Cash For Clunkers Resulted In Trucks For Trucks

American VoicesEconomyautomotivebusiness ISSUE 45•46 Nov 10, 2009

Analysis of federal data shows that a substantial number of the participants in the federal "Cash for Clunkers" program merely swapped an older truck for a newer one with slightly better gas mileage. What do you think?

  • “Wait, a lot of people did that? That's probably why no one's impressed by my new truck"”

    Franklin Spain –
    Dock Builder

  • “I'm sure things would have gone differently if you could tow four dirt bikes and a speedboat with a Nissan Altima."”

    Clarissa Edge –
    Helix Coil Winder

  • “I thought about switching to a hybrid car, but then I heard those gruff baritone truck-commercial voice-overs in my head belittling and emasculating me."”

    Gary Lambdin –
    Unemployed