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It's make-or-break time for the first-quarter earnings season, and it comes just as the stock market is showing signs of strain.
Facing tougher competition in what is now the world's biggest autos market, Nissan and its Japanese rivals Toyota Motors and Honda Motors are having to increase the locally made content in their cars.
A new study by consulting firm AlixPartners estimates by 2015, the cost of outsourcing manufacturing to China will be equal to the cost of manufacturing in the U.S.
Global carmakers have poured billions of dollars in India's once-booming car market are now struggling as slow economic growth keep their target customers from parting with their cash.
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.