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12Ram may build more trucks with sports team tie-ins

After a rather successful foray with a Red Wings edition of the Ram 1500 last year – some 3,000 units sold – the truck brand is both re-upping its relationship with Detroit's hockey powerhouse and considering expansion into other sport franchises.

5Nissan, Chrysler announce partnerships with NHL hockey teams

It's getting colder. The sun is setting earlier. You know what that means, folks – that's right, it's hockey season. And just as fans are gearing up for fast-pace action at arenas across the United States and Canada, so are automakers as two such companies have announced deals with National Hockey League teams in the cities near their headquarters.

AddNHL star Teemu Selanne scores a silver Fisker Karma

Nicknamed "The Finnish Flash," Teemu Selänne led the National Hockey League (NHL) in goals scored three times, was named to the NHL's All-Star Team on two occasions, won the coveted Stanley Cup in 2007, holds three Winter Olympic medals and currently serves as an alternate captain of the Anaheim Ducks. Even more important: he is now the owner of a silver Fisker Karma.

169Woman valiantly defends BMW M5 against Vancouver rioters

Canuck mob takes out frustration on hapless BMW M5 – Click above to watch videos after the jump

18Honda named official vehicle of the NHL

The official opening of the Honda Center, home to the Ducks of Anaheim

8Anaheim Mighty Ducks' new home to be the Honda Center

First, Toyota picked up sponsorship of soccer with the Chicago Fire's stadium, renamed Toyota Park. Now, Japanese automakers are making inroads into the world of professional hockey -- Honda has announced it will sponsor the National Hockey League's Anaheim Mighty Ducks' home ice. Currently known as Arrowhead Pond, the venue will be renamed for the first time in 13 years in October, when it will change over to the Honda Center. The deal represents Honda's first naming agreement.

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