Asian stocks traded mixed on Thursday, with Chinese shares significantly lower after a lower-than-expected preliminary reading of mainland manufacturing activity.» Read More
BMW showed its new Concept 4 Series Coupe to CNBC at the Detroit Auto Show, saying it has "so much more substance" than its 3 Series predecessor.
Car manufacturer Honda said on Friday it planned to cut around 800 jobs at its south Marston plant near Swindon in Britain by the second quarter of 2013.
Rolls-Royce, long considered the ultimate ultra-luxury car, is more popular than ever before.
Have you ever heard of the vehicle miles traveled tax? No? Well get ready to hear more about it, because the vehicle miles traveled tax, or VMT, is the latest way states are looking to make up for falling gas tax revenues.
As firms like Foxconn shift factories away from higher-cost centers, they are discovering that workers in new locations across China are not as abundant as they had expected, prompting multinationals and their suppliers to use millions of teenage students from vocational and technical schools on assembly lines.
Japan's Nikkei share average climbed to a 22-month high on its first trading day of 2013, as a deal in Washington to avert the "fiscal cliff" buoyed investor risk appetite and the weaker yen lifted exporters such as Toyota Motor Corp.
Automakers ended the year with the December sales rate expected to be about 1.5 million vehicles stronger. The final monthly sales rate is projected to be 15.5 million vehicles.
The rebound in U.S. auto sales shows few signs of slowing, according to a new report that projects new vehicle registrations will top 15 million this year.
South Korea's Hyundai Motor and affiliate Kia Motors are targeting a 4 percent increase in global sales this year to a combined 7.41 million vehicles, their slowest growth since 2003.
They may not be sexy or exciting to drive, but a new study by Consumer Reports says hybrids offer the best value for those buying a new vehicle.
Crash tests reveal whether expensive luxury cars are safer than less expensive models.
The Southern part of the United States has become a laboratory for new manufacturing jobs, with companies as diverse as Boeing, Starbucks and Lenovo racing into the region.
New crash tests show less expensive midsize cars are safer than many luxury midsize cars.
Video of crash tests that offers examples of midsize cars performing well in crash tests
Treasury will exit investment in GM in the next 12-15 months, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.
At a time when pickup truck sales are picking up, General Motors has taken the wraps off of the next generation of its bread and butter pickup trucks.
Fuel economy is the number one factor for people when deciding what car to buy. Just a few days after Mulally made that claim while making the rounds on morning TV shows, the miles per gallon (mpg) ratings of two Ford hybrid models are being questioned.
Subaru has sold more than 300,000 cars in the U.S. this year for the first time in its history, Thomas Doll, Subaru of America COO, told CNBC's "Squawk on the Street" on Tuesday.
Every day, about 10 Kansas City Southern trains hauling everything from cars to chemicals crisscross the border between Mexico and the United States at Laredo, Texas, up from about six three years ago.
You hear it all the time: market share doesn't matter, profits do. True, at the end of the day I'd rather have a profitable automaker selling fewer vehicles than a money loser leading in market share.