• 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.

  • Chrysler recalls 1.2 million trucks over steering Friday, 8 Nov 2013 | 4:58 PM ET
    2008 Ram pickup trucks sit at a Dodge dealership in the south Denver suburb of Littleton, Colo., April 20, 2008.

    Chrysler Group LLC said on Friday it is recalling 1.2 million Ram pickup trucks to check for a defect that could cause loss of steering.

  • ‘Yellow flags’ appear in auto stocks: Analyst Friday, 1 Nov 2013 | 2:11 PM ET

    "We think we're seeing some early signs of a bubble," Adam Jonas of Morgan Stanley says.

  • Inside the battle to dominate the US auto market Tuesday, 1 Oct 2013 | 5:15 PM ET
    Harry Lindback of Dearborn Heights, Mich., shops at Bill Brown Ford Dealership in Livonia, Mich.

    September auto-sales figures raise interesting questions about the battle for market share. Can Ford catch GM and become the No. 1 automaker in America?

  • Another big Toyota recall Thursday, 26 Sep 2013 | 3:43 PM ET
    2009 Toyota Sienna

    Toyota is recalling about 694,000 Sienna minivans in North America due to a shift lever problem.

  • Is Detroit about to get a 'car gal' in charge? Thursday, 26 Sep 2013 | 12:46 PM ET
    Mary Barra

    GM's CEO, Dan Akerson, told an automotive conference in Detroit that a female executive taking over a Big Three automaker was inevitable.

  • Toyota increasing exports from Mississippi Thursday, 26 Sep 2013 | 6:30 AM ET

    Toyota, the world's largest automaker, is increasing the number of vehicles it will build in the U.S. and export to other countries.

  • Chrysler files for IPO     Tuesday, 24 Sep 2013 | 6:41 AM ET

    The automaker has filed paperwork for an initial public offering of up to $100 million, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • To taper or not to taper?     Monday, 23 Sep 2013 | 7:52 PM ET

    CNBC's Mary Thompson reports Chrysler is going public again. Also, is the economy ready for the Fed to taper its bond purchases? David Malpass, Encima Global president, and Jim Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute, share their opinions.