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Taking the US-bound Smart Electric Drive for a spin (video)

The eponymous "Smart car" has been buzzing around city streets in the US for over five years now. It's actually called the Fortwo, thanks to its limited seating capacity, and while it didn't prove to be an immediate hit, sales have been steadily increasing. An electric version of the car has been a Full story

Where Are Gas Prices Headed?

   Gas prices are falling, and the national average is now $3.65 per gallon. The "Street Signs" crew discusses where prices might be by summer. Also, a look at the New York Auto Show and paying airline fares based on weight.

GM lays foundation for 10 percent margins by mid-decade: executive

DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co is laying the groundwork to achieve 10 percent profit margins by mid-decade by launching new models and taking better advantage of its global scale, North American Chief Financial Officer Chuck Stevens said. Full story

Mercedes-Benz introduces B-Class Electric Drive, we go eyes-on

Electric Vehicle choices keep getting more compelling, and Mercedes-Benz is doing its part by unveiling the upcoming B-Class Electric Drive. The B-Class is among the smaller of MB's cars (one step up from the A-Class), fitting squarely in the MPV category. It's basically a mini-minivan. MPVs are sm Full story

Key events in the history of the Buick brand

General Motors Co.'s Buick brand unveiled updated versions of the LaCrosse and Regal sedans Tuesday ahead of the New York Auto Show. Here are some key dates in the history of Buick. Full story

Rolls-Royce CEO on New Phantom Series II

   CNBC's Phil LeBeau discusses the unveiling of Rolls-Royce's new Phantom series II, with Torsten Muller-Otvos, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars CEO, at the New York Auto Show.

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