Auto Sector Stocks

Lean how the stocks in auto sector are doing. This section covers stocks in Auto Manufacturers and Auto Parts sectors.
Lithium-ion battery of a Chevy Volt in a lab setting

TorqueNews Exclusive: Fred Fresard, attorney for Dykema, addresses Chevy Volt fire

Since his presentation at the DRI Strictly Automotive Seminar, Fred Fresard, a partner in law firm Dykema’s automotive practice, spoke on the phone with TorqueNews regarding the post-test, single Chevy Volt fire as the result of a NHTSA crash test, and the how plaintiffs are getting in line over energy storage systems for EVs and HEVs.
Wireless Car targets automobile as integral to connected society

Wireless Car targets automobile as integral to connected society

In an exclusive presentation preceding the 10th Annual Consumer Telematics Show 2012 scheduled for Jan 9 at Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, NV, USA, Martin Rosell, Managing Director at Wireless Car, revealed the collaborative ecosystem in a recorded live presentation that is to boost the uptake and retention of telematics services, making the car an integral part of the connected society.
ALTe at events like The Battery Show 2011 led to its choice by Forbes Magazine

ALTe Powertrain Technologies named by Forbes Magazine as one of America's Most Promising Companies

ALTe Powertrain Technologies (ALTe), developer of the first range-extended plug-in hybrid electric vehicle powertrain for light commercial fleet vehicle applications, was named by Forbes Magazine as one of America’s Most Promising Companies.
GM stock daily chart as of 11-28-2011 by Frank Sherosky,

GM stock trading reveals uncertainty to details of Volt investigation by NHTSA

Perhaps investors in General Motors Company (NYSE: GM) stock realized the company isn’t hiding like Toyota did a few years ago, but is taking on the negative press of the NHTSA investigation into a fire with a Chevy Volt after it was compromised by a NHTSA crash test.
Need for Electric Avenue at the 2012 NAIAS just might be fading, too

EV halo effect officially fades with Green Car of the Year at LA Auto Show

Nothing tarnishes a leading automotive halo like multiple auto shows and competing technologies. It produces diminishing media attention; and that’s now beginning to happen to EVs, especially since the Green Car Journal chose Honda's nat-gas propulsion over electricity as the Green Car of the Year at the 2011 LA Auto Show.
Daily chart of $DWCAUP Dow Jones US Autos and Parts for 11-22-2011

Dow Jones US Autos and Parts still shows bearish bias for auto sector stocks

Despite plenty of news about returning sales at the automakers like GM, Ford, Chrysler-Fiat, Toyota, etc., the auto stock sector reflects much pessimism due to the global economy especially for 2012. Question is, what will turn the auto sector stocks around from their bearish bias?
webpage from

FutureSteelVehicle (FSV) reduces emissions as well as mass

Good news for the future of steel investors. FutureSteelVehicle (FSV), a program of WorldAutoSteel, the automotive group of the World Steel Association, attends or is represented at just about every major automotive engineering show and conference for a reason: When the total vehicle's life cycle is taken into account in lieu of just tailpipe emissions, steel is the most environmentally and cost effective choice for auto makers.