General Motors Co


  • Who Do You Think Is Driving the Auto Industry? Monday, 4 Dec 2006 | 1:52 PM ET

    Wagoner, Watanabe, Ghosn, Zetsche. They are the last names of four powerful men who have had a profound impact this year not only on their companies, but the auto industry as a whole. As I've reported the stories involving their decisions and their companies, I'm often surprised to hear...

  • Market Wrap: U.S. Stocks Make Late Run Monday, 4 Dec 2006 | 7:01 AM ET

    We told you earlier about the U.S. stock selloff--but they ended up, making comeback and bouncing off their lows of the session. There was that triple digit sell-off late in the afternoon only to see a rally in the last half hour of trading. CNBC's Mary Thompson has all the details in "Eye On The Floor."

  • GMAC is beginning a new era as an independent financial services company--after 87 years as a wholly owned subsidiary of General Motors. On Thursday--GM sold its 51% stake in its most profitable GM unit to an investment consortium led by Cerberus Capital in a move that dramatically improved GMAC's credit profile and capital position.

  • U.S. Stocks Selloff On Poor ISM Report Sunday, 3 Dec 2006 | 8:45 PM ET

    The market saw an afternoon selloff after a poor November Institute of Supply Management number. The ISM registered at 49.5 – down from 51.2 in October. It appears investors are getting a bit timid – despite a strong year – after a week of bad reports.

  • Market Outlook: Stocks Facing Another Volatile Week Sunday, 3 Dec 2006 | 11:20 AM ET

    Forget a Santa Claus rally. Investors might just want to hold onto their hats. Because if the past few days are any indication, stocks could be in for another choppy week.

  • Markets Slide on Manufacturing Slump Saturday, 2 Dec 2006 | 7:49 PM ET

    Stocks skidded Friday after a key survey showed manufacturing unexpectedly contracted in November,stoking concerns about a weakening economy.

  • GM Strong in the Showroom Saturday, 2 Dec 2006 | 3:06 PM ET

    General Motors said its November retail sales were up 11%, while it reduced sales to corporate fleet customers including car rental companies by 7% in the month.

  • Stocks Down on Weak Manufacturing Report Saturday, 2 Dec 2006 | 2:46 PM ET

    Stocks declined Friday on fresh signs of weakness in the manufacturing sector. The news also dragged down European shares.

  • Delphi, GM Exchange Draft Agreements Saturday, 2 Dec 2006 | 2:34 PM ET

    Talks are progressing between Delphi Corp. and former parent General Motors  as they negotiate to try to help the auto parts supplier emerge from bankruptcy protection, according to court documents.

  • Toyota beats Ford; Chrysler Rebounds Friday, 1 Dec 2006 | 5:07 PM ET

    Toyota Motor sold more vehicles in the U.S. last month than Ford Motor, marking the second time ever that the No. 2 domestic automaker was beaten out by its Japanese rival.

  • Kerkorian May Have Sold Entire GM Stake Friday, 1 Dec 2006 | 12:01 PM ET

    Billionaire Kirk Kerkorian's Tracinda Corp. investment firm appears to have unloaded its entire stake in General Motors, CNBC's David Faber reported on "Closing Bell."

  • We’ll be keeping a close eye on GM today -- there are November sales figures to sort through and we'll also be watching to see if there is any fall out from a story first reported here by CNBC’s David Faber concerning Kirk Kerkorian selling his entire stake in the company. For more perspective on what's happening at GM...

  • Today--December 1, 2006 on cnbc.com Friday, 1 Dec 2006 | 8:09 AM ET

    Good morning--it's December 1, 2006--24 days until Christmas--and counting. We're having a busy day so far. U.S. Representative Harold Ford Jr. from Tennessee is guest host on "Squawk Box." He lost that closeU.S. Senate seat race last month to Repbublican Bob Corker.

  • Stocks closed mostly lower amid higher oil prices and a surprising decline in Midwest business activity.

  • GM Works On Plug-In Saturn Hybrid Wednesday, 29 Nov 2006 | 1:32 PM ET

    General Motors has begun work on a plug-in hybrid power system for its Saturn Vue SUV. GM will also offer Hummers that run on biofuel within three years.

  • GM Gambles On Electricity -- And Tiger Woods Wednesday, 29 Nov 2006 | 11:32 AM ET

    CNBC’s Phil LeBeau hit the L.A. Auto Show, where he found General Motors poised to unveil a two-pronged survival strategy: develop the legendary electric car – and exploit golf superstar Tiger Woods as its pitchman.