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Here’s How The Inventory Shortage is Affecting Dealerships

Here’s How The Inventory Shortage is Affecting Dealerships

The pandemic brought many consequences that impacted everything from how we work to how we shop, seek healthcare, and do business. If you’re employed in the automotive industry then you have undoubtedly noticed production slowdowns in recent years. There have been...

Ford Starts Production of Its Electric F-150 Pick-Up

Ford Starts Production of Its Electric F-150 Pick-Up

In April, Ford started production on the electric version of the F-150 pick-up truck, which has been the best-selling vehicle in the country for decades. Jim Farley, CEO of Ford, said the launch is a "big bet by the company.” It’s also a big step for the environment,...

Interest in EV Grows Along with Gas Prices

Interest in EV Grows Along with Gas Prices

According to a report by Kelley Blue Book, EV shopping has risen over the first quarter by 69% when gas prices started to rise. Since January, the national average for a gallon of gas has increased above $4, sparking more anxiety about inflation as well as interest in...

VW and Tesla Duke It Out for EV Supremacy

VW and Tesla Duke It Out for EV Supremacy

In the growing EV market, two leaders have emerged — VW and Tesla — and both are competing now in each other’s home market, an article from NBC News says. Only just last month, Tesla officially began production at its Berlin-based factory, located only an hour away...

Selling to Gen Z-ers: What Car Dealers and OEMs need to know

Selling to Gen Z-ers: What Car Dealers and OEMs need to know

As Generation Z, born in the years 1997–2012, becomes of age — Gen Z-ers are currently 10 to 25 years old — it’s time for the automotive industry to take note of this particular group. How do Gen Z-ers differ from the generations that came before? Keep reading to...

States Get Go-Ahead to Build EV Charging Stations

States Get Go-Ahead to Build EV Charging Stations

It was announced in February 2022 that the federal administration is making $5 billion available to states over a five-year period to help build a nationwide electrical vehicle charging network, the LA Times reports. The funding comes as part of the Biden...