If the U.S. Senate approves additional funding to continue the Car Allowance Rebate System, General Motors Co. could come up “a little short” on inventory. The so-called cash-for-clunkers program, which could benefit from a $2 billion boost if the Senate follows the lead of House lawmakers, gave sagging U.S. sales a jolt in July. GM credits the government incentive with draining its stocks of midsize cross/utility vehicles and cars, as well as some fullsize pickup-truck configurations. ...

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