Skip to main content

Marketing/Advertising

  • 0
    Video: This Mitsubishi dealer's rap ad is so bad it's awesome
    1393635600

    Sometimes you stumble upon something online that is so incredibly, bad that there is actually something great about. With that in mind, Southside Mitsubishi in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, might have created one of the worst/best automotive raps we've ever seen. While there is no way the ...

  • 0
    Report: Kia says fewer than 30% of its dealers will get 2015 K900
    1393605000

    Kia is moving into unknown territory with its $60,000 K900 luxury sedan in many ways. Not only will it act as the company's flagship model, it will be the Korean brand's first car in the US with rear-wheel drive and a V8 engine. The first batch will hit showrooms in March, but according to ...

  • 0
    Video: Lamborghini Huracán gets an official trailer
    1393547400

    In what appears to be the first of a series of shorts akin to Project Hexagon in advance of the official reveal of the Lamborghini Huracán LP 610-4, Lamborghini has released its first trailer. We don't get much from this video – a man, a car, a storm, a hot dispatcher with a headset ...

  • 0
    Report: Barclays: GM suffering 'least successful large pickup launch over the last 15 years'
    1393533060

    General Motors has really taken it on the chin this week with the recall of over 1.3-million cars and a separate potential safety issue found in over 200,000 of its 2014 pickups. Things aren't getting any better, because now questions are being raised about the early sales success of its new ...

  • 0
    Video: Watch Jeff Gordon get back at Jalopnik with this awesome prank
    1393522260

    Nearly a year ago, NASCAR champion Jeff Gordon teamed up with Pepsi for a commercial. Gordon would be disguised and terrorize a used car salesman on an extreme test drive. It was staged, quite obviously, we said. Our friends at Jalopnik were a bit more vociferous in calling out the ad's more ...

  • 0
    Video: This is Lexus' trick 3D ad in Sports Illustrated's swimsuit issue
    1393461000

    Having driven its RC F into the party at the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue, Lexus is making the most of the exposure. We recently saw the blue coupe showing off its L-Finesse curves with a curvaceous Lisalla Montenegro. And a new video shows how the magazine ad will also work without a ...

  • 0
    Report: Acura organizes new business division to confront falling sedan sales
    1393426800

    Honda and Acura North America have announced a major restructuring of operations in hopes of turning around Acura's flagging business. For 2013, sales for Acura's sedans dropped 10.4 percent, while its CUV sales grew by 21 percent. The newly formed Acura Business Planning Office will attempt to ...

  • 0
    Video: Watch the Muppets go for ice cream in a Toyota
    1393365420

    Do Muppets drive? We're not sure it's necessarily a good idea, but it's been known to happen. Fozzy called his hibernating uncle's Studebaker a bear's "natural habitat," and Doctor Teeth wouldn't get the Electric Mayhem very far without his band's psychedelically painted school bus. But how about ...

  • 0
    Report: Jaguar demanding customer data from reluctant dealers
    1393354860

    Nearly every major business is collecting consumer data these days, and keeping that data secure has come to the forefront of many customer's minds. Jaguar Land Rover North America's decision to begin requesting more customer info from its dealer network appears unfortunately timed, however. If ...

  • 0
    Report: Only best-performing US Fiat dealers to get Alfa Romeo franchises
    1393270260

    Alfa Romeo has been rumored to return to the US market so many times for so many years, it's hard to keep count. This time, though, Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne promises that it's for real. Alfa is scheduled to reappear in the States this summer with its 4C sports coupe as its introductory ...

  • 0
    ETC: Heidi Klum and Maserati go Beyond the Swimsuit for Sports Illustrated
    1393101000

    When sports and cars come together, the world "super" often comes up – whether it's a high-performance super sports car, a racing series (like Japan's Super GT, Australia's V8 Supercars or Italy's Superstars series), the latest crop of Super Bowl ads from the world's automakers or a ...

  • 0
    Video: Watch the trailer for Locke, a movie that takes place entirely in BMW's X5
    1393028100

    It's no surprise that driving can be incredibly stressful. You're basically trapped in a metal box, and until fairly recently, your ability to communicate with the outside world beyond the toot of a horn or a rolled-down window was all but nonexistent. Locke, a new film starring actor Tom Hardy ...

  • 0
    Teased: Volvo's Geneva-bound concept wagon looks sexy in a raincoat
    1393016340

    Volvo is set to complete its concept car trilogy at the next month's Geneva Motor Show with the debut of its Concept Estate, the followup to its Concept Coupe from the Frankfurt Motor Show and Concept XC Coupe from the Detroit Auto Show. We've been looking forward to its Swiss debut, and now some ...

  • 0
    Video: Initial D Legend 1: Awaken trailer released
    1392933480

    The Japanese manga series Initial D might be as responsible for making drifting popular in the US as any other source. Even if you've never seen it, you're likely familiar with the black-and-white Toyota Corolla AE86 as the show's hero car. Initial D launched in US in comic and animated form in ...

  • 0
    Report: Ford and 'Dirty Jobs' pitchman Mike Rowe part ways [w/videos]
    1392923760

    Former Dirty Jobs host Mike Rowe has one less job as of today - the pitchman is no longer a pitchman for Ford, with yesterday's announcement from Rowe ending a seven-year partnership between the TV host and the Blue Oval. Rowe made the announcement to political pundit Glenn Beck, saying the two ...

  • 0
    Report: Maserati's Super Bowl spot may have cost more than $700 per car [w/video]
    1392670740

    It's no secret that Super Bowl ad time is very, very expensive, with a 30-second spot for this year's game costing around $4 million. For Maserati, which aired a 90-second spot showing off its new Ghibli sedan during this year's game, the price was considerably above $4 million, ...

  • 0
    Report: BMW Films are on the way back [w/videos]
    1392660000

    The BMW Films series caused a stir in 2001 and 2002 by combining top-quality cinematography, Hollywood names and driving excitement to sell its sporty wares in a whole new way. By arriving five years before YouTube, they ranked as some of the earliest viral videos on the internet. By now, these ...

  • 0
    Motorsports: Martini to return to F1 with Williams
    1392418860

    One of the most iconic names in racing is returning to the sport's pinnacle series. Martini and its distinctive livery will be teaming with the Williams Formula One team for the 2014 season, marking its return to the sport after an all-to-brief stint with Ferrari from 2006 to 2008. Even in those ...

  • 0
    Report: Ssangyong may be 3rd Korean brand to sell cars in US
    1392394440

    In the last 20 years, Korean automakers Hyundai and Kia have gone from a laughingstock in the US with poor reliability and bad design to making legitimately competitive vehicles on par with the best in their segment. However, Korean automaker Ssangyong is a name that doesn't roll off the tongue ...

  • 0
    Report: Bugatti sitting on $85M stockpile of unsold Veyrons
    1392327000

    There may be trouble brewing with the supercar specialists at Bugatti. The French brand shocked the world with the Veyron when it debuted in 2006, but at eight years old, the hypercar may be getting a little stale to its wealthy clientele. What's worse, Bugatti insiders say a replacement is still ...

Loading

Loading
Autoblog iPhone App
Shop for a vehicle