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 |  Apr 30 2013, 7:32 PM


Just when you thought Groupon was reserved for bargain dining, a German dealership is turning to the site to offer a discount on a 2013 Ford Fiesta.

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 |  Apr 23 2011, 11:49 AM

Teeth whitening, salsa dance classes, fancy types of facials we can’t pronounce – Groupon delivers them to our inbox at a super discount. How can we ever pay full price for anything ever again? Now, Hyundai has gotten in the savings sprit and have tried out a Groupon deal… with big success.

This Groupon deal also marks the first time an automaker has gotten in on the promotion, and by all accounts, it’s workout out really well for Hyundai. The deal was offered in Chicago and 1,323 people got in a $29 oil change, inspection and tire rotation offered by 10 Hyundai dealers. Groupon daily deals let consumers pool their collective buying power. Once a certain number of people get in on a daily deal, it’s on, and they can save a bundle.

“We’re always looking for innovative ways to build dealers’ service business. Our Central Region team and a number of Chicago dealers recognized the power of Groupon to offer a compelling deal and generate new service leads,” said Brian O’Malley, general manager of Hyundai Motor America’s Central Region. “Based on initial response, we can clearly call the pilot program a success in driving traffic. If the long-term results are as encouraging as the initial data and dealers are supportive, we’ll certainly look at other ways to use Groupon in the future.”

 |  Dec 14 2010, 2:22 PM

You’ve heard of Groupon and LivingSocial, the sites where members group together to buy services at a significantly lower cost. But how’s this for a deal? is going to be selling something a little fancier than a medi/pedi – two 2011 BMW 328i vehicles at 50 percent off.

On December 16 – that’s this Thursday – the American Express’ online marketplace will have two 2011 328i BMW vehicles on sale at half-price or $17,262.50 (regularly $35,975). is American Express’ online marketplace and works just like and The start times for the sales are usually announced the day before, but check DailyWish now to up a reminder for this sale using the “Remind me” button. The deals can only be purchased by American Express card members.

The 2011 328i BMW for sale through base models but additional options can be added. If you end up buying one, a representative will call a few days after the sale to give you all the pertinent information about your new purchase, including available interior and exterior colors, and to arrange for a dealer.