Auto Sector Stocks

Lean how the stocks in auto sector are doing. This section covers stocks in Auto Manufacturers and Auto Parts sectors.

Pike Research says Stop-Start technology enables less fuel consumption at lower cost than full hybrids

Call them what you will, but stop-start vehicles (SSV) that go by the names of micro hybrids and idle-stop vehicles enable gasoline engines to turn off when vehicles are slowed down or stopped. The net effect per Pike Research is up to 10% less fuel consumption, less emissions and at a cost lower than full hybrids.

Cyclone-Williams' presents steam-powered LSR racer at American Veterans' Benefit

Cyclone Power Technologies Inc. (Pink Sheets: CYPW), developer of the award-winning Cyclone Engine - an eco-friendly external combustion engine - and Team Steam USA presented to the public for the first time what is soon to be the "Fastest Steam Car on Earth" at the Disabled American Veterans Classic Car and Truck Show in Pompano Beach, FL.

CSR Wi-Linx to show Telematics Detroit 2011 how to turn cars into rolling Wi-Fi hot spots

Just before the opening of Telematics 2011 in Detroit, CSR plc. (LSE: CSR) announced the availability of Wi-Linx, a software module for the CSR6000 family of Wi-Fi chips that makers of in-vehicle infotainment systems can use to add Wi-Fi hot spot, Wi-Fi client and Bluetooth 3.0+HS capabilities to any vehicle.

Toyota Motor Corporation (NYSE:TM) goes solar route to power its England plant

Has the earthquake and tsunami forced Toyota Motor Corporation (NYSE:TM) to rethink it relationship to the power grid? According to the BBC, thousands of solar panels are now being installed at Toyota's Derbyshire manufacturing plant in a bid to bypass the grid, cut bills and save energy.

Oregon DOT chooses AeroVironment (Nasdaq: AVAV) for Level 3 fast EV charging stations

This is the beginning of the “Green Highway,” a vision for safe and consistent charging infrastructure spanning the West Coast, allowing EV drivers to travel with confidence from San Diego to Vancouver, B.C; and AeroVironment (Nasdaq: AVAV) will be the company to provide its DC Fast Charging Stations.

Sirius XM Radio stock (Nasdaq: SIRI) hits $2.42 for second time in three weeks

When a special report on 5/13 by CNBC brought Sirius XM Radio stock (Nasdaq: SIRI) to the forefront of investors’ minds, the charts which told the story were looking for a possible retest of some swing lows. Today, it may be communicating the start of testing swing highs by completing the test and closing higher at $2.325 while hitting a $2.42 high, a level not seen since July, 2008.

Stock Chart of the Day: LinkedIn (NYSE: LNKD) IPO trades with full volatility and a 93.86 close

Although LinkedIn's initial public offering price was raised from the initial $32 to $35 range to $45 a share, the stock ticker LNKD soared above that on the open at $83.00 on the New York Stock Exchange. [Market Close Update: LNKD hit a high of $122.69, corrected and closed at $93.86]

Working only solution for auto workers, Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies implies

Reading between the lines of the recent survey by Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies, entitled "The New Retirement: Working", how will auto workers who perform physical labor and the auto companies who provide the jobs meet the challenge of a higher retirement age when the auto industry does not support working longer?