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And The Fastest-Growing Car Brand Is...Buick?

And The Fastest-Growing Car Brand Is...Buick?

Look, we all miss Pontiac. Saturn, too. A few even miss Saab. (Fewer miss HUMMER.) But although General Motors' bankruptcy and brand sale may have been painful for fans, it's begun to pay off for the automaker and its remaining marques -- especially Buick. Not so long ago, Buick was on the skids... read more

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Screencap from Subaru ad campaign for the 2011 Impreza WRX

Video: Subaru Straps Strangers Into The Passenger's Seat To Promote The New WRX & STI

By now, we've seen a slew of commercials featuring guys- and girls-next-door, with dashboard cameras capturing their heartfelt reaction to new rides. Heck, Hyundai launched a... read more August 2, 2010 by 0


 
2011 Buick Regal

GM Invites Customers To Comment On 2011 Buick Regal Via Online Forum

These days we’re starting to see more and more of the major automakers starting to advertise using social media avenues such as Twitter and Facebook, and nowhere is this... read more July 29, 2010 by 1


 
Car Town

Car Town And DriverVille: Two Games For Gearheads Come To Facebook

If you use Facebook -- and of course you do -- you know how much fun games like Farmville and Petville can be. Take a look at your news feed, and you'll see dozens of updates... read more July 29, 2010 by 0


 
2010 Nissan Maxima

Car Dealer Tricks: Bait And Switch - Part I

You finally found the perfect car on sale in the local Sunday paper. The price is so low you don’t dare miss this opportunity to finally get the car you’ve wanted for... read more July 27, 2010 by 0


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt

Today at High Gear Media: Chevy Volt, Nissan Leaf and MINI

Yesterday was the 2011 Ford Explorer's day--and today at High Gear Media, you could hardly escape the dueling electric vehicles making news at Plug-In 2010 in San Jose. The... read more July 27, 2010 by 0


 
Limited-edition Kia Soul 'Ignition'

Contest: Kia Sets The Hamsters Aside, Wants To See How You Roll

Kia scored a big hit last year with its hamster-themed marketing for the youth-oriented Soul -- a hit so big that the Korean automaker chose to bring it back for another... read more July 27, 2010 by 0


 
Chimp from the 2010 Dodge Tent Event commercial

Today In Advertising: PETA Persuades Dodge To Ditch The Fireworks Chimp

By now, you've probably seen the ad for the Dodge Tent Event: a stream of current Dodge models, all dressed out in black, zipping through a sales lot full of tents, banners... read more July 27, 2010 by 7


 
The 2010 Toyota Prius

Toyota Checks The Weather Before Serving Up Your Ad

We've all seen contextual ads before -- in fact, chances are good that you're looking at one right now. It's common practice to serve up ads based on keywords and location... read more July 20, 2010 by 0


 
Screencap for Canadian ad for the Kia Soul

Video: Kia Gets To The Soul Of Social

A few weeks ago, Kia resuscitated its popular "hamsters" campaign for the Kia Soul with a new commercial, new social media (including an alignment with "Petville"), and even... read more July 19, 2010 by 0


 
Cast of 'Live Every Litre' by Honda

Honda Debuts A New Documentary For The 2011 CR-Z: 'Live Every Litre'

In these days of flashmobs, crowdsourcing, and other clunky neologisms, many automakers have turned to consumers for their ads. Yesterday, we talked about Hyundai's... read more July 16, 2010 by 0


 
2011 Hyundai Sonata

Hyundai Borrows A Page From Ford's Fiesta Movement

By now, you've probably seen the commercials for Hyundai's new "Uncensored" campaign. They're pretty hard to miss, but on the off-chance that you're not much of a TV person... read more July 15, 2010 by 0


 
Fisker Karma

Forget Saving The Planet: The Fisker Karma Will Nab You A Date

Remember the Prius commercials with all those people dressed up like grass and rocks, moving in rhythm to create the illusion of a happy, healthy Mother Earth? Well forget... read more July 7, 2010 by 0


 
Leaked 2011 Lexus CT 200h images

Lexus Lures Andy Samberg, Tracy Morgan, Jamie Kennedy To The Dark Side

During the 2010 New York Auto Show, Lexus hosted a debate to hype its new hybrid, the CT 200h. Dubbed "The Darker Side of Green", the face-off featured eco-tech enthusiast... read more July 6, 2010 by 4


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt in New York City, March 2010

Chevrolet Brings The Volt's 'Freedom Drive' To The Info Superhighway

So, you're an early adopter -- comfy in your pup tent in front of the Apple store, happy to dump Gmail for Google Wave, even though it can't decide whether it's in "preview"... read more July 2, 2010 by 0


 
Chrysler 'Firehouse' blog

Chrysler's 'Firehouse' Blog Falls Onto The Funeral Pyre

If you've never heard of Chrysler's "Firehouse" media blog, you're not alone. It was only intended for those working inside the media biz -- specifically journalists, and... read more July 1, 2010 by 0


 

 
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