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Win A Trip To Germany From Volkswagen And Drive The 2012 Golf R
Win A Trip To Germany From Volkswagen And Drive The 2012 Golf R

Volkswagen is in the process of launching the new 2012 Golf R hot hatch, and what better way to drum up excitement from enthusiasts and get fans engaged than to run a contest. It's called the Golf R Ultimate Fan Experience, and it's going on now. The premise of the contest is simple: In 265 words...Read More»

DOT's Distracted Driving Design Challenge
Students, Get Creative: Design An Icon Against Distracted Driving

If you are a student between the ages of 13 and 18, an avid follower of social networks, and feel you have a flair for design, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Ray LaHood invites you to take up the DOT’s Distracted Driving Design Challenge. Of course, you should know that...Read More»

2012 Audi R8 GT
Audi Restarts #WantAnR8 Twitter Campaign

Last year an avid Audi fan posted a tweet with the hashtag #WantAnR8. Audi not only surprised the fan by showing up with an R8 for her to use for a day, but decided that the hashtag would make for an innovative marketing campaign. It was right, as the hashtag has been used over 75,000 times. Audi...Read More»

Gas prices, San Francisco, CA
How Are You Coping With High Gas Prices? Want To Win Free Gasoline?

Though analysts can't say for sure whether gasoline will top out at $4 a gallon, $5 a gallon, or somewhere in-between, one thing's for sure: prices are still climbing, and Americans are tightening their belts to make ends meet. Online coupon distributor CouponCabin surveyed thousands of drivers to...Read More»

2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco
Bentley SUV, Dead Fisker Karmas, 2013 Chevy Malibu Turbo: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, the DoE gives Carbon Motors a crushing blow and Snap MyLife wants to bring you to the 2012 New York Auto Show. Lexus drops by Jay Leno's Garage, and Chevy talks about the 2013 Malibu Turbo's engine. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection...Read More»

HDR camera
Win A Trip To The New York Auto Show From Snap MyLife

Attending press days at a major international auto show is many enthusiasts dream. This year, Snap MyLife wants to make that dream a reality for one lucky person and their friend. It is running a photography contest, and the winner will be the official roving photographer for the New York Auto Show...Read More»

Mood board items from the Mercedes-Benz Star Style Challenge
Mercedes-Benz Offers Fans A Trip To Fashion Week This Fall

Mercedes-Benz has become synonymous with high fashion. Not only are its luxury rides a great match for aspirational labels like Chanel, Dior, and Gucci, but the automaker has also gone the extra step and purchased branding rights to fashion weeks at venues around the globe. Now, the company is...Read More»

2012 Toyota Camry 'Camry Effect' sweepstakes on Shazam
How To Win Two 2012 Toyota Camrys During The Super Bowl: Video

Toyota is giving you the chance to win not one, but two 2012 Toyota Camrys this week. It's part of a promotion called "The Camry Effect", which involves a new ad campaign, the Shazam smartphone app, and Sunday's Super Bowl broadcast. Sound confusing? That's because is. Let us break it down for you...Read More»

Jeep's "production-ready" 2012 Grand Cherokee concept
Jeep Announces Name My Ride Contest

Jeep unveiled a blacked-out Concept Grand Cherokee at the Houston Auto Show yesterday. While the vehicle looks terrific, the more interesting news is the "Name My Ride" contest that goes along with the vehicle. In an effort to build excitement around the concept which it intends to build. Jeep is...Read More»

Chevy Game Time app
Win A Chevy During The Super Bowl Using The Chevy Game Time App

Need a new ride? You could schlep to a showroom, schmooze with a salesperson, cozy up to a credit officer, and pay for it yourself, but wouldn't it be nicer to snag one from the comfort of your own living room? For free? While watching the Super Bowl? It's all possible using the Chevy Game Time...Read More»

2013 Audi A6 Allroad quattro
Audi Allroad Owners: Win A Trip To Test Drive The New Allroad

When the Audi allroad station wagon appeared in the U.S. earlier this century, it didn't have a great run -- but it's making a comeback. And if you happen to have an allroad in your garage, Audi wants to give you the chance to test drive the newest member of the family with an all-expense paid trip...Read More»

'Generations', a 30 second Chevrolet ad by William Kirkley
Share Your Fave Chevrolet Commercial, Win A Shot At $10,000 (Or Something)

Last week, we told you about Chevrolet's "Route 66" Super Bowl ad contest, which will give one lucky independent filmmaker 30 seconds of Super Bowl airtime. But there's a way for you to win, too: share your favorite video from among the 35 finalists, and you could walk away considerably richer. The...Read More»

Jeep Arctic Yeti Dig
Win A Trip To The Winter X Games & A Shot At A 2012 Jeep Wrangler Arctic Edition

If you like extreme winter sports and extreme-weather vehicles, Jeep has launched a contest that could be just your speed. From now through January 19, Jeep is hosting a sweepstakes that could send you to the Winter X Games in Aspen, Colorado and give you a shot at winning a brand-new 2012 Jeep...Read More»

2013 Ford Escape
Ford Issues ‘Escape Routes’ Challenge: Unique Road-Trip Competition

Reaching its target audience of young buyers is something Ford knows a thing or two about. And its latest foray using social media to jazz up interest in the all-new 2013 Ford Escape compact crossover is designed to attract “dynamic, fun-loving” individuals who want to compete in a...Read More»

Ford's 'Escape Routes' competition
Sign Up For Ford's 'Escape Routes' Challenge, Starring The Ford Escape

Ford is looking for a few good men and women for its next Amazing Race-style competition called "Escape Routes", featuring the all-new Ford Escape. If you and a friend think you've got what it takes -- and you've both got six weeks to spare -- keep reading for details on how to apply. According to...Read More»

Nissan Heisman Facebook Conest
Nissan: Strike A Heisman Pose, Win Trip To BCS Championship

Are you a huge football fan? If so, Nissan has the contest for you, and it's even partnered with Desmond Howard in an effort to find the next great Heisman pose. The premise of the contest is, you guessed it, the Heisman pose. All you need to do to enter is submit your best, and we might add most...Read More»

2013 Ford Escape
Ford Teams Up With GoldRun To Promote New Escape

Ford is always on the cutting of of social media, always trying to one-up themselves. The launch of the new 2013 Escape is no different, and it has teamed up with the iPhone/iPad application GoldRun in an effort to promote the new Escape in an new and fun interactive way for fans. The promotion...Read More»

2012 Chevrolet Sonic. Photo by Joe Nuxoll
2012 Chevrolet Sonic Being Given Away In 27 Cities On SCVNGR

Chevrolet has been working hard to build buzz for the all-new Sonic among younger buyers. First came the "Let's Do This" campaign, which sent the Sonic on a bungee-jumping adventure, and now Chevy is giving away 27 of the subcompacts in cities across the U.S., using the geolocation service, SCVNGR...Read More»

Ford and Instagram #Fiestagram Photo Competition
Win A Ford Fiesta In The Ford, Instagram #Fiestagram Contest

Would you like a new Ford Fiesta? Do you own an iPhone? Do you happen to live in Europe? If you answered "yes" to all three of those questions, we've got good news for you. Ford has partnered with the popular photo-sharing app, Instagram, to launch the #Fiestagram Photo Competition. Instagram users...Read More»

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