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    Featured: Looking back at Oprah's free-car giveaway 10 years later
    The Cars Changed Lives, But Publicity Stunt Couldn't Save Pontiac 1410494460

    Oprah kicked off her 19th season in dramatic fashion by giving all 276 members of the studio audience a free car. Molly Vielweber's Pontiac G6 appears unremarkable at first glance. It wears forest green paint, rolls on five-spoke aluminum wheels, and it has a sizeable scrape in the driver's ...

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    Video: Oprah at it again, gives car away on Jimmy Kimmel Live!

    Oprah Winfrey loves giving away cars. Not only has she given Pontiac G6 sedans and Volkswagen Beetle retro-mobiles to everyone in the audience of her past show, but the other night on Jimmy Kimmel Live! she gave another car away to one lucky audience member, while yelling her now-famous line: ...

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    Video: Chrysler uses Super Bowl spots to honor troops, farmers

    How do you follow up such revered and successful ads as Chrysler's last two Super Bowl commercials? Imported from Detroit and Halftime in America should be given credit for giving the automaker's public perception a complete overhaul after its rescue from the brink with taxpayer money. What next, ...

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    Oprah reveals 2012 VW Beetle silhouette, gives cars to entire audience [w/video]

    Oprah gives away 2012 Volkswagen Beetle to audience – Click above to watch the video
    After dominating the afternoon talk show circuit for 25 years, Oprah Winfrey is going out in style by giving each member of her studio audience keys to the as-yet-unseen 2012 Volkswagen Beetle. The ...

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    Oprah teams up with government agencies to promote 'No Phone Zone Day'

    Oprah Winfrey has officially partnered with the Governors Highway Safety Association and handful of other agencies to help put a stop to distracted driving. The famed talk-show host will be heading up a special live show this Friday designed to highlight the dangers of driving and cell phone use. ...

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    REPORT: VW banking on Oprah giveaway to raise awareness of slow-selling Routan minivans

    If you close your eyes and think about the Volkswagen product lineup, products like the Golf, Jetta, and Passat are sure to come to mind. Most won't picture the Routan minivan, because most Americans don't even know the rebadged Dodge Grand Caravan exists. Sales of the Routan are so bad that the ...

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    Oprah nominated to save domestic auto industry

    In dire economic times like these, everyone needs a hero, and Detroit's automakers are no exception. So, who better to anoint as a savior than the Queen of All Media herself, Oprah Winfrey? The popular talk show host/book club guru/magazine publisher/philanthropist/bazillionaire has been tapped to ...

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    Oprah's chin support buys 100th Tesla Roadster

    The night that Barack Obama gave his acceptance speech in Chicago's Grant Park, the cameras caught Oprah Winfrey pondering the historical significance of the moment while leaning on some guy's shoulder like she owned it. The man turned out to be Sam Perry, who later appeared on Oprah's TV show ...

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    XM and Sirius to merge?

    When it signed Howard Stern last year, Sirius radio picked up a lot of subscribers, but the satellite radio provider still couldn't catch rival XM which sits atop of the subscriber satellite radio heap. Sirius' new six million subscribers represented a huge jump, but XM is closing out 2006 with 7.9 ...


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