TITLE

Free service may go beyond Olds

AUTHOR(S)
Stoffer, Harry
PUB. DATE
January 2001
SOURCE
Automotive News;1/22/2001, Vol. 75 Issue 5913, p54
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that the General Motors (GM) may give an extended service plan as an incentive to buyers of vehicles from divisions other than Oldsmobile. Success of the company's free extended service, called the GM Protection Plan, for five years; Offering of the program to United States buyers as an alternative to cash rebates; Overview on the concept of the extended service plan.
ACCESSION #
4048275

 

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