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Volkswagen Dieselgate update: Dealers confront VW execs, FTC sues, sales hit the skids

Volkswagen Dieselgate update: Dealers confront VW execs, FTC sues, sales hit the skids

The Volkswagen Dieselgate scandal began making headlines over six months ago, so you might think that the worst of it would be over by now. You would be wrong. In recent days, VW's U.S. dealers and its German executives have met at the National Automobile Dealers Association convention in Las... read more

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Fake Tesla ad created by James Khabushani and RJ Collins of Everdream Pictures

Fake Tesla Ad Is Better Than Most Car Ads We've Seen (Even Elon Musk Loves It)

Put yourself in these shoes: you've just graduated from college, and you love using video to bring stories to life, so you've started a company to do just that. That's the... read more March 20, 2014 by


 
Fake Audi ad referencing the Sochi Winter Olympics 'Snowflake Fail' (via Reddit)

Audi Fan Creates Outstanding Ad Riffing On The Sochi Winter Olympics Snowflake Fail

Once upon a time, advertising was a long, drawn-out process. The Don Drapers of the world took months to develop slogans, refine logos, and copyedit commercials before... read more February 11, 2014 by


 
LGBT-inclusive ad for the Chevrolet Traverse (debuted during the Sochi Winter Olympics)

Chevrolet Launches Two LGBT-Inclusive Ads During Winter Olympics Broadcast From Sochi, Russia

At noon Eastern, Chevrolet unveiled two commercials on YouTube: one for the all-new Chevy Traverse, the other for Chevrolet, the brand. "Why should that matter?", you ask... read more February 7, 2014 by


 
2014 Nissan Rogue marketing campaign, 'The Detour'

Send The 2014 Nissan Rogue On A Road Trip 'Detour' Using Google Maps

Nissan is hyping the 2014 Rogue compact crossover with a new online campaign called "Detour" that could be one of the better Friday afternoon timewasters we've encountered --... read more February 7, 2014 by


 
Audi Snapchat images from Super Bowl 2014

Audi's Super Bowl Snapchat: Awesome or Awkward?

Yesterday afternoon and evening, millions of sports fans geared up for a Super Bowl that would ultimately prove to be stupendously underwhelming (or overwhelming, for Peyton... read more February 3, 2014 by


 
Bob Dylan Chrysler ad

Super Bowl 2014 Ads: The Good, The Bad, And Bob Dylan (Video)

The television has been dusted, the batteries in the remote have been changed, and the Rotel is bubbling quietly in a crock pot: the Super Bowl is here, featuring Queen... read more February 2, 2014 by


 
2014 Volvo S60L production in China

Can Volvo Be Saved?

Once upon a time, Volvo was a force to be reckoned with. Can it rise from the ashes, or is it speeding irrevocably toward irrelevance? Even at the height of its popularity... read more January 27, 2014 by


 
Sarah McLachlan in a teaser for Audi's 2014 Super Bowl ad

Audi & Acoustic Guitarist Sarah McLachlan Ask: Won't You Please Pity The Doberhuahua?

With every passing hour, we edge closer to Super Bowl XLVII. And with every passing day, we encounter another teaser for a new Super Bowl ad. Today's teaser comes from Audi... read more January 23, 2014 by


 
Volkswagen 'Algorithm' teaser for Super Bowl 2014

Volkswagen Releases Super Bowl Ad Teaser. What's German For 'Meh'?

It's that time of year again: time to stock up on Rotel, replace the springs in the sectional, and prepare for the Super Bowl and its many amazing ads. Or not so amazing, if... read more January 21, 2014 by


 
Honda's award-winning 'Hands' commercial

Honda Takes Top Honors In Annual Auto Ad Competition (Video)

It's a big week for directors, grips, and gaffers -- and not just because of the Golden Globes. The North American International Auto Show is up and running in Detroit, and... read more January 14, 2014 by


 
Dealer - Sale

FTC Investigates 10 Dealers For Deceptive Ads, With More Probes Planned

If you're a car dealer and you're unfamiliar with the term "best practices", listen up, because the Federal Trade Commission may soon be knocking on your door. The FTC has... read more January 13, 2014 by


 
Screencap from 'Mistakes' public service announcement, New Zealand

Go Home, Hollywood: New Zealand Just Won The Award For Best Safe-Driving Video

To some folks, the holiday season ended last week. To others, the fun has just begun. In New Orleans, Venice, and elsewhere around the globe, Carnival season kicked off... read more January 7, 2014 by


 
2014 Jeep Cherokee

Jeep Cherokee, Washington Redskins: Should Both Names Be Retired?

Since the 1960s, university students have vigorously debated the politics of identity: what does it "mean" to be a woman? Is there an "authentic" African American experience?... read more October 30, 2013 by


 
2014 Infiniti Q50

2014 Infiniti Q50's New Ad Campaign: Will It Quiet Consumer Reports' Bad Review?

Earlier today, we told you that Consumer Reports refused to recommend the 2014 Infiniti Q50. (Reviewers used the word "dull". Ouch.) As it turns out, however, Infiniti... read more October 22, 2013 by


 
2014 Nissan Versa Note

2014 Nissan Versa Note, Now Available At Amazon

Once upon a time, Walmart seemed very, very weird. "Who would want to get groceries, gardening supplies, and oil changes, all in the same place?", we wondered. Then the... read more September 26, 2013 by


 

 
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