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  • The chief executives of the Big Three auto makers told President Bush they will work with the administration to cut oil consumption by 20% over the next ten years, CNBC's Scott Cohn reported.

  • GM Stock May Stall As Turnaround Slows, Analysts Say Monday, 26 Mar 2007 | 1:53 PM ET
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    Shares of General Motors, which surged last year on early turnaround indications, could stall now as the automaker comes to terms with sliding market share and continued cash burn, according to analysts.

  • Chief Execs of the Big Three automakers headed to the White House today to discuss the latest advances in alternative fuel technology with President Bush. Their focus: Bush’s support for alternative fuel vehicles and his plan to cut gas consumption by 20% in ten years.

  • DaimlerChrysler shares  gained sharply on Friday on speculation that the German automaker could be nearing a deal to sell struggling U.S. unit Chrysler.

  • THE WEEK AHEAD: Bernanke Speaks, Data and Iran Sunday, 25 Mar 2007 | 7:12 PM ET

    After a stellar week for Wall Street, investors this week face a barrage of economic data, testimony from Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke and a worrisome war of words with Iran.

  • Toyota Not Among Carmakers Invited To White House Sunday, 25 Mar 2007 | 3:18 PM ET

    Toyota Motor is creating U.S. jobs, making friends in Washington and leading in fuel-saving technology, yet will not be at the table when President George W. Bush meets major automakers to talk energy policy on Monday

  • Mad Mail for Friday, March 23 Friday, 23 Mar 2007 | 6:57 PM ET

    Cramer coaches viewers on whether to dump Altria after the spinoff, how to use the Dean Foods dividend to make money, and what alternative fuels mean for the struggling automakers - and for struggling Americans.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • GM Gives Out Stock Bonuses for First time Since 2003 Friday, 23 Mar 2007 | 5:27 AM ET

    For the first time since 2003, General Motors  is giving bonuses in the form of stock to Chairman and Chief Executive Rick Wagoner and other top executives.

  • President George W. Bush will meet next week with the chief executives from Detroit's largest automakers, the White House said on Wednesday.

  • As Jobs Leave, Detroit Struggles To Find Its Way Tuesday, 20 Mar 2007 | 4:24 PM ET

    President Bush will tour two factories today where GM and Ford make hybrid vehicles. His visit to the Kansas City auto plants is the first of his presidency to domestic auto factories and is also an effort to improve relationships with Detroit’s Big Three after a tumultuous year. Their troubles are having a significant economic ripple effect on the city the automakers call home. CNBC’s Mike Huckman went to Detroit to check on the struggling city.

  • Union Board Members Oppose Chrysler Breakup: Reports Monday, 19 Mar 2007 | 4:52 AM ET

    Employee members of DaimlerChrysler's  supervisory board plan to oppose a sale of Chrysler Group to a private equity firm that would lead to a breakup of the automaker, according to published reports.

  • Street Fight! Herb Greenberg's Ready To Rumble Thursday, 15 Mar 2007 | 9:07 PM ET

    There's a tough guy in town and he's lookin' to mix it up. We're talking about Herb Greenberg, and he's got a wrong to right with each of our guys. Forget Ali vs. Frasier or even Rosie vs. The Donald -  those were just skirmishes. What follows is a true “Street Fight.”

  • Spring is Here...And so are the Incentives Thursday, 15 Mar 2007 | 12:15 PM ET
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    Give General Motors credit. It's trying, it really is. But with mediocre auto sales, the company is bringing back zero percent financing in order to goose springtime sales.

  • The world's largest automaker said its obligation for post-retirement health care and other benefits was $68 billion at the end of last year and could grow on a global basis.

  • GM Says Accounting Controls 'Currently Ineffective' Thursday, 15 Mar 2007 | 9:39 AM ET

    General Motors' internal controls on financial reporting are "currently ineffective," the automaker said in a regulatory filing on Thursday.

  • Stocks finished higher after a wild trading session that took the Dow briefly below 12,000 and saw major indices reverse deep losses. "The markets have been wanting to go to certain levels and they took it down there and then boom, everyone came in and bought the market and we were off to the races," said Todd Leone, head of listed trading at Cowen.

  • Is GM Turning the Corner? Wednesday, 14 Mar 2007 | 12:51 PM ET

    It's been a long time coming, but it looks like General Motors is finally on the verge of turning the corner with it's North American auto business. But before you get excited, keep in mind some of the speed bumps that could slow down GM's recovery.

  • GM CEO Tells CNBC Automaker 'Moving In Right Direction' Wednesday, 14 Mar 2007 | 10:38 AM ET

    With General Motors posting its first quarterly profit in more than two years, Chief Executive Rick Wagoner said things could improve further later this year. "I think this is another quarter where we see the momentum moving in the right direction," Wagoner said, in an interview on CNBC.

  • Confronted with congressional concerns about global warming, the leaders of the U.S. auto industry are highlighting their work to develop alternative vehicles and asserting that the burdens of climate change cannot fall to one industry alone.

  • CNBC's Domm: Today's Agenda in the Markets Wednesday, 14 Mar 2007 | 8:56 AM ET

    Wall Street's anxiety about the subprime mortgage business spread around the world overnight, ripping into stock prices globally. U.S. stocks are heading lower this morning, but so far lack signs of the wild selling of yesterday afternoon.