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  • Has Volkswagen Discovered the Holy Grail? Monday, 11 Feb 2013 | 1:37 AM ET

    Ulrich Hackenberg isn't yet a household name but if Volkswagen's $70 billion bet on his big idea pays off, he may join the likes of Henry Ford in the canon of auto industry pioneers.

  • Declining Car Sales Sink European Upturn Hopes Saturday, 2 Feb 2013 | 5:00 AM ET

    Car sales extended their declines in France, Spain and Italy last month, data showed on Friday, leaving little hope of a European auto market rebound anytime soon.

  • Will the Car Market Start to Recover in 2013?  Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013 | 4:40 AM ET

    Juergen Pieper, co-head of research at Bankhaus Metzler, tells CNBC why the European car market outlook is not as pessimistic as has been made out, although it should be braced for a tough start to 2013.

  • China's Used Car Market Outpaces New Sales Growth Tuesday, 29 Jan 2013 | 6:12 PM ET

    Used car sales in China grew faster than new car sales for a second straight year in 2012, and should account for half of all sales within seven years as the world's biggest autos market matures.

  • Stocks End Mixed; Apple, Caterpillar Surge 2% Monday, 28 Jan 2013 | 4:04 PM ET

    Wall Street closed mixed on Monday, as stocks struggled to extend the January rally for another session. Apple led tech stocks higher with a 2 percent rebound while Caterpillar gave support to blue chips following its earnings report.

  • Toyota Regains Top Spot in Car Sales, Toppling GM Monday, 28 Jan 2013 | 1:06 AM ET

    Toyota Motors regained the crown as the world's top selling automaker in 2012, posting record-high sales and beating rivals General Motors and Volkswagen.

  • For Super Bowl Ads, It's Viral or Go Home Sunday, 27 Jan 2013 | 12:34 PM ET
    The Mercedes Super Bowl ad preview featuring Kate Upton has already gone viral in advance of the actual game.

    Call them super leaks or super teasers. For a growing number of Super Bowl advertisers, they are super smart business.

  • The Toyota Prius C.

    The man who led the development of Toyota Motor's Prius hybrid car is set to become the Japanese automaker's chairman as early as this year, said two senior executives familiar with the matter, in a boardroom shuffle that should do little to lessen president Akio Toyoda's grip.

  • European Car Sales Plunge in December Ends Woeful Year Wednesday, 16 Jan 2013 | 3:18 AM ET

    Demand for new cars in Europe fell to the lowest level recorded since 1995, closing a year burdened by heavy declines in all major euro zone economies.

  • Toyota Regains Crown as Top-Selling Automaker Monday, 14 Jan 2013 | 7:48 PM ET
    Toyota Motor's logo is seen on a tire wheel of an Avensis sedan.

    Toyota has dethroned General Motors as the world's top-selling automaker. The Japanese company sold 9.7 million cars and trucks worldwide in 2012, although it's still counting. GM sold 9.29 million. Both companies saw higher sales.

  • New VW Concept Takes Aim at Mid-Sized SUVs Monday, 14 Jan 2013 | 12:24 PM ET
    Volkswagen Crossblue concept at the 2013 Detroit Auto Show.

    Volkswagen is going after the mid-size sport utility vehicle market, Jonathan Browning, VW of America CEO, told CNBC.

  • VW to Unveil Tiguan R-LIne  Monday, 14 Jan 2013 | 8:15 AM ET

    Jonathan Browning, Volkswagen of America president & CEO, discusses the automakers three new crossover models, with CNBC's Phil LeBeau

  • Smoother Road Ahead For General Motors?  Wednesday, 9 Jan 2013 | 8:10 AM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports GM is hoping new model offerings will help the company gain market share. And, Paul Ingrassia, Reuters managing editor, provides a preview of the auto sector this year and explains why Volkswagen is a company to watch.

  • How to Play Earnings Season in Europe Tuesday, 8 Jan 2013 | 8:24 AM ET

    Investors had one eye on the start of the earnings season in the U.S., but strategists said Europe's own earnings season could throw up a few surprises.

  • Porsche Wins Dismissal of Hedge Fund Lawsuit on VW Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 11:11 PM ET

    Thursday won the dismissal of a New York lawsuit by 26 hedge funds that accused the German automaker of causing more than $1 billion of losses by cornering the market in Volkswagen AG shares.

  • Crash Tests: Luxury Cars vs Cheaper Models  Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 2:55 PM ET

    Crash tests reveal whether expensive luxury cars are safer than less expensive models.

  • Fiat to Invest $1.6 Billion in New Maserati Models Tuesday, 11 Dec 2012 | 4:40 AM ET
    A Maserati Gran Turismo automobile, produced by Fiat SpA, sits on display during the second press day of the Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland, on Wednesday, March 7, 2012.

    Italian carmaker Fiat. is investing 1.2 billion euros in luxury brand Maserati, hoping technology and dealerships from its tie-up with Chrysler will help it to take on German rivals BMW and Porsche.

  • CNBC's Boldest Predictions 2013 Tuesday, 4 Dec 2012 | 4:03 PM ET

    From auto sales to health care to the NFL to the price of gasoline, CNBC's anchors, reporters, editors and contributors make calls on what 2013 will bring.

  • Autos: Sales Will Surge Tuesday, 4 Dec 2012 | 11:23 AM ET

    What will the auto industry do next year?

  • Who Ate GM's Lunch? Chrysler and the J3 Monday, 3 Dec 2012 | 7:26 PM ET

    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.