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Autos Automobiles and Components

  • Six in 60

    Take a look at why these six stocks are worth watching.

  • Car dealership

    Whether or not you agree with this conclusion, make no mistake GM and Chrysler did need to be restructured. If they weren't, one or both would have gone away for good or wound up broken into pieces.

  • Empty GM Dealership

    The Treasury Department failed to consider the economic fallout when it told General Motors and Chrysler to quickly shutter many dealerships as part of government-led bankruptcies, a federal watchdog found.

  • President Barack Obama

    President Obama travels to Holland, Michigan today to discuss the economy and hail the development of the electric car industry. His appearance at the groundbreaking of an LG Chem battery plant will include mentioning the hiring of 300 employees.

  • President Barack Obama delivers a speech on financial regulation at Cooper Union college April 22, 2010 in New York City.

    Facing fresh criticism of his handling of the economy, President Barack Obama travels to Michigan on Thursday to promote investments in the electric vehicle battery industry, a sector the administration sees as a bright spot in the sagging recovery.

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    Counterfeiters have created an international, multi-billion-dollar industry by making cheap imitations of designer goods and selling them for a fraction of the price.

  • 2010 Toyota Prius

    Were you surprised to hear the initial investigation into reports of Toyota cars and trucks suddenly accelerating were likely more a case of driver error? You shouldn't have been. The results echo what most in the auto industry, even those who are extremely critical of Toyota, have said for some time.

  • Ford Sign

    Ford shares have been on a tear, nearly doubling in the past year. The automaker has finally  turned a profit, delivering four consecutive quarters of income growth, the longest streak since 2005.

  • The economy will continue to gradually recover, and doesn't appear headed for a slowdown, Michael Ward, chairman of CSX, told CNBC Tuesday.

  • Nissan Leaf

    When I got into the Nissan LEAF for a true extended test drive here in southern California, I had a pretty good sense of what to expect: A quiet ride, good acceleration, and overall an enjoyable drive. I was wrong.

  • Tesla

    I think hiring Blankenship was a smart move by Tesla CEO Elon Musk. Blankenship has worked at Gap and Apple , two companies with retail stores customers wanted to visit. Granted getting someone into a store to check out clothes or an iPod is far different from checking out a new car. Or is it?

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    The problems caused by underfunded pension have been swept under the rug for years, but as Ken Hackel points out, that is about to change or should change.

  • Ford

    As Ford prepares to release its MyFord Touch and MyLincoln Touch in-car communication systems a new feature of the systems will get a lot of attention.

  • Six in 60

    Today's six stocks worth watching.

  • Tesla Model S

    A week ago, Tesla investors were riding high, telling me and many others, "See, this stock is gonna do great." Their euphoria was understandable since shares of TSLA priced higher than anyone expected at $17 a share and took off from there.

  • Chevrolet dealership

    Halfway through the year, it's becoming clear American auto buyers have re-discovered the two biggest American auto brands.

  • Tustin Toyota dealership in Tustin, California.

    Toyota Motor says it intends to recall 138,000 Lexus vehicles in the United States to fix faulty engines in the latest quality problem at the world's No. 1 automaker.

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    It's Friday. Fourth of July weekend. My Worst Traffic Nightmare. Whether folks are driving from LA to Vegas, Miami down to the Keys, Manhattan to the Hamptons, many drivers will seriously consider turning around and going home at some point.

  • Toyota Dealership

    With Toyota reportedly on the cusp of another major recall, this time for faulty engines in 170,000 Lexus models worldwide, it's clear this company is far from getting out of the woods.

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    First of all, let's be clear about June auto sales. Yes, everyone will be up compared to June of last year. Big deal. June of last year the economy was even further in the tank, GM and Chrysler were in bankruptcy, and the auto industry was gasping.