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My Memorable Auto Show Moment: The Nissan GT-R

My Memorable Auto Show Moment: The Nissan GT-R

Car shows are American as apple pie. These events are held in all corners of the country, in venues big and small. What makes a car show moment memorable? Is it the special celebrity guest? The bag full of car-related merchandise? Or is it something simple? The 2008 New Mexico International Auto... read more

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2013 Chevrolet Malibu LTZ

2013 Chevrolet Malibu To Be Unveiled Live Via Facebook

Chevy is leveraging the power of social media to reveal the next generation of its all-important volume selling sedan, the 2013 Malibu. As the official release puts it, "The... read more April 8, 2011 by 


 
TheCarConnection mobile app

TheCarConnection iPhone App Hits Version 2.0

If you are an avid SocialCarNews reader, then you no doubt do your research before buying a new car. If you aren't already using our sister site TheCarConnection, now's the... read more April 7, 2011 by 


 
Google Maps for Android, 5.3

Google Maps Adds Location History Dashboard -- And A Special Feature Just For Stalkers

If you own an Android smartphone -- as an increasing number of you do -- you might've linked your Google Maps account to Google Latitude. Doing so allows data-hungry types to... read more April 7, 2011 by  1


 
Dodge 'Haiku For You' ad

UPDATED: Dodge's 'Haiku For You' Is The Worst Ad Of 2011 (So Far)

UPDATED: SEE BELOW After months of near-silence during its painful restructuring process, Chrysler began crawling back toward the world of advertising. Its first efforts --... read more April 6, 2011 by 


 
Janne Laitinen sets 206.1 mph ice speed record in an Audi RS6

Audi Wants To Be Your Friend On Foursquare

Automakers want to have as many points of contact with a consumer as possible. Facebook and Twitter are two major platforms that nearly every automaker is using, but... read more April 5, 2011 by 


 
Facebook logo

How Facebook Is Changing Automotive Journalism

Facebook new-car reveals are the new way of life in automotive journalism, and it's not all good news. In just the past few months, we've seen a few major new cars unveiled... read more April 4, 2011 by  1


 
Full Auto Brake with Pedestrian Detection  -  2011 Volvo S60

The New Volvo Hates Its Fans (But Loves Its Lawyers)

For years, Volvo was the redheaded stepchild of Ford Motor Company, and even before the recession hit in 2008, Ford had begun looking to find a new home for the Swedish... read more April 4, 2011 by  2


 
Bob Lutz and the Chevrolet Volt

Facebook Hires Auto Legend Bob Lutz To Be 'Automotive Liaison'

Bob Lutz -- car nut, airplane collector, marketing bigwig -- thought he might ease into the cruising lane after retiring from General Motors last summer. But the brash... read more April 1, 2011 by 


 
Woman forces man to buy Buick in Shanghai

Video: Shanghai Woman Forces Man To Buy Buick

Driving through a dealership, apparently threatening to steal, then run over, the man you're dating to convince him to buy you a new Buick Regal is daring. It also works... read more March 31, 2011 by  1


 
WD-40 Military Collectible Series

At The Auto Shop: WD-40's Collectible Series Raises Funds For Military Charities

In the ramp-up to Memorial Day, WD-40 has created a series of collectible cans featuring special artwork depicting the men and women of America's armed forces. Each time... read more March 31, 2011 by 


 
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


 
CPT002 concept phone from Aston Martin and Mobiado

For Better Or Worse, Aston Martin Develops Luxury Concept Phone

Aston Martin has been busy lately, showing off its new 2012 Virage and reminding us about the impending return of the Lagonda line at the Geneva Motor Show. Now, the company... read more March 28, 2011 by 


 
Christopher Barger

Christopher Barger Leaves GM Social Media Team, Heads To Voce

Earlier today it was announced that Christopher Barger will be leaving General Motors social media team. He will be headed to the agency side of things by joining the digital... read more March 24, 2011 by  2


 
Field sobriety test

Four Senators Push Takedown Of Apps That Show DUI Checkpoints, One Provider Complies

Four U.S. Senators have come out swinging against smartphone apps that reveal DUI checkpoints, allowing potentially intoxicated motorists to find alternate ways to the next... read more March 24, 2011 by  5


 
Focus Doug

Ford's Focus Doug: Like Charlie Sheen, Only Orange, And A Puppet

No human celebrity on earth would dare follow sensei Charlie Sheen's totally amazeballs assault on social media, hoping to come out huger and finish....higher. This week, one... read more March 21, 2011 by 


 
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