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Toyota Brings A Battle Of The Bands To MySpace (Yes, It's Still There)
Toyota Brings A Battle Of The Bands To MySpace (Yes, It's Still There)

Lately, MySpace has begun feeling like a kegger at 4am: mostly empty, with a handful of party weirdos standing in the kitchen, quietly swaying to a mixtape the DJ's girlfriend left behind. Hell, even Tom bailed on that stuff. So far as we know, the only folks who admit to MySpace membership anymore...Read More»

Screencap from the 'Tony Stark Innovation Challenge' brief
Audi Wants To Hear Your Innovative Ideas (And To Meet Your Many Friends)

If you keep up with the auto world, you already know that Audi's #1 project at the moment is promoting its tie-in with Iron Man 2. Last week, the German marque rolled out an ad for the film's costar, the Audi R8 Spyder, in which the R8 was more-or-less upstaged by all the glittery, CGI-fueled...Read More»

Screencap from Chevrolet's 'Building Diamonds and Dreams' contest website
Build A Contest And They Will Come: Chevrolet Steps Up To The Plate For Kids And Baseball

Chevrolet has a longstanding relationship with Major League Baseball, and the happy couple's passion shows no sign of cooling. In fact, thanks to expanded team sponsorships and a new online contest, things between the two are heating up. This year, Chevy -- aka "the Official Vehicle of Major League...Read More»

Screencap from the Jeep Tiki Hunt website
Today In Social Media: Jeep Kicks Off Nationwide Scavenger Hunt For Three Wrangler Islanders

A couple of weeks ago, we told you about Jeep's "Golden Tiki" hunt at the 2010 New York Auto Show, which ended with Joel Lounds of Bonita Springs, Florida pulling a golden tiki idol from a very large sandbox and driving off in a brand new 2010 Jeep Wrangler Islander. Now, Jeep has launched a...Read More»

2010 Jeep Wrangler Islander
Tweet Your Way To The 2010 New York Auto Show And A Jeep Wrangler Islander

The TCC team is ramping up for the 2010 New York Auto Show, and if you play your cards right, you could be, too. Next week, the folks at Jeep will give away five trips to the show, and one of those lucky five will win a brand new 2010 Jeep Wrangler Islander. The contest takes place on Twitter, and...Read More»

Bruce Richter drives the 2010 Tesla Roadster Sport
Tesla Roadster: Our Contest Winner Speaks!

A few weeks ago, High Gear Media welcomed our newest writer to the fold--Bruce Richter, who won a Tesla Roadster test drive by writing about his personal experience with cars. This week we're bringing you two stories from Bruce--his own Tesla road test, and later this week, a one-on-one interview...Read More»

2010 Tesla Roadster Sport
High Gear Media Picks a Winner: 2010 Tesla Roadster Live!

It's a big week at High Gear Media -- with a new version of TheCarConnection.com in your hands, and a new site we've launched with NASCAR, we're looking ahead to bringing you the best of the Web in 2010 across the Web universe, from our learned hands as well as from exciting new sources. You may be...Read More»

2002 BMW M3 Cabriolet
Cars of the Future: What's Next, and How Do We Get There?

Ouch. Another year in the books. And not just any year, by any stretch. Good riddance. In spite of all that's recently behind us, I couldn't help but look back and take a quick trip down car-rag memory lane. In a February issue, I found the article, "Proposal for Saving Gasoline." In March, an...Read More»

2010 Tesla Roadster Sport
You Too Can Test-Drive a Very, Very Fast 2010 Tesla Roadster Sport!

We write a lot about Tesla, certainly more than their share of the sports car market, given that they're just coming up on 1,000 cars delivered. But the 2009 Tesla Roadster that we reviewed last spring is one amazing electric vehicle. And now you too can have the chance to road-test a Tesla. In...Read More»

Screenshot from Volvo's WhatDrivesEdward.com
Volvo Targets Tweens In Twilight: New Moon

A couple of months ago, we mentioned that Volvo had paid for product placement arranged to have its products placed in The Twilight Saga: New Moon. Now that the movie is prepping for a November release, Volvo has upped its marketing game by launching WhatDrivesEdward.com. The microsite highlights...Read More»

North American Car of the Year
2010 North American Car of the Year: Your Ballots, Please

It's almost that time--if it were the Academy Awards, the accounting team from PriceWaterhouseCoopers would be sidling up to the podium with an envelope for Whoopi or Billy or Steve or, God forbid, Dave, to open. It's just a few weeks before the 50 jurors on the committee cast their ballots for the...Read More»

Audi 100th Anniversary book giveaway
Write About Cars, Win Cool Audi Gear With High Gear Media!

High Gear Media's the only place on the Web, where you can write about cars alongside the pros. This week, we're kicking off a new contest to get you to join the growing number of gearheads posting blogs, reviews and pics of their favorite machines--and this time we're hooking the best writers up...Read More»

2009 eBay Motors Master Contest page
Contest: Post Your Project Vid, Become An eBay Motors Master

Planning to trick out your vintage Mazda RX7 for a little off-roading adventure? Or maybe you're hoping to upgrade that $1000 beater into a Lexus-style luxury ride? Whether it's a weekend project or a year-long labor of love, grab the via camera, shoot some footage of yourself amongst the wrenches...Read More»

iPod Touch
Write About Cars for High Gear Media--Win an iPod Touch!

You're a car enthusiast with some car-shopping smarts, right? It's time to show off a little. As many of you know, we’ve gone and opened up the High Gear Media universe so that anyone can write articles about cars and become a published blogger, on one of our 38 content sites. It's a new way for...Read More»

2009 Volvo C70
Volvo Offers Free Vacation To Supplement Existing Free Vacation Offer

Volvo's Overseas Delivery Program regularly offers American Volvo buyers two round-trip tickets to Gothenburg, Sweden so they can pick out the car they want from the Volvo factory and have it shipped back to the U.S. But now Volvo has one-upped itself: from now through September 1, the company is...Read More»

2010 Toyota Prius - High Gear Media Twitter Contest
Win a 2010 Toyota Prius Solar Backpack With High Gear Media and Twitter

Twitter: never has the Internet seen so much controversy. Well, not since this morning at about 8:43 a.m., actually. Whether you think Twitter is a pile of uselessness, or you virtually live and breathe in 140-character form, High Gear Media is all over Twitter. It's true: our core sites all have...Read More»

Danic Patrick's Got Milk
Link Love From The Car Connection: Win A One-Off Corvette, Danica Patrick's Moustache, And Jesse James Is Still Kicking

Intervention time -- Sad fact: one of your TCC staffers has a 1977 AMC Pacer sitting in his garage. Also sad: the engine hasn't turned over since 1997, and it only has three tires, but he still can't bear to sell the damn thing. Worst of all: now he can blame his addiction on a hormone imbalance...Read More»

Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing replica by Gullwing GmbH
Link Love From The Car Connection: Gullwing Replicas, Women Behind The Wheel, And GM Flubs Today, Hopes For Brighter Tomorrow

Beauty in abundance -- There's another Mercedes-Benz SL 300 Gullwing replica on the market. "What's that", you say? "Why do we need two?" Which makes us think you're off your freakin' rocker, because we could live in a world of these. Seriously. [MotorAuthority] Tomorrowland -- GM is looking toward...Read More»

2006 Mitsubishi Colt VRX
Link Love From The Car Connection: Mitsubishi Marketing Mayhem, Ford Worships Idol, And Hello, Ferrari Heaven

The hunt is on -- It may be time to have an intervention with Mitsubishi. To hype its new Colt (not to be confused with the Dodge Colt, which was, in fact, a worked-over Mitsubishi), Mitsubishi has hidden Colt "parts" on the internet, which fans can then collect, scavenger-hunt style. Weirder...Read More»

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