General Motors announced a new pay structure for its top executives that includes a cash base salary of $1.6 million for Chief Executive Mary Barra.

  • Futurist: Chinese democracy? It will never happen Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 6:30 AM ET
    Clotaire Rapaille

    Clotaire Rapaille has been called "a corporate prophet," and he has some interesting forecasts for China, the Mideast and women's role in the world.

  • Automakers miss the mark, but there's good news Friday, 3 Jan 2014 | 11:12 AM ET
    2014 Chrysler 300 SRT8

    The top four U.S. automakers missed December sales expectations, but 2013 will easily be the industry's best year since the recession.

  • Alec Gutierrez, Senior Market Analyst, Automotive Insights at Kelley Blue Book said low rates and enticing lease offers have helped to get consumers back into auto showrooms.

  • Trader Blitz: Fiat, Twitter & more  Thursday, 2 Jan 2014 | 12:30 PM ET

    Automaker Fiat reached a deal to buy shares of Chrysler it didn't already own, and Evercore raised its price target on Twitter. The FMHR traders share their strategies to playing the stocks.

  • Fiat spikes on Chrysler buy  Thursday, 2 Jan 2014 | 11:34 AM ET

    Fiat has gained control of Chrysler by purchasing the remaining stake for over $4 billion. CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports Fiat shares post their biggest one day gain since April of 2009.

  • Fiat up almost 15% on deal  Thursday, 2 Jan 2014 | 10:12 AM ET

    Fiat has officially gained full control of Chrysler after purchasing the remaining stake for over $4 billion. CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports.

  • Fiat/Chrysler: It is 'the best outcome'  Thursday, 2 Jan 2014 | 5:45 AM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on the deal between Fiat and Chrysler and says it is the "best outcome" for all the parties involved but highlights that Chrysler's "regional auto-maker" status will be a challenge.

  • Spending on new cars may break record in December Wednesday, 25 Dec 2013 | 8:00 AM ET

    Sales are expected to be up at least 4 percent year over year, with the industry anticipating all-time record spending on new vehicles.

  • The Ron Burgundy effect on Dodge  Friday, 20 Dec 2013 | 10:35 AM ET

    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.

  • Chart of the Day: Most fuel-efficient automakers Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 7:00 AM ET
    2013 Mazda 3 sedan

    A look at the EPA's initial estimates for the most fuel-efficient automakers in 2013.

  • Black Friday shoppers ditch stores for the car lot Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 5:09 PM ET
    2014 BMW 4 Series convertible

    Because of a surge in business from Black Friday, the auto industry posted its best monthly sales since February 2007.

  • Cash-strapped UAW mulls first dues hike since '67 Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 1:02 PM ET
    A Ford C-MAX hybrid goes through the assembly plant in Wayne, Mich.

    Still considered America's richest union, it has had troubles in recent years, including slumping membership and stalled organizing efforts.

  • Fiat: Chrysler IPO not practical this year  Monday, 25 Nov 2013 | 10:04 AM ET

    If Chrysler goes public, it will most likely take place in Q1, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • Fiat: Chrysler IPO not practical for 2013  Monday, 25 Nov 2013 | 8:20 AM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau says the Chrysler board is holding off on an IPO prior to the end of 2013.