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  • Futures Push Higher; Dubai Doubts Persist Wednesday, 9 Dec 2009 | 6:12 AM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stock index futures indicated a more even-keeled market Wednesday, though debt concerns regarding Dubai and elsewhere remain prominent in the minds of investors.

  • Considering the Dow soared by triple digits after GM declared bankruptcy, traders want to know if this is the bottom for the US economy?

  • Drive Your Dream Car For Under $1000 Friday, 8 May 2009 | 2:33 PM ET
    The past year has been a rocky time for the US auto industry, but the high-end has been more insulated from the recession. Automobili Lamborghini, owned by the Volkswagen group, recently announced that it actually experienced one percent growth in sales for 2008, when orders went to 2,430 from 2,406 the year before.  A new breed of companies is looking to tap into this demand by making the high-end, turbocharged experience more affordable. One such company, New York-based , maintains a fleet of

    Gotham Dream Cars offers a range of products, from exotic rentals and club memberships, to the increasingly popular "Dream Car" tours. Here's how this lucrative, high-end business operates.

  • As the US Buys Less, Germany Suffers Tuesday, 30 Dec 2008 | 4:00 AM ET

    When American consumers stop buying, companies around the world suffer — even those that do little business in the United States, the New York Times reported.

  • Cramer's Outrage: Cerberus No "Hero" Wednesday, 24 Dec 2008 | 12:22 AM ET

    Cramer is outraged. This morning, a piece at the Wall Street Journal lauded Cerberus, the private-equity firm that owns Chrysler and even called it a hero. "Excuse me?" questions Cramer querulously. In his mind, Cerberus is hardly a hero and definitely doesn't deserve praise for "risking" its capital in buying Chrysler last year -- especially now that the troubled car manufacturer is seeking government bailout money.

  • Giants/Jets Stadium: No Alliance with Allianz Friday, 12 Sep 2008 | 4:02 PM ET

    If any ties to the former Nazi Germany are unacceptable, I assume the following organizations are also off the table: Deutsche Bank, IBM, Volkswagon, BMW, Mercedes Benz, Siemens and BASF.

  • Honda Posts Surprise First-Quarter Gain, Costs Held Friday, 25 Jul 2008 | 3:13 AM ET
    HONDA

    Honda Motor posted a surprise 8 percent increase in quarterly net profit after it raised car prices and cut costs, helping it overcome a stronger yen, crumbling U.S. auto market and higher commodity prices.

  • Volkswagen: Welcome Back To the U.S. Monday, 14 Jul 2008 | 9:48 AM ET

    This week we could finally hear the location where Volkswagen plans to open a new assembly plant here in North America. Huntsville, Alabama is considered to be the favorite, but the fact is the only location that really matter is North America.

  • Porsche Denies Seeking 75% Volkswagen Stake Monday, 10 Mar 2008 | 1:38 PM ET

    German sports car maker Porsche will not seek to raise its Volkswagen stake to 75 percent, it said on Monday, noting talk of such a move "overlooks the realities in VW's shareholder structure".

  • VW Aims to Triple US Sales by 2018: WSJ Monday, 10 Mar 2008 | 1:13 PM ET

    Volkswagen aims to more than triple annual car sales in the United States to more than 1 million a year by 2018, according to the Wall Street Journal on Monday, citing VW's top U.S. executive.

  • The 2008 Beijing Olympics present an unparalleled marketing opportunity for global brands looking to expand their presence in the dynamic Chinese market.

  • Car And Driver's Best Of '08: Good News For GM Friday, 30 Nov 2007 | 10:07 AM ET
    2008 Chevy Malibu

    For General Motors, this is pretty darn good. No, let me amend that. This is really good. The automaker has three cars listed on Car and Driver's best of 2008. It's the only domestic automaker to get a car on the list. And most importantly, the new Chevy Malibu is among the 10 best according to Car and Driver.

  • International Investing: Germany Tuesday, 23 Oct 2007 | 4:24 PM ET

    Germany's two-trillion-dollar economy emerged from a long period of stagnation last year to post a 2.2% growth rate, cutting unemployment to about 7%. The last two decades have been dominated by the modernization and integration of the economy of the former East Germany, a costly, long-term process.

  • EU Court Overturns German Law Protecting VW Tuesday, 23 Oct 2007 | 10:46 AM ET

    The European Court of Justice ruled illegal on Tuesday a German law that shields car maker Volkswagen from foreign takeovers.

  • BMW Plans to Sell More Than 2 Million Cars/Year by 2020 Thursday, 27 Sep 2007 | 9:02 AM ET

    BMW, the world's largest premium carmaker, aims to sell significantly more than 2 million vehicles a year by the end of the next decade and earn up to a 10% return on sales before interest and tax at its core automotive division by 2012.

  • Mercedes' CORE Plan Leads to Improved Savings, Revenue Tuesday, 25 Sep 2007 | 11:54 AM ET

    DaimlerChrysler said Tuesday that a program launched in 2005 to restore the luster of the company's Mercedes Car Group has worked so well that it's being ended ahead of schedule.

  • European Car Sales Zoom Ahead in July, August Friday, 14 Sep 2007 | 7:58 AM ET

    European car sales zoomed ahead in July and August after slow sales most of the year in major car-buying nations, netting strong results for BMW, DaimlerChrysler, Fiat and General Motors.

  • Exclusivity? Try Lamborghini's $1.4 Million Car Thursday, 13 Sep 2007 | 4:05 AM ET
    Stephan Winkelmann, chairman of the brand Lamborghini, unveils the new Lamborghini Reventon, one out of a total of 20 existing.

    In a bid to add more prestige to what it already has, the Italian maker of super luxury sports car unveiled the Reventon at Frankfurt's international autoshow, a very limited editioncar that looks more like an arrow than anything on four wheels.

  • CNBC Europe's Dan Scott reports from the Frankfurt Motor Show and marvels at Porsche's decision to make a hybrid SUV.

  • German Automakers Report Improved August Sales Friday, 7 Sep 2007 | 6:44 AM ET

    Luxury automakers BMW, Audi and Mercedes reported healthy sales increases for August on Friday, with demand from Asia and the U.S. driving gains but with mixed results in their home markets.