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Despite pandemic-driven uncertainty, Americans are buying new cars

Feb 10, 2021
The price difference between a new car and a used car isn't as wide as it was before the pandemic.
To some consumers, buying a new car is a way of reclaiming control and increasing safety during the pandemic.
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New vehicle sales in the U.S. are falling

Jul 3, 2019
Prices climbed in the first half of 2019 as more consumers opted for more expensive trucks and SUVs. Overall sales fell.
A row of new Ford trucks at a Ford dealership in Colma, California.
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