Shares of Europe’s top carmakers fall amid dieselgate lawsuit reports

A VW Golf GTI stands in a parking lot within sight of the brand tower on the grounds of the VW plant in Wolfsburg. Picture Alliance | Picture Alliance | Getty Images Shares of European carmakers fell on Wednesday following a report that some of the world’s largest auto manufacturers face possible lawsuits in Britain … Read more

Autos firms say they expect limited impact from Baltimore port closure

The remains of the Francis Scott Key Bridge on March 26, 2024 in Baltimore.  Michael A. McCoy | The Washington Post | Getty Images The Baltimore bridge collapse has prompted carmakers to assess operations after the closure of the busiest U.S. auto port. Many do not expect major disruptions so far. In a dramatic scene, … Read more

Hot inflation data spooks Wall Street

A man shops for fruit at a grocery store on February 01, 2023 in New York City. Leonardo Munoz | Corbis News | Getty Images This report is from today’s CNBC Daily Open, our international markets newsletter. CNBC Daily Open brings investors up to speed on everything they need to know, no matter where they … Read more

Another hot inflation gauge fuels worry

People shop in the produce section of a grocery store on September 12, 2023 in Los Angeles, California. Mario Tama | Getty Images This report is from today’s CNBC Daily Open, our international markets newsletter. CNBC Daily Open brings investors up to speed on everything they need to know, no matter where they are. Like … Read more

U.S. retail sales in sharp focus

Customers visit the Macy’s Herald Square store in New York City on Dec. 17, 2023. Kena Betancur | Corbis News | Getty Images This report is from today’s CNBC Daily Open, our international markets newsletter. CNBC Daily Open brings investors up to speed on everything they need to know, no matter where they are. Like … Read more

EV euphoria is dead. Automakers trumpet consumer choice in U.S.

Andrew Merry | Moment | Getty Images DETROIT — The buzz around electric vehicles is wearing off. For years, the automotive industry has been in a state of EV euphoria. Automakers trotted out optimistic sales forecasts for electric models and announced ambitious targets for EV growth. Wall Street boosted valuations for legacy automakers and startup … Read more

Mercedes-Benz shares climb 5% on share buyback, despite ‘exceptional’ uncertainty ahead

Mercedes-AMG GT 43 4MATIC+ on display at Brussels Expo on January 9, 2020 in Brussels, Belgium.  Sjoerd Van Der Wal | Getty Images News | Getty Images Mercedes-Benz shares gained around 5% on Thursday morning after the German carmaker beat fourth-quarter earnings expectations and announced a new share buyback program, despite warning of “exceptional” risks … Read more

2024 Might Finally Be A Good Year For Car Buyers

Happy Tuesday! It’s December 26, 2023, and this is The Morning Shift — your daily roundup of the top automotive headlines from around the world, all in one place. Here are the important stories you need to know. Ed Begley Jr. On The Past And Present Of Electric Vehicles 1st Gear: 2024 Will Be A … Read more

Tesla Gigafactory Hourly Workers Get Raises, Still Underpaid

Good morning! It’s Tuesday, December 19, 2023, and this is The Morning Shift, your daily roundup of the top automotive headlines from around the world, in one place. Here are the important stories you need to know. The Hype Behind Tesla Stock Success In 2023 1st Gear: Nevada Tesla Factory Workers Get Pay Raise Tesla … Read more