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Honda Isn’t Out of the Supply Chain Woods Just Yet
Honda continues to get battered by supply chain issues despite its rival, Toyota, steadily moving ahead with production.
The Chip Shortage May Finally be Ending
Chips shortages might be a thing of the past, but that doesn’t mean we’re out of the woods. Will the price of new cars ever be as low as the good old days?
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?
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.
Have Work Commutes Returned to Pre-Pandemic Norms?
Commutes have returned to pre-pandemic norms for some, but others continue enjoying remote work.
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.
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.
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.
‘Drive and Listen’ Brings Relaxing Drives to Your Home
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.
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?
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Long-Term Effects of the Chip Shortage
The microchip shortage has led to high prices for new cars, slower manufacturing, and much more. In the long term, this shortage could be a catalyst for positive change.
Thousands of Visas Given to Foreign Truckers Due to Driver Scarcity in the UK
The UK’s immigration policy after Brexit has caused a shortage of commercial drivers. The UK is offering Europeans 3-month long visas to restore shortages.
Stellantis and (RED) Team up for Pandemic Relief
Stellantis brands and (RED) team up to raise money for not just the Coronavirus pandemic but AIDs as well as other serious health conditions. Part of this partnership includes a release of special (RED) themed vehicles.
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.
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.
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.
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.
RVs Might Be a Good Office for People Working Remotely
Remote work has opened up all kinds of new opportunities for people. Many are choosing to pack up an RV for life on the road.
September Marks the First In-Person Return of 3 Major Trade Shows
With the Coronavirus pandemic easing up, in-person trade shows are coming back. Three major trade shows, in particular, will be returning this month across the U.S.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Lisa Steuer McArdle
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?
All Questions on Coronavirus
How do you sanitize a car steering wheel?
What's the best way to sanitize my car's steering wheel? One of my family's cars has three drivers, including my teenager. In the wake of COVID, I want to sanitize the interior, especially the steering wheel.
Why is gas so expensive in Nebraska?
I’ve never seen gas prices this high in Nebraska before. What is making gas in Nebraska so expensive?
Where did Duck Duck Jeep start?
I’m a new Jeep driver and I just found out about Duck Duck Jeep, and now I’m so intrigued! Where did this phenomenon start?
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