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China has fallen hard for utility vehicles with SUV sales jumping 20.8 percent last year, outpacing the overall auto sales rate in the U.S.
China, once a major weakness for Ford, is expected to generate 40 percent of the automakers annual sales by the end of the decade. The projection means China will likely pass the United States as Ford's largest market by 2020.
VW is in position to overtake General Motors in global sales this year—and should close the gap with Toyota for the title of number one in the world.
Despite lackluster sales of fully electric and extended range electric cars, President Obama's proposed budget for 2014 calls for $575 Million for the Energy Departments vehicle research budget.
Four Japanese automakers including Toyota Motor Corp, Nissan Motor Co and Honda Motor Co are recalling a total of about 3.4 million vehicles worldwide as a result of an airbag problem.
Stocks finished higher in light, tight tug-of-war trading Thursday as Wall Street cheered Bank of Japan's aggressive new stimulus measures, but a disappointing weekly jobless claims report kept a lid on gains.
The U.S., the world's largest source of natural gas, may find itself fending off stiff competition in the resource's development.
Are we seeing a great turnaround for U.S. automakers? Morningstar analyst David Whiston certainly thinks so.
Detroit may be a mess, but analysts say its automakers are in the best shape in decades. And U.S. March auto sales due out Tuesday should be strong.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau looks ahead to what the second quarter is likely to hold for automakers.
South Korean carmaker Hyundai Motor hopes a touch of Hermes will make its priciest sedan as desirable as the French retailer's exclusive handbags and catapult its cachet into the same league as luxury rivals.
Jonathan Browning, Volkswagen of America CEO, shares insight on the company's plans for diesel vehicles, including sport wagons.
Ford and its Indian advertising agency have apologized for ads showing women in bondage.
In U.S. elementary schools, there is no better stock picker than 11-year-old Rachel Kelly, according to a national competition. Here's her top stock pick.
Honda Motor will recall nearly 250,000 vehicles globally, including some Acura MDX crossover SUVs, due to braking problems, the automaker said.
Japanese exporters will hand out bigger bonuses for the next fiscal year as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's policies drive the yen to multi-year lows, with Toyota Motors leading the way.
After years of talk about the need for cars and trucks to do a better job of detecting and preventing accidents with bicyclists, Volvo has taken the first concrete step in that direction. Here's how it works.
Natural gas is abundant, clean and far cheaper than diesel. That has transportation industries looking for ways to kick their dependence on dirtier fossil fuels.
Kia has touched off an unexpected firestorm in Northern Ireland over the name of its new car.
Despite a huge increase in the cost of gas since 1970, a new study by the University of Michigan showed that more people are driving alone. It's the latest reflection of how driving in America has changed over the last 43 years.