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Lenny Kravitz Rocks Out With the 2011 Jeep Wrangler

Lenny Kravitz Rocks Out With the 2011 Jeep Wrangler

Fans of four-time Grammy Award-winning artist Lenny Kravitz may be surprised to see the preeminent rock musician in new commercials touting the 2011 Jeep Wrangler. Consumers who admire Jeep Wrangler’s legendary adeptness off-road may take a new look at the brand. The association of artist and... read more

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2011 Chrysler 300

Chrysler 300 and Mom: They Both Got Heart

It’s Mother’s Day as I write this and of course today was a day of flowers and gifts and treating mom right, and generally trying not to step on her toes... read more May 8, 2011 by 1


 
Brake & Gas characters from Hertz ad campaign

Hertz Sweepstakes Offers Free Rentals & A New Chevrolet Camaro SS

Whether you're in the market for a new car or just looking for some weekend R&R, you may want to pay attention to a new promotional campaign from Hertz. The rental car... read more May 5, 2011 by 0


 
2012 Dodge Charger SRT8

Want a Free Smile? Rip the Head Off A Robot, Thanks to Dodge

I admit it, I was watching a Star Wars: The Clone Wars for the better part of the past two hours while I simultaneously surfed for some good commercials to inspire me. Man... read more May 4, 2011 by 0


 
Volkswagen's 'The Force' ad for the 2012 Passat

Never Mind The Hamsters: VW's Darth Vader Ad Is The Only One You Really Liked

Forget Chrysler and that "Born of Fire" ad that generated so much buzz (justified or not). Forget Kia and its indomitable, award-winning rodents. The only auto ad from 2011... read more May 3, 2011 by 0


 
2011 Honda Insight

Japanese Car Makers And Dealers: Between A Rock And A Hard Place

The supply of vehicles from Japan—and those assembled in the U.S. with parts from there—is being negatively affected by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami. The... read more May 2, 2011 by 2


 
Kia 'Hamsters' commercial

Kia's Hamsters Scurry Off With Nielsen's Top Ad Award At The 2011 New York Auto Show

It's official: Americans love rodents. That rule may not apply so much to rats or nutria, but cuter critters like squirrels and chipmunks are tops with U.S. consumers. And at... read more April 22, 2011 by 0


 
Glenn Beck

Pick Your (Advertising) Poison: Glenn Beck or Charlie Sheen

If I was a betting kind of guy, I would always bet on a winner, someone with a track record of success, who delivers you the goods time and again. This goes for sports or... read more April 14, 2011 by 11


 
Toyota Prius Eco-Greenhouse in MONOPOLY Millionaires game by Electronic Arts

Monopoly Millionaires Lets You Pass Go, Collect $200, And Save The Planet In A Virtual Toyota Prius

Weary of pulling weeds on Farmville? Been around the block one too many times in Car Town? Need a new way to look busy in your cubicle without actually being busy? Look no... read more April 12, 2011 by 0


 
Libido-driven used car ad. Image via Tosh.0

Used Cars And Women: You Know You're Not The First, But Do You Care?

Sex sells--it's an advertising mantra we've all heard and seen in practice. Today's entrant puts a bit of a creative spin on the sale of previously-owned cars. A used-car... read more April 12, 2011 by 3


 
Fast Five trailer playing at Car Town drive-in cinema

Car Town's Virtual World Offers Real-World Amenities -- Including Fast Five Movie Tickets

Last summer, we announced the launch of a new app on Facebook: Car Town. It was meant to be the gearhead's answer to Farmville and Petville and other social games that... read more April 12, 2011 by 0


 
2011 Jaguar XJ

Jaguar Really Needs an Arthur

Upon watching Tiger Woods in the final round of the Masters, in between the action there was a commercial for Rolex, Titlest, Acura cars, and oddly a promo for the new remake... read more April 11, 2011 by 0


 
2011 Smart Fortwo

Kobe Bryant is Smart And Goes to 11--In China

When I saw this commercial for the Smart Car a little while a go, all I could think of was one movie that is widely lauded by biblical scholars, male slackers with... read more April 8, 2011 by 2


 
Dodge 'Haiku For You' ad

UPDATED: Dodge's 'Haiku For You' Is The Worst Ad Of 2011 (So Far)

UPDATED: SEE BELOW After months of near-silence during its painful restructuring process, Chrysler began crawling back toward the world of advertising. Its first efforts --... read more April 6, 2011 by 0


 
Full Auto Brake with Pedestrian Detection  -  2011 Volvo S60

The New Volvo Hates Its Fans (But Loves Its Lawyers)

For years, Volvo was the redheaded stepchild of Ford Motor Company, and even before the recession hit in 2008, Ford had begun looking to find a new home for the Swedish... read more April 4, 2011 by 2


 
Chevy's 'Diamonds and Dreams' makeover in Granite, CA

Video: Chevy Builds Field Of Dreams In California -- Your Community Could Be Next

About a year ago, Chevrolet launched an online contest for communities across the U.S. The five grand prize winners of the "Building Diamonds and Dreams" competition would... read more March 29, 2011 by 0


 

 
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