NEW YORK (AP) — Auto insurance can really drive up the price of buying a car. Now General Motors is hoping to get more buyers into showrooms by offering a free one-year policy to customers who purchase or lease new cars before Sept. 6.

The promotion is being tested in only Oregon and Washington right now. But the company says it may eventually be rolled out more widely.

The Details

The offer applies to new 2010, 2011 or 2012 Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, and Cadillac cars, trucks, and crossovers. The policy, which is being provided by MetLife Auto & Home, includes liability, collision, and comprehensive coverage.

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