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Here’s why car prices are at record highs — and still rising

Here’s why car prices are at record highs — and still rising

Car dealer lots have only a fraction of the vehicles that they typically have — both new and used. It’s helping send prices to record levels. The average new car price was $37,200 in the first quarter, according to JD Power, up 8.4% from the same period just a year ago. About half of car…MORE

Juventus and Man Utd shares plunge as Super League plan collapses

Investors have rendered their verdict on the European Super League: it’s dead. Stock market gains made by breakaway clubs Juventus and Manchester United have been erased after all six English clubs that had committed to the controversial project decided to pull out late on Tuesday. Shares in Juventus dropped 12% in Milan on Wednesday, bringing…MORE

Protesters upstage Tesla at China’s top auto show

Tesla has been swept up in yet another controversy in China, even as the company tries to win new customers there with cars it says will be tailor-made to match their preferences. This week, Tesla’s booth at the Shanghai Auto Show was briefly besieged by protesters complaining about problems with its cars, criticism that has…MORE

The 10 Senate seats most likely to flip in 2022

The 10 Senate seats most likely to flip in 2022

Three months into President Joe Biden‘s term, the candidate fields are taking shape and the first early data is emerging about the fight for control of the chamber that will ultimately determine how successful he can be. On every hot-button issue of the day, whether on gun control or police reform, the evenly divided US…MORE

Lyrid meteor shower peaks April 22. Here’s how to watch the night sky

Lyrid meteor shower peaks April 22. Here’s how to watch the night sky

Every year from January to mid-April, we experience a “meteor drought,” without a single shower for months. That all ends April 22 this year with the first show of the season: the annual Lyrid meteor shower. “These dazzling meteors are fast and bright, with a striking golden trail of dust streaking behind them,” CNN meteorologist…MORE

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