Scottsdale, Arizona June 24, 2011 – “Go German or Go Home” is the bold slogan of the upcoming 3-Day sales event hosted by North Scottsdale Volkswagen this weekend from Friday June 24th, through Sunday June 26th. Event participants will have the opportunity to browse the dealership’s wide selection of new and pre-owned Volkswagens being offered at special low pricing. It is a premium opportunity for Volkswagen lovers to find their favorite models at quality affordable pricing.
Volkswagen offers a complete line of unique vehicles known for their incredible reliability, control, and design. From the classic Beetle, to the popularly reliable Jetta, to the fully functional Routan, each Volkswagen automobile is quality engineered for performance and reliability. At the 3-Day Sales Event, Volkswagen customers will be able to see and drive their favorite models. They are also encouraged to take advantage of premium pricing and rate offers for affordable sales and lease specials.
Incredible lease specials starting as low as $239 per month for a 2011 Jetta or $260 per month for the new Tiguan S will be available for qualified buyers. Families will appreciate the incredible 0% financing options for up to 72 months on the 2011 Routan. Visitors are encouraged to come early in order to take advantage of the best selection and pricing available. The event kicks off Friday morning and runs through the weekend, so customers have three full days to save.
“At these incredible prices, our most popular models won’t last, so I encourage buyers to come early in order to take advantage of each great special,” says North Scottsdale Volkswagen general manager, Brook Margraves.
So whether you are looking for the powerful and sporty GTI or the reliable functionality of the German-engineered Touareg, you can find it all this weekend at North Scottsdale Volkswagen at great low prices you will love.
About North Scottsdale Volkswagen
Conveniently located at 7001 E. Chauncey Lane in North Scottsdale, they are just south of the 101 Freeway. Voted #1 in Customer Satisfaction by VW customers 4 years’ running, North Scottsdale Volkswagen offers the finest selection in new and pre-owned Volkswagen models. As an authorized Volkswagen dealer, they strive to provide exceptional sales, service, and parts for VW automobiles. They are also a proud member of the Penske Automotive family and offer world-class customer service and sales experience. To learn more about North Scottsdale Volkswagen’s latest inventory, pricing, specials, and events visit them online at www.VWNorthScottsdale.com.
Volkswagen North Scottsdale
7001 East Chauncey Lane
Phoenix, AZ 85054-6143
Tel: (480) 538-4700
Scottsdale, AZ, June 24, 2011 – Exotic car enthusiasts will have the opportunity to browse the entire inventory of pre-owned luxury vehicles at Scottsdale Ferrari being offered at special low pricing this weekend during the McDowell Motor Mile Used Car Sales Event. The sale event will run from Friday, June 24th through Sunday, June 26th. Scottsdale Ferrari houses a unique array of Ferrari, Maserati, and Lotus vehicles for the discriminating buyer interested in the finest luxury and performance vehicles in Arizona.
Scottsdale Ferrari carries a premium selection of new and pre-owned luxury vehicles from the leading luxury car manufacturers in the world. Featuring incredible power, design, comfort, and safety ratings, each automobile is engineered to the highest performance standards. Whether you are looking for a car that tears it up on the track or one that offers the best in luxury design and comfort, there is something for everyone at Scottsdale Ferrari. Ferrari fans will have the opportunity to choose from a wide array of quality exotic automobiles including the Ferrari F430 Spider, Ferrari 438 Italia, and the Ferrari 612 Scaglietti. Premium used models from Aston Martin, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Lotus, and Maserati will also be available at significantly discounted prices.
The Scottsdale Ferrari general manager gave the following comment about the event, “We are very excited to offer this sale for our customers. It is a rare opportunity to take advantage of special pricing on your favorite exotic cars from Ferrari, Maserati, and Lotus.”
The McDowell Motor Mile Used Car Sales Event kicks off on Friday morning and will run through the weekend. In addition to special pricing, there will be many special financing rates available to those who qualify. All trades are welcome and special appraisers will be on hand during the course of the event to help customers get the maximum value for their car. The event will run for three days only and visitors are encouraged to attend early while the selection is best.
About Scottsdale Ferrari
Scottsdale Ferrari is located on 68th Street and McDowell in Scottsdale, Arizona. Conveniently located outside Phoenix, they are Arizona’s factory-authorized Ferrari-Maserati dealer and specialize in sales, service and parts for premium exotic automobiles. As a Penske Automotive dealership, they pride themselves in offering exceptional service and sales assistance to give customers the best car buying experience possible. To learn more about their current inventory, pricing, service, and events please visit them online at www.ScottsdaleFerrari.com.
6825 East McDowell Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85257
Tel: (888) 558-9436
Scottsdale, Arizona June 24, 2011 – Scottsdale Lexus will be participating in the 3-Day McDowell Motor Mile Used Car Sales Event this weekend from Friday, June 24th through Sunday, June 26th. During the event, their entire inventory of pre-owned Lexus and luxury vehicles will be available at special discounted prices. Visitors will be able to see and test drive their favorite certified pre-owned Lexus models including the popular Lexus IS, LS, and RX.
The event begins Friday morning, June 24th and runs through Sunday evening June 26th. Significant discounts will be available on all pre-owned models in stock. Visitors will also have the rare opportunity to take advantage of special financing and lease rate options. For those who qualify, rates as low as 1.9% APR will be available on all Lexus certified pre-owned vehicles for up to 48 months. New models may also be available starting as low as 2.9% APR for qualified buyers. The dealership is unable to quote specific pricing due to their substantial discounts, but visitors can inquire about pricing with any Scottsdale Lexus sales representative during the event. All trade-in vehicles will also be welcome during the event.
Lexus has been a proud industry leader in the luxury car market for decades. As winner of the JD Power Award for “Highest Customer Satisfaction for Dealer Service Among Luxury Brands,” they offer the finest in sales and service for luxury and sport performance vehicles. From the sporty IS coupe to the luxury LS, or utility-based LX, Lexus offers a wide array of luxury automobiles and SUVs.
“This will be a fantastic opportunity for our customers to own or lease their favorite Lexus vehicles at quality affordable pricing,” says Scottsdale Lexus’ general manager Tracy Moorman. He encourages participants to attend the event early to be able to take advantage of the best selection and pricing.
About Scottsdale Lexus
Scottsdale Lexus is located at 6905 E. McDowell Rd. in Scottsdale, Arizona just minutes from “Old Town” Scottsdale and its eclectic mix of boutique shops, restaurants, and galleries. As an authorized Lexus dealer, they provide sales, service, and parts for new and pre-owned luxury vehicles. Winner of the “Elite of Lexus” Award 18 times, they pride themselves in providing an exceptional car buying and service experience for their customers. Scottsdale Lexus is also a Penske Automotive dealership dedicated to offering high-quality service and sales standards. To learn more about their new or pre-owned inventory, pricing, specials, and events, please visit them online at www.ScottsdaleLexus.com.
6905 East McDowell Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85257-3205
Tel: (480) 990-7000
Scottsdale, AZ June 24, 2011 – BMW North Scottsdale will be hosting the Get Your Summer On New Car Sales Event this weekend from Friday, June 24th through Sunday, June 26th. Event participants will be able to browse a wide array of new BMW vehicles being offered at special low pricing all weekend long.
BMW North Scottsdale’s general manager, Bob Dombrowski commented on the event saying, “We know our customers are going to be very excited about this event. It is a great opportunity for BMW enthusiasts to take advantage of some incredible pricing on their favorite new models of the year.”
BMW has a strong reputation for offering high-performance, luxury sport vehicles that offer the best in comfort, power, and control. Visitors are invited to browse the large inventory of BMW cars and SUVs that will be in stock throughout the weekend. With such a large variety of models, including sporty coupes, classic luxury sedans, and the largest selection of BMW SUVs in Arizona, there will be something available for everyone. Whether you are a fan of the 3-Series, the 5-Series, the 7-Series or luxury utility vehicles like the BMW X3,X5, or X6, this is a great opportunity to experience one for yourself.
The event not only features invoice pricing on new BMW vehicles, but also offers incredible trade-in and financing opportunities. Dombrowski states, “We will have special appraisers on hand all weekend to get customers maximum trade-in value.” All trade-ins will be welcomed by the dealership. Customers can also apply for special lease rates and financing options while at the event to qualify for their favorite new BMW. Special rates will be available on popular models including the 2011 BMW 328i which will be offered as low as $369 per month for a 27 month lease for qualified buyers.
The event will be hosted on site at BMW North Scottsdale starting Friday morning and running through Sunday evening. Anyone interested in viewing or driving a new 2011 BMW should stop by for their chance to take advantage of the large selection that will be available to shop.
About BMW North Scottsdale
BMW North Scottsdale is located at 1818 N. Scottsdale Rd in Phoenix, Arizona, just south of the 101 freeway. BMW North Scottsdale is a Penske Automotive dealership. They pride themselves on offering exceptional sales and service for new and pre-owned BMW vehicles to make the car buying experience fun and memorable. For more information on their location, vehicles, pricing and events visit www.BMWNorthScottsdale.com.
BMW North Scottsdale
18018 N Scottsdale Road
Phoenix, AZ 85054-6139
Tel: (800) 287-9465
Chandler, AZ, June 24, 2011 – Phoenix Valley Mercedes-Benz enthusiasts will have the opportunity to see the latest Mercedes-Benz line-up at the World Famous 3-Day Sales Event hosted by Mercedes-Benz of Chandler this weekend. The event runs from Friday, June 24th through Sunday, June 26th and features a wide array of new and certified pre-owned Mercedes-Benz vehicles offered at special pricing. Visitors are encouraged to stop by to view and test drive their favorite luxury vehicles from the sporty C-Class, M-Class, or classic E-Class, to the powerful S-Class and all new 2012 CLS-Class.
Known for its rich automotive heritage and dedication to designing world-class sport performance and luxury vehicles, Mercedes-Benz offers a wide selection of coupes, sedans, SUVs, and roadsters, all of which can be seen and driven at the 3-Day Sales Event. Chandler, Scottsdale, and Phoenix valley residents will be able to browse the latest Mercedes-Benz models including the all-new 2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class released June 1, 2011. Featuring the new powerful twin-turbo V8 engine, aggressive sport styling, and luxury cabin, this innovative 4-door coupe is making waves in the automotive industry and offers a singular driving experience Arizona Mercedes-Benz fans will want to feel for themselves.
Hosted on-site at the Mercedes-Benz of Chandler dealership, the event starts at 9am Friday morning and runs through the weekend to Sunday evening. Customers can stop by Saturday from 11-2 or Sunday from 12-2 for free fresh-grilled hot dogs and drinks. In addition to affordable sales pricing, special lease rates will also be offered from Mercedes-Benz on specified models including the 2011 C300 and the 2011 GLK350. Visitors can also take advantage of great rewards and rate specials offered on many different vehicle purchases so they can fully enjoy the experience and benefits of owning a Mercedes-Benz.
About Mercedes-Benz of Chandler
Located in Chandler, Arizona, just off Ray Road, east of the I-10 freeway, Mercedes-Benz of Chandler is a Penske Automotive dealership and authorized Mercedes-Benz dealer offering sales, parts, and service for Mercedes-Benz and other vehicles. As a member of the Penske Automotive family, they are dedicated to providing world-class service and sales assistance for their customers. More information on their location, vehicles, pricing, and events can be found at www.mercedesbenzofchandler.com.
Mercedes-Benz of Chandler
7450 West Orchid Lane
Chandler, AZ 85226
Tel: (480) 421-4500
Students Walk Aawy with $18,000 in Scholarships
TROY, Michigan, June 1, 2011 – The Detroit Auto Dealers Association (DADA) awarded high school students who took a stand against underage drinking with $18,000 in scholarships at the annual Courageous Persuaders Awards Celebration, featuring a red carpet arrival and hosted by renowned Detroit television personality Huel Perkins, anchor at WJBK Fox2. The awards celebration was held on May 19th at the Troy Marriott in Troy, Mich.
The DADA is the primary sponsor and administrator of the Courageous Persuaders program, which is facilitated through the DADA Education Foundation. “This was truly an inspirational event,” said Bob Shuman, DADA Vice President, who represented the DADA at the event. “It provides hope that our next generation will not only make positive lifestyle choices, but will inspire others to do the same.”
The competition, now in its 11th year, encourages high school students to create 30-second television commercials warning middle school students about the dangers of drinking alcohol. The contest drew 898 participants who submitted 514 video entries, which included thousands of students from schools throughout the U.S.
Student scholarships and award winners:
- Grand Prize, $3,000 – “That’s Not Cool” by Catrina Stoner, Dundee High School, Dundee, Mich.
- First Place, $1,500 – “Friends Don’t Let Friends Drink” by Casey Rozelle, Lenawee ISD Tech Center, Adrian, Mich.
- Second Place, $1,000 – “Alcohol Doesn’t Fit” by Candice Everett, Stephenson High School, Stephenson, Mich.
- Third Place, $500 – “Best Friends Forever” by Alexandra Eastman, Hailey Thrasher, Alex McPherson, Dearborn High School, Dearborn, Mich.
In addition, special sponsored awards were presented to the following:
- Lindsey Renee Cianciolo Family Memorial Scholarship $3,000 – two $1,500 Michigan based scholarship winners: “Life in Reverse” by Morgan Lawrence, Eisenhower High School, Shelby Twp., Mich., and “Put That Drink Down” by Chelsea Washington, Camryn Washington, Home School, Southfield, Mich.
- Two DADA Awards for $1,000 each – contributed by the Detroit Auto Dealers Association: “Don’t Drink” by Jonathan D’Ambrosio, Lake Orion High School, Lake Orion, Mich., and “1 in 3” by Evan Trout, Fishers High School, Fishers, Ind.
- New York festivals, $2,000 – chosen based on the commercial’s effectiveness to inform and inspire: “Cheers” by Della Paul, Utica High School, Utica, Mich.
- Adcraft Club of Detroit Award, $2,000 – presented to the commercial that conveyed factual information about the dangers of alcohol use in the most persuasive and creative manner: “Why Waste Your Life” by Reid Petro, Kalamazoo Christian High School, Kalamazoo, Mich.
- State Farm Insurance Award, $1,000 – chosen based on the commercial’s effectiveness on the dangers and consequences of underage drinking and automobile usage: “You Know It’s Wrong” by Allison Otley, Angelique and Kara Payette, Janae Engels, Sarah Naegeli, and Alicia Carter, Coleman High School, Coleman, Wis.
- College for Creative Studies Award, a $250 Award and a portfolio or reel review – “Just Say No” by Neil Muck, Lenawee ISD Tech Center, Adrian, Mich.
- Wall Street Journal Award, $2,000 – chosen by the Wall Street Journal staff from among the most persuasive commercials, as judged by middle school students: “You Never Know” by Sean Mouton, Utica High School, Utica, Mich.
- Wall Street Journal Courageous Leader Award – presented to a special teacher for his or her extraordinary contribution to the Courageous Persuaders program: Troy Smith of Vicksburg High School, Vicksburg, Mich.
Winners were selected after several rounds of judging. During the first round, a panel, from the Detroit Auto Dealers Association viewed the entries and identified the top 60 contenders. Those entries were then reviewed by students at middle schools who completed questionnaires. Results of the questionnaires determined the winners.
“It showed me how people look up to you and you should be a good influence,” said a middle school student who judged the winning Grand Prize Award. “It also has a good perspective, it reminds viewers that they are the role models.”
The Courageous Persuaders program was created in 2000 by former Oakland County District Judge Michael A. Martone and John Barczyk, a local McCann-Erickson advertising executive (retired). In 2007, the DADA became the primary sponsor and administrator of the Courageous Persuaders program through its DADA Education Foundation. This year’s entries continued to be strong, drawing from 38 states, demonstrating the continued interest in the program in all areas of the country.
In addition to the scholarship, the grand prize-winning student receives the opportunity to participate in a professional editing session to make the video broadcast ready. The commercial will be broadcast on television, and will be televised in branches of the Michigan Secretary of State’s Office. Winning videos will be posted on www.courageouspersuaders.com. For additional information, please contact the Detroit Auto Dealers Association office at 248.643.0250.
About the DADA Education Foundation
The mission of the DADA Education Foundation is to promote excellence in education through quality programs and leadership. In addition to the Courageous Persuaders program, the Foundation also administers Automotive Education Day at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), the NAIAS Poster Contest, and coordinates the Automotive Youth Educational Systems in Michigan, an industry-wide program to enhance a student’s auto technician education.
About Detroit Auto Dealers Association (DADA)
The DADA was founded in 1907 by 17 local car dealers, and has grown to more than 220 member car and truck dealers who donate their time and resources to a host of community activities. Currently, the DADA members collectively employ more than 16,500 people.
Many members participate in the NAIAS, LLC, which is responsible for the production of the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). The most significant charitable venture of the DADA is the annual NAIAS Charity Preview, which has raised more than $44 million for children’s charities in southeastern Michigan since 1976. To find out more about Detroit Auto Dealers Association, visit www.dada.org. To find out more about the North American International Auto Show, visit www.naias.com.
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Source: The Detroit Auto Dealers Association