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  • Kicking off the list, we actually have a tie, 3 vehicles each, between the CNG Ram Van/Wagon and the Ford Crown Victoria (two CNG and one flex-fuel models were clunked). We chose to use a picture of the Crown Vic because... well, you'll see.
    • Kicking off the list, we actually have a tie, 3 vehicles each, between the CNG Ram Van/Wagon and the Ford Crown Victoria (two CNG and one flex-fuel models were clunked). We chose to use a picture of the Crown Vic because... well, you'll see.
    • Seven Chevy Silverados were turned into $4,500 thanks to CARS. Five CNG models, a hybrid and a flex-fuel version said good-bye to being drivable. Yes, someone paid good money for a 2004 hybrid Silverado but then found the cash for clunkers offer too tempting to resist. We understand.
    • Finally, double digits. 58 flex-fuel Mercury Mountaineers were traded in for the clunker bounty. If you're starting to notice a Ford Motor Company trend here, you're onto something.
    • Ahh, the Mazda B3000. While some kids take old Mazda trucks and turn them into something emission free, 67 people decided to not go that route, instead turning these flex-fuel trucks in cold, hard cash.
    • Who didn't like their Ford F-150s? 98 people turned in various versions of the popular truck with CNG, LPG and dual-fuel powertrains. If you're counting, yes, this is seventh (of nine) Ford Motor Company vehicle on the list. Guess which company makes numbers 1 and 2?
    • Ford, Ford, Ford. On the one hand, it makes sense that a company that produced as many alternative fuel vehicles as Ford did had a lot of them clunked, but to see 1,409 flex-fuel Ford Rangers meet their maker must have raised some alarms in Dearborn. All in all, over 2,000 of Ford's "alternative fuel" vehicles were turned into government rebate checks. Perhaps the type of fuel used to move a vehicle isn't all that important compared to how efficient it is.
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