Day: October 10, 2021

New-car destination charges are absurd: Here’s why

You’d think the price you see is the price you pay on a new car’s window sticker, but that is not the case. Taxes aside, there’s another charge you have to keep in mind: the destination charge. There’s no use haggling or looking for a discount on this fee. You, as the car buyer, have to pay it — and it’s typically an extra $1,000. Why? We’ll dive into that.

Consumer Reports examined the rise of destination fees and found they’ve climbed from an average of $839 in 2011 to $1,244 in 2020, a massive 48% increase in less than a decade. Over the same period, the price of an average new car has risen “just” 27%. I join CR in calling for destination fees to be made part of MSRP and not a footnote to it.

Ford F-150 destination fee

The destination fee is chunky, but it doesn’t even get put in

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Nutson’s Weekly Auto News Wrap-up


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AUTO CENTRAL CHICAGO – October 10, 2021: Every Sunday Larry Nutson, The Chicago Car Guy and Executive Producer, with able assistance from senior editor Thom Cannell from The Auto Channel Michigan Bureau, compile The Auto Channel’s
“take” on this past week’s automotive news, condensed into easy to digest news Nuggets.

LEARN MORE: Links to full versions of today’s news nuggets along with a million pages of the past 25 year’s automotive news, articles, reviews and archived stories residing in
The Auto Channel Automotive News Library can be found by just copying and then inserting the main headline into the News Library Search Box.

Nutson’s Automotive News Wrap-up – Week Ending October 9, 2021 ; Below are the past week’s important, relevant, semi-secret, or snappy automotive news, opinions and insider back stories presented as
expertly crafted easy-to-digest news nuggets.

* J.D. Power released the results of its Tech Experience Index study

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Coolest Cars For Sale On Motorious You Can Buy This Week

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These are some of the most interesting cars that have made it onto Motorious this week.

What a diverse market the collector car industry represents. Every week, the Motorious editorial staff does a dive into the classified section of the site to find the cars for sale that we would want to buy for ourselves. These cars are more than worthy of a new garage, and we’re thrilled to be able to share our picks with the readers each week. Here is a list of cars to check out as we roll into the second weekend of October.

Massive 572 Hemi Engine Moves This 1971 Plymouth Cuda Tribute

If there was one car that no one wanted to pick a fight with in the late 1960s and early 1970, that car would definitely be built by Mopar. In the 1960s, the car was

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