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Brand-new Nissan vehicles sit on a sales lot in Richmond, Calif., on July 9, 2021. Car prices surged during the pandemic, and despite coming down from their peak, they still remain higher than a few years ago. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Why car prices are still so high — and why they are unlikely to fall anytime soon

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The state of the American consumer

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