It Must Be Tough To Defend Cash For Clunkers For A Living

It's been more than four years since the sorry ploy to boost the economy that was called Cash For Clunkers was released onto the American public and the used car market, and the case for it has yet to improve. Doesn't it just seem to cost more and more every day? » 11/01/13 5:00pm 11/01/13 5:00pm

Taxpayers Spent $1.4 Million For Every Cash For Clunkers Job Created

Say, remember a few years ago when the government was giving people money to ditch their old car in exchange for something shiny and new? It saved the American car industry and fixed the environment, right? According to new report by the Brookings Institution think tank in D.C., the answer is "kinda, but not really." » 11/01/13 1:40pm 11/01/13 1:40pm

Surprise! 'Cash For Clunkers' Was Really Bad For The Environment

Remember "Cash for Clunkers," that program implemented in 2009 where the federal government was giving people money to buy shiny, fuel-efficient new cars if they traded in their old gas-guzzling clunkers? It was supposed to be a win-win situation for both the environment and America's struggling economy. » 1/06/13 1:00pm 1/06/13 1:00pm

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

Alfa Romeo 164 Survives Alfa's Departure From America, Can't Survive…

You've seen the clunked Benzes, the clunked Japanese luxury machines, and the general clunkicide, but these chilling sights may not have prepared you for this: Clunkerized Alfa Romeos! » 1/02/10 5:00pm 1/02/10 5:00pm

The Full List Of Every Cash For Clunkers Trade-In

No "old-school" media outlet bothered providing readers the full list of every car traded-in under the Cash For Clunkers program because it might be too unwieldy. We know Jalopnik readers demand more. Below, the list of all 690,114 trade-ins. » 9/29/09 12:15pm 9/29/09 12:15pm