| Mar 10, 2010
| 4:32 PM
The Cash for Clunkers program sold far more cars than even the government thought at first, according to an analysis conducted by the automotive market research company Maritz Research. Martiz says Clunkers was responsible for 765,000 new vehicles sold....
| Apr 30, 2010
| 4:32 PM
The Cash for Clunkers program succeeded in its broad, basic objectives of providing economic stimulus to a struggling industry, but ultimately the results are difficult to gauge, according to a report by the Government Accountability Office. Despite...
| Dec 29, 2009
| 4:32 PM
We can say this about 2009: At least it???s over. Car sales plummeted then skyrocketed with the Cash for Clunkers program, and two of the largest automakers in the world went bankrupt. And those were just the major plotlines of......
| Jan 4, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Used car prices went up every month in 2009, fueled by a decrease in trade-ins and lower inventories from Cash for Clunkers. Analysts believe prices will start to level off in 2010 as new car sales increase at an expected......
| Apr 2, 2010
If you liked cash for clunkers get ready for round two. April marks the start of cash for appliances.
Texas has more than $23 million in federal stimulus money to give away to people who want to buy new, energy efficient appliances. But people need to...
| May 6, 2010
| 3:33 PM
Homeowners could collect thousands of dollars in Cash for Caulkers rebates for renovating their homes with better insulation and energy-saving windows and doors under a new economic stimulus bill the House passed Thursday.
The Home Star bill, passed 246-...
| Apr 4, 2010
| 5:58 PM
If you liked Cash for Clunkers, get ready for round two. April marks the start of Cash for Appliances.
Texas has more than $23 million in federal stimulus money to give away to people who want to buy new, energy efficient appliances.
| Apr 7, 2010
| 10:06 AM
Despite how many times they're told differently, some Americans persist in their belief that there were weapons of mass destruction in Iraq. Sorry, nope.
And almost as enduring are the myths about the forthcoming electric vehicles. So let me use my bully...
| Mar 15, 2011
| 11:56 AM
NEW YORK -- U.S. stocks tumbled on Tuesday in a global selloff as fears that Japan's nuclear power crisis could turn into a larger catastrophe sent investors in search of safety.
In a second straight day of losses tied to Japan, the S&P 500 fell to...
| Jan 29, 2010
| 4:36 AM
Just a few months ago, the Cash for Clunkers program was all the rage, bringing in millions of dollars for the car industry. Now, a new program is looking to give you an incentive to go green in your home.
The federal government is doling out $300...
| Dec 17, 2010
| 12:10 PM
What do you do for Christmas if your wife's birthday happens to fall the day before?
If you're David Savenok of Wheaton, you buy her a new car.
Last year Savenok surprised his wife, Tammy, with a Lexus RX350, working out a deal with McGrath Lexus of...
| Sep 27, 2010
| 4:14 AM
Hyundai Motor Co. is recalling 139,500 Sonata sedans in the U.S. because of a manufacturing defect that could cause drivers to lose steering control.
The recall affects 2011 models built between Dec. 11, 2009 and Sept. 10, the National Highway Traffic...