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The Chip Shortage May Affect New Cars Until 2023
The global chip shortage has raised prices and decreased the inventory of new cars, and unfortunately it might not be over anytime soon.
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Lisa Steuer McArdle
Sep 20, 2021
Joe Biden Plan Targets Emissions Regulations for New Cars
Vehicle emissions are a hot topic when it comes to climate change. President Biden’s proposed emissions regulations would tighten mileage for new cars and combat a growing problem.
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Genevieve Fraser
Sep 19, 2021
Bugatti Puts Last Year's Bolide Concept Car Into Production
Bugatti is introducing the Bolide as a track-only rendition of last year's debut model.
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Lisa Steuer McArdle
Sep 18, 2021
Battle of the 2023 Nissan Z Trims: Sport vs Performance
The Nissan Z is back and better than ever. If you're thinking of getting one for yourself, which trims should you be looking at?
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Ru Chen
Sep 14, 2021
Chevy Introduced a Smart New Trim Level for the 2022 Equinox
The 2022 Chevy Equinox got a few key updates; however, the 2021 Equinox still has a lot to offer. How should you decide between the two?
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Ru Chen
Sep 08, 2021
Subaru Included a Thoughtful Touch to the 2022 Outback
The 2022 Subaru Outback maintains the model’s stellar reputation with a few key upgrades. What changes did Subaru make?
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Andrew Koole
Sep 07, 2021
These Were the Most Popular Car Colors in 2020–What's Next?
Here's everything you need to know about the numbers behind the car colors and car paint.
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Lisa Steuer McArdle
Sep 07, 2021
An All-New Infotainment Screen Is Featured on the 2022 Infiniti QX80
For many consumers, high-tech automotive features are not just nice-to-haves, they’re expected. The 2022 Infiniti QX80’s all-new infotainment screen delivers.
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Genevieve Fraser
Sep 11, 2021
Are Japanese Cars More Reliable Than American Cars?
While Japanese cars are usually more reliable, in some situations American cars are the better bet.
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Isabel Armiento
Sep 04, 2021
2022 Jeep Wagoneer Models Are Loaded With Tech
The 2022 Jeep Wagoneer and luxurious Grand Wagoneer offer exciting upgrades including impressive tech, amped-up power, and enhanced off-roading capabilities.
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Genevieve Fraser
Aug 29, 2021
Volkswagen in Brazil Will Sell Some Cars With Blank Plates on the Dash
Certain Volkswagen models in Brazil will be sold with a plastic cover over the area where the infotainment system would be.
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Lisa Steuer McArdle
Aug 24, 2021
What Is the Toyota Highlander’s Towing Capacity?
The Toyota Highlander offers good towing capacity across its three trims, with the XLE maxing out the options at 5,000 pounds.
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Genevieve Fraser
Aug 24, 2021
The 2023 Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 RS Has Got Everyone Excited
The 2023 Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 RS promises to make an incredible sports car even better.
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Alex Healey
Aug 23, 2021
Secretive Ferrari SUV: Here's What We Know So Far
Ferrari’s new SUV is shrouded in secrecy, but we do know a few important details.
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Alex Healey
Aug 23, 2021
New Car Inventory May Finally Be Stabilizing
The nationwide average of new car inventories climbed slightly at the end of July. What does this mean for people on the hunt for a new car?
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Lisa Steuer McArdle
Aug 21, 2021
Lamborghini Puts an End to an Era With Their Last Gasoline-Only Vehicle
Lamborghini is known for its incredibly powerful and luxurious cars. The company will be taking this power and luxury into the electric age.
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Ru Chen
Aug 19, 2021
New SUV Lucid Gravity Set to Release Summer 2022
Lucid Motor's new Lucid Gravity all-electric SUV is scheduled to debut in the summer of 2022. What do we know so far about the SUV?
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Ru Chen
Aug 14, 2021
Have Changes in the Auto Industry Killed Car Shows?
The recent Chicago Auto Show in Illinois demonstrated how car shows may be on the decline.
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Lisa Steuer McArdle
Aug 12, 2021
How To Tell If Your New Car is Burning Too Much Oil
New cars don't always come without problems. Here’s what to do if your new car is burning too much oil.
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Lisa Steuer McArdle
Aug 10, 2021
This New Subaru Still Comes with a Stick Shift
The 2022 Subaru BRZ comes standard with a manual transmission. What other 2022 models offer that kind of driver control?
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Andrew Koole
Aug 07, 2021
Kelley Blue Book's 'Best Beach Cars' Had a Few Puzzling Picks
Ford and Jeep made Kelley Blue Book’s best beach cars list, but some luxury cars from Mercedes-Benz and Porsche seem like odd choices to include on the list.
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Lisa Steuer McArdle
Aug 05, 2021
New Car Prices Hit All-Time Record High
New car prices have hit an all-time high, likely due to the microchip shortage, a flush of pandemic cash incentivizing car purchases, and less supply of cars.
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Brandon Moore
Aug 06, 2021
Formula One Partnered With an Unlikely Tech Giant To Help Create a New Race Car
Formula One teams will do whatever it takes to improve their cars. Recently, Amazon has signed on to help crunch some data for teams.
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Ru Chen
Aug 27, 2021
Honda's Forgotten SUV Won an Impressive Award
The 2021 Honda Passport got great reviews. So why won’t people buy the mid-size SUV?
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Andrew Koole
Aug 04, 2021
Nissan Finally Updates the Frontier After 17 Years
The 2022 Nissan Frontier is almost here and promises to deliver some much-needed updates. How will the new Frontier compare to other popular trucks?
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Ru Chen
Aug 04, 2021
Audi A1 Cancelled Amid New Emissions Regulations
Stricter emissions standards from the European Union are affecting the production of new cars for carmakers like Audi, especially smaller cars that can’t keep up with regulations.
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Lisa Steuer McArdle
Aug 03, 2021
Consumer Reports Was Less Than Impressed With the 2022 Volkswagen Taos
A review from Consumer Reports on the 2022 Volkswagen Taos suggests weaknesses may outweigh the good on the new car.
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Lisa Steuer McArdle
Aug 01, 2021
Kia Isn't Fooling Anyone With the 2022 Carnival...and That's Alright
While the 2022 Kia Carnival is really more like a minivan, it is being marketed as an SUV-minivan mashup.
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Lisa Steuer McArdle
Aug 01, 2021
Consumer Reports Loves the 2021 Toyota Sienna
It’s way more than just a minivan Find out why critics love the 2021 Toyota Sienna.
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Alex Healey
Jul 28, 2021
That New Car Smell Might Make You Sick
The new car smell can be dangerous. It’s released as the new materials in the car are processed and excess gases are removed which can be harmful when inhaled.
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Jane Lu
Jul 26, 2021

All Questions on New Cars

How do I pay my State Farm car insurance online?
I just got my first car and I have insurance with State Farm. I'm sure there's a way to pay for my insurance online, but I'm not very tech-savvy, and I live in a rural area so I can't pay in person. So how can I pay my policy online?
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Eric Schad
Sep 13, 2021
How do I change my car insurance from one car to another?
I traded in my old vehicle for a new one, so I need to get a new insurance policy. However, this is the second car I've ever owned, and I'm not sure how to go about it! How can I change insurance from one car to another?
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Eric Schad
Sep 13, 2021
How do I change the car that's covered on my insurance?
I recently purchased a new car and I traded in my old one. I obviously don't need my old one covered anymore, but I'm not sure how to transfer my insurance to my new car. How can I change the car on my car insurance policy?
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Eric Schad
Sep 13, 2021
Are vehicle safety ratings important?
I want to get a new car and have been looking at safety ratings. How much should this factor into my final decision on which car to buy?
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Emily Maracle
Sep 10, 2021
Is spot delivery legal in California?
Are spot deliveries legal in California? I plan on buying a used Mazda soon, but I don’t want to get scammed or ripped off.
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Rachel Juillerat
Sep 10, 2021
What do you mean by spot delivery?
What does a car dealership mean by spot delivery? A car salesperson mentioned this and I don’t know what this means.
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Rachel Juillerat
Sep 10, 2021
Do I have to buy a car with spot delivery?
Do I have to buy my new car with spot delivery? My dealer says I can take my car home before my loan is approved, but I don’t want to have a bad experience.
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Rachel Juillerat
Sep 10, 2021
How does spot delivery work?
How does a spot delivery work? I heard about them before and want to avoid them when I buy my next car.
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Rachel Juillerat
Sep 10, 2021
Is a spot delivery bad?
Is it bad to have a spot delivery? I just bought a brand new car, but I don’t know if I was approved for my car loan.
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Rachel Juillerat
Sep 10, 2021
What is spot delivery?
What does spot delivery mean and is it illegal in Colorado? There’s a car that I want to buy soon, but I’m scared of getting scammed. I heard negative things about spot deliveries and I don’t want this to happen to me. Help!
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Rachel Juillerat
Sep 10, 2021
Is it illegal to sell above MSRP?
Is it legal for a car dealership to sell above the MSRP? I’m searching for a new car and I want to make sure I get the best deal.
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Rachel Juillerat
Sep 10, 2021
How much can I get off MSRP?
How much of a discount can I get off of a new car’s MSRP? I’m in the market for a new car and I don’t want to pay the full MSRP.
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Rachel Juillerat
Sep 10, 2021
How is MSRP calculated?
What factors go into calculating MSRP? I see it all the time in stores and car dealerships and want to know what really goes into it.
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Rachel Juillerat
Sep 10, 2021
What is MSRP and how does it work?
Can you define MSRP and explain how it works?
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Rachel Juillerat
Sep 10, 2021
How much below MSRP is a good deal?
How much below the MSRP can I offer to a dealership? I want to put in a good offer for my new car and get a great deal.
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Rachel Juillerat
Sep 10, 2021
What does MSRP mean?
What is MSRP? Is this the same as the sticker price I see at dealerships?
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Rachel Juillerat
Sep 10, 2021
What is the meaning of MSRP?
What’s MSRP? I see MSRP around stores a lot and want to know what it means.
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Rachel Juillerat
Sep 10, 2021
What is MSRP?
What does MSRP stand for? I saw this acronym when I was searching through Kelley Blue Book.
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Rachel Juillerat
Sep 10, 2021
Do new Toyota cars come with free maintenance?
I've had my eye on a brand new Toyota Supra, but before I pull the trigger, I want to make sure I'm getting the most value for my purchase. Do new Toyota cars come with free maintenance?
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Eric Schad
Aug 30, 2021
How much do car bows cost?
How much is a giant bow for a car? I am going to gift a Lexus to my wife, and I want to get a big bow for it.
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Eric Schad
Aug 27, 2021
How do you decide which car is best for you?
I've been test driving a lot of different cars. I don't know what type of car I should get as it's my first car. How do I know what right car is for me?
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Emily Maracle
Aug 20, 2021
Can anyone buy a car in the United States?
I'm an international student and need a car. Am I allowed to buy a vehicle here?
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Emily Maracle
Aug 20, 2021
What is the best car to buy?
I'm going to purchase my first car soon. What's the best car to buy? Are there any cars experts recommend? It's a big purchase, so I want to make the best decision.
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Emily Maracle
Aug 20, 2021
How does someone buy a car?
I want to buy a car, but I don't really know where to begin. What do I need to do?
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Emily Maracle
Aug 20, 2021
What do I need to know before purchasing a vehicle?
I'm purchasing a vehicle for the first time. Is there anything I need to know before I buy one? I want to make sure I don't get ripped off.
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Emily Maracle
Aug 19, 2021
Can I get car insurance before I buy a car?
I'm currently saving up for a new Toyota, but I likely won't be able to buy it for another month or so. Even so, I want to be as prepared as I can be for its arrival. Is there any way I could get car insurance before I buy the car, so that I have it ready for when I do get the Toyota?
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Alexah Grinnell
Aug 10, 2021
What are the penalties for driving without car insurance in New Mexico?
I want to purchase a new Honda Civic, but I think insurance prices will be pricier. What happens if I don't get insurance?
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Sophie Newman
Aug 03, 2021
What are the top five safest new cars?
I want to get the safest car possible for my teenage daughter. Price is less of a concern than her safety. What are the top five safest new cars on the market?
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Eric Schad
Aug 02, 2021
Is buying a new car at 0% APR better than buying a used car at 3% APR?
Is financing a new or used car better? I don't know whether I should buy a new or used car. The dealer near me is offering 0% APR for new cars, but I also got approved for 3% APR on a used car.
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Eric Schad
Jul 16, 2021
Will I be able to insure my custom car fully?
How can I make sure that all of my car upgrades will be appropriately covered? My new 2021 Mini Cooper will be delivered any day now and I need to make sure I have insurance when it is delivered. I custom ordered it from the manufacturer in Starlight Blue, dynamic dampener, sports seats, media system and more.
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Shannon Martin
Jul 09, 2021

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