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A car begins to depreciate as soon as you drive it off the lot — but not all cars lose as much value over time. The car that holds its value better than any other in America is the Jeep...
The U.S. auto market is still struggling with a microchip shortage that is cutting into vehicle supplies. The total number of vehicles sold in the first quarter of 2022 dropped by more than 12% when...
The average transaction price for a new vehicle in the United States hit an all-time high of $47,077 in December, according to Kelley Blue Book. The increase in car prices is largely due to the...
As names like Gladiator, Yukon, and Sierra suggest, the best-selling passenger vehicles from American car companies in the U.S. are, well, enormous. Not only have American consumers ditched smaller...
Many cars have become, by design, less noisy than they were decades ago – both inside and out. Ever fewer cars have massive V8 engines. They have been replaced by four-cylinder, high-mileage...
The COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown measures took a toll on U.S. auto sales, which declined 16% in 2020 compared to the previous year. But while most brands will likely recover as the country opens up...
Many new car buyers no doubt weigh the option of purchasing an electric vehicle. One consideration that may sway some consumers against this option is the availability of charging stations. But there...
Historians date the beginning of the automobile era back to 1885, when a German mechanical engineer named Karl Benz began production of his Benz Patent Motorcar — but America soon started...
When we hear talk of the most innovative car company, Tesla Motors often comes to mind. After all, the 18-year-old U.S. electric car manufacturer produces high-tech vehicles with 17-inch dashboard...
Auto thefts spiked in 2020. The National Insurance Crime Bureau reported that a preliminary analysis found there were over 873,000 cars stolen throughout the year. This represents a significant...
The car industry in America, and around most of the developed world, has reached uncharted territory. The demand for cars has run well above supply for two years. The primary cause is a low supply of...
New cars are so scarce worldwide that some models are not available at all. Inventories are extremely low, mostly due to a shortage of microchips used in car electronic and infotainment systems....
Americans are feeling pain at the pump, as gas prices hit record highs of $4.33 per gallon in March. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has complicated the global fuel market. The U.S. and other nations...
It is no secret that pickup trucks are popular in the United States, but how popular? Well, last year alone, U.S. consumers purchased nearly 1.83 million new Ford F-Series, Ram, or Chevrolet...
The demand for cars this year has been extraordinary. However, not all new car owners have been equally happy with their purchase. According to a recently released study that measured the excitement...