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Edmunds: Low inventory means high car prices on Black Friday

Nov. 24, 2021 06:18 AM EST

This has been a tough year to buy a new or used car in America. With COVID-19 factory shutdowns, semiconductor chip shortages, rising prices and supply chain issues, it’s been nothing but bad news for car shoppers. And for those who’ve waited, hoping Black Friday sales would bring some...

Montana man pleads guilty to pandemic relief loan fraud

Nov. 23, 2021 19:30 PM EST

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The owner of an eastern Montana restaurant pleaded guilty Tuesday to spending $75,000 from a federal COVID-19 relief loan to buy vintage automobiles rather than using it as working capital for his business, the U.S. Attorney's Office said Tuesday. ...

Indiana man pleads guilty to fatal shooting during car chase

Nov. 04, 2021 15:53 PM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — A northern Indiana man has pleaded guilty to fatally shooting a woman and wounding her sister during a car chase that ended with the victims' car overturning outside a shopping center. Kalekeni Lindeire, 38, pleaded guilty to murder and...

Grand jury indicts Arkansas man in $100 million fraud case

Nov. 03, 2021 17:20 PM EDT

LAVACA, Ark. (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted a western Arkansas man on health care fraud charges, alleging he made false billings of more than $100 million for drug and COVID-19 testing at laboratories he owns or manages. Billy Joe Taylor, 42, of Lavaca, near...

Edmunds compares Jeep Grand Cherokee L and Kia Telluride

Oct. 27, 2021 10:27 AM EDT

Jeep’s Grand Cherokee has long been a solid choice for shoppers looking for an upscale and rugged SUV. Now there’s something new: the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L. It kicks off the model’s full redesign and debuts a third-row seat, something the Grand Cherokee has never had. ...

Georgia pastor indicted on COVID-19 relief fraud charges

Oct. 22, 2021 11:14 AM EDT

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia pastor has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges related to stealing thousands of dollars in COVID-19 assistance funds and using some of the money to buy a luxury car. Mack Devon Knight, 45, is accused of lying to the Small...

Edmunds: Volkswagen Taos vs. Chevrolet Trailblazer

Oct. 20, 2021 07:39 AM EDT

The Volkswagen Taos and Chevrolet Trailblazer are two of the latest in a growing crowd of extra-small crossover SUVs. These entry-level crossovers provide lots of utility in a relatively small package and offer many features found in larger SUVs. Cutting back on size doesn’t mean cutting...

Liz Weston: How to negotiate your way to a richer life

Sep. 13, 2021 08:19 AM EDT

Negotiating is an important personal finance skill that can help you earn more and pay less. Whether you’re discussing a job offer, dickering at a car dealership or just trying to work out a budget with your significant other, the ability to bargain effectively can have a huge impact. ...

Edmunds separates fact from fiction about green cars

Sep. 08, 2021 07:34 AM EDT

With all the developments in the auto industry you may think your next car will be electric, including a new federal target that would mean half of all new vehicles sold within a decade will have zero emissions. This will be a dramatic shift for car shoppers, and perhaps an unsettling one....

Michigan man gets Mustang 20 years after parents sold it

Sep. 06, 2021 01:02 AM EDT

SWARTZ CREEK, Mich. (AP) — There has always been one car Jeff Penrod never forgot about even after decades of being separated from it. When Penrod was 14 years old, he was given a 1968 burgundy Ford Mustang by his parents who were planning to let him drive it when he...