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Worst Clip Of The Week: Audi's New Video For The A1 Makes Us See Red

Worst Clip Of The Week: Audi's New Video For The A1 Makes Us See Red

Last month, we told you that Audi had created a short action film with brand ambassador Justin Timberlake to help promote the company's new luxury compact, the A1. The first episode of that film launched yesterday, but if you live in North America, you should probably skip it. The Next Big Thing is... read more

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Screencap from Honda's 'Impossible Dream II' ad

Wednesday Video Break: Honda Dreams An Impossible, Beautiful Dream

If your Wednesday is shaping up to be anything like ours, you probably need a break. Ordinarily, we'd invite you to join us for margaritas and inter-office shuffleboard, but... read more April 28, 2010 by  1


 
Screencap from the Audi R8 Spyder 'Beauty and the Beasts' ad

Humpday Video: 'Beauty And The Beasts' Audi R8 Spyder Ad

It's Wednesday. It doesn't really matter if you woke up on the right side of the bed, or if the weather is perfect, or who may or may not have tainted your Cheerios, the fact... read more April 21, 2010 by  1


 
Detroit

Only In Detroit: GM Markets To Churchgoers…At Church?

You're probably familiar with the new-vehicle ride-and-drive events that automakers sometimes stage in shopping centers or other public places, targeting a certain type of... read more April 20, 2010 by  1


 
2010 Buick LaCrosse

Buick Eyes Younger, Hipper Drivers With New iPad Ads

Buick's skid from sporty family ride to stodgy senior-mobile was a long, slow one, and the road back to younger consumers has been decidedly uphill. Last week, we reported... read more April 20, 2010 by  1


 
Spanish-language ad for the 2009 Ford Flex

Automakers Put The Brakes On Marketing To Hispanic, African American Shoppers

We all know that the recent recession was tough. Surrounded by bankruptcies, layoffs, and general economic tsoris, companies of all sorts had to re-examine how they did... read more April 20, 2010 by  4


 
From the Ford Fiesta Movement campaign

Ford Finds Another Silver Lining In The Recession: Better Marketing

Most economists agree that America has finally turned a corner and is on-track for better times. So now would seem an opportune moment to look back and ponder what we've... read more April 16, 2010 by  0


 
European ad for the Nissan Cube 'Symmetry Sucks' campaign

Nissan Says, 'Symmetry Sucks'

Last year, the Nissan Cube shoehorned itself into what's become a very crowded field. Technically, that field is known as that of the "mini multi-purpose vehicle" (aka, the... read more April 15, 2010 by  2


 
Screencap from Toyota's microsite for the Avalon

Video: Toyota Makes The Avalon More (Mad) Manly

The Toyota Avalon: it's a sensible sedan, safe and comfortable, but it loses points on looks. In fact, while the 2010 model was busy scoring high marks for quality and... read more April 14, 2010 by  1


 
GLEE's Chris Colfero on the hood of a Chevrolet Camaro

Fox's Smash Hit GLEE Returns Tonight, With Chevrolet In Tow

If you've ever watched Glee, you already know that it's TV's equivalent of a Britney Spears pop song: slick, snappy, slightly outrageous, and impossible to shake off. It's... read more April 13, 2010 by  0


 
2010 Buick Enclave

Was Tiger A Curse? Average Age Of Buick Owners Finally Drops

You know it, we know it: Buick has become a brand for older drivers. Just a couple of decades ago, models like the Regal drew the attention of younger couples and even... read more April 13, 2010 by  1


 
Screencap from Canadian commercial for the Nissan Sentra SE-R

Video: Drifting Down Wisteria Lane In A Remote-Controlled Nissan Sentra SE-R

Drifting is serious business. It requires the right car, the right skill, and, if you're making a commercial, the right folder full of permits, permission slips, and... read more April 12, 2010 by  0


 
Michael Schumacher from the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG 'tunnel' commercial

For Your Friday Viewing Pleasure: A Short Film About The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG

Remember that amazing video of Michael Schumacher looping a Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG around the wall of a two-lane tunnel? Well, Mercedes has taken that clip,  added some... read more April 9, 2010 by  2


 
BMW's Jack Pitney

Video: BMW, Audi, Volvo Talk About Selling Luxury In A Recession-Wary World

The world of today is a little different from the one we inhabited just two or three years ago. Free-wheeling credit, a strong housing market, Pontiac: all gone, the dusty... read more April 9, 2010 by  0


 
2010 Volkswagen New Beetle Coupe 2-door Man Angular Front Exterior View

Movie Star Gets A Facelift

Let’s play a game. I’ll give you ten facts about a car and you tell me the name and make of the car. Ready? Here we go. This car: Is one of the most popular cars of all... read more April 8, 2010 by  0


 
Screencap from Green Calgary's 'Unacceptable' ad

Video: Canadian Anti-Idling Campaign Is 'Unacceptable', Geddy Lee Possibly To Blame

In the U.S., we often think of Canadians as our kinder, gentler, older, wiser siblings: the designated drivers of the Northern Hemisphere. They're friendly enough and... read more April 6, 2010 by  1


 
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