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Truck, SUV, car and EV models coming from Ford, Honda

A flood of new cars, trucks and SUVs is expected in 2022.

Even as COVID-19 shreds the fine-tuned supply chains needed to move vehicles from drawing boards to your driveway, automakers will fight to launch new truck, SUV and car models this year.

A shift to electric vehicles will continue and many of 2022’s most talked-about SUVs and trucks will be EVs initially built in small numbers, with many only be available at high prices.

Here’s a look at some of the most intriguing and significant models based on a new vehicle roundtable discussion with IHS Markit Principal Analyst Stephanie Brinley, Consumer Reports automotive testing director Jake Fisher and the Detroit Free Press, part of the USA TODAY Network. You can stream the roundtable here

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Car Models With the Rudest Drivers in 2021 | Other

Woman in car complaining about other drivers.

We’ve all come across rude drivers while out on the roads. As it turns out, such drivers prefer certain car models, and their choices might surprise you. 

Most Americans hold assumptions about their fellow motorists, especially when it comes to what someone’s choice of vehicle says about how they drive. Hybrid owners are bound to be painfully slow and cautious, while any driver in a big SUV almost certainly has no interest in sharing the road. All of these assumptions are, of course, vast oversimplifications based on stereotypes—after all, people are so much more nuanced than their choice of car. Sometimes, however, certain kinds of drivers really do have preferences when it comes to their ride. 

Such is the case for drivers who demonstrate far more rude driving behavior than their fair share. Every car model attracts drivers who partake in inconsiderate driving practices on occasion, but some models seem

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A supply crunch has sent used-car prices soaring. These 16 models are now worth more used than new.

A gray 2020 Kia Telluride on a green lawn.

A new Kia Telluride costs close to $4,000 less than a used one – if you can find one. Kristen Lee/Business Insider

  • Car dealers are facing a supply crunch that’s sent used-car prices through the roof.

  • Some 2019 and 2020 cars are now cheaper to buy new, an analysis from iSeeCars found.

  • The Kia Telluride costs $3,564 more to buy used than new, the analysis found.

  • See more stories on Insider’s business page.

Skipping a brand-new car for one that’s lightly used has always been the most wallet-friendly way to buy a car. Not anymore.

In the strange and sometimes utterly backward-seeming times we’re living in, it’s actually cheaper to buy some cars new rather than secondhand. A recent analysis from the automotive-research site iSeeCars.com identified 16 such vehicles, some of which cost thousands more to buy used.

The pandemic has led to a diminished supply of cars and

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Used-Car Models That Are Now More Expensive Than They Were New

  • Car dealers are facing a supply crunch that’s sent used-car prices through the roof.
  • Some 2019 and 2020 cars are now cheaper to buy new, an analysis from iSeeCars found.
  • The Kia Telluride costs $3,564 more to buy used than new, the analysis found.
  • See more stories on Insider’s business page.

Skipping a brand-new car for one that’s lightly used has always been the most wallet-friendly way to buy a car. Not anymore.

In the strange and sometimes utterly backward-seeming times we’re living in, it’s actually cheaper to buy some cars new rather than secondhand. A recent analysis from the automotive-research site iSeeCars.com identified 16 such vehicles, some of which cost thousands more to buy used.

The pandemic has led to a diminished supply of cars and outsized demand for them, sending used-vehicle prices through the roof. Amid financial uncertainty, people have been hanging

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