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British Car Fan Launches PlateWave App To Help You Find Dates Using License Plates

British Car Fan Launches PlateWave App To Help You Find Dates Using License Plates

Marc Ackerley is either extremely vain, extremely delusional, or an extreme genius. Possibly all three. According to the Daily Mail, the 58-year-old British car fan was lucky in business but unlucky in love -- or so he thought. Then, he began getting calls from his Ferrari dealer, who said that "a... read more

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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  0


 
Toyota 100 Cars for Good campaign

Visit Facebook To Give 100 Toyotas To 100 Nonprofits: Video

A few weeks ago, we told you about Toyota's "Ideas for Good" competition, which encouraged scientists, inventors, and average Joes (and Janes) to put Toyota technologies to... read more May 16, 2011 by  0


 
Toyota Prius Eco-Greenhouse in MONOPOLY Millionaires game by Electronic Arts

Monopoly Millionaires Lets You Pass Go, Collect $200, And Save The Planet In A Virtual Toyota Prius

Weary of pulling weeds on Farmville? Been around the block one too many times in Car Town? Need a new way to look busy in your cubicle without actually being busy? Look no... read more April 12, 2011 by  0


 
Fast Five trailer playing at Car Town drive-in cinema

Car Town's Virtual World Offers Real-World Amenities -- Including Fast Five Movie Tickets

Last summer, we announced the launch of a new app on Facebook: Car Town. It was meant to be the gearhead's answer to Farmville and Petville and other social games that... read more April 12, 2011 by  0


 
iMingle

Need Insurance? iMingle Offers Policy Discounts To You And Your Facebook Friends

No one enjoys paying for insurance. It's like placing a bet that something terrible is going to happen, and really, who wants to think about that? Making matters worse: rates... read more March 29, 2011 by  1


 
Entries in Saab's banner ad competition

Saab Wants You To Design The World's Best Banner Ad. Good Luck.

Nobody loves banner ads. They're often garish to the point of being offensive, and they take up space that could otherwise be used for news, reviews, syllogisms, or whatever... read more March 11, 2011 by  1


 
Car being loaded onto flat bed tow truck

The Repo Man Cometh -- But Not On Facebook

Late last summer, we sent a warning to anyone who might be behind on a car note, credit card, or mortgage: don't accept that mysterious Facebook friend request! At the time... read more March 10, 2011 by  1


 
Screenshot from Pay With PlugShare app for electric-car charging

PlugShare: Building An EV Charging Community

Xatori has released a new iPhone app that will build a community of EV charging station locations. The goal is to relieve EV owners of what is commonly known as "range... read more March 7, 2011 by  0


 
2011 Ford Explorer

Ford Wants To Send You On The Adventure Of A Lifetime In A 2011 Explorer

Ready for some adventure? Ford certainly hopes so. Building on the social media success of its Fiesta Movement, Ford has launched the "Go. Do. Adventures" contest to promote... read more February 10, 2011 by  0


 
Chrysler's 'What's My AQ?' trivia game

Chrysler Launches 'What's My AQ?' Trivia Game

Stuck indoors on this cold, wintry Thursday? Of course you are. That makes today the perfect day for a timewaster, and Chrysler has a one that'll do just fine. The game is... read more February 3, 2011 by  1


 
The 'Open Spot' app for Android

Parking Problems? Google Offers An App (And Good Karma) For That

For commuters and urbanites, we have good news, bad news, and good news. First, the good news: Google Labs has just launched an Android app that may help you find a parking... read more July 12, 2010 by  0


 
Buick 'Regal Remix' invitation

Summer Fling: GM's Coming-Out Party For The 2011 Buick Regal

Earlier this week, we told you about Buick's new digital campaign to hype the all-new 2011 Regal and youthen the model's fusty image. But sometimes, the web isn't enough, so... read more June 25, 2010 by  0


 
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... read more April 19, 2010 by  0


 
From the Ford Fiesta Movement campaign

Ford Finds Another Silver Lining In The Recession: Better Marketing

Most economists agree that America has finally turned a corner and is on-track for better times. So now would seem an opportune moment to look back and ponder what we've... read more April 16, 2010 by  0


 
Screencap from anti-drunk-driving campaign in Brazil

Video: Would A $40,000 Bar Tab Make You Reconsider Drinking And Driving?

If you're a parent, teacher, or wedding planner, you already know that people often refuse to listen to common sense. Sure, you can tell folks that smoking is bad or bungee... read more April 14, 2010 by  1


 
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