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Pete Buttigieg Is Trying to Fix Air Travel With a ‘Dashboard.’ What’s on It?

The D.O.T. says its new interactive chart is compelling many U.S. airlines to publicly commit to pay for things like hotels and meals when flights are canceled or significantly delayed. But does it have teeth?On Thursday, the Department of Transportation unveiled…

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Electric Cars Are Too Costly for Many, Even With Aid in Climate Bill

Battery-powered vehicles are considered essential to the fight against climate change, but most models are aimed at the affluent.Policymakers in Washington are promoting electric vehicles as a solution to climate change. But an uncomfortable truth remains: Battery-powered cars are much too…

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Average Car Payments Hit a Record High. Here’s What to Know.

The average monthly payment is now about $700. But shoppers have options, including looking for less expensive smaller vehicles.Tight supplies of new cars, high prices and rising interest rates are making automobiles increasingly unaffordable for many Americans.In June, the average transaction…

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