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2011 Toyota Venza Ad Warns Of Takeover By The Facebook Generation

2011 Toyota Venza Ad Warns Of Takeover By The Facebook Generation

The new ad campaign for the 2011 Toyota Venza is chilling: a bleak, emotionless picture of post-apocalyptic America, full of Facebook and MacBooks. And Thunderdomes, too, we assume. The clip features comedienne Allyn Rachel in what may be her first serious role to date. Sitting before a white... read more

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2012 Volkswagen New Beetle in Britney Spears' 'I Wanna Go' video

Britney Spears Pimps The 2012 Beetle

There are days when you have to wonder if the universe is run by a drunken frat boy with a sense of humor. Case in point: the latest Britney Spears video that pimps the 2012... read more June 22, 2011 by  3


 
Chevy, Buick, and GMC 'Main Street in Motion' drive event, CitiField, NYC, June 2011

Chevy, Buick, GMC Get 'Butts In Seats' Via Stadium Drive Days

Let's say you're the largest U.S. automaker, and you have a little problem. You're building cars that get good reviews for features, fit, finish, and fuel economy, but half... read more June 20, 2011 by  7


 
L2's Facebook IQ survey for 2011

BMW Zooms To The Front Of The Pack On Facebook

If you're on Facebook, you understand its allure, its dazzling ability to connect you with friends, fremenies, people you'd thought you'd forgotten, and others you wished you... read more June 3, 2011 by 


 
2012 GMC Sierra 2500 HD

GMC Loans Trucks To Nonprofits For Its 2012 Catalog Photoshoot

If you're a regular reader of auto sites like this one, you've probably noticed something peculiar about the promotional pics of new vehicles -- namely, that many of them... read more May 25, 2011 by 


 
Soviet-era ekranoplan

The Death and Rebirth of the Automotive Industry

The automotive industry has faced some, errrr, challenges in the past few years. At times, many said outright that the industry was dying. But as 2010 and 2011 are proving... read more May 23, 2011 by  1


 
2012 Audi A6 Avant

How to Get from ‘B’ To ‘A’? Ask Audi

Having had a relatively low stress day, I decided to ruin it by intentionally engaging in what I like to call “anger gardening.” It involves weeding my backyard... read more May 23, 2011 by 


 
Cadillac on Foursquare

Cadillac Comes To Foursquare: Discuss

Cadillac used to be the car of grandparents' dreams: solid, dependable, and staid. It said, "Yes, I've arrived...at Denny's for the early bird special." In recent years... read more May 20, 2011 by 


 
Honda Sounds of Civic contest

Honda Is Looking For The Next Justin Bieber (Or Lady Gaga): Video

When Honda launched its first marketing salvo for the revamped 2012 Civic, we were underwhelmed -- mostly because we're grammar nerds and the campaign's tagline has a major... read more May 18, 2011 by 


 
2011 Jeep Wrangler Mojave

Jeep Wrangler + Lenny Kravitz: I Want To Get Away

Cooking is an inherently tricky business. Too much of one ingredient or too little of another, and the meal is a washout. Moreover, being consistent while cooking ... no... read more May 16, 2011 by  1


 
Thor Acura press kit

Thor Blows Up On Acura: Press Kit Triggers Ann Arbor Evacuation

photo by Matt Tierney Thor may be blowing up at the box office, but this afternoon, the movie was also responsible for a full evacuation of parts of downtown Ann Arbor. A... read more May 13, 2011 by  9


 
2012 Audi A7 3.0T

Audi A7: Bitten, Smitten and One Sexy Kitten

How do you define cool? Everyone has their own definition and interpretation, but I would generally say that when it comes all things automotive, there has to be a visual... read more May 12, 2011 by  4


 
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... read more May 5, 2011 by 


 
2011 Toyota Camry LE

African-American Auto Market Surged In 2010, Toyota Benefited Most

Toyota is now the top single brand among African Americans, with 15 percent of the new-vehicle market. That's according to information and marketing analysts at Polk, who... read more May 4, 2011 by 


 
Volkswagen's 'The Force' ad for the 2012 Passat

Never Mind The Hamsters: VW's Darth Vader Ad Is The Only One You Really Liked

Forget Chrysler and that "Born of Fire" ad that generated so much buzz (justified or not). Forget Kia and its indomitable, award-winning rodents. The only auto ad from 2011... read more May 3, 2011 by 


 
2011 MINI Cooper Countryman

A Guerilla Story, But Not Osama

I thought nothing could knock Kate and Prince William’s marriage off the front pages of every media outlet on the planet (except the North Korean Proletariat Daily... read more May 2, 2011 by  2


 
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