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Car Shortage Impacts on GNG Focus of NBC5 Story
A national car shortage being fueled by the pandemic has made purchasing a reliable used car harder than ever for low-income families, and for many, has made it financially out of their reach.
The national car shortage has been in the national news a lot lately. A few examples include
“New cars to remain scarce well into next year as semiconductor shortage wears on” from the Chicago Tribune
“How Car Shortages Are Putting the World’s Economy at Risk” from The New York Times
Lauren Grenada from NBC5 spoke with Good News Garage about how the availability of new cars and rising prices of used cars are affecting our work and the families we serve.
View the video from NBC at the link below:
The segment also featured another local nonprofit, Green Mountain Habitat for Humanity. The organization is being challenged by a rise in the cost of building materials.
For Good News Garage, the shortage of new car inventory and record-high prices for used cars is causing a historic drop in vehicle donations. If you have an old or unused car, then you can help! Learn how it works and answer other car donation questions on our website.