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Video: Skoda Packs The Fabia vRS Full Of Lean, Mean Stuff

Video: Skoda Packs The Fabia vRS Full Of Lean, Mean Stuff

In Europe, the Volkswagen subsidiary known as Skoda has undergone a slow but undeniable transformation. When VW took the Czech company under its wing in the early 1990s, it was cranking out autos similar to those made in other Eastern Bloc nations -- which is to say, mostly forgettable, and not so... read more

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When Harry Met Sally

Video: VW Hitches Its Wagens To Film Buffs

Chances are pretty good that you've seen When Harry Met Sally -- and even if you haven't, you've almost certainly witnessed that scene. You know: the one where Meg... read more October 26, 2010 by  0


 
Screencap from Land Rover's 'Pulse of the City' program

Land Rover Launches Evoque-ative 'Pulse Of The City' App

Earlier today at Celebs And Cars, we talked about the launch of the 2010 Range Rover Evoque and a new marketing campaign called the "Pulse of the City Project". In case you... read more October 25, 2010 by  0


 
2011 Nissan Juke

Video: Nissan Juke, Weird and Cool Like Dieter

What do the Nissan Juke--something you could definitely call unique and offbeat--and the wild, cosmopolitan city of Berlin have in common? Turns out they're a match, a weird... read more October 19, 2010 by  0


 
2011 Lincoln MKX

2011 Lincoln MKX is Seeking Geek-Friendly Women

Lincoln is launching a new ad campaign aimed at urban women, called "Touch Me All Over", focusing on the technology, luxury and style of the 2011 Lincoln MKX crossover... read more October 19, 2010 by  0


 
Ford Motor Company's Jim Farley

Ford Motor Company Named 'Marketer Of The Year'

For 40 years, Advertising Age magazine has pored over marketing campaigns from corporations and politicians across America, with the goal of selecting its "Marketer of the... read more October 19, 2010 by  1


 
2011 Volkswagen Jetta

Video: 2011 VW Jetta Says Love Not Cheap, Just Inexpensive

How far would you go for love? What outlandish, ego-smooshing, body-bruising, morale-decimating things would you a human take on in the name of love? I have done many sinful... read more October 17, 2010 by  0


 
Screencap from Brotherton Cadillac's Race for a Ride contest

Cadillac Dealer Taps Twitter To Raise Cash For Charity

What's great about social networks like Facebook and Twitter is that they're constantly changing. They grow and evolve thanks to user-generated content, and we're always... read more October 14, 2010 by  0


 
Screencap from the Skoda Belgium website

Skoda Uses Facebook For Something We'd Like To Call 'Crowdhaggling'

We don't have much cause to talk about Skoda on this side of the Atlantic, but an unusual new promotion from the Czech Republic-based brand has turned our heads. Skoda's... read more October 14, 2010 by  0


 
Promo shot for the '2011 Mediocrity', part of a viral Subaru campaign

Subaru Talks About 'Mediocrity'

Last week, we told you about the 2011 Mediocrity -- a bogus new car at the center of a mysterious stealth marketing campaign. We'd seen some spy shots of the vehicle, then we... read more October 12, 2010 by  2


 
Full Auto Brake with Pedestrian Detection  -  2011 Volvo S60

Volvo Wins 'Best Use Of Facebook' At Digi Awards

Ad agencies haven't always known what to do with their digital departments. Sometimes, the web team has been dumped in a corner of the graphic design office. Other times... read more October 12, 2010 by  0


 
Jason Sadler hawking the Nissan Juke

Nissan Very Excited To Put Juke Marketing In The Hands Of 'Virtual Nobodies'

We love PR people. Sometimes, they give us great scoops about upcoming rides, or offer us test drives before models launch. And sometimes, they make us laugh, as one PR team... read more October 8, 2010 by  0


 
BP fail whale

AdAge Lists The Worst Social Media Screw-Ups Of All Time, Two Automakers Make The Cut

We can get a little feisty when we're talking about marketing campaigns. Some people get amped about football, for others, it's flan, and for us, it's how navigable your... read more October 7, 2010 by  1


 
Mercedes-Benz 'Impact' campaign

Video: Mercedes-Benz Touts Safety In 'Impact' Ad Campaign, Wants To Hear Your Story

If you're a cable subscriber -- and statistics tell us that most of you are -- you've probably stumbled across the Discovery Channel show called "I Shouldn't Be Alive". If... read more October 7, 2010 by  0


 
2012 Ford Focus ST

Update: 2012 Ford Focus Wants You To Audition For A New 'Amazing Race' Reality Show

A few quick updates about the 2012 Ford Focus, which is set to be the centerpiece of another massive advertising blitz from Ford Motor Company: 1. That social media campaign... read more October 6, 2010 by  0


 
Screencap from Citroen 'Dating 2.0' campaign

Citroen Aims For The Funny Bone, Misses By A Mile, With Build-A-Date Campaign

Europe can be a confusing place for Americans. The streets are narrower, the coffee is stronger, and everything seems historic. The cars are different there, too -- and so... read more October 6, 2010 by  1


 

 
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