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The Global Chip Shortage Has Fully Reached The Auto Industry

Semiconductor shortages have reached the auto industry, and seemingly no company is exempt. The Associated Press, Reuters and Bloomberg all reported in the last several days that various manufacturers have been forced to delay or stall vehicle production due to a lack of chips, which are more critical than ever in…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Norway Is The First Country Where EVs Outsell Gas-Burning Cars

This is the first year that more than 50 percent of new cars sold in a country were EVs. Well, depending on how far you stretch your timeline. All that and more in The Morning Shift for January 5, 2021.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Russians Are Scrambling To Buy Cars Before The Economy Catches Up With Them

It’s no secret that the global pandemic has not been kind to car sales anywhere, though Russia appears to be faring better than most. The country just recorded its third straight month of sales growth, Reuters reports, following a sharp decline of 50 percent to 70 percent early in the pandemic. However, there’s reason…Read more… […]

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This Old Chrysler Cordoba Training Film Throws The Weirdest Shade At The Thunderbird

Car-dealer training films are an odd branch of cinema. Like all film genres where the goal is something other than just making a good movie (religious films or advertising, for example) the results can seem weird and campy when seen out of context. In this 1977 Chrysler Cordoba vs. Ford Thunderbird (and Pontiac Grand…Read more… […]

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Someone On Craigslist Is Trying To Sell A VW Rabbit With A Hitler Speedometer

I’m a firm believer that everyone should be allowed to modify their own car as they see fit, as long as, you know, those modifications aren’t about hurting anyone. It’s your car, so, enjoy it, however that may play out! That said, that doesn’t mean I understand the choices people may make, and I can’t […]

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Someone On Craigslist Is Trying To Sell A VW Rabbit With A Hitler Speedometer

I’m a firm believer that everyone should be allowed to modify their own car as they see fit, as long as, you know, those modifications aren’t about hurting anyone. It’s your car, so, enjoy it, however that may play out! That said, that doesn’t mean I understand the choices people may make, and I can’t […]

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Ford Thinks It Will Convert Over 75 Percent Of Bronco Reservations To Sales

The new Ford Bronco is Ford’s biggest launch since the sixth-generation Explorer, which was bungled. Ford is eager not to repeat those mistakes, but also interesting will be to see how Ford’s reservation system will play out, after reservation money was also taken for the Mustang Mach-E. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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If Only Five Cars Could Be Sold In America, What Should They Be?

I know the world is in a pretty weird place right now, and I suppose it says something about the human mind’s weird self-destructive gluttony for disaster that makes one even think in these terms, but what if shit got weirder? And, by weirder, I mean even worse, economically, politically, whatever, to the point where…Read […]

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If Only Five Cars Could Be Sold In America, What Should They Be?

I know the world is in a pretty weird place right now, and I suppose it says something about the human mind’s weird self-destructive gluttony for disaster that makes one even think in these terms, but what if shit got weirder? And, by weirder, I mean even worse, economically, politically, whatever, to the point where…Read […]

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Hideous Silverado Only Barely Edges Out Ram In Sales

The vile, troublesome, wicked, loathsome Chevrolet Silverado has been having a hard time, such that it only just scraped past the Ram in sales this quarter. But the two of them may have an even greater problem looming, and I’m not talking about the Ford F-150. All that and more in The Morning Shift for […]

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