Cash for Clunkers Stimulates Foreign Brands Most

Kyle-Anne Shiver & Lee Cary
Six of the top ten brands of new vehicles purchased through the Cash for Clunkers program are foreign.

According to a source inside the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the top 10 new vehicles purchased (total of 157,000) are:

  1. Ford Focus
  2. Toyota Corolla
  3. Honda Civic
  4. Toyota Prius
  5. Toyota Camry
  6. Ford Escape
  7. Hyundai Elantra
  8. Dodge Caliber
  9. Honda Fit
  10. Chevrolet Cobalt

Oops. It seems that Government Motors and Chrysler are not faring so well in the program.
Six of the top ten brands of new vehicles purchased through the Cash for Clunkers program are foreign.

According to a source inside the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the top 10 new vehicles purchased (total of 157,000) are:

  1. Ford Focus
  2. Toyota Corolla
  3. Honda Civic
  4. Toyota Prius
  5. Toyota Camry
  6. Ford Escape
  7. Hyundai Elantra
  8. Dodge Caliber
  9. Honda Fit
  10. Chevrolet Cobalt

Oops. It seems that Government Motors and Chrysler are not faring so well in the program.