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AUTO CENTRAL CHICAGO – November 14, 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
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Nutson’s Automotive News Wrap-up – Week Ending November 13, 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.

* The average U.S. price for regular-grade gasoline is up by 5 cents over

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CARS Acquires CreditIQ Automotive Fintech Platform, Enabling Instant Financing For Consumers, Dealers and Lenders | News

CHICAGO, Nov. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Cars.com Inc. (NYSE: CARS) (“CARS” or the “Company”), a leading automotive marketplace platform that provides a robust set of industry-specific digital solutions, announces it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire CreditIQ, a cutting edge automotive fintech platform that provides instant online loan screening and approvals to facilitate online car buying. Consideration for the transaction will be $30 million at closing, funded using cash on hand, with the potential for up to an additional $50 million in performance-based cash consideration to be earned over the next three years. The transaction is expected to close this month.

“The acquisition of CreditIQ technology facilitates CARS’ entry into the rapidly-growing, multi-billion dollar Auto Finance market, expanding our TAM beyond the $35 billion Auto Advertising and Dealer Technology markets we operate in today. We’re excited to participate in this space with powerful digital solutions for dealers that

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Global Car Accessories Market is Likely to Cross almost USD 753.05 Billion by end of 2028 – Zion Market Research | News

NEW YORK, Oct. 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The global car accessories market is reasonably populated with the leading companies in 2016 adding up for noteworthy share of the market. Major players have been spending in technological advancement, product innovation, and maintaining quality standards so as preserve their supremacy in the car accessories market. The major players active in the car accessories market are Cover craft Industries LLC, U.S. Auto Parts Network Inc., Star Automotive Accessories, Lloyd Mats, Hyundai Motor Company, Robert Bosch GmbH, JCA Fleet Services, Roush Performance, Renault, Classic Soft Trim, and Honda Motor Co., Ltd. among others. These players are set to augment the growth of the car accessories market in the near future.

According to analysts at Zion Market Research, the global car accessories market was capitalized at USD 487.79 Billion in 2020. The global car accessories market is likely to cross almost USD 753.05 Billion

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