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Fulfill Your Adventure In A 2012 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe
Fulfill Your Adventure In A 2012 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe

Do you have dreams and adventures that require the use of a 2012 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe? If so, Mercedes-Benz has the Facebook contest for you called C-Coupe Your Week. To enter, you need to submit a one- to two-minute video on the Mercedes-Benz Facebook fan page, explaining what you would do...Read More»

2012 Nissan Versa Sedan
Nissan Launches 'My Versa Road Trip' Contest

Automakers are finding all sorts of new ways to utilize social media to promote new vehicles, and Nissan is no exception. To promote the new 2012 Versa compact sedan, Nissan has launched the My Versa Road Trip contest. The idea is simple: plot out a road trip using the My Versa Road Trip website...Read More»

2011 Dodge Journey
Play Hide And Seek – And Maybe Win A New Dodge Journey

Playing a popular children’s game may seem like a strange way to promote the 2012 Dodge Journey, but when you think about it, who doesn’t love hide and seek? The real payoff here, however, is the chance to win one of three 2012 Journeys in Chrysler’s new promotion which begins...Read More»

2011 Dodge Journey
Play Hide And Seek, Win A 2012 Dodge Journey

When you were a child, did your mother yell at you to get off the couch and go play outside? Dodge is now doing the same thing, only the reward is a whole lot better than a glass of milk and a freshly baked cookie. To promote the 2012 Dodge Journey crossover (which it calls a “search engine...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Volt Z-Spec
Klout's Featured Perk Is The Chevrolet Volt

Klout has been rewarding social media influencers around the world with what it calls "perks" for the last few months. Yesterday it announced the latest perk: a Chevrolet Volt. To be specific, the perk is to drive a Chevrolet Volt for three days. Klout plans to have the top technology...Read More»

Ford's F-150 EcoBoost Challenge truck. Image: Ford
Ford Launches F-150 Ecoboost Challenge On Facebook

Ford has already successfully launched the new 2011 Explorer using social media, and now it's trying something similar with the F-150 Ecoboost. Ford has launched a contest on Facebook promoting its new F-150 Ecoboost Challenge. The contest involves eight cities and drivers. Each driver will...Read More»

MINI logo
MINI Wants You To Sign Up To Be A Lunatic

It's MINI's tenth birthday and it wants to have an out-of-this-world-celebration. To do so, MINI is having a space-themed birthday bash for its U.K. customers by having fans sign up to be a lunatic on MINI's website. When you sign up to be a lunatic you enter your car's mileage to earn points...Read More»

All-new 2012 Ford Focus Electric
2012 Toyota Camry, 2012 Ford Focus, National Stop On Red Week: Today's Car News

Toyota releases another teaser photo featuring the taillight of the 2012 Camry. [TheCarConnection] Did you know that it is National Stop On Red Week? [FamilyCarGuide] DriveSRT shows us how to properly handle a fake Facebook fan page. [SocialCarNews] BMW releases The Ultimate Drive smartphone app...Read More»

Ford F-150 EcoBoost Baja 1000 truck
BFGoodrich Wants You To Pick Its Baja 1000 Race Drivers

What do you do if you have 23 race drivers and only six driver spots? If you're BFGoodrich, you decide to let your Facebook fans make the hard decisions, and turn it into a popularity contest. Two of the drivers will automatically be chosen after winning the SCCA National Runoffs. By our math, that...Read More»

2 Million MINI sweepstakes on Facebook
MINI Is Giving Away Its 2,000,000th Car On Facebook

Need a new car? Want something cute, stylish, fun to drive, that won't cost an arm and a leg? How's about a MINI? If you're lucky, you can get one for practically nothing. No, really: nothing. MINI is running a sweepstakes on its Facebook page, and when all is said and done, the automaker will give...Read More»

GM OnStar FMV
Win OnStar FMV System Via Facebook Contest

Earlier today, OnStar announced its OnStar For My Vehicle (FMV) system for launch on July 24th. If you can't wait that long, or just want it for free, OnStar is giving out OnStar FMV via a Facebook contest. OnStar FMV adds OnStar to most non-GM vehicles with an aftermarket mirror that replaces your...Read More»

Zipcar
Next Week: Zipcar Launches The Low-Car Diet Challenge

Putting a car in the shop is never fun, but then again, it's almost never as bad as you think, either. You adjust your schedule, you take a bus or two, you survive. But could you last more than a few days without your ride? Could you last a whole month? Zipcar wants to find out. For the fourth year...Read More»

2012 Dodge Charger SRT8 Development Mule
SRT Holding Facebook Popularity Contest For LX & Beyond Nationals

Are you planning on attending the LX & Beyond Nationals (LX&B) this weekend? If you are, get your camera ready because SRT is holding a Facebook Favorite Award contest on Facebook. The LX&B is a car show dedicated to modern Mopar vehicles. To enter, take a picture of your vehicle staged...Read More»

Infiniti Digital Art Competition
Infiniti Launches Art Competition To Tout Its Design DNA

Calling all artists: Japanese luxury automaker Infiniti is sponsoring a digital art competition. Be forewarned, however, that it comes with strings attached. The gist: Infiniti has partnered with the high-concept art magazine Designboom to create a "Digital Art Competition". Contestants have three...Read More»

2010 SEMA Show: Mummbles Marketing 2011 Hyundai Equus
Royal Purple Wants To Send You To SEMA

Have you been dreaming about attending the SEMA show? Royal Purple just might have your ticket. It is running two Facebook contests which will end up sending three winners to the SEMA show in Las Vegas. The first Facebook contest, "The Royal Purple Show It Off At SEMA," launched yesterday on the...Read More»

The open road
Sears Wants To Send You On A Fantasy Road Trip: Contest

Hankering to feel the wind in your hair, but can't swing the dough to pull off an epic road trip? Never fear: if you've got the right stuff (and a video camera), Sears Auto Center might be willing to foot the bill. For the second year in a row, Sears Auto Center is sponsoring the "Exploring My...Read More»

Toyota 100 Cars for Good campaign
Visit Facebook To Give 100 Toyotas To 100 Nonprofits: Video

A few weeks ago, we told you about Toyota's "Ideas for Good" competition, which encouraged scientists, inventors, and average Joes (and Janes) to put Toyota technologies to new uses. Now comes another community-minded contest from the automaker, which will give 100 Toyota vehicles to 100 U.S...Read More»

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 giant began running its new "Gas and Brake" ads yesterday. The premise behind them is that there are, metaphorically speaking...Read More»

High Gear Media Contest Winner Interviews Hyundai Spokesman
2011 New York Auto Show Video: Contest Winner Interviews Hyundai Spokesman

As many of our loyal SocialCarNews readers know, we ran a writing contest asking people to tell us about their favorite auto show moment. The contest was sponsored by High Gear Media, Hyundai, and the New York International Auto Show. Our amazing editorial brain trust took all the submissions and...Read More»

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