Comments on: German ‘cash for clunkers’ out of gas just before vote http://blogs.reuters.com/global/2009/09/02/german-cash-for-clunkers-out-of-gas-just-before-vote/ Beyond the World news headlines Wed, 16 Nov 2016 20:09:42 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: Dave Heins http://blogs.reuters.com/global/2009/09/02/german-cash-for-clunkers-out-of-gas-just-before-vote/comment-page-1/#comment-10824 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 12:00:50 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/global/?p=5435#comment-10824 As a Used Car Department Manager, I think the Cash for Clunkers (CARS) program pulled in customers who would not have purchased a new car this year. The real problem is that the people who did not qualify are seemingly waiting for their chance at a great deal. Once a more normal buying pattern returns, the industry will be more stable, but probably not a hot bed of activity for quite some time.

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