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Toyota turns to free maintenance to boost sales

In an effort to boost sales, Toyota Motor Co. has begun pitching two years of free maintenance with the purchase of its Toyota and Scion cars, making them the first mass-market auto brands to offer such a service.

The offer is the latest in a campaign by the world’s largest automaker to reassure buyers that its cars are desirable amid massive recalls that have slowed sales.

The perk includes normal factory-scheduled maintenance, such as oil changes, as well as 24-hour roadside assistance for two years or 25,000 miles, whichever comes first.

Ford offers free maintenance on Lincolns

Ford Motor Co. (F) will provide free maintenance for customers who purchase or lease new Lincoln vehicles this summer, an offer that comes on the heels of the automaker’s announcement that it will expand the brand’s lineup. 

The offer covers 2010 and 2011 Lincolns purchased in the U.S. Get the full story »