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Audi wants to give you a week's worth of free car rentals when you buy or lease a new ride

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Audi is giving customers who buy or lease new vehicles seven free days to use its Silvercar rental service. The program, called "Always Audi," is available to customers who lease vehicles from model year 2019 or later.

The 10 Least Expensive Compact SUVs to Own

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - 1. Kia Niro3-Year Ownership Cost: $29,461MSRP: $24,485Engine: 1.6-liter inline-4; permanent magnet synchronous AC motorEPA Combined: 50 mpgThe Niro is the only hybrid vehicle on this list, which is the reason it's the least expensive to own over the course of three years.

2020 GMC Acadia AT4 First Drive: The Big Seduction, Off-Road Edition

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The only brand within the General Motors family to produce only SUVs, GMC was obliged to gives its midsize GMC Acadia a gentle-to-moderate makeover, and that it has done. As for the AT4 badge, it aligns the model properly with the current vogue for off-road-friendly vehicles.

Sea-weed? Boston seafood chain celebrates legal pot with trippy campaign: Marketer's Brief

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Welcome to the latest edition of Marketer's Brief, a quick take on marketing news, moves and trends from Ad Age's reporters and editors. Send tips/suggestions to eschultz@adage.

Shareholders No Longer Riding Shotgun, Say American Automakers

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - This week, General Motors CEO Mary Barra and Ford CEO Jim Hackett were among 181 corporate executives claiming their companies need to do more than just deliver value to shareholders.

Investors Didn’t Bail On Lyft The First Chance They Got

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Ever since ride-hailing start-up Lyft  debuted as a public company, shares have been on a general decline.  The stock began trading in late March at $72 a share but immediately plummeted as investors expressed concern about its ability to turn a profit.

Forgotten Concept: Pontiac Salsa

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - This is an installment in a series of posts looking back on show cars that we feel deserved a little more attention than they got. If you have a suggestion for a Forgotten Concept topic, please shoot us a line or leave a comment below.