Modest-income buyers being priced out of new-vehicle market 

NATALIA PONCE DE LEON, owner of Custom Window Furnishings, sits on the back of her nine-year-old Toyota RAV4 after visiting with a client April 13 in Delray Beach, Fla. Ponce De Leon traded her 2018 Toyota Tacoma for a more efficient car where she estimates will save her hundreds of dollars a month. She is also able to carry all the tools she needs for her business. MARTA LAVANDIER / ASSOCIATED PRESS
DETROIT (AP) – Two years after the pandemic tore through the economy, America's auto market looks something like this: Prices are drastically up. Supply is drastically down. And gasoline costs drastically more.  The result? A widening disparity between the richest buyers and everyone else.  The most affluent buyers keep plunking down big money for new…

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