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Consumer Reports' latest reliability survey showed an improvement at Audi, while three Toyota models were dropped from the recommended list.
The hiring is the latest sign CEO Elon Musk is focused as much on the tech engineering being incorporated in its car models.
The automaker's third-quarter earnings, which beat Wall Street estimates by a wide margin, showed improvement in Asia, Latin America and even Europe.
The automaker's claim is based on global vehicle registration data provided by the auto research firm Polk.
Lexus and Infiniti, two Japanese luxury brands with well-established reputations for quality vehicles, have received an unflattering designation from Consumer Reports.
GM plans to become the first U.S. automaker to sell a car that can run on either regular gasoline or compressed natural gas.
Thanks to a combination of aggressive lease deals and more choices for entry-level luxury, sales of Mercedes, BMW, Lexus and Cadillac are soaring.
Americans like the idea of self-driving cars.
Fiat issued a statement strongly denying that its CEO Sergio Marchionne criticized the Chrysler IPO at a meeting of analysts.
GM has been working on autonomous drive technology for years. The company's next frontier is developing cars that completely drive themselves.
The owner of that Tesla that caught fire, who also happens to be a shareholder, defended the vehicle's performance and said he's "still a big fan."
After a fire of a Model S Tesla, shares in the car company are seeing the biggest decline since July.
Tesla shares were already under pressure on a downgrade and fell further after video of a burning Model S was posted online.
September auto-sales figures raise interesting questions about the battle for market share. Can Ford catch GM and become the No. 1 automaker in America?
According to a consumer-brands ranking, autos again heavily influenced the list. See which automakers posted double-digit gains in the annual survey.
The Insurance Institute looked at 74 midsize cars and SUVs, 18 of which also have auto-brake systems. Of those 18 models, 7 received a "superior" rating.
Toyota, the world's largest automaker, is increasing the number of vehicles it will build in the U.S. and export to other countries.
Fiat hopes to start selling its Alfa Romeo 4C in the United States in the first half of 2014, CNBC has learned.
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In August, the price dealers paid for used compact CUVs fell 2.4 percent to an average of $13,370. Over the past year, they are down 13.9 percent.
Safety experts in the UK are questioning whether the Apple Watch will be as much of a driver distraction as cellphones, NBC News reports.
Peter Thiel also acknowledges that he "missed the boat" in investing in Uber.
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