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Has The 2012 Volkswagen Beetle Given Up On Flower Power? #YouTellUs
Has The 2012 Volkswagen Beetle Given Up On Flower Power? #YouTellUs

The Volkswagen Beetle is one of those iconic cars that represents a brand. The last-generation Beetle helped put Volkswagen on the map in the U.S., but it was more of a hit with female buyers. Volkswagen hopes to even the demographic spread with the new 2012 Beetle. The main design cues on the new...Read More»

2011 Cadillac SRX
Cadillac Joins The Groupon Gang With $300 Savings Offer

If you consider yourself a bargain-hunter, chances are good that you've used one of today's popular online coupon or group-buying sites to save cash. Now, for the first time ever, a major U.S. automaker has joined the fray, using one of those very services to gain customers. The brand in question...Read More»

2012 Dodge Charger SRT8 Development Mule
SRT Holding Facebook Popularity Contest For LX & Beyond Nationals

Are you planning on attending the LX & Beyond Nationals (LX&B) this weekend? If you are, get your camera ready because SRT is holding a Facebook Favorite Award contest on Facebook. The LX&B is a car show dedicated to modern Mopar vehicles. To enter, take a picture of your vehicle staged...Read More»

2011 Ford Fiesta
Do Americans Want Hatchbacks Now? #YouTellUs

It wasn't long ago that Americans wanted nothing to do with hatchbacks. Now gas prices have spiked and Americans are starting to realize that hatchbacks have more versatility than sedans, and better gas mileage than SUVs. Ford thought this might happen and has brought the Fiesta to America as both...Read More»

2000 Isuzu VehiCROSS
Who Wants To Play #VehicrossTag?

Nearly a month ago Matt Hardigree, Editor at Jalopnik, introduced the Twitterverse to #VehicrossTag, a new game that essentially combines tag, car spotting, the Isuzu Vehicross, and puts them all onto Twitter. Hardigree admitted from the beginning that #VehicrossTag would be "super, super slow,"...Read More»

2012 Ford Mustang equipped with SYNC AppLink
Will Ford's Live SYNC Assistants Match OnStar? #YouTellUs

Ford's SYNC system has a lot of features, but the one thing it is missing is a real live person. That may be changing, as Ford has announced it is beta-testing live operator assistance for its SYNC services. Ford says no extra hardware or software is necessary. By using the Operator Assist voice...Read More»

2011 Dodge Durango
Which Crossover: 2011 Dodge Durango or 2011 Ford Explorer? #YouTellUs

Both the 2011 Dodge Durango and the 2011 Ford Explorer were redone for 2011 to match consumer lifestyles, but has one given up too much or did the other retain more than it needed? Is towing capability a must-have feature on your next crossover? What about technology? These are two main...Read More»

Allyn Rachel in an ad for the 2011 Toyota Venza
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»

2011 Subaru WRX STI
Which is The Best Hot Hatchback? #YouTellUs

All-wheel drive or front-wheel drive? Six-speed manual or dual-clutch? These are merely some of the choices that enthusiasts now have when it comes to choosing a hot hatchback. But which is the best hot hatch? Ford is bringing the Focus ST and Fiesta ST to the U.S. next year. Volkswagen is bringing...Read More»

2010 Honda Accord Crosstour EX-L
What Happened To Honda? #YouTellUs

Remember the NSX? What about the S2000 and the CRX? These are all hallmarks in Honda's history. Today they are merely relics of what Honda used to be. Now we have the Crosstour and nearly full-size Accord. Honda just launched the ninth generation Civic. Can you tell it is a new generation? What...Read More»

2010 SEMA Show: Mummbles Marketing 2011 Hyundai Equus
Royal Purple Wants To Send You To SEMA

Have you been dreaming about attending the SEMA show? Royal Purple just might have your ticket. It is running two Facebook contests which will end up sending three winners to the SEMA show in Las Vegas. The first Facebook contest, "The Royal Purple Show It Off At SEMA," launched yesterday on the...Read More»

Red-Light Camera, Photo Radar by Derek Jensen
Red-Light Cameras: Obey 'Em or Vote 'Em Out? #YouTellUs

Twenty years ago, if someone told you there was a device at a stoplight that could mail you a ticket if you were speeding, you would have said that was ludicrous.Ten years, and that is exactly what happened. Now we have debates about whether the cameras are actually there for safety, or to merely...Read More»

2011 Saab 9-5
Saab Says It's On, But Will Pang Da Eat, Shoot, and Leave? #YouTellUs

Saab has been on the brink of ruin for years, but each time it looks like the end is near, it seems to get a stay of execution. Yesterday that stay of execution came from a deal with Pang Da Automobile. The deal that will get cash for Saab to build three new model lines is said to be finalized, but...Read More»

Porsche prototype testing, from the Porsche Facebook page
Porsche Creates Controversy With New Facebook Photo

Art students learn that good work is about contrast. Black and white, filigree and shadow, weight and airiness: look at your favorite paintings and photographs, and you'll find that most rely on some kind of tension. Porsche is pushing that tension in a new photo posted to its Facebook page -- and...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Sonata 2.0T
Will The 2011 Hyundai Sonata Age Gracefully? #YouTellUs

The new 2011 Sonata is selling faster than Hyundai can build it. With strong lines creating a bold design, there's no question it is a striking midsize sedan, but how will the Sonata age? Toyota has gone with the evolutionary model when it comes to styling the Camry. Over the years, the cars blend...Read More»

Stop Subaru in Saudi Facebook Ad
Saudi Women Drivers Create Stop-Subaru Facebook Ad

A week ago, a group called Saudi Women for Driving asked Subaru to stop selling cars in Saudi Arabia until women are allowed to drive. Today the group launched a Facebook ad campaign to put pressure on Subaru. Three weeks ago, women drove in circles around the Saudi embassy in Washington, D.C., to...Read More»

2009 BMW M3
BMW Mack Daddy: 2011 1M Coupe or 2011 M3? #YouTellUs

BMW now has two cars that are fighting for a similar piece of the pie. The 2011 BMW M3 is the heavyweight (literally), and with a loyal following and hallowed nameplate, it's the car to beat. The 2011 BMW 1M Coupe is the newcomer, it's lighter and has more torque when using the over-boost function...Read More»

2011 Dodge Journey
Minivan Be Gone? #YouTellUs Your Other Favorite Family Vehicles

For many families, minivans just aren't an option. It has to do with the image minivans bring to mind. Bringing sexy back? Not. Entirely. Luckily, there are many family-friendly vehicle options on the market that aren't minivans. A large family sedan such as the Chrysler 300 or Ford Taurus is...Read More»

2011 Nissan GT-R
Who's Winning: Porsche 911 Turbo or Nissan GT-R? #YouTellUs

Today it's the clash of the titans, two competitors after one common goal: the fastest Nurburgring lap time. Who's winning? Both the Nissan GT-R and Porsche 911 Turbo are so fast, ludicrous speeds are attained within seconds. Fanboys will argue for days over which one is the better car. While the...Read More»

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