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  • New Car Discounts Black Friday

    Black Friday is reportedly the best day of the year to buy a new car, says TrueCar.com, with CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • What happens when you combine mild weather with pent up auto demand and a decent inventory of 2011 models? A strong weekend for auto sales.

  • J Lo Fiat

    In the world of car ads, the latest hub bub over the Fiat ads featuring J-Lo is perhaps the biggest non-story getting lots of attention.

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    How is it we live in era where there is more ways than ever before to customize your car so it's just the way you want it, and yet the most popular color for new car buyers is as vanilla as can be. Yep, that's right, the annual report on the most popular color for new car buyers in North America has been released by DuPont and it shows that white/pearl is the #1 choice for the fifth consecutive year.

  • Oil Pushes Toward $100

    Why oil is a tough market to sell into right now, with Stephen Schork, editor of the Schork Report. The Fast Money traders also discuss names to buy in retail. And Chuck Grom, analyst at Deutsche Bank, who has a "sell" rating on Wal-Mart, explains his reasoning.

  • Zenvo

    In the rarified air of ultra luxury supercars, the newest model to roll into the US will turn heads. Not because it will fly by you in a blur (0-60 in 2.9 seconds) or because thee price tag of $1.8 Million dollars makes it among the most expensive cars in the world. No, the reason jaws will drop when the Zenvo ST-1 50S zips by is because there are so few of these supercars on U.S. roads To be exact, only 3 have been sold here in the states.

  • An Aerotecture turbine near Chicago.

    To mark our annual November "Green Is Universal" week, we've assembled a "Green Winners & Losers 2011" special report, looking at six  industries whose fortunes either rose or fell this year.

  • Chevy Volt

    Federal officials are examining the safety of electric car batteries after a Chevy Volt's lithium-ion battery caught fire.

  • It wasn’t that long ago that the mere mention of a hybrid car brought certain images to mind. None were particularly flattering. The perception was these vehicles were only owned by sour-faced tree-huggers who used them to shuttle themselves from yoga class to the organic food co-op. No wonder the last thing anyone associated with such a car was luxury.A lot has changed over the last few years, and hybrid cars have found more acceptance among mainstream car owners. In fact, there are models out

    Using data from the automotive website Edmunds.com, CNBC.com highlights 10 cars powered by gasoline-electric hybrid technology that don’t skimp on comfort or opulence.

  • Check out Jim Cramer's interview with the automaker's top executive.

  •  GM's CEO on  Bleak Outlook

    Discussing the automaker's bailout, Q3 earnings and bleak outlook, with Daniel Akerson, General Motors CEO, and Mad Money's Jim Cramer.

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    When the candidates seeking the Republican nomination for president stand onstage in Michigan Wednesday night to debate the future of this country, they will be expected to answer for this important fact: Not one of them would have lifted a finger to save the American auto industry that is so vital to both the Michigan economy and the entire nation.

  • GM building

    On a day when the market is getting hammered, it's easy for people to dismiss the sell-off in General Motors shares. Don't make that mistake. The country's largest auto maker threw investors for a loop by giving a weak outlook for the 4th quarter.

  • GM Stock Falls

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau takes a look at General Motors stock falling sharply in today's trading session.

  • GM CFO on Q3 Earnings

    Discussing the automaker's revenue growth and profitability, with Daniel Ammann, General Motors CFO, who also weighs in on the company's growth challenges due to macroeconomic environmental conditions in Europe, for example.

  • For Akio Toyoda, the CEO of Toyota, 2011 can't end soon enough. This has been one of the worst years ever for the Japanese auto maker. And that's saying something after a disastrous 2010 filled with millions of vehicles being recalled and the safety of Toyota vehicles being questioned. But for Akio, you play the hand your dealt, or in this case, the strong yen being dealt.

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    They are the type of high end shopping centers and malls that make a statement. Places where luxury retailers not only ring up big ticket sales while spreading their brand recognition among well-to-do customers. Whether it's Oakbrook Center just outside Chicago or Bellevue Square near Seattle or Fashion Island in Newport Beach, California the vibe is similar. These are places where you find Tiffany, Gucci, and now, Tesla.

  • GM CEO on Auto Expansion

    Insight on the automaker's plan to bring back the Chevy Colorado pick-up truck, adding jobs, with Daniel Akerson, General Motors chairman/CEO and CNBC's Phil LeBeau. Ackerson adds GM is cautiously optimistic about 2012 projects.

  • Daniel Akerson, Managing Director of The Carlyle Group

    On CNBC's Squawk Box Thursday morning, we will be talking to GM CEO Dan Akerson. He'll make the case for why the new GM is primed to grow sales, profits, and ultimately the stock price. We'll also get his take on why investors aren't buying the GM message.

  • Toyota dealership in Torrance, California

    October auto sales are on pace to be their strongest since August of 2009, for the most part, the numbers are not out of this world incredible, but they show the industry improving sales 8 percent year over year.