Monthly Archives: December 2012

Hurricane Sandy Relief

Hurricane Sandy flooding left many people with inoperable vehicles that are essentially junk cars now. Many car companies are providing relief for Hurricane Sandy.

Nissan is offering employee discounts on Nissan and Infiniti vehicles to people whose vehicles have become junk cars from Hurricane Sandy flooding. The discounts are being offered to people located in federally designated disaster and emergency areas. These areas include those states along the East Coast, some of which are New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Delaware, among others. Discounts will be applied to all new Nissan and Infiniti models except the Nissan GT-R and Nissan Versa Sedan 5 trim.

Eligible applicants will receive the following discounts:

• $750 under invoice on Nissan Versa, Sentra, cube and Nissan LEAF™

• $1,000 under invoice on Nissan Altima, Altima Coupe, Rogue, Xterra,
Frontier and Juke

• $1,000 under invoice on Nissan NV Standard Roof, High Roof and Passenger Van

• $1,250 under invoice on New Infiniti models

• $1,500 under invoice on Nissan 370Z Coupe and Roadster, Maxima,
Pathfinder, Titan, Armada, Quest, Murano and Murano CrossCabriolet

If you have junk cars and want to apply for discounts, you need to geta VPP Claim ID. To do so, go to and enter VPP008497 in the VPP Company Code search box. Click “Continue” and then click the “HURRICANE SANDY” link. Finally, enter your home address, email, phone, etc.

After getting a VPP Claim ID, print and bring a copy of your completed Qualification Form to your local Nissan or Infiniti Dealer. Then bring a printed copy of your VPP Claim ID number to your local Nissan or Infiniti Dealer and identify yourself as a Nissan VPP Customer. Lastly, select your New Nissan or Infiniti. (Be sure to remember to bring the insurance card for proof of ownership, the Insurance claim number, and the insurance adjuster damage appraisal form, including location, date and cause of damage/loss.)

(The above information has been provided by

The Nissan and Infiniti discounts will be offered through January 2, 2013.

Furthermore, Nissan is allowing customers to yield payments up to three months. Not only is Nissan helping in Hurricane Sandy relief, but other companies are helping as well. General Motors has donated fifty vehicles to the American Red Cross for use in relief for Hurricane Sandy. Ford is also helping out in relief by donating $50,000 to the American Red Cross.