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New funding sought for U.S. “clunker” program

Reuters – The U.S. government’s $1 billion "cash for clunkers" auto sales incentive program reached its funding limit unexpectedly after an avalanche of business exhausted its funds, an Obama administration official said late Thursday. Auto dealers began offering government-backed rebates […]

GM, Chrysler launch supplier support

Traverse City Record Eagle – General Motors and Chrysler, which have received $17.4 billion in federal aid and face upcoming deadlines to restructure their companies, will designate the auto parts suppliers that need the financing, giving them a large role […]

Obama drops “car czar” idea

Reuters  – President Barack Obama has decided to launch a government task force for restructuring the struggling U.S. auto industry instead of naming a "car czar" with sweeping powers, a senior administration official said on Sunday. Obama is appointing Treasury […]

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