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Chevy offers money-back guarantee on new vehicles
Seattle Post Intelligencer ^ | July 12, 2012

Posted on 07/10/2012 7:23:29 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer

DETROIT (AP) — Chevrolet is trying to pull more customers into its dealerships by offering a money-back guarantee on new cars and trucks.

The General Motors brand said Tuesday that buyers can get refunds if they return their 2012 or 2013 vehicles for any reason. The guarantee lasts for up to 60 days from the date of purchase.

Chevy Marketing Chief Chris Perry says research shows that customers like it when companies show confidence in their cars and trucks.

Customers pay a set price equal to the discount GM offers to parts supply companies, including incentives. If they aren't satisfied with the vehicle, GM will refund their money.

Returned vehicles can't have more than 4,000 miles on them and they can't be damaged.

The offer ends on Sept. 4.

During the first half of the year, Chevy sales grew 6.3 percent to almost 962,000 cars and trucks. But the brand is growing at less than half the rate of overall U.S. auto sales. The total U.S. auto market grew almost 15 percent from January through June. Chevy is by far GM's most important brand. In the U.S., it accounts for more than 73 percent of the company's sales, according to Autodata Corp.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: chevrolet; corruption; failure; fraud; gm; governmentmotors; porkulus; tyranny; uaw
Where is the money back guarantee for taxpayers?
1 posted on 07/10/2012 7:23:42 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

the deadbeat of America...that’s today’s Chevrolet...

Like a crock...


2 posted on 07/10/2012 7:27:35 AM PDT by stefanbatory (Insert witty tagline here)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Why not? They are spending OUR money.....


3 posted on 07/10/2012 7:27:56 AM PDT by illiac (If we don't change directions soon, we'll get where we're going)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

GM might try something new: building a quality vehicle.

I’m still waiting for them to repair all the Obama-quality junk they fosted on me during the malaise years.

Shove it up your smelly septic collective Obamas, GM and UAW.

Never again will one of your products disgrace my driveway.


4 posted on 07/10/2012 7:29:43 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
How long until the IRS imposes a “tax penalty” for not purchasing a fine GM automobile...unions gotta eat.
5 posted on 07/10/2012 7:33:41 AM PDT by Tex-Con-Man (T. Coddington Van Voorhees VII 2012 - "Together, I Shall Ride You To Victory")
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Taxpayer money to make such an offer, huh Chevy?
Build garbage and garbage is what you sell....and thus have to offer such a guarantee. /s =.=


6 posted on 07/10/2012 7:36:05 AM PDT by cranked
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

....and to your survivors?..................


7 posted on 07/10/2012 7:37:08 AM PDT by Red Badger (Think logically. Act normally.................)
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8 posted on 07/10/2012 7:37:44 AM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: stefanbatory

Sounds like a TV ad I heard once . . .


9 posted on 07/10/2012 7:40:20 AM PDT by BipolarBob
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Hmmm.....

Should I try out the Corvette or a fully loaded Silverado?


10 posted on 07/10/2012 7:45:42 AM PDT by Iron Munro (Ayn Rand: "In any compromise between food and poison, it is only death that can win")
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
New tax coming: Buy an Obamamobile peoples’ car or pay a tax.
11 posted on 07/10/2012 7:46:02 AM PDT by Truth29
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Husband and I have vowed NEVER to purchase anything from GM again. We are actively searching for a new vehicle....and will not even look at GM.

We ARE looking at Ford.


12 posted on 07/10/2012 7:48:10 AM PDT by SumProVita (Cogito, ergo...Sum Pro Vita. (Modified Decartes))
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
BOYCOTT
GOVERNMENT
MOTORS

13 posted on 07/10/2012 7:49:47 AM PDT by AAABEST (Et lux in tenebris lucet: et tenebrae eam non comprehenderunt)
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To: Iron Munro

Florida = Corvette

Stuck up here in the northland and I’ve never set foot in either dern it.


14 posted on 07/10/2012 7:50:18 AM PDT by Fightin Whitey
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

So, if I buy one today, I return it in 59 days, and buy another one.

I return it in 59 days, and buy another one.

I return it in 59 days, and buy another one.

I return it in 59 days, and buy another one.

A bit of a hassle, but it’s a free car for life !!!


15 posted on 07/10/2012 7:54:28 AM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Sounds like a super cheap long term rental to me.


16 posted on 07/10/2012 7:58:46 AM PDT by meatloaf (Support Senate S 1863 & House Bill 1380 to eliminate oil slavery.)
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To: Izzy Dunne

The offer ends on Sept. 4.


17 posted on 07/10/2012 8:01:41 AM PDT by antisocial (Texas SCV - Deo Vindice)
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To: Izzy Dunne
it’s a free car for life

Assuming you die within 59 days of Sept 4, 2012

18 posted on 07/10/2012 8:02:14 AM PDT by nascarnation
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Didn’t I read last week that GM is flying the gay flag at their plants?


19 posted on 07/10/2012 8:04:22 AM PDT by conservativesister
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Good luck trying to return one. They’ll put you through so much rigamarole that you’ll never buy another GM vehicle the rest of your life. Might as well not bothe buying one in the first place.


20 posted on 07/10/2012 8:05:11 AM PDT by Kevmo ( FRINAGOPWIASS: Free Republic Is Not A GOP Website. It's A Socon Site.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

marketing shows....?

what a bunch of Madison Avenue fools.

It is and will continue to be government motors.

GM is doa. there is no reason to allow anyone’s shadow to touch any dealership.

All that remains is for the marque vehicles brands to be sold off.


21 posted on 07/10/2012 8:07:09 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: antisocial

Hmmm. I guess it pays to read the fine print, eh?


22 posted on 07/10/2012 8:10:07 AM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: stefanbatory

I often snickered at that ad. Wondered what they were touting, comfort or agility. sd


23 posted on 07/10/2012 8:10:07 AM PDT by shotdog (I love my country. It's our government I'm afraid of.)
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To: Kevmo

how many families of politicians will have a new car every 60 days? congressmen? state legislators?

this is a means of concealing legal bribery.

are these returned cars going to be resold as new? demos? or used?


24 posted on 07/10/2012 8:11:54 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

The UAW and GM can choke on their cars. I will never buy one.


25 posted on 07/10/2012 8:15:59 AM PDT by Gaffer (NOVEMBER !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

I just drove a Cadillac CTS the other day. What a POS. All plastic and clunky. For a $45k car I would have expected a lot more for the money. GM hasn’t improved anything.


26 posted on 07/10/2012 8:19:47 AM PDT by CodeToad (uired to vote for a treaty.)
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To: Iron Munro
Should I try out the Corvette or a fully loaded Silverado?

I'd take the Corvette. A 2 month free rental ought to give you the feel of the vehicle!

27 posted on 07/10/2012 8:24:22 AM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Better not have a scratch, stone chip, or a parking lot dent on that car or it will cost you a couple thousand for them to take it back. They will go over that vehicle with a fine tooth comb and they will find something that you will have to pay to have fixed. This is just a gimmick.


28 posted on 07/10/2012 8:32:03 AM PDT by Roklok
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To: Roklok

cars may be returned provided you don’t actually drive them, turn on the engine, use gasoline or sit in any of the car seats. (/s)


29 posted on 07/10/2012 8:38:06 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
No Chevy's or Chrysler's for me ever......Own two Fords now....
30 posted on 07/10/2012 8:42:55 AM PDT by Hogblog
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To: stefanbatory

Why should I have to buy a car - it should be a right to have one since I have to use it to go to and from work to pay for the state - the state should simply give me one. Gas too.


31 posted on 07/10/2012 8:45:18 AM PDT by edcoil (It is not over until I win.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
I swore off GM when the Obama administration stole from the GM bondholders and gave their hard earned stake to the undeserving UAW. Government Motors can kiss my *ss.
32 posted on 07/10/2012 8:47:09 AM PDT by Gabrial (The nightmare will continue as long as the nightmare is in the White House)
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To: Roklok
This is just a gimmick.

Of course it's a gimmick. A desperate gimmick to get more people to show up at dealers, and hopefully achieve more sales. However, GM was a failing company before the bailout, and afterwards secured a significant percent of the population that will never buy another GM. Now toss in the DOLT and they are toast no matter what they do. Buh bye government motors.
33 posted on 07/10/2012 8:49:11 AM PDT by ZX12R (FUBO GTFO 2012 !)
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To: Truth29

absolutely.. I agree with you.. if this guy gets in again, this is coming. I see it as plain as day.

all kinds of other taxes, fat taxes, sugar taxes, etc.

executive orders banning this and that..


34 posted on 07/10/2012 8:51:11 AM PDT by Chuzzlewit
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
I would read the fine print very carefully if I were one of those who would go out on a limb and make a purchase from Government Motors.

Government Motors put the screws to the bond holders for a ton of money.

I don't think they would even bat an eye when it came to doing the same to a lowly new car buyer.

Locally the sales tax on a $30,000 purchase would run $2,400. I assume they reimburse that as well.

35 posted on 07/10/2012 9:14:48 AM PDT by TYVets (Pure-Gas.org ..... ethanol free gasoline by state and city)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Bring in a sack full of ashes and tell them you’re returning your Chevy Volt.


36 posted on 07/10/2012 9:15:52 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: longtermmemmory

Once a car is titled, it cannot be sold as new or even as a demo. They may put a fancy name to it, but it will be a used car.


37 posted on 07/10/2012 9:21:16 AM PDT by PoliticalArsonist
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Scene from Tommy Boy

Tommy: Let's think about this for a sec, Ted. Why would somebody put a guarantee on a box? Hmmm, very interesting.

Ted Nelson, Customer: Go on, I'm listening.

Tommy: Here's the way I see it, Ted. Guy puts a fancy guarantee on a box 'cause he wants you to feel all warm and toasty inside.

Ted Nelson, Customer: Yeah, makes a man feel good.

Tommy: 'Course it does. Why shouldn't it? Ya figure you put that little box under your pillow at night, the Guarantee Fairy might come by and leave a quarter, am I right, Ted? [chuckles until he sees that Ted is not laughing]

Ted Nelson, Customer: [impatiently] What's your point?

Tommy: The point is, how do you know the fairy isn't a crazy glue sniffer? "Building model airplanes" says the little fairy; well, we're not buying it. He sneaks into your house once, that's all it takes. The next thing you know, there's money missing off the dresser, and your daughter's knocked up. I seen it a hundred times.

Ted Nelson, Customer: But why do they put a guarantee on the box?

Tommy: Because they know all they sold ya was a guaranteed piece of s**t. That's all it is, isn't it? Hey, if you want me to take a dump in a box and mark it guaranteed, I will. I got spare time. But for now, for your customer's sake, for your daughter's sake, ya might wanna think about buying a quality product from me.

Ted Nelson, Customer: [pause] Okay, I'll buy from you.

Tommy: Well, that's...

Tommy, Richard Hayden: ...What?

38 posted on 07/10/2012 9:59:10 AM PDT by Conservative_Jedi (Give me Liberty or give me Death!!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Didn’t Chrysler do that recently? Didn’t seem to help *them* much given that they’re still turning out total garbage.


39 posted on 07/10/2012 10:04:04 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Jimmy Carter Is No Longer The Worst President Of My Lifetime)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

GM and Chrysler are off my list due to both still owing me for their bailout. Since I’m moving to the ‘country’ NE of Dallas in a few weeks (longer commute to Plano), I’ll be looking for a fuel-friendly replacement for our current Dodge Magnum - maybe a Ford Focus. I’ll sure miss the power of that 3.5L but not the fuel costs.


40 posted on 07/10/2012 10:21:49 AM PDT by DesertSapper (Allen West for VP.)
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To: DesertSapper

Wait just a bit longer, there’s a sport version of the Focus coming soon, perhaps with a 300hp turbo engine but with excellent fuel economy.


41 posted on 07/10/2012 12:15:44 PM PDT by Spktyr (Overwhelmingly superior firepower and the willingness to use it is the only proven peace solution.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
If they aren't satisfied with the vehicle, GM the tax payers will refund their money.

There fixed it.

I used to be a satisfied GM customer, but now they make me sick. If they had gone with a normal Chapter 11, I would have gladly supported them with my next purchase. Now, I never want to see the inside of another GM dealership.

42 posted on 07/10/2012 5:20:12 PM PDT by TwelveOfTwenty (With choices like Palin, Cain, and Bachmann, what could go wrong? Now we know.)
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To: Izzy Dunne

Yep.


43 posted on 07/10/2012 5:23:30 PM PDT by antisocial (Texas SCV - Deo Vindice)
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To: PoliticalArsonist
Once a car is titled, it cannot be sold as new or even as a demo.

If we saw anything from the way Obama and GM screwed their bond holders, it's that laws won't stop them from doing what they want to do.

44 posted on 07/10/2012 5:26:01 PM PDT by TwelveOfTwenty (With choices like Palin, Cain, and Bachmann, what could go wrong? Now we know.)
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To: TwelveOfTwenty

Point taken, but this really is a State issue and I doubt that most States are in the mood for that kind of garbage.


45 posted on 07/10/2012 7:35:18 PM PDT by PoliticalArsonist
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To: stefanbatory

0bama Motors; promisesare the hope of fools..


46 posted on 07/11/2012 1:06:30 AM PDT by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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To: Pearls Before Swine

They say no damage and no more than 4000 miles. But do they say anything about having any tread left on the tires?


47 posted on 07/11/2012 1:13:37 AM PDT by Fresh Wind ('People have got to know whether or not their president is a crook.' Richard M. Nixon)
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