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Auto Sales Economy Improves

Thanks in part to low interest rates and an improving economy, new car and truck sales hit their highest level in almost six years last month: nearly 1.5 million vehicles sold.  The numbers are so much better than expected so far this year that analysts at added another 500-thousand cars Full story

Treasury to Exit GM Stake

   The Treasury is announcing today that it will dump its remaining stake in General Motors, with CNBC's Phil LeBeau and Michelle Krebs,; and John Batchelor, The John Batchelor Show host, discusses the latest on the Benghazi scandal.

Ford aims for record 11 percent share of electric vehicle market

DETROIT (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co <F.N>, vying to challenge Toyota Motor Corp's <7203.T> stronghold on the U.S. hybrid market, said it expects to wind up with 11 percent of the U.S. market for hybrid, plug-in hybrid and battery electric vehicles this year. Full story

U.S. consumers less willing to buy Hyundai, Kia after mileage woes - report

SEOUL (Reuters) - U.S. consumers have become less willing to buy cars from Hyundai Motor Co <005380.KS> and Kia Motors Corp <000270.KS> since the South Korean automakers admitted overstating the fuel economy of some of their vehicles, data from showed. Full story

No Love for Electric Cars

   Toyota announces it is scaling back EV plans, with CNBC's Phil Lebeau and Jessica Caldwell, senior analyst.

Will Slumping Auto Sales Kill Jobs?

   CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports slowing sales in Europe has Ford's stock tanking today. Will the slump in auto sales hurt U.S. workers? Michelle Krebs, senior analyst for, weighs in.

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  Strong May for Automakers

How will weak economic reports impact strong auto sales? Jessica Caldwell, senior analyst and CNBC's Phil LeBeau discuss.

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