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    Report: Chevy Olympics ad that shows same-sex marriage in the spotlight [w/videos]

    Chevrolet has launched a new ad campaign set to air throughout the 2014 Winter Olympics called #TheNew. Part of a 14-commercial run, the first ad for #TheNew aired during last week's Opening Ceremony, and has drawn attention for a small part of its 60-second run time. The three to four-second cut ...

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    Video: Audi releases quartet of A3 commercials, likely headed for Super Bowl

    With the announcement from Audi that it's new A3 would be the star of this year's Super Bowl advertising efforts still relatively fresh, it comes as a bit of a shock that what may be game-bound ads for the new small car are already starting to show up. A3forums found four ads for the new A3, all ...

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    Video: Ron Burgundy returns for four more Dodge Durango ads

    Dodge has released several more of its Anchorman 2-themed commercials, starring Will Ferrell as inept newsreader Ron Burgundy. The four spots, one of which is a sequel to a previous commercial, follow roughly the same pattern as previous ads, with Ferrell's Burgundy misunderstanding or generally ...

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    Video: Having a Diehard battery key to surviving the zombie apocalypse?

    While there's no shortage of zombie commercials and marketing gimmicks floating around these days, Sears has come up with one of the coolest yet. With high production values and plenty of suspense, this 79-second spot looks more like a George Romero flick than an ad for Diehard car ...

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    Video: New Odyssey ads feature Honda Vac, star power

    Honda has released a string of new ads highlighting its refreshed, 2014 Odyssey minivan. While the Japanese brand hasn't started bragging about attaining the first Top Safety Pick+ for minivans, it's all too happy to brag about another first - the world's first van with a built-in vacuum ...

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    Video: Toyota Tacoma helps stand up to your girlfriend, mimes, magicians and the Grim Reaper

    It takes a lot to get a product noticed in today's fast-paced world, but one avenue that's always seemed to grab the eyeballs of consumers has been humor. Toyota knows this rule well, and has put together a quartet of spots called "Tacoma Wins," in which the midsize pickup's features and ...

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    Video: Kia Hotbots come back out to play with 2014 Forte

    Kia is bringing back its so-called "hotbots," the slightly disturbing female robots that traipse about the uncanny valley while hustling the new Forte and "respecting the tech," for three new, humorous animated spots. The Hotbots first debuted during Kia's latest Super Bowl spot, which followed ...

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    Official: UK auto magazine says this is the best car commercial of all time [w/videos]

    There have been many great car commercials over the years, but is it possible to define the best? Well, Ad Week recently took a crack at it by rating the top commercials of the year by looking at their view counts on YouTube, but Auto Express took a more democratic approach by putting the ...

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    Official: Chrysler launches new Ram ads and gears up for Super Bowl XLV [w/videos]

    Perhaps no car company has made bigger splashes in the last two years at the Super Bowl than Chrysler, and the automaker's marketing chief, Olivier Francois, said today that he plans to be all over the big game again in February. Last year, the company made an ad featuring Hollywood icon Clint ...

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    Video: Smart Electric Drive ad offers blockbuster treatment for tiny car

    Drama, suspense, romance, horror – just about everything you might want from a great big-budget flick has been packed into this minute-long masterpiece from Smart (or its ad agency, anyway). Smart has been pushing its 2013 ForTwo fairly aggressively over recent weeks, debuting new series ...

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    Report: Bullitt car chase being recreated in San Fran for commercial

    Hot on the tail of the music video for Sharam's "Fun" comes word that an advertising agency will attempt to recreate the chase scene from Bullitt in downtown San Francisco once again. According to SF Appeal, Duroo Productions, Inc. is set to film a spot for a Korean-based movie theater chain ...

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    Video: Cadillac CTS-V "Competition" commercial

    Cadillac CTS-V "Competition" commercial – Click above to watch the video after the jump
    Recently, we showed you a behind-the-scenes look at Cadillac's newest commercial featuring the CTS-V sedan out on Germany's hallowed-be-thy-name Nürburgring. Now, after all of the editing and ...

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    Video: Live Design Hybrid - Honda CR-Z get the JDM ad treatment

    Honda CR-Z JDM ads – Click above to watch videos after the jump
    The flying, floating, "Life Design" and power-of-dreams Honda CR-Z is about to make its debut on Japanese television in the form of two 30-second spots. As one might expect, they're high on imagery and low on zero on specs or ...

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    REPORT: Controversial ads expected from Fiat exec heading Chrysler marketing [w/VIDEO]

    Controversial Tibet Lancia commercial -- Click above to watch video
    Fiat exec Olivier Francois has a big reputation that's based on results. As head of the Lancia brand, he has garnered it more attention than it's had in many years, and the marque sells more cars more consistently. He has done ...

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    Cadillac kicks current ad agency to the curb, seeking new suitors

    Click above to view Modernista's Cadillac commercials after the jump
    It was three years ago that Cadillac switched to ad agency Modernista!, and one year leater it rolled out its "Life. Liberty. And the Pursuit." campaign. In a four-sentence statement put out by Cadillac General Manager Bryan ...

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    Lutz lays out his strategy for GM advertising: "Memorable," "clever," "viral" [w/VIDEO]

    Click above to watch Kate Walsh talk up the Cadillac CTS Sport Wagon after the jump
    So we knew that Bob Lutz didn't like the course General Motors commercials were taking – but no one knew what he did like. Now that he's back from vacation in the Caribbean, he's laid out what he has enjoyed: ...

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    VIDEO: Real stories of the highway patrol?

    The CHP fighting – Follow the jump to watch video
    The scene opens with two highway patrol officers in combat on the side of the road. The skies are dark. An eagle screams. The men fight harder. This is for blood... or at least it looks like it. Follow the jump to see how it ends.[Source: ...

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    Bob Lutz unhappy with new Buick campaign?

    Buick LaCrosse "Photo Shoot" ad - Click the image above to view the video after the jump
    Looks like there could be too many cooks in the Buick PR kitchen, and the soup is looking worried. For the new GM to get on its feet, Buick has to find its feet. To do that, Buick has created a number of ad ...

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    VIDEO: Mercedes-Benz E-Class commercial features malfunctioning car

    Mercedes wardrobe commercial malfunction -- Click above to watch video
    The voiceover for Mercedes' "Ignite" commercial for the new E-Class starts with "It is, quite simply, the most advanced automobile we have every created." However, during the start-up sequence before that voiceover, the actual ...

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    It's a Shame: Songwriter Evan Dando reportedly suing GM over music copyright [w/VIDEO]

    Bankruptcy is often not a clear-the-books-and-start-over process, but a continuation of one's troubles with people still piling on top of a business on its knees. Evan Dando, founder of alt-rock band The Lemonheads, is the latest to throw himself onto the GM scrum. The songwriter is suing General ...


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