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  • Chrysler's Marchionne and the Big Reconstruction Friday, 21 May 2010 | 4:07 PM ET

    As Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne unveiled the new Jeep Grand Cherokee he flashed a smile that said just how far the troubled automaker has come in the last year.

  • Tesla Model S

    At first glance, it looks like a win/win situation. The partnership of Tesla and Toyota should, on paper, help both companies.

  • Asian Stocks Slide on Global Woes Friday, 21 May 2010 | 3:17 AM ET

    Asian stock markets suffered losses on Friday, with Tokyo and Taipei slumping 3 percent at one point, as persistent worries over the euro zone debt crisis and its negative impact on global economic growth sent investors heading for the exit.

  • Nouriel Roubini

    Stocks are likely to continue their aggressive decline and shed another 20 percent as the world economy weakens, economist Nouriel Roubini told CNBC.

  • Toyota on Capitol Hill Provides Little Clarity Thursday, 20 May 2010 | 12:37 PM ET

    Once again, Toyota executives are on Capitol Hill getting grilled about unintended acceleration. Once again, the hearing will end without an understanding of what's behind complaints of Toyota's racing suddenly speeding up. Once again, I can hear supporters and critics saying these hearings are a joke. Both are right.

  • Asian Stocks Fall as Euro Worries Linger Thursday, 20 May 2010 | 3:22 AM ET

    Asian markets lost ground  as political divisions in Europe and fears of more market regulation kept investors  nervous and pressured stocks.

  • Amid Volatility, Play Emerging Markets: CIO Wednesday, 19 May 2010 | 5:13 PM ET

    As the United States and Europe increasingly exhibit risks typically associated with emerging markets, consider investing in China, India and Brazil, said Richard Kang, chief investment officer at Emerging Global Advisors told CNBC on Wednesday.

  • Toyota Tries to Drive Forward While Recalls Keep Coming Wednesday, 19 May 2010 | 9:52 AM ET
    2010 Toyota Prius

    They want to move forward. But making sure they don't repeat past mistakes keeps reminding them (and the public) of where they've been. It's the yin and yang of where Toyota executives find themselves this spring and summer.

  • Asian Stocks Fall on Bank Regulation Worry Wednesday, 19 May 2010 | 3:25 AM ET

    Asian stocks lost ground on Wednesday, as moves to toughen financial regulation in both the U.S. and Europe rattled markets and reduced the appetite for risk.

  • Asian Stocks Struggle After Monday's Selloff Tuesday, 18 May 2010 | 3:17 AM ET

    Most Asian indexes lost ground  on Tuesday in a choppy session. A late turnaround in U.S. markets overnight when the dollar pulled back from a four-year high against the euro, failed to inspire investors as they remained wary of the problems in Europe.

  • GM's Quarterly Profit Another Step Towards IPO Monday, 17 May 2010 | 10:33 AM ET
    General Motors Headquarters

    With a first quarter profit of nearly $900 million dollars ($1.66 per share), GM not only showed it is back in the black, but more importantly, laid another brick in the foundation needed for an IPO.

  • Asian Stocks End Lower; Shanghai Slumps 5% Monday, 17 May 2010 | 6:45 AM ET

    Asian equities fell sharply on Monday, with the Shanghai Composite Index ending more than 5 percent lower, as concerns over the long-term health of the euro zone and weak U.S. earning forecasts dampened investor appetite for risk.

  • Asian Stocks End Down as Debt Jitters Return Friday, 14 May 2010 | 5:18 AM ET

    Asian stocks were under pressure on Friday, surrendering part of the prior session's rally, as investors remained skittish in the face of euro zone debt worries and doubts about the U.S. economic recovery.

  • Can Mulally Keep Ford's Momentum Going? Thursday, 13 May 2010 | 9:58 AM ET

    This year, Ford shareholders will have a little giddy up in their step. And for good reason. In the last year, the Mulally makeover has kicked in gear and revved up Ford's once idling profit engine and stock price.

  • Asian Stocks End Up on Spain Deficit Measures Thursday, 13 May 2010 | 7:52 AM ET

    Asian stocks logged impressive gains on Thursday, following the strong gains on Wall Street, after Spain outlined measures to cut its deficit, easing fears that the Greek debt crisis could spread in Europe.

  • Why GM Needs GMAC Wednesday, 12 May 2010 | 11:07 AM ET
    Car Keys and Money

    The real appeal of GM owning the old GMAC would be in making the company more attractive for an IPO.

  • Asia Stocks End Mostly Lower on Debt Worries Wednesday, 12 May 2010 | 7:33 AM ET

    Asian stocks ended mostly lower on Wednesday after the negative lead on Wall Street, as persistent worries about the eurozone's fiscal health continued to dampen market atmosphere.

  • Toyota Swings to a Profit, Despite Recall Crisis Tuesday, 11 May 2010 | 9:44 AM ET
    Toyota headquarters

    Let's see if this makes sense. In the fiscal year that ended in March of 2009, Toyota lost $4.4 billion. A year later, after what was arguably the worst crisis in the company's history, Toyota swung to a profit of just over $2.2 billion. How did that happen?

  • Asia Falls on Europe Debt Worries Tuesday, 11 May 2010 | 3:40 AM ET

    Asian equities were mostly lower on Tuesday, as lingering doubts about how Greece and other debt-laden euro zone countries will reduce their budget deficits put the brakes on the impressive relief rally in global stocks seen on Monday.

  • Mr. Toyoda Gets the Message Monday, 10 May 2010 | 8:52 AM ET
    Ray LaHood, the transportation secretary.

    Four months after calling Toyota "safety deaf," Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood says the Japanese automaker is getting the message. "I think their attitude has changed," said Secretary LaHood after spending more than hour meeting with Toyota leaders including CEO Akio Toyoda. "I came away with the idea Mr. Toyoda has listened to us," said LaHood.