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Here are some of the car models most likely to be in shorter supply due to the global chip shortage

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New Chevys for sale fill the lot at Raymond Chevrolet in Antioch, Illinois, July 17, 2014. John Gress/Corbis/Getty Images
  • Car dealerships are already reflecting the slowdown in manufacturing due to the global chip shortage.

  • Shoppers may see higher prices and lower availability of certain car models.

  • Car companies began halting production in January and expect to lose billions this year.

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A global shortage of computer chips has caused shutdowns at several automotive manufacturing plants – and car dealerships are already reflecting the shortage.

Car shoppers can expect to see an impact in the availability of certain car models due to the chip shortage, as well as a price increase, according to Cars.com executive editor Joe Wiesenfelder. Dealerships may also be less likely to offer deals as supplies dwindle.

“Consumers in the market of considering buying a car should shop now

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