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GM to give buyers free oil changes for 2 years

| Friday, June 7, 2013, 12:01 a.m.

General Motors said it will offer free oil changes, tire rotations and inspections for two years on most of its 2014 models in an effort to boost customer loyalty.

The company announced the offer at its annual stockholders meeting in Detroit on Thursday.

The offer is good for two years or 24,000 miles, whichever comes first. Oil changes will be done when the vehicle's oil monitoring system says they are needed.

Previously, oil changes were covered only for Cadillacs sold after the 2011 model year.

GM announced in a regulatory filing on Thursday that the government's stake in the company will drop to 189.2 million shares, or just under 14 percent, when it sells 30 million shares of stock after the market closed on Thursday.

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