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Ford of Canada has launched a car scrappage program that expands on a previous government-run program to get even more older vehicles off the road. While the government program only paid for cars from 1995 and earlier to be scrapped, Ford is accepting cars up to model year 2003.

The Italian cash for clunkers program was supposed to last until the end of 2009. However, there were voices that called for the extension of the program. Once such voice was Sergio Marchione, the CEO of Fiat, who said that there could be "severe social consequences" if the program was suddendly finished. Presto, the Italian Government has now decided to extend the program by 100,000 more vehicles or €2 billion, whichever is reached first. The program offers a tax break of €1,500 to bu