Coronavirus

Spring Break Travel Is Back, But COVID-19 Elevates the Road Trip

By Kelsey Mays on March 16, 2021

Remember when we told you the COVID-19 pandemic had elevated America’s penchant for road trips? If consumers’ plans heading into spring 2021 are any indication, the road beckons big time. Spring br... Read More
Cars.com Data, Survey Shows Pandemic Spurred Car Buying

By Jennifer Newman on March 10, 2021

During the COVID-19 pandemic, owning a car has become a critical part of navigating daily life. More than ever before, cars are a mobile bubble, a personal safe place in an uncertain world — and fo... Read More
Toyota Expands Online Shopping Program With SmartPath

By Jennifer Geiger on February 1, 2021

COVID-19 has changed how we shop for just about everything — including cars. As automakers and dealers continue to make it easier to shop for and buy a car online, Toyota is jumping into the fray w... Read More
The 2021 Outlook for Car Shoppers

By Jennifer Newman on January 5, 2021

Now that we’ve entered 2021, it’s safe to say the world is hoping the new year improves on the dumpster fire that was 2020.  Related: News on COVID-19 and Car ShoppersThe COVID-19 pandemic shut dow... Read More
Nissan Launches Online Shopping Program

By Jennifer Geiger on December 21, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced automakers to get creative when it comes to vehicle shopping; Nissan is the latest brand to launch an online shopping program. Read More
Coronavirus and Cars: 10 Tips for Tailgating During COVID-19

By Matt Schmitz on November 2, 2020

From office space to movie theaters, and from road trips to restaurants, American industry and individuals alike have had to reimagine how we work and play amid the COVID-19 pandemic that’s kept us... Read More
How to Buy a Car Online During COVID-19

By Kelsey Mays on October 12, 2020

The early weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic saw dozens of states impose high restrictions, or even outright bans, on traditional car sales. Though many jurisdictions have scaled back on the most sever... Read More
3 Tips for Taking a Socially Distanced Road Trip During a Pandemic

By Aaron Bragman on September 1, 2020

We’ve advised you on how to road-trip as safely as possible, but where is safe to go in this pandemic-afflicted nation? Read More
I Took My Own Advice and Bought a 2021 Volkswagen Atlas

By Joe Bruzek on September 1, 2020

The Volkswagen Atlas has been a favorite of Cars.com since its introduction for 2018, when we gave it our top award of the model year. Even in 2020, the Atlas continues to gain accolades by taking ... Read More
Coronavirus and Commuting: 6 Things You’ve Stopped Doing on the Road Back to Work

By Matt Schmitz on August 24, 2020

A Cars.com study reveals Americans’ changing attitudes toward the daily commute and what they’re just not willing to put up with. Read More
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