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GM reinventing Cadillac brand with new financing arm

The tires on the 2023 Cadillac Lyriq are aerodynamic with black coverings embedded in the rims to help with airflow around the area. Cadillac's first electric vehicle was shown off to the media at the General Motors Warren Technical Center in Warren, Michigan on September 2, 2021.

General Motors' luxury brand Cadillac will soon get its own financing arm for customers as it continues to head toward a future of all-electric vehicles.

Is your car still stuck in the shop? Blame shortage of spare parts

Containers stacked high are seen at the Port of Los Angeles on Sept. 28, 2021, in Los Angeles, California. The supply chain backlog is creating has caused shortages of manufactured goods, including car parts. (Frederic J. Brown/AFP via Getty Images/TNS)

The world’s supply chain woes are bearing down on U.S. auto garages.

Motormouth: What's that buzzing sound?

The 2018 Honda CR-V, Motor Trend Magazine's 2018 SUV of the Year, on display at the 2017 LA Auto Show in Los Angeles, California on November 30, 2017. (Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images/TNS)

Questions and answers about cars.

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U.S. unemployment claims fall to new pandemic low of 290,000

A hiring sign is displayed at a furniture store window on Friday, Sept. 17, 2021, in Downers Grove, Ill. Unemployment claims dropped 6,000 to 290,000 last week, the third straight drop, the Labor Department said Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021,. That’s the fewest people to apply for benefits since March 14, 2020, when the pandemic intensified. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell last week to a new low point since the pandemic erupted, evidence that layoffs are declining as companies hold onto workers

Bitcoin tops $66,000, sets record as crypto goes mainstream

FILE - This May 12, 2021, file photo shows an advertisement for the cryptocurrency Bitcoin displayed on a tram in Hong Kong. Cryptocurrencies have surged to nearly $2.5 trillion in total value, rivaling the size of G7 economies like Canada’s and Italy’s, with more than 200 million users. At that size, it’s simply too large for the financial establishment to ignore. Firms that cater to the world’s wealthiest families are increasingly putting some of their fortunes into crypto. Hedge funds are trading Bitcoin, which has big-name banks starting to offer them services around it. And in the latest milestone for the industry, an easy-to-trade fund tied to Bitcoin began trading on Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)

Bitcoin stormed above $66,000 for the first time on Wednesday, riding a wave of excitement about how the financial establishment is increasingly accepting the digital currency’s rise

As Bitcoin goes mainstream, Wall Street looks to cash in

FILE - This May 12, 2021, file photo shows an advertisement for the cryptocurrency Bitcoin displayed on a tram in Hong Kong. Cryptocurrencies have surged to nearly $2.5 trillion in total value, rivaling the size of G7 economies like Canada’s and Italy’s, with more than 200 million users. At that size, it’s simply too large for the financial establishment to ignore. Firms that cater to the world’s wealthiest families are increasingly putting some of their fortunes into crypto. Hedge funds are trading Bitcoin, which has big-name banks starting to offer them services around it. And in the latest milestone for the industry, an easy-to-trade fund tied to Bitcoin began trading on Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)

Whether you love cryptocurrencies or hate the very idea of them, they’re becoming more mainstream by the day