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Local dealers not big fans of balky Cash for Clunkers

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By Tom Larson

Sun Tribune

Local auto dealers still are waiting for payment on the bulk of their Cash for Clunkers sales, and none are anxious for a reprise of the program.


"The premise was pretty good," said Tom Krusemark, owner of Valu Ford and Chrysler in Morris. "It did what (the federal government) wanted it to do. It generated a lot of interest in the showroom and it got things cranked up in Detroit. But logistically, it left a lot to be desired."

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