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Cash for clunkers. Rubles for wrecks.

   From Sunday's Buffalo News Business Today:
- Auto dealers cash in on clunkers - Matt Glynn/The Buffalo News

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    Cash for Clunkers was a bureaucratic burden for many local auto dealers, but it provided a dearly needed summer sales boost and helped stop a year-long sales slide.
   Area dealers' sales rose 10 percent in August, when the government incentive program was in full force, according to data from the Niagara Frontier Automobile Dealers Association.

   See also:
- Auto dealers see sales drop after Clunkers' end - The Louisville Courier-Journal
- Did Cash for Clunkers Fail? - The Atlantic Online
- Here comes the clunker hangover - BusinessWeek
- Dealers work to reload after Clunkers success - The Waco Tribune-Herald
- Washington bails out Detroit - The Washington Post [Oops. That one is about football.]  

   See also also:
- Russians, Too, May Get 'Cash for Clunkers' Rebates  - Voice of America
   The hope is that a "rubles for wrecks" plan next year will revive the domestic auto industry and spur Russian new-car sales, now running at less than half last year's levels.

   Meanwhile:
- Luxury vehicle market dips

-- George Pyle/The Buffalo News 
  

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