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Buying a new car is a challenge amid a global chip shortage and limited inventory. Here are tips for finding a decent deal

Being in the market for a new car right now is challenging, to say the least. Heading into the long Labor Day weekend, transaction prices remain elevated. While the three-day stretch normally marks when dealerships hold big sales events to clear their lots and make room for next year’s models, low inventory and strong consumer demand mean fewer incentives are ... Read More »

Used-vehicle prices falling amid glut

The average used car lost 17 percent of its value in the past 12 months, dropping from $18,400 to $15,300, according to data from Black Book, an auto analytics company. Photo credit: DAVID PHILLIPS Car sales in the U.S. have been rising for seven consecutive years now, and it’s denting the value of whatever is currently parked in your garage or ... Read More »

Uber Offers Free Rides in Argentina Amid Crackdown

Uber redoubled efforts to launch its services in Argentina on Friday by offering five days of free rides even as authorities cracked down on the rideshare company’s operations. Police raided homes where they believed Uber to be operating out of after a court had ordered the company on Wednesday to suspend operations and launched an inquiry into whether the service ... Read More »

Yahoo CEO Tries to Reassure Mobile Partners Amid Turmoil

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer found herself in an awkward situation Thursday at the struggling Internet company’s annual conference for the makers of mobile apps. She had to persuade an auditorium full of programmers and advertising partners that Yahoo will grow into an increasingly important player in the mobile market. This while the company is dramatically shrinking to appease restless shareholders ... Read More »