Autos Automobiles and Components

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    Now that Ford has officially completed the sales of its Volvo subsidiary to China based Geely Automotive, the world will be watching to see what happens with the famed Swedish brand. Relax Volvo fans.

  • The Mad Money host sends an ominous message and lists what earnings to watch next week.

  • Detroit Skyline

    As the President takes a bow in Detroit for his administration saving the Big 3, the real story in Michigan is whether the folks who run GM and Chrysler (and many of the suppliers) will remember how close they came to collapsing. They better not forget.

  • Avis auto rental kiosk

    One possible scenario for Avis, which is far smaller than Hertz and also smaller than the company it is seeking [Dollar Thrifty] is for it to counter with the upcoming bid. While Avis is poised to give it a shot, it’s still a long one that it will come out of this winning the war.

  • Chevy Volt

    As soon GM announced the price of the new Chevy Volt at $41,000, I could here skeptics scoff and say, "Are you kidding me? Who will pay that for an electric car?"

  • Cramer tackles that question and more in his interview with CEO Alan Mulally.

  • Plus, get calls on tech, housing and more.

  • The new 2011 Ford Explorer SUV touts a sleek newly designed look that the company hopes will attract new buyers to the venerable SUV line.

    Given how well things have been going for Ford, it would be easy to say the new Explorer SUV will do well simply because Ford is the hot brand right now.

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  • Ford sign

    Overshadowed by all the hoopla surrounding Ford posting much better than expected earnings ($.68 a share vs. Street expectation of $.40) is the story of why Ford is knocking the cover off the ball.

  • Ford

    The automaker blew past Wall Street forecasts with a second-quarter profit of 68 cents a share and said results would continue to improve into 20101.

  • The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission seal hangs on the facade of its building in Washington, DC.

    Rating agencies are concerned about legal liability under the new financial regulation guidelines—though it seems the SEC may have addressed those worries late Thursday.

  • GM Headquarters

    Calling all GM critics! It's time to once again take a shot at the government owned auto maker. And believe me, they are already firing away at the latest move from GM. Spending $3.5 billion to buy AmeriCredit Corp.

  • Two models stand beside Buick Business concept car during the Beijing Auto Show.

    In the first half of this year, G.M.’s China sales rose 48.5 percent over the same period last year, and for the first time ever, the automaker sold more vehicles in China than in the United States. Just 13 years after entering China, G.M. now says the country accounts for a quarter of its global sales — blistering growth that even G.M. did not expect this soon.

  • This retailer made more money last year than in the last 12 combined, so what's its CEO say is next?

  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta

    When Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn announced earlier this week that VW plans to become a major player in the promising electric car market, I thought to myself, "Let's see which VW will stand behind this commitment."

  • Toyota RAV4

    Two years after gasoline prices hit a record high of more than $4 a gallon, light trucks, SUVs and crossovers are popular again. "The further we get past the gas crisis, the less people remember it,” says one industry analyst.

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  • 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.