New car buyers are finally getting a break

Nov 2, 2022
Those prices that spiked because of supply chain issues are starting to come down ... just a bit.
Used cars for sale are displayed on the sales lot at K&L Auto Expert in Richmond, California.
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Finding new cars on the lot is getting easier

Oct 25, 2022
New vehicle inventory is up an estimated 62% from last year as some supply roadblocks clear. But higher prices may stick.
General Motors told investors that it made $3.3 billion in profit last quarter, thanks in part to easing supply chains.
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How easy is it to find an affordable, energy-efficient car? Depends where you live.

Jun 23, 2021
Amy Harder at Breakthrough Energy describes her car-buying journey.
Amy Harder in her new car: a prius. "I like to joke that it's like going into the grocery store, saying you're going to find the most exciting ice cream flavor ever, and you come out with vanilla," said Harder.
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Vehicle sales tell story of separate economic realities

Jan 15, 2021
The average selling price of new vehicles reached a record high in late 2020. Last year also saw vehicle loan debt increase to record levels.
Prices rose in both the new and used vehicle markets last year.
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