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Old 11-18-2009, 08:46 AM   #1
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Wal-Mart employee discount for GM?

My wife is a pharmacist with Wal-Mart and her manager told her that Wal-Mart employees (probably full-time or upper-level ones) get a $4500 discount/incentive with GM vehicles. Her manager purchased a new car a few months ago. I'm calling hogwash (a dealer may have told her manager that, but used other discounts/pricing cuts instead), but wanted to see if anyone else knew about this.

Would be nice to score a Camaro for $4k less.
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Old 11-18-2009, 09:39 AM   #2
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Isn't $4,500 what they gave you off during the cash for clunkers deal?
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Old 11-18-2009, 09:41 AM   #3
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Usually corporate affiliation with the manufacturer gets supplier discounts. The amount of discount depends on the cost of the vehicle.
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Old 11-18-2009, 09:42 AM   #4
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Isn't $4,500 what they gave you off during the cash for clunkers deal?
Ya I think that's what it was...
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1000 Initial Order 9/14/2009 - Classic Chevy Sugar Land
1100 Order accepted at dealer: 9/15/2009 - NPGV41.
2000 Order accepted by GM: 9/29/2009
3000 Accepted By Production Control: 9/30/2009 - TPW 10/26/09
3100 Sequenced:10/12/09
3300 Scheduled For Production:10/13/09
3400 Broadcast:10/22/09
3800 Produced:10/27/09
4000 Available To Ship:10/28/09
4200 Shipped:10/29/09
5000 Delivered To The Dealer:11/09/09
6000 Delivered To Customer:11/12/09
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Old 11-18-2009, 09:44 AM   #5
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Usually corporate affiliation with the manufacturer gets supplier discounts. The amount of discount depends on the cost of the vehicle.
I got supplier pricing even though I never in my life bought a GM vehicle or had anything to do with them...
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Dude, you go through cars faster than I go through underware!!
1000 Initial Order 9/14/2009 - Classic Chevy Sugar Land
1100 Order accepted at dealer: 9/15/2009 - NPGV41.
2000 Order accepted by GM: 9/29/2009
3000 Accepted By Production Control: 9/30/2009 - TPW 10/26/09
3100 Sequenced:10/12/09
3300 Scheduled For Production:10/13/09
3400 Broadcast:10/22/09
3800 Produced:10/27/09
4000 Available To Ship:10/28/09
4200 Shipped:10/29/09
5000 Delivered To The Dealer:11/09/09
6000 Delivered To Customer:11/12/09
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Old 11-18-2009, 09:44 AM   #6
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Old 11-18-2009, 09:46 AM   #7
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Usually corporate affiliation with the manufacturer gets supplier discounts. The amount of discount depends on the cost of the vehicle.
That's what my wife was thinking, that it's an affiliation-supplier type deal.

And as for the cash-for-clunkers, that wasn't the case as the manager didn't trade anything in. My wife asked her that!

Regardless, would love to find out if it's true.
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Old 11-18-2009, 09:49 AM   #8
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They might have gave him $4500.00 off of a Tahoe or something they had a huge mark up in.
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Old 11-18-2009, 09:49 AM   #9
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Not true at all.

Depending on the vehicle and current GMS deals you may get up to a maximum 15% off.

Currently the Camaro is between 4-5% off. That isn't enough to cover taxes!
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Old 11-18-2009, 09:50 AM   #10
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Here are all current GM discount offers:

http://www.gm.com/vehicles/currentoffers/
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Old 11-18-2009, 09:51 AM   #11
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There's no way you can get $4500 off a Camaro with corporate discount.

We only get $2k off a Camaro with our Employee discount.
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Old 11-18-2009, 09:52 AM   #12
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That's what my wife was thinking, that it's an affiliation-supplier type deal.

And as for the cash-for-clunkers, that wasn't the case as the manager didn't trade anything in. My wife asked her that!

Regardless, would love to find out if it's true.
If you go here:
https://www.gmsupplierdiscount.com/ip-gmsupplier/

And type in "wal" on the left side where it asks if your company is eligible you will see you get Supplier discounts.
You need to contact your HR person and get a "secret" code to register and enter the site to see your discounts.
You can build a car and see your discount online.
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Old 11-18-2009, 09:53 AM   #13
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WHY? what does wal mart have to do with GM? If it is true it is
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Old 11-18-2009, 09:57 AM   #14
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WHY? what does wal mart have to do with GM? If it is true it is
You'd be surprised how many companies have discounts with GM.

For example...

We get 21% off our Verizon bill each month, 12% off Dell computers, 17% off Apple computers, 5% off at Barnes and Noble, 10% off at Office Depot, 15% off at 1-800 Flowers...
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