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    Report: GM says boosted resale values could save $200M
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    The average resale value of General Motors vehicles climbed to 44 percent last year, matching that of Chrysler and sitting one percent less than Ford, but still 7.5 percent less than Honda. It's a welcome increase from the post-bankruptcy days of 2009 when 36.5 percent was number upon which lease ...

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    Report: Decrease in off-lease returns curbs brand loyalty
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    Leases mean brand loyalty. Brand loyalty means more car and truck sales: That's the gist of an Automotive News article that points out fewer people are leasing vehicles, meaning fewer people are being loyal to any particular brand. That's one reason why car makers around the country want to ...

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    Report: Used car prices highest in 16 years, but might not stay that way
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    If you're looking to purchase a used car or truck, you may have noticed that the prices have been a bit higher than you may have expected. Maybe the salesman in the used car lot isn't willing to dicker as much as you may have expected. According to USA Today, the reason for this phenomenon is ...

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    BMW ActiveE leasing priced at $499 a month, $2,250 down payment
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    BMW has released official pricing for its latest foray into the world of electric vehicles, and compared to the rest of your EV options, the Active E is a screaming deal. Lease pricing for the 1 Series-based Active E is set at $499 a month for 24 months, with a downpayment of $2,250 due at ...

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    PSA: Lamborghini offering new Gallardo leasing program
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    2011 Lamborghini LP570-4 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Lamborghini has finally bitten the bullet and started a leasing program for the Gallardo. According to the DuPont Registry, there was enough demand for an alternative ownership program that leasing Lamborghini's smallest ...

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    Japanese Price Wars: Honda counters Toyota with largest lease deals ever
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    Toyota commands about a 15.5-percent share of the U.S. market so far this year. That's the same share it had a year ago, before its recall marathon began. Analysts studying the market have suggested that Japanes automaker's brand perception hasn't taken that big of a hit with the wider public, ...

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    Tesla now leasing Roadsters for the noncommittal
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    2010 Tesla Roadster Sport – Click above for high-res image gallery
    For those of you who dream of driving a Tesla Roadster every day, but perhaps have been a little too scared about the potential hassles of a long-term relationship to pull the trigger, we have some good news for you. Tesla ...

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    REPORT: Lexus to lease - not sell - all U.S. LFA supercars in order to foil speculators
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    2011 Lexus LFA – Click above for high-res image gallery
    In an interesting bid to foil exotic car speculators who drive up the prices of limited-availability models, Lexus will reportedly lease – not sell – its forthcoming LFA supercar when it hits the U.S. market in January of ...

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    Chrysler to resume leasing vehicles soon?
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    2009 Dodge Ram - Click above for high-res image gallery
    In late July 2008, Chrysler announced that it would stop leasing vehicles effective August 1. The news helped exasperate the decline of Chrysler group vehicle sales while giving customers fewer options for getting into a new vehicle. After ...

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    2010 Nissan Leaf electric car: In person, in depth - and U.S. bound [*UPDATED w/vids & live photos]
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    2010 Nissan Leaf EV - Click above for hi-res gallery
    It would be easy to paint Nissan as late to the burgeoning U.S. green party, as the company essentially only counts the Altima Hybrid to sell among its alt-fuel offerings – and that sedan utilizes technology borrowed from Toyota, and it's ...

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    REPORT: GM to resume leasing luxury vehicles on Aug. 1
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    Cadillac CTS - Click above for a high-res image gallery
    Just in time for the weekend, rumor has it that General Motors and GMAC plan to crank up the leasing machine again on August 1. When GM stopped the practice last year, leases made up 20% of its business, but was costing the General money ...

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    Fleeting Fortune: Courts asked to cancel Madoff's car leases
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    There are many jobs in the world which we wouldn't want. Ranking high among them is Irving Picard's. He's the guy stuck with managing the liquidation of Bernie Madoff's firm. Having purportedly defrauded his clients (including numerous charitable foundations) of over $50 billion, Madoff has ...

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    GMAC dramatically cut back on leases in September
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    Leasing is down industry-wide by about 50% from 2007 levels, but General Motors' captive credit arm took an even bigger bite out of its vehicle leasing in September. GMAC leased only 2% of all GM products in September, and the decision to do so had everything to do with the recent events of the ...

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    In lieu of leases, Chrysler wants you to "Shop 'til you Drive"
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    Chrysler's departure from the leasing game certainly isn't going to help dealers move stale product off their lots, so the automaker has announced a new sales program unimaginatively named the "Shop 'Til You Drive Sales Event." What'll it take to get you into a new Chrysler, Dodge or Jeep ...

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    More leasing woes: Ford Credit takes big hit on trucks and SUVs
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    Fresh off the news that Chrysler financial will no longer play the leasing game comes word that Ford took a $2.1B charge in the second quarter to offset expected losses from truck and SUV leases. High gas prices have put a huge dent in the truck and SUV market, so when customers turn in their ...

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    Ford uses March to showcase luxury, value
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    If you’re in the market for a new vehicle, March may provide an excellent opportunity to buy if a Mercury or Lincoln vehicle is on your shopping list. According to the Detroit Press, FoMoCo will begin a special leasing program this Friday with no money down, no security deposit, and no ...

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