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How To Read The Sidewalls Of Your Tires

How To Read The Sidewalls Of Your Tires

If tire manufacturers wanted to keep their customers in the dark about what is between them and the road they would have designed a system just like they have for labeling tires. If you are a tire aficionado you probably know this stuff, but we mere mortals might benefit from the drill. One good... read more

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2011 BMW 3-Series M-Sport Package

BMW Is To Yuppie As Audi Is To Slimy? BMW Gets Nasty

A little while ago I dissected an ad BMW put together as part of its "BMW. Joy" campaign that you can check out on www.bmw.tv containing all kinds of great promos and such... read more June 7, 2010 by 


 
2011 Ford Fiesta

2011 Ford Fiesta. Fantastic Fun. In An Ad

I just had a chance to see the latest 2011 Ford Fiesta ad and it left me with a huge smile on my face. A grin from ear to ear. It's so unabashedly happy, fun to watch and... read more June 5, 2010 by 


 
Volkswagen ad for the 2010 World Cup

Hey, Soccer Fans: Volkswagen Wants To Make You A Star

Soccer continues to grow in popularity in the U.S., and this summer's World Cup will benefit from some of the heaviest live coverage the sport has seen on American airwaves... read more June 4, 2010 by 


 
Tom Brady

Today In Sports: Audi Sponsors 'Best Buddies' Football Game With Tom Brady

Planning a trip to New England this weekend for a little R&R? You might want to make a pit stop in Massachusetts to check out the Audi Best Buddies Challenge, a multi-day... read more June 4, 2010 by 


 
Rock 'n' Roll Marathon

Dodge Gets Racy With The 'Rock 'n' Roll Marathon'

Earlier this week, Chrysler premiered a racy new logo for its Dodge family of vehicles -- one designed to reinforce the image of Dodge as a youthful, performance-driven... read more June 3, 2010 by 


 
Barrett-Jackson app for Apple

Barrett-Jackson Phones It In With A New Auction App

Given the popularity of eBay's auction app  (and the many spinoffs it has spawned), it was only a matter of time before car auction houses joined the fray. And now, one of... read more June 3, 2010 by 


 
Screencap from BMW 'interactive' building projection in Singapore

Video: BMW Understands Joy, But 'Interactive'? Not So Much.

Last month, BMW put together a fairly massive stunt: a projection onto Singapore's Suntec City Towers 2 and 3 featuring promos for BMW vehicles, including the automaker's... read more June 2, 2010 by 


 
2011 Toyota Sienna

Best Toyota Ad Ever: The Swagger Wagon

Sure, I know what you're thinking, with a blog title like that, you think I am trying to draw you in with some kind of ill-advised hyperbole that's bound to make you click on... read more June 1, 2010 by  10


 
Screencap from a video promoting VW's new magazine, DAS.

Video: Volkswagen Launches iPad Magazine For Customers And Fans

No matter how you feel about Steve Jobs or Apple or all things "i", there's no denying that the iPad has -- like the iPhone and the iPod before it -- created a sensation... read more June 1, 2010 by 


 
Fiat 500 Abarth

Give Me Some (Fiat) Panda Love

Many, many years ago, on a continent far, far away (Europe), I got a ride in a Fiat Panda, the original one, which I think had a rousing total of 45 horsepower, and possessed... read more June 1, 2010 by 


 
2010 Audi A4

The Car Reigns Supreme In The World of Audi: Audi's Funniest Commercials Of All-Time

Audi’s marketing department really has made some great commercials over the years. I’ve gone back and found some of the funniest advertisements from Audi’s collection... read more May 30, 2010 by 


 
Screencap from Kia's summer 2010 commercial for the Soul

Video: Kia Sells Its Soul With Hip Hop Hamsters

At the 2010 New York Auto Show, Neilsen handed Kia its top automotive advertising prize for last year's "New Way to Roll" ad, which featured some fairly hip hamsters cruising... read more May 28, 2010 by  3


 
Screencap from Hagerty's CarMatch Facebook app

Find Your Classic Car Match With Hagerty's Facebook App

Like Chinese drywall or that fifth Jello shot, Facebook apps often seem like a good idea at the time, but turn out to be a pain in the neck. Yesterday, we stumbled across an... read more May 28, 2010 by 


 
Ad for the GMC Terrain using the likeness of Albert Einstein

Today In Lawsuits: General Motors Is No Einstein. No, Really.

General Motors has a problem. Not its recent bailout. Or its endless personnel shakeups. Or even the public's lingering doubts about GM production quality. No, GM has a... read more May 27, 2010 by  7


 
Facebook promo for Volkswagen's Marco Polo game

On Facebook, Volkswagen Plays A Clever Game Of Marco...Polo

A couple of weeks ago, we mentioned Volkswagen's Australian campaign for the revamped Polo, which consists of a dazzling, interactive website (which we love) and a TV spot... read more May 27, 2010 by 


 
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