The highs and lows of the car inventory shortage

Chip shortages and plant shutdowns are just a couple of the major disruptions automakers have experienced in the last few years. And even though average sale prices are soaring above $44,000, higher margins and quicker sales can’t make up for an industry-wide 12% decrease in new-vehicle sales.

Check out these six ways the dealer business has changed in the wake of worldwide shortages of computer chips and cars.

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