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Land Rover Discovery Sport Wants To Send You (And Three Friends) Into Space
Land Rover Discovery Sport Wants To Send You (And Three Friends) Into Space

Today, many of us will be glued to our laptops and smartphones, eagerly awaiting details about Apple's newest slew of must-have devices. But after that burst of excitement fades, you might want to look up -- way up -- because that's where Land Rover wants to send you and three of your most...Read More»

2014 Dodge SRT Viper
Contest: Name The Next Dodge SRT Viper Color, Win A Trip To Daytona

If you've got a passion for performance cars and a knack for names, listen up: from now until next Thursday, October 24, Chrysler invites you to name the color of the 2014 Dodge SRT Viper. You don't have to pick the color itself -- Chrysler's already taken care of that. It's the mid-range blue you...Read More»

Eating in the car: an infographic from KFC
If You Like Eating In The Car & Photoblogging, KFC Has A Contest For You

A car is many things: friend, enemy, necessary evil, rugrat-hauler, tiny office, and occasionally, bedroom. In America, it also doubles as a dining room. To many U.S. visitors, this is literally and metaphorically a foreign concept. For those used to spending mealtimes gathered around a table with...Read More»

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
It's National "Name Your Car Day": What Do You Call Your Ride?

October 2 is many things. It is the birthday of noted American musicians Sting and Tiffany. It is the feast day of Saint Leodegar of Poitiers. And believe it or not, in the U.S. it is also national "Name Your Car Day". The inquisitive folks at Nationwide Insurance were curious to know how many...Read More»

Porsche 911 Carrera 4S, as designed by Facebook fans
Porsche Fans Design 911 Carrera 4S That None Of Us Can Buy (But You Can Drive It)

Earlier this year, Porsche rolled out an unusual marketing campaign: to celebrate its 5,000,000 Facebook fans, the automaker invited the public to help design a very special 911 Carrera 4S. Things began simply enough, with fans voting on the car's exterior color. (Spoiler: Aqua Blue Metallic won...Read More»

Dents Leather Driving Gloves
Are You The Ultimate Auto Enthusiast? Prove It & Win A Ferrari-Fueled Trip To Italy

If you've ever told your friends that you're the ultimate auto enthusiast, pay attention: from now until September 17, Shell is sponsoring its annual "Ultimate Enthusiast" contest, and the top prize is a week-long trip to Ferrari's stomping grounds in Maranello, Italy. Entering the contest is easy...Read More»

Turtle Wax ad
Today In Press Releases: Turtle Wax Wants To See You Topless

We receive plenty of curious press releases here at The Car Connection. Some hype "experts" that we might want to interview. (We don't.) Some tout products suited for "mature" websites. (We may be old, but we're rarely mature.) And some are just plain weird. We'll let you decide where to file the...Read More»

Ford SYNC
Ford Launches Contest For Apps That Boost Fuel Economy

Ford marketing honcho Jim Farley recently gave the keynote address at the 2013 New York Auto Show. While speaking about changes in the auto industry caused by shifts in demographics (e.g. Millennials) and mindsets (e.g. connectivity), he also announced a new app contest. That contest -- dubbed the...Read More»

Infiniti uses Instagram to give away Final Four tickets
Infiniti Uses Instagram To Give Away Final Four Tickets

We're officially one month away from one of basketball's biggest events: the NCAA Finals. If you want to enjoy the Final Four fun but haven't got the funds, never fear. Infiniti has launched a sweepstakes on Instagram that will send one lucky shutterbug (and a friend) to Atlanta from April 6 - 8...Read More»

'Father and Sun' ad for the 2013 Volkswagen Beetle Cabriolet
2013 Volkswagen Beetle Cabriolet Invites You On A Hawaiian Roadtrip

At first glance, February might seem like a strange time to launch a new convertible, but really, it makes perfect sense: in chilly weather like this, the thought of motoring under warm, sunny skies makes drop-tops all the more sexy. At least, that's what Volkswagen is hoping. The automaker has...Read More»

2013 Ford Fusion
Win A 2013 Ford Fusion Or 2013 Ford Escape In The Winter Vehicle Giveaway

Like it or not, shopping season is upon us. Before Thursday's tables have even been cleared, many bargain-hunters will leave the comfort of their homes and line up for Thanksgiving Day sales at malls and big-box stores across the country. But if you're looking for a truly special gift, and you're...Read More»

Still from Scion's 'Motivate' promotion
Scion Encourages Artist-Entrepreneurs With 'Motivate' Contest

For nearly a decade, Scion has been working overtime to win the hearts and mind of young, urban types. In doing so, the company has relied on a highly customizable lineup of vehicles, allowing buyers to express their creativity. In fact, creativity has been at the heart of many Scion promotions...Read More»

Domino's Ultiimate Delivery Vehicle Project
Help Design Domino's Pizza's Ultimate Delivery Vehicle

Who doesn’t love pizza? That is, pizza that’s delivered piping hot, not with toppings sliding off to the side or suffering other delivery-related mishaps. Domino’s Pizza the “recognized world leader in pizza delivery,” now focuses its attention on creating the Ultimate...Read More»

'Immigrant' commercial for the Fiat 500
Contest: Fiat Wants To Send You On A European Vacation!

A couple of weeks ago, we told you about Fiat's latest ad for the 500, parts of which were filmed along the coasts of Amalfi and Sorrento, Italy. While we generally like the commercial, we like the accompanying contest even better: Fiat is giving fans a shot at an Italian vacation, where one lucky...Read More»

2013 Ford Escape
2013 Ford Escape & 2013 Ford Fusion Up For Grabs In New Sweepstakes

It's no secret that we're big fans of Ford's recently redesigned Escape crossover. Derived in part from the equally lovable Ford Focus, the new Escape offers great performance and premium looks in a compact package that's a good fit for city-dwellers, singles, and small families alike. We're also...Read More»

Honda Summer Clearance gas card giveaway
Honda Wants To Give You Gas (In A Sweepstakes)

Are you thinking about making a summer road trip but put off by high prices at the pump (currently $3.44 a gallon and rising)? Honda could make life a little easier: the automaker is clearing out its summer inventory and is giving dozens of website visitors gas in the process. Every day from now to...Read More»

U.S. lawmakers to get tougher on teen drivers
Bridgestone Offers $50,000 In College Scholarships: Deadline June 22!

If you're heading off to college this fall or know someone who is, listen up: Bridgestone is running a contest to give away $50,000 in scholarships, and the deadline for entries is June 22. The gist of Bridgestone America's Teens Drive Smart Video Contest is pretty simple: Any student between the...Read More»

Fiji
TomTom Wants To Send You On A Tropical Island Road Trip

Across the Northern Hemisphere, folks are preparing for that time-honored tradition known as the summer road trip. Most of us will end up making fairly short hauls to the beach or the mountains. A few hardy souls will attempt journeys to national landmarks like the Grand Canyon, Yellowstone, and...Read More»

2012 Fiat 500 Pink Ribbon Edition
Fiat's Giving Away Ten 2012 500s To Lucky Facebook Fans

Fiat has reached the 500,000 fan mark on Facebook and it is looking to celebrate. It is running a sweepstakes for all of its Facebook fans, and 10 lucky fans will win a brand new 2012 Fiat 500. Along with giving away ten 500s, Fiat is also giving the first 500,000 eligible fans $500 towards the...Read More»

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