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

Auto Sector Stocks

GM stock daily chart as of 11-28-2011 by Frank Sherosky, AuthorFrank.com

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 www.autosteel.org

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.
Bosch webpage at www.bosch.com

Bosch to host Power of Innovation media event today

Torque News along with other media organizations have been invited to join Bosch on Nov. 7, 2011, as the company brings together its leadership to address the latest market trends and technological advancements that will impact the car buying consumer – everything from smart navigation and driver assistance systems to estimates on the U.S. market penetration for diesels and hybrids.
Monthly chart of Toyota stock dated 2011-1104

Toyota stock treading water after extending production cutbacks from Thailand floods

Toyota stock was just trading over $69 last week; now it's treading water at the $64 level after the company announced it will maintain production cutbacks in Japan, North America and Southeast Asia, due to parts shortages resulting from the flooding in Thailand. Question is, what is Toyota stock's next price support level?
Small Parts Inc. was well represented at The Battery Show 2011 in Novi, MI

Small Parts Inc. shows metal stamping capability at The Battery Show 2011

There have always been metal stamping companies in America’s industrial complex, but not all are adept at stamping parts and making custom assemblies at the same time. Small Parts Inc. showed enough of its capabilities at The Battery Show 2011 in Novi, Michigan to prove it is a company who can.

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