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  • Cash-for-Clunkers, aka Scrappage, Plans are being legislated and argued around the world:

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  • "Scrappage," or the rate at which cars were junked, had dropped decade by decade, from the 1970s rate of more than 7% a year to about 5.5%, which meant that the average age of cars on the road was increasing.

    Driving Detroit Out of Its Ditch

  • 'Scrappage' schemes: Saving planet doomed from Day 1

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  • • “Scrappage scheme” – to give motorists up to £2000 to buy a new car

    Budget 2009: what the papers say

  • ‘Scrappage’ has also recently been introduced in Italy and Spain.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • “Scrappage tax nets profit for Treasury The cash for bangers scheme is set to earn the Treasury a major windfall, The Daily Telegraph has learned.”

    Monday Morning Update. Scotland the not-so-brave, Labour, the Party of Cuts, Brown meets Gaddafi, Clegg under attack

  • Vehicle Scrappage Scheme - Good for consumers and business The introduction of a vehicle scrappage scheme for cars aged ten years and over as announced in the Budget will boost the new car market, encourage consumers to get back into car showrooms, and reduce the likelihood of employee downsizing in this sector.'

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • Early this morning the UK Business Secretary, Lord Mortgage, announced a new ‘Scrappage’ scheme, saying:

    Government Announces New Scrappage Scheme

  • If this ‘Scrappage’ deal does take off it could start a new trend as several banks have also expressed interest in operating a similar scheme themselves, where they offer money to other business to take in some old surplus-to-requirements bankers the banks no longer need or want.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • "Scrappage schemes are significantly distorting the dynamics of the European market, in our view, helping to protect jobs and prevent insolvencies -- but at what cost?" said Credit Suisse Group analyst Stuart Pearson

    Incentives Mask Europe's Car Glut

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