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Which Automakers Do You Talk About Most?

Which Automakers Do You Talk About Most?

Here at SocialCarNews, we talk about nearly all of the world's major automakers -- then again, that's our job. But which car companies is the rest of America talking about? Marketing research firm Virtue just released its annual list of the Virtue 100, which answers exactly that question. The... read more

January 7, 2011 by  -
 
2011 Volkswagen Jetta

Promo: Get A New 2011 Volkswagen Jetta For Just $5,995 (That's Not A Misprint)

Shopping clubs like Groupon and Living Social are all the rage these days, and newcomer Gilt.com is clearly hoping to capitalize on the group-discount shopping mentality... read more December 13, 2010 by  2


 
Honda's 'NaughtyOrNice-a-tron'

Breaking: Honda Sees You When You're Sleeping, Knows If You've Been Naughty

We talk a lot about apps at Social Car News, but most of those apps are for smartphones. We often forget that Facebook has apps, too -- and they're not all about tending... read more December 10, 2010 by 


 
2011 Jeep Wrangler

As Blogging Dies, Jeep Gets A Blog

The evidence is everywhere: the weblog's days are numbered. Sure, web magazines and news sites are likely to survive, but for corporations looking to connect with customers... read more December 9, 2010 by  1


 
Taxi accident

Video: New York City Wants To Remind You (And Your Children) That Speed Kills, Yo

If you're a member of the National Motorists Association, we have some bad news: New York City is teaching young people about the dangers of speeding. Them's the breaks. (Or... read more December 7, 2010 by  5


 
YouGov analysis of GM brand

Survey: America Loves GM Again

Say what you will about General Motors -- and you've probably said plenty the past two years -- but things may finally be looking up for America's largest automaker. A new... read more December 6, 2010 by  4


 
Artist Laurence Gartel's Tesla Roadster for Art Basel Miami 2010

Audi, Tesla Head To Miami With Very Different Takes On The Electric Car

Art festivals are big business these days, and they all take different forms. Some, like the ones in Venice, Sao Paolo, and New Orleans look like museum exhibitions... read more December 3, 2010 by 


 
Speed Camera Lottery project for VW's Fun Theory campaign

Video: In Sweden, Speed Camera Pays YOU

You might recall last year's "Fun Theory" campaign from Volkswagen. We discussed it several times at TheCarConnection, and some of campaign's clips -- like the one of subway... read more December 1, 2010 by  1


 
Scion AV website

Scion Makes Movies For Millennials, But Will They Help Sell Cars?

If you keep tabs on our parent site, TheCarConnection, you might remember the launch of Scion's AV website last December. ScionAV.com was envisioned as a sort of online... read more November 29, 2010 by 


 
Screencap from "Embrace Life" seatbelt ad

Video: YouTube Crowns Its First 'Ad Of The Year' Winner

There are a lot of commercials floating around the internet (and on TV, too, we suppose), and a number of international awards have sprung up to recognize excellence in the... read more November 22, 2010 by 


 
Audi A8 Experience app for iPad

2010 Los Angeles Auto Show: Audi Debuts 'Audi A8 Experience' App For iPad

Audi has released yet another app for its fans -- this time, one centered on the company's flagship A8 sedan. Unlike many of the automaker's other apps, the "Audi A8... read more November 19, 2010 by 


 
2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid

2010 Los Angeles Auto Show: Ford Named 'Green Marketer Of The Year'

Earlier this week, we told you about Nielsen's first-ever "Green Marketer of the Year" award and about the five automakers the research firm had named as finalists... read more November 19, 2010 by  1


 
Whitney Cummings interviews Brian Solis for Darkcasting

Wall Street Journal Reveals Twitter, Facebook Can Be Used To Sell Things (Like The Lexus CT 200h)

According to a report in the Wall Street Journal, automakers have grown weary of hiring high-priced celebs like Ricardo Montalban and John Slattery to hawk their rides... read more November 15, 2010 by 


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt

Chevrolet, Ford, Honda, Mercedes-Benz, And Toyota Named Nielsen Finalists For Green Marketing

Like any trend, the "green" movement has fallen in and out of favor, but for the past few years, it's been especially popular -- maybe as popular as it was when it first... read more November 15, 2010 by  3


 
Mr. Goodwrench coloring book

Goodbye, Goodwrench

When General Motors introduced Mr. Goodwrench to the world in 1974, it was a bold marketing move. The friendly, nerdy guy sporting chunky, horn-rimmed glasses was GM's way of... read more November 12, 2010 by 


 
2011 Chevrolet Cruze

HGTV Car Hunters Keen on Cruze Over Civic, Corolla

Chevrolet knows it has not been competitive in the compact car segment in far too long, and now that it is launching a new car that is finally competitive, it needs to grab... read more November 11, 2010 by 


 
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