GM decides to split cost of gas with dealers

It seems no dealer communication is safe these days, as Jalopnik came across a communiqué from General Motors to its dealer bodies that explains the company will no longer reimburse dealers for a full tank of gas upon delivery. Instead, GM will give dealerships $20 for cars and $30 for trucks. You can do the math, but these days $20 will get you 6.67 gallons of 3$/gallon gas and $30 will score 10 gallons. Though dealers will be expected to pick up the tab for the difference initially, one can see a time fast approaching where consumers will be paying for part or all of their first tank of gasoline.
Follow the jump for a breakdown list of what GM considers a car and a truck in its fleet. For example, the truck-based SSR is considered a car and the car-based HHR is considered a truck. The truck column is about half trucks and body-on-frame SUVs, and half unibody SUVs and CUVs.

[Source: Jalopnik]

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