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Penske Is Feeling Very Anti-Social Media

Penske Is Feeling Very Anti-Social Media

New technology always comes with its share of detractors. Renaissance Brits hated the fork. Silent film vamp Clara Bow hated talkies. And now, Penske Automotive Group has taken a stand against social media. In a brief interview with Automotive News,  the company's vice president of business... read more

August 17, 2010 by  - 1
 
Kelley Blue Book Seller's Toolkit

Video: Sell Your Car Across The Web With KBB's Seller's Toolkit

We've all been there at one time or another: wanting a new car but needing to get rid of the old one first. Sure, we could motor down to the dealership and trade it in, but... read more July 26, 2010 by 


 
Alicia Jones

Getting Social: Alicia Jones, Honda's Supervisor Of Corporate Communications

We're kicking off a new feature here at SocialCarNews.com: interviews with major players in the auto industry who use social media every day to raise awareness of products... read more July 21, 2010 by 


 
2011 Kia Sportage

2011 Kia Sportage: Live Drive

San Francisco is one of the best places on earth to drive a new vehicle. Great roads circle the city, perfect photo locations crop up at almost every turn. And you don't have... read more July 20, 2010 by  2


 
BMW's Job Channel on Facebook

BMW Is Looking For A Few Good Menschen On Facebook And Twitter

U.S. unemployment numbers may have gotten a little rosier, but most experts agree that the job market is still terrible, and even the most optimistic analysts say that there... read more July 8, 2010 by 


 
2011 Nissan Leaf prototype

Video: The 2011 Nissan Leaf Has Arrived

  Ladies and gentlemen, the 2011 Nissan Leaf is here. And by "here", we mean "the interwebs". No, you can't drive it just yet. But you can follow Lance Armstrong's Twitter... read more July 8, 2010 by 


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt in New York City, March 2010

Chevrolet Brings The Volt's 'Freedom Drive' To The Info Superhighway

So, you're an early adopter -- comfy in your pup tent in front of the Apple store, happy to dump Gmail for Google Wave, even though it can't decide whether it's in "preview"... read more July 2, 2010 by 


 
Subaru badges from BadgeOfOwnership.com

Subaru Brings Badges To The Bumper

Social media has changed the way we talk -- or at least what we mean when we talk. "Checking in" used to mean getting a key at the hotel desk, "sharing" was done over coffee... read more June 21, 2010 by 


 
SocialCarNews

High Gear Media Gets #Social With Your #Car #News

Like the post-trendy hashtag? Get used to it, a lot, because High Gear Media's getting deeper into the social-media world of cars. Today, we're announcing an important new... read more June 16, 2010 by 


 
2011 Scion tC by Five Axis

Contest: Unlock Your Own 2011 Scion tC On A New, Virtual Road Trip

Road trips, scavenger hunts, missions, adventures: apparently, these are the things kids love. So it's no surprise that Scion -- which boasts some of the youngest buyers of... read more May 25, 2010 by 


 
2012 Ford Taurus

Conan O'Brien Is The Hoopty King, With His Taurus SHO

Twitter megaceleb Conan O'Brien clearly doesn't have enough to do while he ramps up for his forthcoming TBS talk show. Call us jealous of Steve Kroft, but we're green with... read more May 4, 2010 by 


 
Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Revs Up The Social Web, But He Knows When To Hit The Brakes

There are a lot of misconceptions about social media. For example, we -- meaning a general We, the People -- often assume that everyone under 40 uses Facebook, and that they... read more April 30, 2010 by 


 
Are these really @CarConnection's Twitter followers?

Our Twitter Crowd Flies Executive, Does Pullups, Doesn't Swear. Who Knew?

Here at High Gear Media's 80 websites, we write about cars and trucks. Once in a while, we touch on social media--especially as it relates to cars and trucks. But we've just... read more March 30, 2010 by 


 
The 2010 Toyota Prius

Old-School/New-School: Toyota Uses Twitter, Incentives To Lure Customers Back

In the early days of the Toyota recall fiasco, car buyers seemed to ignore the bad news. But as Cleopatra once said, denial only goes so far, and Toyota's troubles are... read more March 3, 2010 by  3


 
Twitter icon

Today In Social Media: Tweeting The Names Of Alleged Drunk Drivers

Newspapers across the country often publish the names of those arrested for vandalism, assault, and other charges, but Montgomery County, Texas (just north of Houston) has... read more December 30, 2009 by 


 
2010 Honda Element

What Does Your Car Say About You?

Here at TCC, we don't put much faith in astrology, phrenology, or any other system that assigns personality traits based on birthdays, hat sizes, or anything else that hasn't... read more October 19, 2009 by  1


 
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