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Cash For Clunkers Cars Stacking Up, Can't Be Recycled Quickly Enough

Cash For Clunkers Cars Stacking Up, Can't Be Recycled Quickly Enough

The Cash For Clunkers, or CARS, program was rather successful in collecting old, junky cars--but it's having a hard time getting rid of them. And that is translating into a lot longer--and potentially dirtier--process than had originally been anticipated. Recycling the clunkers cars is one of the... read more

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WTF Friday: Car Thief Dashes With Clunker

People are generally of two minds about Cash-for-Clunkers: either it was a brilliant piece of economic stimulation, or it was a big, steaming pile of stupidity. Similarly, we... read more September 25, 2009 by  0


 
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Couple Finds Cash For Clunkers Trade Back On The Used Lot

A Southern California couple who decided to trade in their 2001 Nissan Xterra under the Cash for Clunkers program in August later found the vehicle for sale in the same... read more September 22, 2009 by  4


 
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Cash-For-Clunkers Continues, With Dealers Taking The Lead

Remember Cash-for-Clunkers? Gee, that was fun. Wouldn't it be cool if we could keep those good times rolling? Well, that's exactly what 73 auto dealerships (and counting)... read more August 25, 2009 by  11


 
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Want Clunker Cash? Stop Reading, Call Your Dealer, It Ends Today

If you've got a clunker you've been meaning to trade in, you'd better take the rest of the day off, 'cause the whole Cash-for-Clunkers program winds up at 8 pm tonight... read more August 24, 2009 by  0


 
Cash-for-Clunkers' online buzz (from Nielsen)

Survey: Nielsen Reports Cash-For-Clunkers Online Data

Media metrics powerhouse Nielsen Research spends a great deal of time analyzing TV ratings and buying habits, but the company has also kept its eye on the federal... read more August 21, 2009 by  1


 
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Automotive Stimulus Program Takes The Government Out of Clunkers?

The reports are mounting of an increasingly common scene: a would-be new car buyer is thwarted in their attempts to trade in a car under the government's cash for clunkers... read more August 14, 2009 by  3


 
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Report: Cash For Clunkers Could Be Broke By September

Three billion dollars is a lot of money - a lot of taxpayer money, to be precise - and that's how much has been allocated to the Car Allowance Rebate System (CARS), more... read more August 13, 2009 by  2


 
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Ford Focuses On The Focus To Meet Clunker Trade-In Boom

The Ford Focus has been extremely popular with Cash-for-Clunkers buyers. With an MSRP starting just above $15,000 and an EPA-rated fuel economy of 24/33 mpg -- not to mention... read more August 13, 2009 by  1


 
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Cash For Clunkers: Mechanics, Aftermarket Already Hurting?

We've heard a lot about the positives of the Cash-for-Clunkers program in recent days. It gets gas-guzzling vehicles off the road in favor of more fuel-efficient, potentially... read more August 7, 2009 by  9


 
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ALERT: $2B Cash-For-Clunkers Extension Passes Senate, Obama To Sign

Yesterday afternoon, the US Senate passed a $2 billion extension to the Car Allowance Rebate Systems (CARS) program--better known as "Cash for Clunkers"--by a vote of 60 to... read more August 7, 2009 by  2


 
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Cash For Clunkers To Cause Used Car Bubble?

The law of supply and demand is a fairly simple concept - before you exit screaming with memories of high school economics flashing before your eyes, read on for just a... read more August 6, 2009 by  2


 
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Small Cars In Short Supply Due To Cash-For-Clunkers Boom

Plan to swoop in and get the deal of the decade at the local lot by taking a new car off their hands? Sorry, but it looks like you might have missed your opportunity for some... read more August 5, 2009 by  0


 
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UPDATE: GOP Will Oppose Cash-For-Clunkers in Senate

Last week, we reported that the US House of Representatives voted 316 to 109 to pass HR 3445, which allocates another $2 billion to Cash-for-Clunkers from an energy-loan... read more August 3, 2009 by  5


 
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Would YOU Crush a Bentley? (No, NOT a Cash-For-Clunkers Tradein!)

Most of the United States now require that you insure your vehicle before you can register it. Enforcement, however, varies considerably. As we learned recently, in New York... read more August 3, 2009 by  9


 
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Ford To Post July Sales Gain Thanks To Cash-For-Clunkers

The good news: Ford Motor Company is set to post a year-over-year sales increase for the month of July -- its first since 2007. The (potentially) bad news: the jump in sales... read more August 3, 2009 by  1


 

 
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