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Woodward Dream Cruise Fans Turn To Social Media
Woodward Dream Cruise Fans Turn To Social Media

The Woodward Dream Cruise is one of those events that muscle car junkies and Detroit fans look forward to each year with high expectations. The Dream Cruise is the largest gathering in the U.S. of collector, muscle, and classic cars, which cruise slowly along Woodward Boulevard past tens of...Read More»

2013 Lexus GS 350 teaser image, brightened to show detail.
2013 Lexus GS Teaser Image Shows Up On Facebook

Yesterday we brought you an exclusive heads-up that Lexus would be launching the custom 2013 GS tab on its Facebook fan page today. Right on cue, the custom tab launched early this morning. The new 2013 Lexus GS tab on the Lexus Facebook page invites fans to upload a photo of themselves. Lexus will...Read More»

2013 Cadillac ATS teaser
Cadillac Announces XTS And ATS On Twitter

We've known the Cadillac ATS and XTS are coming, but didn't have confirmed dates until now. This morning production of both the XTS and ATS was confirmed via Twitter, and shortly after announced on GM's media site. The ATS is being used as a codename for Cadillac's upcoming compact luxury sports...Read More»

2013 Cadillac ATS teaser
Cadillac Confirms ATS And XTS On Twitter

We've heard mumblings about the Cadillac XTS and ATS coming to market soon, and Cadillac has teased both of these models as concepts on the auto show circuit. But a few moments ago Cadillac confirmed both models for production on Twitter and followed shortly after with an official press release...Read More»

Ford F-150 EcoBoost Baja 1000 truck
BFGoodrich Wants You To Pick Its Baja 1000 Race Drivers

What do you do if you have 23 race drivers and only six driver spots? If you're BFGoodrich, you decide to let your Facebook fans make the hard decisions, and turn it into a popularity contest. Two of the drivers will automatically be chosen after winning the SCCA National Runoffs. By our math, that...Read More»

2 Million MINI sweepstakes on Facebook
MINI Is Giving Away Its 2,000,000th Car On Facebook

Need a new car? Want something cute, stylish, fun to drive, that won't cost an arm and a leg? How's about a MINI? If you're lucky, you can get one for practically nothing. No, really: nothing. MINI is running a sweepstakes on its Facebook page, and when all is said and done, the automaker will give...Read More»

100 Years of Chevrolet
Chevy Turns 100: Vote For Your Favorite Chevy Of All Time

It's hard to believe, but Chevrolet is about to hit the 100-year mark -- and to celebrate its centennial, the company wants you to help pick the best Chevy of all time. In true sporting fashion, Chevy has selected 16 of its own fave rides and put them into brackets. The models span the full length...Read More»

2011 Toyota Prius
2012 Toyota Camry, Saab Woes, Toyota Prius: Car News Headlines

The 2012 Toyota Camry has been accidentally revealed in an assembly plant video. [TheCarConnection] According to the EPA, the Toyota Prius is no longer the most fuel-efficient vehicle. [GreenCarReports] A Lamborghini Gallardo has gone up in flames in Scotland. [MotorAuthority] The 2012 Cadillac SRX...Read More»

2012 Porsche 911
2012 Porsche 911, Fiat, 2012 Honda CR-V, 2013 Infiniti JX: Car News Headlines

Mercedes-Benz will build the M-Class Coupe in Alabama. [TheCarConnection] The 2012 Porsche 911 has been caught on video with barely any disguise. [MotorAuthority] Infiniti has released another teaser image of the upcoming 2013 JX Concept. [FamilyCarGuide] Will the 2012 Honda CR-V be best-in-class?...Read More»

GMC's updated website with Facebook integration
Buick, GMC Now Let You Share Your Dream Ride On Facebook

General Motors' marketing team have working overtime to make the company's brands attractive to tech-friendly consumers. A couple of weeks ago, the company announced that its popular OnStar system would finally come to non-GM vehicles on July 24 (i.e. yesterday), and now the automaker has unveiled...Read More»

1939 Pontiac Deluxe Six 'Ghost Car'  Image: RM Auctions
Groupon, 2012 Scion iQ, Chevy Cruze Diesel, Porsche, Bumblebee: This Week In Reverse

Can't afford to buy a Transformers Edition Chevrolet Camaro? Then the Transformers Edition Cruze is just right for you. [TheCarConnection] If you want a see-through car, purchase the 1939 Pontiac Deluxe 'Ghost Car.' [MotorAuthority] Think Groupon would work for cars? Think again. [SocialCarNews]...Read More»

1977 AMC Pacer: possibly the world's most original
AMC Pacer, Groupon, 2012 Scion iQ, Porsche: Car News Headlines

We slide behind the wheel of the 2012 Scion iQ to bring you our first drive impressions. [TheCarConnection] This is the world's most original AMC Pacer. [MotorAuthority] Here is why Groupon works for cupcakes but not for Cadillacs. [SocialCarNews] Drivers have bad dog habits in the car...Read More»

GM OnStar FMV
Win OnStar FMV System Via Facebook Contest

Earlier today, OnStar announced its OnStar For My Vehicle (FMV) system for launch on July 24th. If you can't wait that long, or just want it for free, OnStar is giving out OnStar FMV via a Facebook contest. OnStar FMV adds OnStar to most non-GM vehicles with an aftermarket mirror that replaces your...Read More»

Skoda's 'Family Composer' website
Skoda Uses Spotify To Put Romance In the Passenger's Seat

The music service Spotify is a big hit with younger consumers, and not surprisingly, advertisers from every industry are going full-tilt capitalize on its booming popularity. Here in the U.S., most of those marketing tactics have been fairly ho-hum, but Volkswagen's Skoda brand is doing something...Read More»

2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8
2012 Nissan Versa, E15, 2012 Scion iQ, Groupon: Car News Headlines

We drive the new 2012 Nissan Versa. [TheCarConnection] Save $300 on a Cadillac with Groupon. [SocialCarNews] The next-generation Subaru WRX will drop the Impreza nameplate. [MotorAuthority] The GAO says E15 gasoline will not arrive for at least a year. [GreenCarReports] Subaru offers advice about...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»

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»

2011 Audi A8 L
Distracted Driving, Audi U.S. Production Plans, Aston Martin IPO: Car News Headlines

A new study finds most drivers are distracted up to 50 percent of the time. [TheCarConnection] Audi plans to build cars in the U.S. for the first time ever. [MotorAuthority] British cab drivers are competing on social media for best gas mileage. [GreenCarReports] Which crossover: 2011 Dodge Durango...Read More»

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