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Why China’s Shanghai Supply Chain Issues Are Just Beginning
As China struggles to contain its COVID-19 outbreak in Shanghai, supply chain issues just keep getting worse. When can we expect relief?
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Jerry
Apr 25, 2022
GM Workers to Sleep in Plant as COVID-19 Outbreak Rocks Chinese Facility
COVID-19 lockdowns are making automakers consider drastic policies to maintain production—including having its employees sleep in their workspaces.
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Jerry
Apr 11, 2022
Have Work Commutes Returned to Pre-Pandemic Norms?
Commutes have returned to pre-pandemic norms for some, but others continue enjoying remote work.
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Jerry
Mar 21, 2022
The Number of New Cars on the Road Keeps Climbing Despite Issues
Surprisingly enough, despite the pandemic, there has been an increase over recent years of people buying new cars.
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Jerry
Mar 07, 2022
Protests Along the Canadian Border Could Cause Serious Delays for Carmakers
Trucker protests along the U.S.-Canadian border are causing supply chain delays that are likely to increase the price of new and used vehicles in the U.S. Find out why truckers are going on strike, and how the roadblock at the Ambassador Bridge will influence vehicle prices.
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Jerry
Feb 28, 2022
Owning a New Car Now Costs Almost $10,000 a Year, According to AAA
Owning a new car right now costs about $10,000 a year due to the chip shortage caused by the pandemic.
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Jerry
Jan 30, 2022
What Is ‘Drive and Listen’?
Drive and Listen features pre-recorded video footage and road noises from cities around the world. It’s a great tool for experiencing a drive in another city.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
How Can Car Shows Survive the Pandemic?
Once a staple of the auto industry, car shows are still in a period of flux thanks to COVID-19. Will these industry staples ever return to their former glory?
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Thai Company Found a Green Way to Use Idle Cars
A Thai taxi company has found a way to combat the devastating effects of the pandemic by growing vegetables in unused taxis.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Top 5 COVID Relief Discounts from Auto Insurers
When the first lockdown hit in 2020, car insurance companies said they were helping out by giving back. But which providers gave the most?
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Jerry
Jan 27, 2022
Volkswagen’s Main Plant Has Seen the Lowest Production Since 1958
Volkswagen’s Wolfsburg, Germany, plant is facing its lowest production numbers in over 60 years. Its issues have been exacerbated by the chip shortages.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Why Can’t Automakers Use Newer Chips That Are in Stock?
Chip shortages have been wreaking havoc on the car industry. Chip manufacturers are suggesting they switch platforms and start using newer chips, but automakers are hesitant to do so.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
How Will Car Insurance Change as the Global Sharing Economy Grows?
Rideshare driving and other gig work is becoming increasingly popular, and this will have an impact on car insurance. The industry will need to adapt to the growing sharing economy.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
The Turkish Grand Prix Will Make a Comeback in the Formula One Championships Once Again
The Formula One World Championship is bringing back the Turkish Grand Prix for the second year in a row. It will take the spot of the Singapore Grand Prix this year.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Market Data From 2020 Shows COVID-19's Impact on Auto Insurance
Data from 2020 shows that dangerous driving behavior has increased since 2019 even though there are less people on the road. COVID-19 was related to many changes in driver behavior and the auto industry as a whole.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Stuck at Home? 8 Tips for Improving Productivity Working from Home Remotely
Millions of people now unexpectedly work from home, and there are 7 ways to boost their productivity.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
The Best and Safest States for Traveling in Summer 2021
With much of the U.S. open for domestic travel, we look at the safest states to visit in 2021.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Do Delivery Drivers Need Special Car Insurance?
Thousands of people decided to make some cash as delivery drivers in 2020. What types of car insurance do they need to stay protected on the job?
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
As More People Return to Working in an Office, Will Car Insurance Rates Increase?
Increased traffic and reckless driving habits may contribute to increased car insurance rates in 2021.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Hertz Is Back in Business
Hertz and many other rental car companies suffered huge financial losses from the economic downturn caused by the pandemic. But, Hertz has come out of bankruptcy and is set for a strong financial performance in 2021.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
The Car You Bought During the Pandemic Could Be Worth Reselling
The current demand for vehicles along with low supply means that dealers can sell year-old cars for an average of 95% of their original price.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Long Lines Return as Canada Opens Borders to U.S.
Now that Canada has reopened its border to U.S. residents after shutting down due to the coronavirus, drivers aren't wasting time to travel there.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
How COVID-19 Affected Car Insurance Companies
Car insurance companies offered a substantial amount of refunds and discounts to customers during the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Tesla Doubled Its Non-Refundable Order Fee
Tesla doubled its non-refundable order fee as well as got rid of its beloved return policy. Without a press release or any explanation, one assumption is that these changes have been made due to the chip shortage.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
More New Yorkers Bought Cars During Pandemic to Avoid Public Transit
Owning a car was never really popular in New York due to their well-run public transportation system. With the pandemic though, many were hesitant to ride on public transportation which led to many New Yorkers panic purchasing personal vehicles.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Much Fewer People Are Taking Mass Transit in Washington
Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, Washington state has seen a massive decrease in the use of mass transit, such as Amtrak. Regular traffic seems to be returning to normal.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
How Much Does Your Commute Cost?
With offices reopening, most households should start calculating their commuting expenses back into their budget.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Arkansas Is Using a Dirt Track Race Car to Promote Vaccination
A dirt track race car will soon be touring Arkansas to promote the coronavirus vaccine.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
COVID-19 Ruined Another Auto Show
COVID-19 has had a huge impact on the auto industry. Earlier this month, surging cases caused the cancellation of yet another car show.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Electric Bikes Are Soaring in Sales
Electric bikes have become even more popular during the pandemic as they offer an alternative to ridesharing and public transportation.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022

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