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    Hard to Handle: Recyclers reportedly facing crush of cars after C4C
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    The ramifications of America's. Cash for Clunkers program are still being figured out – which isn't all that surprising given that a total of 700,000 or so sales totaling $2.877 billion were processed in just one month. And besides facing the unfortunate lack of suitable demolition derby ...

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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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    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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    Ask Autoblog: Why doesn't my guzzler qualify as a clunker?
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    We've been hearing plenty of horror stories this past week about people trying and failing to trade in their vehicles under the Cash for Clunkers program. We recently received an e-mail from a reader named Rex asking about his particular case. Unfortunately, a big part of the problem is either ...

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    Autoblog Podcast #139
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    Click above for the Autoblog Podcast in iTunes, RSS or listen now!
    As sure as the August heat is going to make that ice cream cone melt all over your hand, the Autoblog podcast keeps notching up new episodes. Chris, Sam, and Dan blocked out some time to sit in front of the microphones and chat ...

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    Can't Win For Losing: Chrysler kills Cash for Clunkers incentives after running out of cars?
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    What do you do with a program that is driving so many customers into your showrooms that inventory is now running low? If you are Chrysler, and it's the popular incentive plan tied to the government's C.A.R.S. (a.k.a. "Cash for Clunkers") program, you extinguish it and replace it with a new, less ...

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    REPORT: Dealers may have to pay taxes on Cash for Clunkers rebates
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    Nothing is ever as simple as it seems. One prime example is the government's newly minted "Cash for Clunkers" program, or CARS (Car Allowance Rebate System) that launched yesterday. As the rebate program kicks into gear, dealers that are hoping to cash in are facing a new worry. But according to ...

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    REPORT: Nissan engineers tweaking vehicles to meet Cash-for-Clunkers requirements
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    In an effort to sweeten the incentive for those taking advantage of the government's Car Allowance Rebate System (a.k.a. "Cash-for-Clunkers"), Nissan has reportedly sent its engineers back to the lab in order to pinch every last ...

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    Rules for CARS, the cash for clunkers bill, released
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    Preliminary rules for the CARS act – which was known as the Cash for Clunkers bill and is now more officially known as the CAR Allowance Rebate System or the Consumer Assistance to Recycle and Save Act of 2009 – were released by the Federal government today. Automakers have been busy ...

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    NYT interactive tool maps out which vehicles are "domestic" and which ones aren't
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    Now that the "Cash for Clunkers" bill has passed Congress is ready for President Obama's signature, the next question is: What car should you buy with your trade-in bonus? There were two primary motivations behind this legislation, economic and environmental. From an environmental perspective the ...

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    Consumer Reports lists clunkers to cash in on
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    With Congress on the verge of passing some kind of 'cash-for-clunkers' legislation, it's time to take a look at what cars are worth trading in for the scrappage credit and what models would be better to sell by other means. The good folks at Consumer Reports have come to the rescue. Obviously, a ...

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    REPORT: Cash-For-Clunkers added to climate bill
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    It seems that calls from House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) to fast track the Cash-For-Clunkers bill through the legislative process may have fallen on deaf ears. According to the Detroit Free Press, the somewhat controversial bill will be tacked ...

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