AUTO INDUSTRY: Lessons Learned from Cash for Clunkers Program

April 2010
GAO Reports;4/29/2010, preceding p1
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The article examines the administration of the Consumer Assistance to Recycle and Save (CARS) program or Cash for Clunkers, by the Government Accountability Office (GAO). It was found that the extent to which it puts more fuel-efficient vehicles on the road is uncertain. Participation in the program is distributed across the states. It was noted that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) did not follow some generally accepted survey design guidelines in measuring the program's impact on its participants.


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