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Edmunds: Best Car Matches for Valentine’s Day | Michigan News

By MICHAEL CANTU, Edmunds

February is the month of love, and for many people, that means trying to find Mr. or Mrs. Right. The same goes for cars. It isn’t easy finding the right one, and many have personalities of their own. So why not choose your next car as you would a date? The car experts at Edmunds have evaluated five cars with distinct personalities in the hopes of matching you with the next automotive love of your life.

We’ve listed the vehicles in ascending order of price and added destination fees to the manufacturer’s suggested retail price.

THE HOPELESS ROMANTIC: MAZDA MX-5 MIATA

A hopeless romantic is someone who can’t help but love someone who may not always make the most sense. The Mazda MX-5 Miata has attractive styling, is fun to drive, and can rekindle the love you once had for a manual transmission. But the Miata

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Labor Day Weekend Car Sales Could Be Slow

Car buyers could find it tough to locate the traditional Labor Day weekend deals that had been a hallmark of the auto retailer calendar until the COVID-19 pandemic as dealers struggle to keep their lots full amid supply chain bottlenecks this year.

Many dealers have such low supplies this weekend they are actually cutting their advertising budgets this month and closing up shop Friday and Saturday rather than welcoming streams of buyers, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal.

The pandemic forced many car factories to shut down in early 2020, but even as they’ve tried to restart production over the past year, a global computer-chip shortage has hampered U.S. auto production and led to a shortage of available new cars.

“Customers are walking in and saying, ‘Hey, I really want this vehicle.’ Well, yeah, so do we,” said Scott Smith, president of Smith Automotive Group, which operates

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Happy Collector Car Appreciation Day From Motorious

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How are you going to spend the day?

For the 11th consecutive year in a row, the SEMA Action Network (SAN) is encouraging people to celebrate their collector car during ‘Collector Car Appreciation Day’ today, July 9th. The day is officially recognized by Senate Resolution 271, and a similar House Resolution, 108, recognizes the day as “an annual event to celebrate and raise awareness of the vital role automotive restoration and collection plays in American society,” according to SAN.

Learn why collecting cars isn’t as pricey as it seems here.

The co-chairs of the Congressional Automotive Performance and Motorsports Caucus, including Sen. Richard Burr (North Carolina), Sen. Jon Tester (Montana), Rep. Bill Posey (Florida), and Rep. Sanford Bishop Jr. (Georgia) introduced the resolutions are part of the lobbying arm (SAN) of SEMA.

“These Congressional leaders are strong advocates for the automotive

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Coolest Cars For Sale On Motorious To Kick Off Memorial Day Weekend

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We check out some of the most interesting cars up for grabs right now!

The classic and collector car market is a fantastically diverse tapestry of vehicles from every breed and era. Delving into the classifieds reveals some real gems waiting to find a new home with both enthusiasts and serious collectors alike. Every week we’ll be highlighting the top cars in need of a new home that caught our eye.

Custom Restored 1958 Chevy Apache Pickup

The new 1958 Apache truck was fitted with four headlights, a shorter and wider grille, and the parking lights were moved from the front of the fender to the grille. Although the hood was similar to previous model years, a flat center elevated style. With GM celebrating its 50th year of production, a great deal of attention went into the exterior style of the truck while

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