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

Auto Sector Stocks

Daily chart of GM stock (NYSE: GM) as of 3-5-2012

GM stock down despite news of nat-gas 2013 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra 2500 HD

If you were expecting a breakout to the upside based on the news that General Motors Company (NYSE: GM) will offer a dual-fuel option for the 2013 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra 2500 HD extended cab pickup trucks, you would have been disappointed today.
The weekly chart of 3M (NYSE: MMM) stock

3M and Chesapeake Energy team up on nano-particle resin for CNG tanks

For a mature company, the weekly chart of 3M (NYSE: MMM) stock still looks healthy; and collaboration with Chesapeake Energy Corp. (NYSE: CHK) to design, manufacture, and market a portfolio of compressed natural gas (CNG) tanks for use in various transportation sectors in the U.S. is making the stock look even better.
GM Powertrain Engineering Development Center in Turin, Italy

2013 Chevy Cruise Diesel roots run deep with Euro connections

Diesel engines, first invented in Europe, have long been known for their fuel efficiency and power. So, when General Motors Company (NYSE: GM) opted to add the engine to its 2013 Chevy Cruze, its Euro roots and connections at the GM Powertrain Engineering Development Center in Turin, Italy became the obvious choice.
Rising Fed Funds implies low rates for savings and money markets

Alternate income strategies can help auto stock traders

While auto stock investors often wait for that ideal entry point, their cash can be found sitting in money market funds paying low yields. Alternate strategies all too often dismissed include: buying a closed-end money market fund at the right discount; looking to sell options as an income strategy; or simply buying put options to profit from that market ride down.
Day chart late morning snapshot of GM stock

GM stock positive, but not overly reactive to first full-year report

In its first full year as a public company, General Motors Company (NYSE: GM) reported growth in the top and bottom lines, advanced global market share and made strategic investments in brands around the world, but traders know the reaction via the stock’s price dynamics is what counts.
End-of-Day chart for TSLA shows support/resistance levels and the final close.

Tesla stock sells off early despite news of 2013 Tesla Model X, then recovers

The recent announcement of the 2013 Tesla Model X did not shelter Tesla Motors, Inc. (Nasdaq:TSLA) stock from today’s early morning downdraft, but a late morning recovery seems to be in process. Note the long bottoming tail on that latest price bar of the updated daily chart.

EOS Energy Storage proposes zinc-air battery tech for greater EV acceptance

In a TorqueNews exclusive interview, Steve Hellman, president of EOS Energy Storage, a fairly new entity in the grid storage arena with a viable zinc-air battery technology, is also proposing zinc-air as a viable solution to the four limitations that shackle today’s electrification of the automobile. Thus, the company is looking for strategic partners in 2012.