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Is Consumer Reports Right To Drub The 2011 Ford Explorer? #YouTellUs
Is Consumer Reports Right To Drub The 2011 Ford Explorer? #YouTellUs

Ford has done everything in its power to bring the Explorer nameplate back to the front of the SUV class. With modern sheetmetal, powertrains, and technology, you might think the automotive press would be singing its praises about the new Explorer. While some outlets, including High Gear Media, are...Read More»

2012 Subaru Impreza
Subaru Introduces The World's Worst Weatherman

Subaru has just announced a new marketing campaign highlighting the fact that with a Subaru the weather doesn't matter. The humorous video spots make use of the world's worst weatherman. The new marketing campaign is being launched across multiple social media networks including both Facebook and...Read More»

2011 Ford Mustang Mustang Club of America Edition
Ford Mustang Facebook Fans Name Performance Pack 'Mayhem'

Back in November we reported that Ford announced it would let its Mustang Facebook fans choose the name for the upcoming 2012 Mustang V-6 performance pack. Today Ford announced the fans have spoken and the new performance pack will be dubbed Mayhem. The full name is the Mayhem Mustang Package. This...Read More»

2010 Dodge Challenger
Pony Car Edition: Mustang, Camaro Or Challenger? #YouTellUs

The pony car wars took a break for most of the Seventies, Eighties, and Nineties, but since the Dodge Challenger made its big comeback--alongside the Chevy Camaro and a revamped Ford Mustang--they're back on, like Donkey Kong. Want proof? Last year the Camaro outsold both its crosstown rivals, the...Read More»

Opel Astra GTC three-door hatchback
Should Buick Bring The Astra GTC To The U.S.? #YouTellUs

Above: the sporty new Opel Astra GTC hatchback. That's today. Is it going to be a Buick tomorrow? We've heard rumors that the cute little Astra could come to the U.S. as a Buick. It'd give Buick the product to fight off the Audi A3 hatchback, Lexus CT 200h, and many other new entries into the...Read More»

Blake Griffen Slam Dunk Over Kia Optima
Blake Griffin Auctioning Dunked-Over 2011 Kia Optima For Charity

Remember the 2011 Kia Optima that NBA star Blake Griffin successfully completed a slam dunk over--well, the hood at least--back in February? If not, you can catch our previous post on it, including a video of the feat, by clicking here. Well, the Los Angeles Clippers forward has now donated the...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Camaro SS Indianapolis 500 Pace Car
Should Donald Trump Drive The Indy 500 Pace Car? #YouTellUs

Donald Trump's the official celebrity driver of the pace car at this year's Indianapolis 500, but his run-ins with President and his ties to the "birther" crowd could cost him his spot in the driver's seat of the latest Chevy Camaro. But should it? SocialCarNews.com wants you to weigh in. Tell us...Read More»

2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8: Secret Warehouse Revving
Chrysler's SRT Unit Teases Fans With Video

Automakers always love to engage fans, and what better way to do so than by giving them exclusive content? Earlier this week Chrysler's SRT division posted a video of the new 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 starting up and revving. The video was recorded in a "secret location" warehouse, and the...Read More»

Saab Winning
Auto-Tune, Charlie Sheen, And Saab, All In One #Winning Video

Saab's in a bit of a crisis at the moment--with new Chinese and Russian investors helping it stay afloat while it tries to launch the 9-5 sedan, the 9-4X crossover and a new-generation 9-3 lineup. All that hasn't stopped one enterprising Saabophile from creating something truly epic: one YouTube...Read More»

2012 Chrysler 300 SRT8
Chrysler SRT Unit Invites Influencers To New York Auto Show [Video]

The idea of an automaker bringing key online influencers to an auto show is not a new idea. But the idea of a performance division bringing key online influencers to an auto show is. That is exactly what Chrysler's SRT performance division did at the New York Auto Show. Influencers include everyone...Read More»

Gearhead Deals
Gearhead Deals Brings Groupon To Gearheads

If you're a gearhead like us, you always want the best deal on the latest car-related stuff, maybe even ordering new products just to "try them out." And if you're reading SocialCarNews. you're also a social media junkie, meaning you probably use Groupon. What if someone were to combine Groupon and...Read More»

Honda Loves You Back Campaign
Honda Hits One Million Fans On Facebook, Shows Love For Its Fans

As more and more automakers hit the magic one-million fan mark on Facebook, the way each one thanks its fans becomes more important. Honda is the latest to join the one-million Facebook fans club as it passed the mark this weekend. To say thank you to its fans, Honda is showing its fans how it is a...Read More»

Twitter
UDPATED - 65 Car-Related Twitter Feeds You Must Follow, Now

If you're into cars, and into social media--but you're clueless where to start on Twitter-- you've come to the right place. You could poke around forever online, wondering which accounts to follow and which to block, before you tap into the main vein of car talk on Twitter. Don't bother...Read More»

Shockwave in Transformers 3 – Dark of the Moon
Transformers 3 - Dark of the Moon Third Trailer Released: Video

It’s almost here. Transformers 3 - Dark Of The Moon is set to open nationwide on July 1 and we now have the third trailer for the movie. Packed in the video below is more than two and a half minutes of giant robot goodness, including, for the first, a look at the new bad guy. Revealed in the...Read More»

Safe Road Workers campaign in Ontario
Give 'Em A Brake: Road Workers Talk To Drivers On Facebook, Twitter

It's nearly summer, which means more cars on the roads and, by extension, more cars passing through construction zones. We all know that we're supposed to slow down when we see workers in the area, but unfortunately, not everyone follows the rules. Now, a group of construction workers in Ontario...Read More»

High Gear Media Contest Winner Interviews Hyundai Spokesman
2011 New York Auto Show Video: Contest Winner Interviews Hyundai Spokesman

As many of our loyal SocialCarNews readers know, we ran a writing contest asking people to tell us about their favorite auto show moment. The contest was sponsored by High Gear Media, Hyundai, and the New York International Auto Show. Our amazing editorial brain trust took all the submissions and...Read More»

2011 New York Auto Show Roundtable
2011 New York Auto Show: High Gear Media Wraps It Up For You

Last week we brought you over 500 photos, 90 posts, and more tweets and Facebook posts than we care to count. All this in an effort to make sure you didn't miss a thing at the New York Auto Show. As the show was winding down, the team sat down for a quick roundtable discussion about our favorite...Read More»

Range Rover Evoque 'Pulse of the City' app
Video: OK Go Demos Art Project Using Range Rover Evoque 'Pulse Of The City' App

Last fall, Land Rover partnered with a wide range of celebs to flaunt its new Range Rover Evoque. Aiming squarely for the high-end hipster demographic, Land Rover tapped influencers around the globe for its campaign, from Posh Spice to Juliette Lewis. As part of the promotion, the automaker also...Read More»

Gas pump
Kelley Blue Book Wants Hear Your Story For $100 In Free Gas

Kelley Blue Book recently announced the 2011 Brand Image Awards, which are determined by consumer feedback. Now Kelley wants you to tell it your story for a chance to win $100 in free gas. The contest was announced on its Facebook fan page this morning. Six automotive brands that took home at least...Read More»

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