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    REPORT: 90% of Cash for Clunkers claims have been paid
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    Actually, paid or approved. Clunker claims being approved is the last step before dealers get paid. But yes, Cash for Clunkers, the very popular, definitely controversial program that gave consumers between $3,500 and $4,500 for their old, low gas-mileage cars is racing towards it September 30 ...

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    'Blue States' reportedly biggest winners in Cash For Clunkers
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    In the wake of the government's Cash for Clunkers program, analysts are crunching the data to determine who benefited the most from the month-long incentive program. Interestingly enough, it appears that "Blue States" (states where the residents predominantly vote for Democrat) benefited the ...

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    Forbes names 12 hardest new cars to find
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    2010 Audi Q5 - click above for high-res gallery
    With many automakers scaling back production to better balance supply with demand, it's not surprising there are several hard-to-find models right now. Forbes Magazine made some calls and did a little research and turned up what they say is the top ...

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    REPORT: Cash for Clunkers leads to shortage of destruction derby cars. Oh, the humanity!
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    With 690,000 vehicles sentenced to one final gargle of sodium silicate, thanks to the now-defunct Cash for Clunkers program, demolition-derby drivers seem to have been left holding the short end of the driveshaft. What the government seems to have forgotten is that many cars, hobbling and ...

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    Ford of Canada partners with Clean Air Foundation to give C4C-like incentives
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    2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Cash for Clunkers helped all automakers move some metal during the month of August and now Ford is looking to capture lightning in a bottle up in the Great White North. Ford of Canada is working with the Clean Air Foundation ...

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    REPORT: Just 5.7% of dealers have gotten cash for their clunkers
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    When Cash for Clunkers was announced, most everyone was so fixed on government subsidies and the potential for a sales uptick that one big obstacle was apparently largely overlooked. How and when would dealers get paid? A couple weeks after the program officially ended, we're beginning to get an ...

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    By the Numbers - August 2009: Cash for Clunkers Edition
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    FoMoCo sales up 17%, GM and Chrysler improve but still losing sales After reviewing the U.S. auto industry's sales numbers for August 2009, the true effect of the government's Cash for Clunkers program has come into crystal clear focus. There are those automakers that were prepared for this ...

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    Final tally for Cash for Clunkers: 700,000 sales, $2.877B
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    Toyota Corolla most bought, Ford Explorer 4WD most traded After one month, an extra $2 billion in funding and an absolute mess of paperwork, Cash for Clunkers has finally petered out. The final numbers are in and the program resulted in 700,000 sales totaling $2.877 billion in $3,500 and $4,500 ...

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    Dealer poll calls Cash for Clunkers a 'Nightmare,' four out of 10 didn't want program extended
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    Conventional wisdom says that Cash for Clunkers provided a big-time boost to dealers. After all, before Clunkers, most showroom floors were bereft of customers, and scores of dealerships were closing their doors. As good as C4C has been for customers, many dealers are all too happy it's over. A ...

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    Cash for Clunkers over, dealer deadline for filing extended indefinitely
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    If you're a car dealer, chances are that you're not visiting Autoblog this morning to see what's going on. No, your head and the head of every single one of your employees is buried in a keyboard right now, frantically refreshing the government's website that handles Cash for Clunkers ...

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    The Clunkers Program Exceeded Everyone's Expectations
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    Despite a lot of skepticism from industry analysts, the "Cash for Clunkers" program exceeded just about everyone's expectations. It brought in new customers, cleaned out a lot of old inventory, and started putting auto workers back to work. A lot of critics, me included, thought this was just a ...

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    Summer Sales Boom: J.D. Power predicts August sales will jump to 1.1 million units
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    2009 has been a sales disaster for the automotive world, as industry figures have dropped to the lowest levels in three decades. Cash for Clunkers has been a boon for the otherwise poor year, though, as hundreds of thousands of Americans have traded in their old cars for new, more fuel efficient ...

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    BREAKING: Cash for Clunkers ends 8PM Monday night
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    It's been a fun ride, hasn't it? The federal government's Cash for Clunkers program began with a bang on July 24th and, despite the original plan having it last until Labor Day, will officially end next Monday night (August 24th) at 8PM. The end date was announced today by U.S. Transportation ...

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    GM to reimburse dealers until Cash for Clunkers rebates arrive
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    If there's one thing that General Motors knows right now, it's that Cash for Clunkers is good for business. The automaker announced earlier this week that it was adding shifts at several assembly plants to increase production of popular vehicles in response to the program's success. So it would ...

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    Feds reportedly preparing Cash for Clunkers "wind down" plan
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    When Cash for Clunkers Version 1.0 hit the ground running like Hussein Bolt in the 400 meter relay, the U.S. government was caught a little flat-footed by the sheer volume of demand. As a result, after only a few days after C4C was started, the government was looking to shut down the program, and ...

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    REPORT: More automakers increase production to meet Cash for Clunkers demand
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    The Ford Focus isn't the only vehicle to have its production increased as a result of Cash for Clunkers. The government trade-in incentive program has resulted in a marked increase in demand for vehicles of all shapes and sizes, prompting many automakers to increase production in order to meet ...

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    REPORT: Trans. Dept. hires more people to process Cash for Clunkers dealer rebates quickly
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    If you ask customers with old, inefficient vehicles that are about to be traded in for a $4,500 voucher towards the purchase of a new car, they'd undoubtedly call the Cash for Clunkers program a smashing success. Ditto for automakers that are ramping up production in an effort to keep dealerships ...

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    BREAKING: GM ups production due to Cash for Clunkers, 1,350 union workers back on the job
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    General Motors announced an increase in North American production this afternoon that has no doubt been brought on by the success of the federal government's Cash for Clunkers program. The increase will add shifts at facilities in Lordstown, OH, which produces the Chevy Cobalt, and the CAMI plant ...

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    REPORT: Cash for Clunkers is costing charitable organizations donations
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    Cash for Clunkers is good news for people looking to trade in their old cars for new ones. It's good news for America's troubled car dealers. It's good news for automakers. And it's good news for auto workers, some of whom have been called back to work on assembly lines ramping up to meet demand ...

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    Automotive Stimulus Plan offers incentive aimed at Cash for Clunkers rejects
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    Have you experienced the crushing disappointment of arriving at your local dealer all ready to plunk down some hard earned income for a new car thanks to the government's Cash for Clunkers program, only to find out that your trade-in, which you thought was a clunker, really isn't? Chances are you ...

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