Compact Success Small Car Sales Boom in Germany amid Automaker Crisis

Even as carmakers around the world suffer amid the global economic downturn, some manufacturers are seeing record sales in Germany. Berlin's "scrapping bonus" is paying off.
Germans have been turning in old cars to be scrapped at record rates this winter.

Germans have been turning in old cars to be scrapped at record rates this winter.

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cgh -- with wire reports