General Motors announces initiatives to assist with vehicle repair and replacement for those impacted by Hurricane Florence
For those impacted by the recent hurricane, residents of North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and Georgia are eligible for assistance programs.
These programs will apply to any Chevy Bolt EV, Chevy Volt, or Cadillac CT6 PHEV in addition to the rest of GMs lineup. During and following the storm, OnStar was activated on all OnStar equipped vehicles at no charge. This provides emergency services, route assistance, survival resources and free wi-fi and calling minutes.
GM and ACDelco will also expedite parts to the region for the next several months. This should help speed up repair work on existing GM vehicles caught in the storm.
Now that people are surveying the damage, purchase incentives are also available. For those with existing vehicles significantly damaged or totaled during the storm, a replacement vehicle may be necessary. So if you have been considering a switch to a Chevy Bolt or Volt and live in the above areas, be sure to capitalize on the discounts.
GM Financial will be "waiving most related fees" and offering up to a 90-day deferred first payment. A $1,000 purchasing incentive and a $500 lease allowance are also available. The offers are in effect until the end of October and available to those that "present an insurance claim form indicating their vehicle was damaged as a result of Hurricane Florence".
From General Motors:
OnStar is providing complimentary Crisis Assist to customers with properly equipped vehicles in affected areas, which can include emergency services, routing assistance, survival resource information, Hands-Free Calling minutes and 4G LTE Wi-Fi data through AT&T.
GM Financial is assisting impacted customers with payment arrangements and waiving most related fees. Eligible customers who are replacing a vehicle may qualify for a 90-day deferred first payment.
GM Genuine Parts and ACDelco will expedite service parts to the region to help speed vehicle repairs.
New and used vehicle inventory will be sent to the region to help meet expected replacement demand, including demand for pre-owned vehicles, courtesy transportation and insurance rentals.
Customers replacing storm-damaged vehicles in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and Georgia are eligible for $1,000 in purchase assistance for nearly all 2018 and 2019 Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac vehicles, on top of other eligible incentives, including special discounts for military families and first responders. Lease customers are eligible for a $500 lease allowance, in addition to other eligible incentives.
Source: General Motors