WebXtra: Get $4,500 towards a new car

By Courtney Lane - bio | email

TEXAS (KLTV) - Imagine getting up to a $4,500 voucher toward a new car by trading in your old gas guzzler.

A "Cash for Clunkers" Bill now turns to the Senate after passing the House Tuesday. It would give consumers up to $4,500 toward a new, more fuel-efficient vehicle. The old guzzler would then be crushed or shredded as an effort to help the environment.

The year-long program is expected to cost some $4 billion.

We're meeting with some used car dealers to see how this may effect their business if this were to pass. Catch the complete report on KLTV at 6 p.m.

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