Dealer inventories, cash low as clunker program ends


* Some dealers fear government will be slow to pay * Inventories down after program empties lots By Ed Stoddard FORT WORTH, Aug 25 (Reuters) - Autodealer Cliff Johnson sold 70 vehicles under the government's "cash-for-clunkers" program, which offered rebates of up to $4,500 to trade in older gas guzzlers. But the day after the program ended he's only been paid for two and he's worried about how quickly the government will reimburse him for over a quarter of a million dollars and ...

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