For years, we've heard Detroit and other auto makers lobby against higher fuel economy standards because it would drive up costs and ultimately hurt sales of SUV's and pick-ups- vehicles Americans want.
Futures pared gains Tuesday after housing starts unexpectedly fell to a record low. Futures had been pointing higher for most of the morning, buoyed by news that banks may break free from the government's grip.
I have never bought a car in my life. My wife has bought a lot of them. I'm just not that into cars. I have usually referred to the cars we own by their color.
President Barack Obama wants drivers to go farther on a gallon of gas and cause less damage to the environment—and be willing to pick up the tab.
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"UNCLE!!!!!!!!!" That's the cry you'll hear from Detroit to Washington as President Barack Obama announces a new tailpipe emission standard that mirrors the tough measures California has been trying to impose for years.
Ask yourself these questions: If you are looking for a new car, truck, or minivan right now, will you buy a Chrysler, Dodge, or Jeep? Will you seriously consider one of those models?
The US automobile industry is effectively bankrupt as it tries to navigate the way out of its worst ever crisis, but the industry will emerge stronger and General Motors should follow Chrysler into Chapter 11, Mick Jackson, chairman and CEO of AutoNation, told CNBC Friday.
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Stocks rose on Thursday, snapping a two-day losing streak, as investors gave techs another go and Wal-Mart hit its earnings target. However, some economic reports that missed expectations curbed gains. Experts weighed in on the markets, the commercial real estate, and more... (UPDATED)
Following are the key questions into the close. How should you trade?
With some troubling economic numbers out Thursday, what do traders expect today? Art Cashin, UBS Financial Services director of floor operations, offered CNBC his stock-market insights on Thursday.
For decades, they've been the backbone of auto sales in the U.S. The smaller independent dealer is what most of America grew up with. Now those smaller dealers are about to dwindle in number and influence.
If you're an investor who sells the rips and buys the dips then it's time to make your shopping list!
Stocks declined on Wednesday as bank shares continued to struggle and retail sales unexpectedly fell for a second straight month. Some analysts said these fits and starts are just the market cooling down, after a runup of 30 percent since its 12-year low in early March. Read and listen to what the experts had to say... (UPDATED)
Considering stocks have posted their biggest three day drop since March is this a signal to sell or a second chance to buy?
In time, markets will go higher — but there’s going to be a "vicious correction" along the way, said Doug Kass of Seabreeze Partners. Read his "Miley Cyrus" recovery theory.
They are in the crosshairs of the auto task and passionate about their feelings over GM and Chrysler plans to drop dealers. What's interesting is that not all dealers are against the idea of trimming the dealer ranks, while others are fearing the end of business' that have been in their family for years.
With a sideways market yesterday (Tuesday), what do traders expect today? Art Cashin, UBS Financial Services director of floor operations, offered CNBC his stock-market insights on Wednesday.
For auto dealers, this may go down as the worst week ever. GM will announce plans to cut 2600 dealerships while Chrysler drops roughly 850. That's roughly 42% of the GM dealerships and 27% of the Chrysler stores going away.