Morons Clunkerize Rare GMC Syclone Super Truck

We like the turbocharged GMC Syclone pickup so much that we helped you put it in a video game. We were also saddened to discover one that Syclone became a Cash For Clunkers victim. Save the Syclones! Update! » 2/02/10 1:20pm 2/02/10 1:20pm

Exclusive Jalopnik Audit Of Clunked Exotics Finds Initial News Reports…

Our exclusive audit of government documents reveals many of the sensational news stories of exotic vehicles crushed under the Cash for Clunkers law were completely false. Our full exclusive report below. » 1/22/10 9:00am 1/22/10 9:00am

Infographic Proves Cash For Clunkers Great For Japanese

The Cash For Clunkers program saw a lot of Ford Explorers crushed and a few exotics destroyed, but the biggest accomplishment? Selling Japanese cars. » 1/07/10 10:00am 1/07/10 10:00am

It's Over: Ten Most Traded-In, Purchased Cash For Clunkers Cars

Cash For Clunkers is finally over. The final numbers? 690,114 cars were destroyed. Was it a win for America? Sorta. Of the purchases, American cars made up less than 40%. Full details, and most traded-in and purchased cars, below. » 8/26/09 12:00pm 8/26/09 12:00pm

Ten Most Traded-In And Purchased Cash For Clunkers Cars (Almost Over!)

Less than half-a-day left in Cash For Clunkers and the end couldn't come soon enough. According to newest data, recorded dealer transactions jumped by nearly 30% this weekend. That, plus the top traded-in and purchased cars, below. » 8/24/09 1:00pm 8/24/09 1:00pm

Cash For Clunkers: The End Is Nigh!

The long national "Cash For Clunkers" nightmare will officially end at 8:00 PM EST tonight — under 12 hours from now. We've shown you the cold and unfeeling stats. Like before, we want you to show us the damage first-hand. » 8/24/09 9:00am 8/24/09 9:00am

Ten Most Traded-In And Purchased Cash For Clunkers Cars (Updated,…

As the Cash For Clunkers program begins to screech to a halt we again take a look at the most traded-in, most purchased vehicles and other fun stats. » 8/21/09 6:45pm 8/21/09 6:45pm

Cash For Clunkers Program Ends Monday

The Department of Transportation seems as worried as everyone else about the depletion of funding, and has decided to end the Cash For Clunkers program effective 8:00 PM Monday. » 8/20/09 5:01pm 8/20/09 5:01pm

Is Cash For Clunkers Out Of Money, Again?

We've been watching as the amount of funds in the Cash For Clunkers kitty quickly dwindles, and now the National Automobile Dealers Association is asking for guidance because they believe there's no money left. » 8/19/09 10:20pm 8/19/09 10:20pm

Low-Mileage Jeep Grand Wagoneer To Be Clunkerized

As if the death of a somewhat troublesome Maserati BiTurbo wasn't bad enough, a dealership in Bloomington, Indiana is preparing to execute this supremely reliable 1989 Jeep Wagoneer V6 4x4 with just 67K on the odometer. » 8/17/09 5:35pm 8/17/09 5:35pm

Cash For Clunker Engine Disabling Leads To Fire

Technicians at Castle Ford outside Baltimore, MD were apparently attempting to disable a clunker van's engine, as required by Cash For Clunkers, when the entire van burst into flames, taking down another clunker with it. » 8/14/09 11:00am 8/14/09 11:00am

Disqualified Cash For Clunker Deals Accepted

We reported early on that the EPA adjusted their mileage ratings in advance of Cash For Clunkers, thus disqualifying certain vehicles. The government has just announced they'll accept those voucher requests under certain conditions. » 8/11/09 4:30pm 8/11/09 4:30pm

Cash For Clunkers Rolls Over $1 Billion

Conveniently, the Cash For Clunkers program rolled over the $1.03 billion mark, exactly one day after the Senate approved $2 billion for it. Wow, crazy coincidence, especially since they didn't send us stats for yesterday to compare. » 8/07/09 4:45pm 8/07/09 4:45pm

Save The Clunkers!

The success of the Cash For Clunkers program has been at the expense of a few great cars. More sales are good, but crushed classics are bad. Look at the Dodge Ram Vanamino above! Someone, please, Save The Clunkers! » 8/07/09 4:15pm 8/07/09 4:15pm

Cash For Clunkers Program Actually Benefiting Truck, Crossover Sales

The NHTSA list of the most purchased cars under the Cash For Clunkers programs favors cars. But if you look at it by model, and not by trim, trucks and crossovers are the true winners. » 8/07/09 1:45pm 8/07/09 1:45pm

Cash For Clunkers Gets $2 Billion Boost From Senate

The second-to-last obstacle to to continuing the Cash For Clunkers program, i.e. securing another $2 billion, has been removed with the Democrats successfully stopping the Republicans from adding any amendments to a vote of 65-32. » 8/06/09 6:05pm 8/06/09 6:05pm

Senate Likely To Pass $2 Billion Cash For Clunkers Extension Today

Senate Democrats will likely approve another $2 billion for Cash For Clunkers today. The catch? Republicans will be able to vote on an amendments for the bill, including one forcing the government to sell GM and Chrysler stake. » 8/06/09 9:15am 8/06/09 9:15am

Ten Most Traded-In And Purchased Cash For Clunkers Cars (Updated)

In our daily tally of the most traded-in clunkers under the Cash For Clunkers program we find the Toyota Corolla has knocked the Ford Focus off the mountain still made up primarily of old Ford Explorers. » 8/05/09 7:00pm 8/05/09 7:00pm

Cash For Clunkers Nearly Out Of Funding Because Of Greener Purchases

We have a fresh update on the Cash For Clunkers numbers and it appears that the program actually is quickly running out of funds because people are buying greener cars. » 8/05/09 5:45pm 8/05/09 5:45pm