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Kia And Hamsters And Petville, Oh My: The Soul Returns To Facebook

Kia And Hamsters And Petville, Oh My: The Soul Returns To Facebook

We have good news and bad news. The good news: for a third year, Kia will underwrite the Vans Warped Tour, which, for those who haven't been, is a lot like Lollapalooza, except people actually go. The bad news: Kia is bringing the Soul back to Facebook, which didn't go too well the first time... read more

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2011 Buick Regal

Truth Or Consequences: Buick Prepares For The Slings And Arrows Of Social Media

Here's a sentence you might not have expected: Buick is planning a major social media offensive for the 2011 Regal sedan. Sales of the revamped Regal began last month, and in... read more June 22, 2010 by  1


 
2010 Volkswagen Polo

Video: Volkswagen Brings The Polo GTI To Facebook

  Volkswagen has been pushing the online angle pretty hard in its launch of the 2011 Polo. Among the automaker's standout efforts have been a joint ad campaign and website... read more June 16, 2010 by 


 
Volkswagen Golf BlueMotion (MkVI)

Top Five Volkswagen Music Ads

As I got off the train to go to work this morning, in my clouded head that so desperately needed strong, black coffee to make the synapses fire, and kick other bodily... read more June 15, 2010 by 


 
Chevrolet ad on the Yahoo log-in page

Chevrolet Parks Itself On Yahoo's Log-In Page

If you logged into your Yahoo.com account yesterday -- or if you plan to between now and Wednesday night -- you might see something unusual: the site's normally stark white... read more June 15, 2010 by 


 
Screencap from Dodge Challenger World Cup commercial

Video: Buy A Dodge, Or The Terrorists Win

Last week, Chrysler launched its first ad campaign for a new model since emerging from bankruptcy in 2009. Frankly, we found the spot for the Jeep Grand Cherokee a little... read more June 14, 2010 by  2


 
Screencap from Wieden + Kennedy spot for the 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Video: Chrysler Returns To Marketing With A Whimper, Not A Bang

Of America's Big Three automakers, Chrysler is having the most trouble recovering from the recent recession. Sure, General Motors has struggled to get its marketing under... read more June 11, 2010 by 


 
YouTube's Bonnaroo page, sponsored by the Ford Fiesta

This Weekend: Ford Fiesta Sponsors Live Video From Bonnaroo Music Festival

So you were planning a weekend trip to the beach, but the thought of getting tar balls caught in your thong has made you reconsider. What to do? Thanks to Ford Motor Company... read more June 11, 2010 by 


 
2011 Ford Explorer Leaked?

Like Or Unlike? 2011 Ford Explorer Will Debut On Facebook

The live-streamed rollout: we've seen it in other industries -- in fashion, for example -- and it's even happened a few times in the auto world, when an automaker has posted... read more June 9, 2010 by  4


 
Facebook app for the Honda CR-Z

Honda Uses Facebook To Promote Another Controversial Model: The CR-Z

The last time Honda used Facebook to promote a brand new model, the results were not so good -- well not so good for Honda, though Facebook fans seemed to enjoy venting some... read more June 7, 2010 by 


 
2010 Toyota Camry 4-door Sedan I4 Auto LE (Natl) Front Exterior View

Free Speech, The Free Market And The Head-On Crash

Free speech, is the cornerstone of a free society, it has been said. The free market, meanwhile, is that which allows any consumer or entrepreneur to either spend or make... read more June 5, 2010 by 


 
Volkswagen ad for the 2010 World Cup

Hey, Soccer Fans: Volkswagen Wants To Make You A Star

Soccer continues to grow in popularity in the U.S., and this summer's World Cup will benefit from some of the heaviest live coverage the sport has seen on American airwaves... read more June 4, 2010 by 


 
Rock 'n' Roll Marathon

Dodge Gets Racy With The 'Rock 'n' Roll Marathon'

Earlier this week, Chrysler premiered a racy new logo for its Dodge family of vehicles -- one designed to reinforce the image of Dodge as a youthful, performance-driven... read more June 3, 2010 by 


 
Barrett-Jackson app for Apple

Barrett-Jackson Phones It In With A New Auction App

Given the popularity of eBay's auction app  (and the many spinoffs it has spawned), it was only a matter of time before car auction houses joined the fray. And now, one of... read more June 3, 2010 by 


 
Screencap from BMW 'interactive' building projection in Singapore

Video: BMW Understands Joy, But 'Interactive'? Not So Much.

Last month, BMW put together a fairly massive stunt: a projection onto Singapore's Suntec City Towers 2 and 3 featuring promos for BMW vehicles, including the automaker's... read more June 2, 2010 by 


 
2011 Toyota Sienna

Best Toyota Ad Ever: The Swagger Wagon

Sure, I know what you're thinking, with a blog title like that, you think I am trying to draw you in with some kind of ill-advised hyperbole that's bound to make you click on... read more June 1, 2010 by  10


 
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