Spanish Bank Giving Away Free Citroen With New Account

Open a saving account with Spanish bank Banesto and they’ll give you a brand new, all-expenses-paid car. To qualify for a vehicle, a customer needs to lock between $26,400 and $235,000 into an account for at least 24 months, with the type of vehicle offered depending on how much one invests. For $235,000 and 36 months, … » 9/26/08 2:20pm 9/26/08 2:20pm

GM Plans Lease Tweaks To Encourage Consumers To Buy What They Can…

Automotive News reports GM sales chief Mark LaNeve sent a letter to dealers outlining the company's plans to adjust its leasing strategy. GM's letter follows a move last week on leases by Chrysler. While the company won't be going down the same route, having their captive finance entity ditch leasing altogether,… » 7/31/08 12:30pm 7/31/08 12:30pm

Volkswagen Offers New Jetta, Passat Lease Deals

Volkswagen hopes that, if it can't sell its Passats and Jettas outright, it'll at least be able to loan them out to people for a couple of years. Following a 21.4 percent year-on-year drop in VW brand sales this past October, the company is offering new, subsidized lease deals with the intent to stimulate a pickup in… » 11/16/05 8:39am 11/16/05 8:39am

What Would Walter Preston Brownlow Drive? Leased Cars of the US…

Beltway rag, The Hill offers a quick-and-dirty (it is Washington, you know) on the practice of using official funds to lease vehicles for lawmakers' personal use. It seems congresspeople get to lease cars for two years, spending an average of $646.53 per month in taxpayer dollars. And they're not exactly riding in The… » 9/07/05 11:23am 9/07/05 11:23am