It's no surprise that the Tesla emblem appears on the great majority of electric automobiles sold in the United States.

In fact, the Model 3, Model Y, Model S, and Model X are becoming household names, much like the Ford F-150

We already know how inflation is eroding our funds and how the epidemic has impacted businesses in general.

Manufacturers had to deal with semiconductor shortages and supply chain challenges in addition to low volumes and bad sales

How did this effect ordinary people, you may wonder? Those wanting to buy new automobiles have seen costs skyrocket.

Dealerships are marking up to the point that individuals are paying premiums of 40-50% on new automobiles.

But it's not only new automobiles that are becoming more pricey. Have a look at used automobile listings

Teslas in particular have been in high demand, both new and secondhand.