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WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is refusing to release government records on its "cash for clunkers" rebate program that would substantiate — or undercut — claims of its success.
President Barack Obama wants $2 billion more to boost car sales, days after the first $1 billion was made available. Obama has promised greater transparency, but Transportation Department officials say they don't have time to turn over sales data provided by car dealers.
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but Transportation Department officials say they don't have time to turn over sales data provided by car dealers
Four of the top five models sold so far under the U.S. “cash for clunkers” program, aimed at boosting the auto industry, are made by foreign automakers, according to Transportation Department data.
Originally posted by djvexd
The thing that kills me is that every car that gets turned in, no matter of condition, has to be disabled, most by pouring liquid glass in the engine. Instead of taking these cars and giving them to charities that provide vehicles to low-income families, let's disable them. nice. Bottom line trumps common sense once again.