Gas Gimmick from Chrysler

It remains to be seen whether Chrysler LLC's

It remains to be seen whether Chrysler LLC’s “Let’s Refuel America” campaign will create an auto industry sensation like “Employee Prices for Everyone,” or “Zero-Percent Financing,” but the $2.99 per gallon promotion will certainly burn up the airwaves for a while, in an ad campaign, news reports and word-of-mouth. Chrysler announced today that starting Wednesday through June 2, customers for most of their biggest-selling vehicles can opt for a credit card that locks in gasoline at $2.99 per gallon for three years. For vehicles with a customer incentive, which is to say pretty much all of them, customers can take the present incentive deal as-is, or accept a reduced incentive, plus the gas card.

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