Rebates and incentives
April U.S. sales expected to rise 4% with SAAR of 17.4-17.6 millionWed, 27, Apr 2016
U.S. new-vehicle sales in April are projected to rise about 4 percent from a year ago, according to four forecasts, easing concerns that the market is weakening. After falling short of expectations in March, sales are on pace for one of the industry's best-ever Aprils, analysts said.
Germany to introduce $4,500 subsidy for buying an EVWed, 27, Apr 2016
Germany announced a plan today to invest about 1 billion euros ($1.13 billion) to promote electric cars, which will include subsidies of 4,000 euros ($4,524) for buyers of EVs and 3,000 euros for those choosing to purchase a plug-in hybrid.
Incentives growing on green cars, TrueCar saysTue, 19, Apr 2016
Car buyers can save significant money on fuel-efficient vehicles this month thanks to incentives and government rebates, TrueCar said Monday in a report.
GM expands discounts for military veterans, spousesWed, 06, Apr 2016
General Motors is expanding military discounts to all 21 million U.S. military veterans and their spouses on select Chevrolet, Buick and GMC models.
Carter: Toyota's bullish on U.S. salesMon, 11, Apr 2016
U.S. auto sales may be nearing a plateau, but that's not a sign of trouble ahead, Bob Carter, senior vice president for automotive operations at Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A., said.
Ford tweaks stair-step incentive program againMon, 11, Apr 2016
The Ford brand is extending its year-old stair-step incentive program through at least July, based on evidence that it has helped increase market share and dealer profitability, but executives are evaluating whether it should remain long term.
Ford brand stair-step program to remain in place -- for nowSat, 02, Apr 2016
The Ford brand is extending its year-old stair-step incentive program at least through July and making some tweaks in response to feedback from dealers, but executives are still evaluating whether it should remain in place long-term.
Cash drives sales staff into the service laneMon, 04, Apr 2016
Dwayne Lane's Family of Auto Centers temporarily offered cash to salespeople who worked the service drive. That helped to convince them of the service drive's sales potential.