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    Video: GM chooses "Chevy Happy Grad" for Super Bowl ad

    Super Bowl commercials are big business, with multimillion-dollar 30-second spots and productions that seem to get more costly and elaborate every year. General Motors bucked that trend by giving independent film makers the opportunity to make their own 60-second spot, with the winner having ...

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    Video: Audi A8 Super Bowl commercial riffs on children's Goodnight Moon book

    Audi A8 Super Bowl commercial – Click above to watch video after the jump
    The Super Bowl is just around corner and before the New England Patriots celebrate another victory and that means a new crop of automotive commercials are getting ready to pry your attention away from all the drinks ...

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    Report: GM heading back to Super Bowl with new ad

    Due to the whole bankruptcy/bailout saga, it's been awhile since we've seen General Motors advertise during the Super Bowl. That may change next year, though. According to Automotive News, the company seeks a return to pre-bankruptcy ad-spending levels by upping this year's budget three to five ...

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    Report: Hyundai sued by Louis Vuitton over high-end basketball [w/video]

    Hyundai 'luxury' ad – Click above to watch the video after the jump
    There probably isn't a day that goes by when an automaker isn't being sued for something. Some suits are extremely serious, while others peg the needle on the frivolity scale. And while Hyundai is flying high on the sales ...

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    Officially Official: Danica Patrick joining NASCAR Nationwide Series in 2010

    Danica Patrick No. 7 Chevrolet – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The "Will she, won't she" debate is over – Danica Patrick is headed for closed-wheel racing in 2010. Patrick will race a partial schedule in next year's National Nationwide series in the No. 7 ...

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    VIDEO: Bridgestone Super Bowl spot stars Mr. Potato Head

    Super Bowl commercials always generate buzz, and this year, Hyundai's going to have company in the automotive sector. Bridgestone signed Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head for one of two commercials that will air during the big game, and a teaser video offers a tantalizing glimpse of what we'll be ...

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    VIDEOS: Hyundai Super Bowl commercials featuring Genesis Coupe have arrived

    Click above to watch Hyundai's Super Bowl commercials after the jump
    This Sunday, Hyundai will debut five new 30-second spots before and during the Super Bowl featuring the Genesis Sedan, Genesis Coupe and the sultry sounds of Billy Corgan and Jimmy Chamberlin from Smashing Pumpkins. We've already ...

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    Audi returns to the Super Bowl with Jason Statham and the A6

    The Giants and the Patriots may be disappointed not to have made it back to the Super Bowl this year, but at least Audi will be back again. The German automaker aired a spot during last year's NFL championship game depicting the R8 supercar as a cameo in the original Godfather movie. During this ...

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    Danica washes up for Go Daddy Super Bowl ads

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    For the past few Super Bowls, internet registrar has spent a sizable portion of its annual ad budget on one or two commercials. The tradition lives on for 2009's big game, and racing's most famous female driver is back with Go Daddy for ...

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    Hyundai Superbowl ads improved brand awareness

    Click above to view Hyundai's two Superbowl ads.While we're hardly advertising analysts, of all the TV spots that we endured while watching the Superbowl, Hyundai's Genesis commercials seemed to be the most clear and cohesive (unlike some other automakers). Apparently, we weren't alone.Nielsen's ...

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    Most 'Vironmentally Phriendly: Super Bowl MVP takes a hybrid Escalade

    click above to view high-res gallery of the Cadillac Escalade Hybrid If you've made it far enough in professional football to be named the most valuable player at the Super Bowl, chances are you can already afford any car you want. So Eli Manning, star quarterback for the champion New York Giants, ...

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    Chrysler's new ad blitz begins, highlights 12 new value packages

    click above to watch the first commercial from Chrysler's new campaignChrysler wants to get the message out that its listening to customers and responding quickly to improve its products. To that end, the privately-owned automaker is kicking off a new ad blitz this weekend with three commercials ...

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    VIDEO: Hyundai Genesis Super Bowl ads

    click above image to view Hyundai's Super Bowl commercialsThe Super Bowl is this Sunday, and that means we get to see the best commercials that money can buy, and perhaps some football, as well. Hyundai was unsure whether it wanted to spend $2.5m a pop for two :30 spots (a voice over by the Dude ...

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    Hyundai back in the game, will air ads during Super Bowl

    The Super Bowl is the single biggest advertising day of the year. Somewhere in the mix of all the great ads, a football game gets played, but the next day all we can talk about are the commercials. Back in October, Hyundai went all in purchasing two :30 spots during the big game. Earlier this week, ...

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    Four automakers doing Super Bowl spots, Audi first in 20 years

    When viewers tune-in to watch the 42nd annual Super Bowl on February 3rd, four automakers – Chevrolet, Hyundai, Toyota and Audi – will compete for the hearts and minds of the gridiron-obsessed masses.Chevy is only planning one, 60-second ad during the second quarter, while Cadillac will ...

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    Autoblog Podcast #58

    Being the pundits we are, we have plenty to say in Autoblog Podcast #58. We start right off addressing the rumors of a GM/Chrysler deal, and offer myraid reasons why it's not a good idea yet may be justifiable to some folks. We move on to flogging the VW/GM suicide commercial debate for a little ...

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    20 Questions: Suicidal robot from GM interviewed

    Among those sounding the gong against GM cowing to an anti-suicide group's offense at its Superbowl spot is the star of the commercial himself. The robot, who shall henceforth be referred to as Ricky, reveals a few things about the production, and how the spot plays to the robot population. It was ...

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    Suicide prevention group tells GM to pull robot ad

    What with the pulling of the Snickers Superbowl spot and now this uproar, it's getting to the point where you can't say anything. Seriously, do these people look for ways to be offended? The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention has called for General Motors to pull the spot where a depressed, ...

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    No, the Cobalt will not get a mid-cycle enhancement

    Turns out the trick-looking Cobalt we showed you earlier is actually an extra General Motors used in one of its Super Bowl commercials that will debut this Sunday. The car originally debuted as a 2005 SEMA vehicle (thanks, Nick!). The distinguished Ray Wert III from Jalopnik saw our post with the ...

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    GM previews Super Bowl ad starring Robot

    You didn't think the only commercial General Motors would air during the big game on Sunday would be a spot made by a bunch of college kids, did you? No, GM has its own ad in the works that won't have to work hard to beat the flop it fielded last year. A 30-second preview of the ad has been ...


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