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Ford Launches 'Swap Your Ride' Campaign, Offering $1,000 Bonus And 0% Financing

Ford Launches 'Swap Your Ride' Campaign, Offering $1,000 Bonus And 0% Financing

A couple of years ago, Ford invited shoppers to "swap their rides" for new Ford cars and trucks. The pitch was part of an advertising campaign from Ford Motor Company, centered on a $1,000 bonus for buyers who traded in vehicles from other manufacturers. Apparently the campaign was a success... read more

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Kendall Toyota  -  Eugene, OR  -  First LEED Platinum dealership facility

With Incentives, Toyota Taking Back Its Market Share

The aggressive incentives offered by Toyota (NYSE:TM) appear to be working, bringing shoppers back to Toyota dealerships—and the automaker back from a recall-related sales... read more March 16, 2010 by  7

2010 Nissan Altima Hybrid

Frugal Shopper: The Ten Most Discounted Hybrid Models

If you're considering one of many hybrid models but think that there are no deals to be had on green vehicles, now would be the time to think again—and potentially head out... read more March 12, 2010 by  1

2010 Toyota Corolla

U.S. Auto Sales: SAAR Jumps To 12.5 Million

The Seasonally Adjusted Annual Rate (SAAR) for U.S. auto sales bounded to 12.5 million in early March. Aside from last August, when Cash-for-Clunkers sales were in full... read more March 12, 2010 by  0

Kendall Toyota  -  Eugene, OR  -  First LEED Platinum dealership facility

Toyota Offers Zero-Percent And Free Maintenance To Some Buyers

Toyota (NYSE: TM) rolled out an all-new incentive program aimed at jump-starting sales that have slumped due to bruised consumer confidence from the ongoing... read more March 3, 2010 by  18

The 2010 Toyota Prius

Old-School/New-School: Toyota Uses Twitter, Incentives To Lure Customers Back

In the early days of the Toyota recall fiasco, car buyers seemed to ignore the bad news. But as Cleopatra once said, denial only goes so far, and Toyota's troubles are... read more March 3, 2010 by  3

2008 Saturn Sky 2-door Convertible Red Line Front Exterior View

GM Offering Saturn Owners $2,000 To Stay With Company

Saturn owners and loyalists were left in the lurch last September when General Motors decided to kill off the brand following a breakdown in talks with the Penske Automotive... read more February 14, 2010 by  0

2006 Dodge Ram SRT-10 4-door Quad Cab 140.5" WB Front Exterior View

Hyundai, Chrysler Create More Incentives To Lure Toyota Customers

Last week, we mentioned that Ford and GM were offering special incentives to customers who trade in Toyota vehicles at the time of purchase. Now Chrysler and Hyundai have... read more February 1, 2010 by  0

2010 Toyota Camry

GM Offers $1,000 Incentives To Toyota Owners

Toyota’s stuck accelerator pedal debacle has seen millions of cars recalled and now a halt on sales for eight different models (RAV4, Corolla, Matrix, Avalon, Camry... read more January 27, 2010 by  5

2009 Pontiac G3

Frugal Shopper: GM Unloading Pontiac, Saturn Vehicles

If you've been on the lookout for a new car but you're a little short on cash, General Motors may have a deal for you. In a clever shell game that should pay off nicely for... read more December 29, 2009 by  1

2009 Toyota Highlander Hybrid

Frugal Shopper: Compare New And Used Vehicles Before You Buy

This year may go down in history as one of the best for frugal car shoppers. Thanks to incentive programs from automakers and the federal government and return policies from... read more December 21, 2009 by  0

Japanese travel poster

Detroit Cries Foul On Japan's Cash-For-Clunkers Program

As congress planned the controversial Cash-for-Clunkers program over the spring and summer of this year, there was some discussion of limiting new car subsidies to American... read more December 11, 2009 by  0

General Motors Cadillac Dealership

GM Kicking Off Brand-Wide Sale

General Motors is ramping up for the holiday season with huge sales across its four brands. Starting today, the automaker will be launching massive incentives for each brand... read more November 18, 2009 by  0

Nissan President and Chief Executive Carlos Ghosn

Carlos Ghosn: Auto Sales Have Bottomed, Nowhere To Go But Up

Speaking at a World Economic Forum in New Delhi, Carlos Ghosn -- head of Nissan Motor Company and Renault SA -- had some interesting things to say about the global auto... read more November 9, 2009 by  0

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VIDEO: A Look At General Motors' Satisfaction Guarantee

General Motors' new "60-Day Satisfaction Guarantee" (pitched by new CEO Ed Whitacre in the TV spot above) has sparked a good bit of comment, both positive and negative. Those... read more September 24, 2009 by  0

Das Autobahn

Germany Wants 1,000,000 EVs On The Road By 2020

Germany has set a goal of putting 1,000,000 electric vehicles on its roadways by the year 2020, and Chancellor Angela Merkel is putting together a plan to make that happen... read more August 20, 2009 by  2


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