• car sales Jun 24

    Why a Shortage of Microchips Is Driving Up New and Used Car Prices

    Steve Douglas has been selling vehicles for nearly 50 years, but he’s never seen his dealership in Hancock, Maryland, as empty as it is these days. He said he usually has anywhere from 80 to 90 new and used cars for sale but now counts them in the single digits.  “It’s not a very pretty sight when you’re in...

  • microchip shortage Jun 23

    Shortage of Microchips Drives Up New and Used Car Sales

    Car buyers can expect high prices due to a microchip shortage the pandemic caused. News4 Consumer Reporter Susan Hogan reports.

  • Autos May 20, 2020

    How to Buy a Car During a Pandemic

    Buying a new car might seem impossible right now, but there are a ton of easy ways to stay safe while taking advantage of pandemic-pricing. If you’re in the market for a new car, here are some tips to help you save time and money

  • Donald Trump Apr 16, 2019

    After Years of Promise, Battery Cars About to Go Mainstream

    For years, there have been lots of electric cars proudly rolled out at auto shows but few on the streets or at dealers. That could be about to change. The electric cars under the lights at the Geneva International Motor Show promise to be the leading edge of more affordable, longer-range vehicles that start to move battery cars out of...

  • California Apr 4, 2019

    Tesla Finally Launches Model 3 for $35K

    At long last, the $35,000 Tesla Model 3 is a reality. After teasing “news” on Twitter, Tesla CEO Elon Musk has delivered the lowest-price Tesla yet. Scott Budman reports.

  • Las Vegas Dec 19, 2017

    How Dangerous Air Bags Can Find Their Way Into Used Cars

    A Nevada crash that nearly killed a young woman has exposed a hole in the government’s efforts to get dangerous Takata air bag inflators off the road: There’s nothing that prevents the devices from being taken from wrecked cars and reused. Karina Dorado’s trachea was punctured by shrapnel from an inflator after a relatively minor crash in Las Vegas on...

  • Donald Trump Aug 4, 2017

    US Gains 209,000 Jobs, Unemployment Rate Down to 4.3 Percent

    U.S. employers added 209,000 jobs in July, a second straight month of robust gains that underscore the economy’s vitality as it enters a ninth year of expansion. The unemployment rate slipped to 4.3 percent from 4.4 percent, matching a 16-year low first reached in May, the Labor Department said Friday. But growth in Americans’ paychecks — a persistent weak spot...

  • China May 6, 2017

    US Added 211,000 Jobs in April, Beating Estimates

    A burst of hiring in April provided a reassuring sign for the U.S. economy and reduced a broader gauge of the job market’s health to its lowest level since the recession began nearly a decade ago. Employers added 211,000 jobs, more than double the weak showing in March, the Labor Department said Friday . The unemployment rate dipped to 4.4...

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