Media Ignoring GM $1.99 Gas Promotion Debacle

GM Fuel Price Protection

Last June I wrote a piece about a $1.99 a gallon gas promotion that GM was doing for certain vehicles. Basically, the program capped the cost of gas at $1.99 a gallon for the year for those who purchased the qualified vehicles. It seemed like a nice promotion if you were in the market for one of the vehicles listed, but it seems that the promotion has been nothing but a headache for a lot of people that tried it.

The thread has continued to have people leave their frustrations about the program and how getting the money for the gas as promised has been a struggle to say the least. The website where people are supposed to be able to locate their balance ( been down a number


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3 Responses to Media Ignoring GM $1.99 Gas Promotion Debacle

  1. fractalbrothers says:

    only in a gas guzzling hog of a vehicle would you need gas price protection.

    toyota 1 : GM 0

  2. Michael says:

    Knowing GM procedures as well as I do, this doesn’t surprise me a bit.

    I’d say that I’m sorry for the folks that are getting the runaround with this program … but I’m not.

    Buy a mediocre product from a horribly-managed company, and you get what you get.

  3. GM Car Owner says:

    I’ve had issues too, all of which have been resolved in a timely fashion when I called the 800 number on the back of the card. The problem at the gas stations was because I was trying to use the card at the pump, but you just have to use it inside with the cashier.

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