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Archive: February 2011

 
2011 Audi A8

Video: Audi Snuggles With Kenny G

When it’s Super Bowl time, you really have to bring your A game, bring your heavy guns, get your game face on, and other such meaningless sports euphemisms that denote it’s crunch time and you are judged by winning. And Audi has brought a ringer, a secret weapon to the advertising wars...

February 6, 2011 by 
 
2011 Audi A4 2.0T Quattro

Five Affordable and Sexy Family Cars for 2011

Not every family can afford a high-priced luxury car to meet their transportation needs. Not every family wants to either. After considerable consumer input over Family Car... read more February 4, 2011 by  3


 
Kenny G from Audi's new campaign for Super Bowl XLV

Audi Ties Twitter Into Its Super Bowl Advertisement #ProgressiveIs

As we mentioned earlier in the week, many automakers Super Bowl Ad will incorporate some social media element. Audi is the latest to do so with its #ProgressiveIs campaign... read more February 3, 2011 by 


 
Chrysler's 'What's My AQ?' trivia game

Chrysler Launches 'What's My AQ?' Trivia Game

Stuck indoors on this cold, wintry Thursday? Of course you are. That makes today the perfect day for a timewaster, and Chrysler has a one that'll do just fine. The game is... read more February 3, 2011 by  1


 
Oshawa Camaro Plant Photo

How To Know When To Check Brakes

How long do brakes last? That's a question that repair shops hear a lot. The usual answer- It depends - sounds a lot like a cop-out, but is actually pretty accurate. The... read more February 3, 2011 by 


 
2012 Volkswagen Passat

Video: Lord Vader, Your New VW Space Chariot Awaits

As the Super Bowl nears, just about every car maker and his barely unionized uncle is in high media oil-froth, gearing up for Super Sunday where media excess means... read more February 3, 2011 by 


 
Foul-Weather Friend:  Bridgestone's WS60 Blizzak Tire

Snow Advisory: Winter Tires Up Motoring Safety

According the Bridgestone's Norris (TJ) Tennant, "your life rides on four contact patches, the equivalent of one letter-size sheet of paper." This sobering... read more February 2, 2011 by 


 
Tiny Darth Vader uses the force on a 2012 Volkswagen Passat

Video: VW Gears Up For Super Bowl XLV With Tiny Vader, Beetle Stampede

The season is upon us: giant rental flat-screen TVs, cheap beer, and every snack under the sun. The Super Bowl is coming. And so are its ads. We won't spoil the fun for you... read more February 2, 2011 by 


 
2009 Audi Q5

Five More Best-Selling Luxury Crossovers in 2010

Sitting in traffic at the stop light or cruising the freeways, it's impossible not to notice crossovers of every size all around. And sales of luxury crossovers reflect that... read more February 2, 2011 by 


 
ford fiesta pikes peak 2009 011

AAA Offers Roadside Assistance App For Android

AAA is now offering a roadside assistance app for Android-compatible smartphones. The AAA Roadside App is free, and it enables AAA members to request help without ever making... read more February 2, 2011 by 


 
2011 Chevrolet Camaro SS Convertible

Chevrolet All Over Super Bowl XLV

Chevrolet, GM’s bow-tie brand, plans a huge presence on this Sunday’s Super Bowl XLV game broadcast on Fox Network. Not only will there be five 30-second spots... read more February 2, 2011 by  2


 
GOGO In Flight Wireless

Ford Offers Free In-Flight Facebook Surfing Via Gogo During February

We have talked about how far we have come these days in social media. What with connected cars and in-flight WiFi, we now live in some wondrous times. Today Ford announced... read more February 1, 2011 by 


 
2012 Infiniti M35h

Infiniti Set To Offer Consumer Ratings And Reviews On Retail Website

As automakers look for new ways to connect with customers, they are becoming more open. Infiniti is about to be the first automaker to provide consumer ratings and reviews on... read more February 1, 2011 by 


 
Super Bowl ad for the 2011 Kia Optima

Kia To Give Away Five 2011 Optimas In One Epic Contest Super Bowl Promo

Many automakers are looking to incorporate some sort of social media or contest into their Super Bowl advertising this year. Kia is taking the contest route with its One Epic... read more February 1, 2011 by  1


 
2011 Mazda MX-5 Miata

Mazda Offers 20% Discount On The Miata Via Facebook Deals (Sorry, U.K. Only)

One of 2010's biggest social media stories was the rise of group-buying services like Groupon and Living Social. These companies have been a hit with businesses and consumers... read more February 1, 2011 by 


 
2010 Dodge Charger SR8

Price Your Car Like A Pro: Develop A Pricing Strategy

More and more people are being forced to sell their old cars themselves. Before the economic downturn, it was a simple matter of trading your old vehicle in with your local... read more February 1, 2011 by 


 
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