Day: January 10, 2022

Hirohata Merc Was One Of The First Custom Classics To Take The Stage Of American Automotive Enthusiasm

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This beautiful car is a gem from the past with tons of design and engineering work under the hood.

Classic cars are some of the most popular vehicles in the strange and wonderful world of custom automotive creation. We’re not talking about the cars from the ’60s and ’70s that we all know and love. Instead, the vehicles in question are quite a bit older than that. The 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s produced some of the most beautiful cars to hit the American Domestic Market. From Chevy, Cadillac, and Buick to Dodge, Chrysler, and Jeep, automotive manufacturers everywhere were constantly trying to outdo the other. One company that seemed to get the job done exceptionally well was a good friend of Ford, Mercury. Chopped tops and dropped ride heights seem to be the norm for these cars as their popularity is beginning to

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Used car prices rising faster than Bitcoin as 2022 begins

Used car prices have skyrocketed and are accumulating value more quickly than Bitcoin, according to industry insiders.

A global shortage of semiconductor chips and pandemic-fueled declines in automotive use has boosted the value of used cars by thousands of dollars, says Hans Dau, a supply chain analyst and CEO of the Mitchell Madison Group business consulting firm.

“The spike in used car prices might be the only truly transitory piece of the inflation picture in the economy today,” Mr. Dau said. “COVID threw a monkey wrench into chip manufacturers’ planning process, as people stayed home and reduced chip production was allocated to consumer electronics.”

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