General Motors reported a lower profit due to numerous recalls and the expected cost of at least $400 million for its victims' compensation fund.
Ford Motor reported quarterly earnings that beat analysts' expectations on Thursday.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
DEARBORN, Mich., July 24- Ford Motor Co's operating earnings for the second quarter beat Wall Street expectations as better-than-expected profit in North America and Europe countered weaker results in Asia Pacific and South America.
DEARBORN, Mich., July 24- Ford Motor Co's operating earnings for the second quarter beat Wall Street expectations as better-than-expected profit in North America and Europe countered weaker results than expected in Asia Pacific and South America.
What's hurting Hyundai is helping Detroit, says Paul Ingrassia, Reuters managing editor, sharing his thoughts on Ford's better-than-expected earnings, and providing an outlook on the auto industry.
DEARBORN, Mich.— Ford Motor Co. beat Wall Street's expectations in the second quarter as it chalked up a record profit in North America and made money in Europe for the first time in three years. Marketing expenses for new products, like the truck and the Ford Edge in the U.S. and the Mondeo and Focus sedans in Europe, will also take a bite out of earnings.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau breaks down the automaker's Q2 results of EPS $0.40 ex-items on revenues of $35.3 billion.
Asian equity markets ended mixed on Thursday following gains in the morning session as attention turned to the region's earnings season.
An earnings deluge will hit the stock market Thursday, and analysts say that mostly good reports could continue to drive new highs.
The 2014 Honda Accord Plug-in Hybrid sedan doesn't amaze and daze with its mainstream looks, nice cloth seats and pleasant ride. Its "wow" factor is, simply, how few times a driver may need to stop at a gasoline station in a year.
Ford Motor Co. rose$. 12 or. 7 percent, to $17.82. General Motors Co. rose$. 33 or. 9 percent, to $37.76. Honda Motor Co. rose$. 18 or. 5 percent, to $35.45.
DEARBORN, Mich.— Ford's luxury Lincoln division is getting a new president. Kumar Galhotra, Ford's vice president of engineering, will become president of Lincoln on Sept. 1. Ford's global marketing chief, Jim Farley, led Lincoln for the last 18 months.
Ford Motor Co. rose$. 08 or. 5 percent, to $17.78. General Motors Co. rose$. 23 or. 6 percent, to $37.66. Honda Motor Co. rose$. 20 or. 6 percent, to $35.47.
NEW YORK— A look at New York Stock Exchange 10 most-active stocks at the close of trading:. Advanced Micro Devices Inc. rose. 5 percent to $3.80 with 32,841,800 shares traded. Alcoa Inc. rose 2.8 percent to $17.09 with 30,732,200 shares traded.
Ford Motor Co. rose$. 06 or. 3 percent, to $17.75. General Motors Co. rose$. 45 or 1.2 percent, to $37.88. Honda Motor Co. rose$. 12 or. 3 percent, to $35.39.
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