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      Local impact of Cash for Clunkers

      More money is likely coming to the popular Cash for Clunkers program.

      The Senate will vote later Thursday to add two billion dollars to the program.

      But how has the program impacted used car dealers? It's actually not as bad as you might think.

      Even though the government program only offers $3,500 and $4,500 incentives for new vehicles, John Kivela from Jon's Auto in Marquette says the program is still getting people interested in buying a car.

      "Most people get interested, they go out looking and a lot of people find they still can't afford a $20,000 to $30,000 new car. And so they come looking for alternatives and we've got some great alternatives to that," said Kivela.

      Another surprise, Kivela says the best sellers are trucks, SUVs and vans.

      Back to the program itself, the Obama Administration has said Cash for Clunkers would go broke by Friday without Congress' approval of the extension.

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