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  • MSNBC Drops Don Imus Radio Simulcast Thursday, 12 Apr 2007 | 9:21 AM ET
    Radio personality Don Imus appears on Rev.Al Sharpton's radio show, in New York Monday April 9, 2007. Imus issued another apology for referring to the Rutgers women's basketball team as "nappy-headed hos" on his morning show last week. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

    NBC News has decided that its cable news channel, MSNBC will no longer simulcast the Don Imus radio program, effective immediately.  CBS Radio says its two week suspension of the program stands although it is monitoring the situation.  Advertisers have been defecting from the controversial radio host.

  • CNBC's Deutsch: "I Think Imus Is Done" Wednesday, 11 Apr 2007 | 3:00 PM ET

    The storm over Don Imus' racial comments escalated as more advertisers pulled out from his show. CNBC's Donny Deutsch told "Power Lunch" that "I think Imus is done."

  • GM's Rear Wheel lock-up Tuesday, 10 Apr 2007 | 10:13 AM ET

    Talk about a catch 22. After making a big push to jump start production of rear-wheel drive vehicles, General Motors , according to the Chicago Tribune, is putting the brakes on developing more of those cars beyond what's already in the pipeline. Why?

  • Isuzu Buys Land for U.S. Truck Plant in Alabama Monday, 9 Apr 2007 | 5:52 AM ET

    Japan's Isuzu Motors said on Monday it has bought land for a U.S. truck plant in Alabama, pushing ahead with plans to reestablish a production base in the world's biggest vehicle market.

  • Video Roundup: Driving Strategy Sunday, 8 Apr 2007 | 9:53 AM ET
    The new Ford Flex 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)

    There’s a lot on the line for General Motors, Ford and DaimlerChrysler at the New York International Auto Show.  CNBC’s Phil LeBeau talks to some of the automakers’ top executives top about meeting consumers needs for style, versatility and affordability.

  • 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!”