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Car Town And DriverVille: Two Games For Gearheads Come To Facebook

Car Town And DriverVille: Two Games For Gearheads Come To Facebook

If you use Facebook -- and of course you do -- you know how much fun games like Farmville and Petville can be. Take a look at your news feed, and you'll see dozens of updates from nearly forgotten high school acquaintances, each begging you to help with chores and other drudgery so they can unlock... read more

July 29, 2010 by  - 0
 
Limited-edition Kia Soul 'Ignition'

Contest: Kia Sets The Hamsters Aside, Wants To See How You Roll

Kia scored a big hit last year with its hamster-themed marketing for the youth-oriented Soul -- a hit so big that the Korean automaker chose to bring it back for another... read more July 27, 2010 by  0


 
Chimp from the 2010 Dodge Tent Event commercial

Today In Advertising: PETA Persuades Dodge To Ditch The Fireworks Chimp

By now, you've probably seen the ad for the Dodge Tent Event: a stream of current Dodge models, all dressed out in black, zipping through a sales lot full of tents, banners... read more July 27, 2010 by  7


 
2010 Buick LaCrosse 4-door Sedan CX 3.0L Instrument Panel

Delphi's Telematic Plan For Car Repair

The auto parts maker Delphi is moving into the second phase of a pilot program in which it is testing the viability of an integrated automotive diagnostic program using... read more July 27, 2010 by  2


 
2001 Ford SVT F-150 Lightning

2011 Ford F-150 'Lightning' Could Be Revived With Modded EcoBoost V-6

Ford has announced that it will be updating the powertrain line up for the 2011 Ford F-150. Not only will the F-150 be receiving the 305 horsepower 3.7-liter V-6 Mustang... read more July 23, 2010 by  3


 
The 2010 Toyota Prius

Toyota Checks The Weather Before Serving Up Your Ad

We've all seen contextual ads before -- in fact, chances are good that you're looking at one right now. It's common practice to serve up ads based on keywords and location... read more July 20, 2010 by  0


 
Screencap for Canadian ad for the Kia Soul

Video: Kia Gets To The Soul Of Social

A few weeks ago, Kia resuscitated its popular "hamsters" campaign for the Kia Soul with a new commercial, new social media (including an alignment with "Petville"), and even... read more July 19, 2010 by  0


 
Cast of 'Live Every Litre' by Honda

Honda Debuts A New Documentary For The 2011 CR-Z: 'Live Every Litre'

In these days of flashmobs, crowdsourcing, and other clunky neologisms, many automakers have turned to consumers for their ads. Yesterday, we talked about Hyundai's... read more July 16, 2010 by  0


 
2011 Hyundai Sonata

Hyundai Borrows A Page From Ford's Fiesta Movement

By now, you've probably seen the commercials for Hyundai's new "Uncensored" campaign. They're pretty hard to miss, but on the off-chance that you're not much of a TV person... read more July 15, 2010 by  0


 
2009 Honda FCX Clarity

Top 5 Japanese Car Ads

You live on a crowded island, you tend to lack a few things. Like a proper perspective on the world, or a diversified gene pool. Or perhaps you begin to do crazy things like... read more July 15, 2010 by  1


 
Driven: 2010 BMW 750Li

More Summer Savings For New Car Buyers With BMW And MINI

A sagging national economy and slumping new car sales have lured two more auto manufacturers into the summer frenzy aimed at kick starting a depressed market through the use... read more July 14, 2010 by  0


 
Fisker Karma

Forget Saving The Planet: The Fisker Karma Will Nab You A Date

Remember the Prius commercials with all those people dressed up like grass and rocks, moving in rhythm to create the illusion of a happy, healthy Mother Earth? Well forget... read more July 7, 2010 by  0


 
Leaked 2011 Lexus CT 200h images

Lexus Lures Andy Samberg, Tracy Morgan, Jamie Kennedy To The Dark Side

During the 2010 New York Auto Show, Lexus hosted a debate to hype its new hybrid, the CT 200h. Dubbed "The Darker Side of Green", the face-off featured eco-tech enthusiast... read more July 6, 2010 by  4


 
2009 Honda S2000 2-door Convertible CR w/Air Conditioning Air Vents

How To Sell A Car… Air Conditioner

As I left for my ignominious life-shortening job today, I noticed one thing: Today was hot. Stinking hot. Stinking humid hot. The kind of hot that makes you wish a meteor... read more July 6, 2010 by  0


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt in New York City, March 2010

Chevrolet Brings The Volt's 'Freedom Drive' To The Info Superhighway

So, you're an early adopter -- comfy in your pup tent in front of the Apple store, happy to dump Gmail for Google Wave, even though it can't decide whether it's in "preview"... read more July 2, 2010 by  0


 
Chrysler 'Firehouse' blog

Chrysler's 'Firehouse' Blog Falls Onto The Funeral Pyre

If you've never heard of Chrysler's "Firehouse" media blog, you're not alone. It was only intended for those working inside the media biz -- specifically journalists, and... read more July 1, 2010 by  0


 

 
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