The cost of automobile ownership was significant even before the pandemic, with vehicles among the most expensive lifetime purchases for many. In the past year though, the average price of a new car has risen nearly 13%. This increase in car prices has outpaced the highest annual inflation rate since 1982 and comes at a time when real wages have fallen by 2.8% over the last year, which is a bigger annual drop off than any pre-pandemic year in the past four decades.
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Posted 04/13/2022 | Media Hits and Press Statements