General Motors Co


  • Grade the Trade Friday, 6 Apr 2007 | 10:01 PM ET

    In this special segment, the masters of Wall Street go face to face with some of the best business school students in the country. Students from Harvard, Yale, Columbia and Wharton are bringing their A-game via the webcam.

  • Debate: Auto Repairs Thursday, 5 Apr 2007 | 6:10 PM ET

    Auto industry watchers Jean Jennings of Automotive Magazine and Dave Sedgwick of Automotive News tell Sue Herera what each of the Big Three U.S. automakers are doing wrong and right.

  • The World's Biggest Automaker Thinks Small Thursday, 5 Apr 2007 | 4:20 PM ET
    The new Chevrolet concept car called "Trax" is displayed at the New York International Auto Show in New York, Wednesday, April 4, 2007. The show opens to the public on April 6, 2007.  (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

    General Motors is showing off three Chevrolet minicar concept vehicles at the New York International Auto Show, which runs through April 15. But don’t run to your local dealership just yet. It’s likely the cars are still four to five years away, which makes all the buzz around them key to the automaker's development strategy, analysts say.

  • Billionaire Has Contentious History With Auto Maker Thursday, 5 Apr 2007 | 3:01 PM ET
    US Senate Majority Leader, Senator Harry Reid

    Billionaire Kirk Kerkorian is looking to buy Chrysler--again. Kerkorian’s investment firm Tracinda is offering $4.5 billion for DaimlerChrysler's  loss-making Chrysler Group unit. But striking a deal may prove difficult considering Kerkorian’s contentious history with the U.S. automaker.

  • U.S. Automakers Report Lower March Sales; Toyota Gains Thursday, 5 Apr 2007 | 1:28 PM ET

    General Motors, Ford and DaimlerChrysler reported declines in March U.S. sales, fulfilling analysts' expectations that the Big Three U.S. automakers would all see a drop from the same month last year. Meanwhile, sales at Toyota rose, though less than expected.

  • Tom Libby, an auto analyst for J.D. Power and Associates, told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” that Jeep may be diluting its image with too many “cross-over”models, or SUVs based on cars.“I think long-term there is an issue about whether they’re helping or hurting the brand,” Libby said Thursday. “These new products are car-based. Frankly, the Compass does not look a ‘Jeepish’ – it does not have the masculine, assertive, aggressive look of traditional Jeeps. Long-term, I think there’s the possibility they’ll dilute the image of being a tough, off-road SUV.”

  • General Motors today unveiled a mini-car prototype, while Ford discussed a plug-in hybrid vehicle it is developing at the New York Auto Show.

  • Speaking on the sidelines of the New York International Auto Show, Troy Clarke said the company is scaling back production on some cars and mid-size sport utility vehicles to cope with softer demand. GM had anticipated an uptick in second-quarter retail demand.

  • Your Questions About OPEC, Daimler-Chrysler... Wednesday, 4 Apr 2007 | 2:28 PM ET

    Li from MA wants to know how oil and natural gas prices might change given that Iran’s leaders visited Saudi Arabia last month?

  • Stocks closed higher across the board Tuesday as investors were encouraged by better-than-expected housing data and a steep pullback in crude oil prices. "The market was pleasantly surprised by the housing numbers," John Massey, portfolio manager at AIG SunAmerica, told CNBC.com. "That took out a significant amount of resistance and hesitation in the market, and tensions cooling in Iran led to a pullback in energy. It was a confluence of those two events."

  • General Motors, Ford and DaimlerChrysler reported declines in March U.S. sales, fulfilling analysts' expectations that the Big Three U.S. automakers would all see a drop from the same month last year. Meanwhile, sales at Toyota rose, though less than expected.

  • Paul Sims adds fluids to a 2008 Ford Escape at the Ford Kansas City Assembly plant, Friday, Jan. 26, 2007, in Claycomo, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

    General Motors, Ford Motor and the Chrysler unit of DaimlerChrysler continue to lose market share to non-U.S. rivals.

  • CNBC's Domm: Today's Agenda in the Markets Tuesday, 3 Apr 2007 | 9:13 AM ET

    Stocks are geared up to open higher this morning after yesterday's sluggish activity. Auto sales and pending home sales data are features today.

  • Baseball fans have been waiting for the umpires' cry of "Play Ball!" since October, but it's the corporate sponsors, stadium concession operators and media companies that broadcast the games that stand to benefit the most from Opening Day.

  • Guest Blogger Mishlove: "Surfing" For The Right Dip Monday, 2 Apr 2007 | 12:37 PM ET

    Guest blogger Jeff Mishlove is back--with more insights for you contest players. He's called this piece, "Surf the Waves and Buy the Dips." Here it is: You don’t have to live in California or Hawaii to surf the stock market. And, you can buy the dips without worrying about consuming too many calories or grams of fat. In fact, during the heyday of the 1990’s internet bubble, the rallying cry was “buy every dip!”

  • Stocks closed sharply lower after being down all day on Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke's remarks that "economic uncertainty" has increased. "The market has these little flips up and down but it's been quiet and down all day long," said Mike Driscoll, head of listed trading at Bear Stearns

  • UAW Rejects Latest Delphi Contract Proposal Wednesday, 28 Mar 2007 | 12:05 PM ET

    The United Auto Workers union has rejected a new "comprehensive proposal" from bankrupt auto parts supplier Delphi , UAW Vice President Cal Rapson said on Wednesday, calling the offer "pathetic."

  • General Motors Will Not Bid for Chrysler: Times of London Wednesday, 28 Mar 2007 | 12:15 AM ET

    General Motors will not make a first-round bid for DaimlerChrysler's Chrysler unit, leaving just private equity firms and an auto parts supplier in the running, the Times reported on Wednesday.

  • UAW President: Don't Mistake Cooperation for Weakness Tuesday, 27 Mar 2007 | 2:09 PM ET

    Gettelfinger said the UAW would fight at the bargaining table, in the courts, politically and "if need be on the picket line."

  • DaimlerChrysler shares were trading higher Tuesday following several media reports that said private-equity bids for Chrysler could come in as early as this Thursday.