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Vehicle Shortages Explained, Car Price Predictions & That Time CDG Bought 50 Chevys — Jonathan Smoke


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CarDealershipGuy Podcast, May 12, 2023 — Cox Automotive Chief Economist Jonathan Smoke joins CarDealershipGuy for a wide-ranging discussion on the automotive industry covering inventory, pricing and how the pandemic has permanently transformed the industry and more.

Here’s the rundown:

  • Intro (00:51)
  • Our unique market environment (04:12)
  • Jonathan’s background (08:45)
  • The Great Digitization (11:46)
  • That time CDG bought 50 Chevys at auction (13:40)
  • Are we in a K-shaped recovery? (18:45)
  • Domestic vs International supply constraints (26:00)
  • When do we get back to 2019 price levels? (33:45)
  • Forecasting new vs used car prices (38:19)
  • Advising a new car buyer (41:42)
  • Jonathan’s take on EVs (47:38)
  • DJ Smoke’s recommended listening

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