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Ford promotes tiny EcoSport with world's largest billboard

It would take three EcoSports to tow the ad

Ford builds the world's largest billboard in Madrid to advertise its tiniest crossover, the EcoSport.

Billboard for fake funeral home urges drivers to text

It's good for business.

A billboard with the unusual message of encouraging texting while driving went up this week on the Gardiner Expressway in Toronto, Ontario.

A magical, disappearing ad for the hydrogen Audi A7 Sportback H-Tron

Billboard Leaves Behind Water Vapor, Just Like The Sedan

Audi uses 'disappearing' car billboard to show off A7 Sportback fuel-cell vehicle.

Video: AB reader erects unique billboard outside of Detroit, needs help adopting baby

Autoblog reader Josh and wife Wendy need your help – Click above to watch video after the jump

Video: Chevy goes free-hand for its latest billboard spot

Chevrolet creates a cost-effective billboard advertisement – Click above to watch video after the jump

Video: Audi spraypaints massive new A7 billboard

Audi paints giant A7 billboard – Click above to watch the video after the jump

Watch a Hyundai spot, get a free song

It's helpful if you like The Ataris. Hyundai is hoping to lure internet users with a banner ad that no doubt touts the free song. When clicked, the banner initiates a download, plays the song, and also pops up a 20-second commercial featuring the Elantra. You could also opt for the cellphone ringtone if you like the way music sounds over a 1/3" transducer. A second set of banners is going live as well, these to collect contact info

Mustang billboards blur background and their own point

click on above image for link to more pics of blurry Mustang billboards by Ian Hart

Motorboards: Craziest MINI promotion yet.

BMW's MINI brand has never had a big advertising budget, but everyone would agree it's ad agency knows how to stretch a dollar. The latest promotion from MINI is a program called Motorby that takes interactivity at 60 mph to new heights. According to MotoringFile.com, a large MINI enthusiast/news site, select MINI owners were recently email an invitation to join the Motorby campaign, whereby they give MINI some scraps of info about themselves and are then sent a special key fob in the mail. Spec

SMART-ass billboards find their way to the bottom of a big ditch

Remember those asinine SMART billboards that read, "German engineering. Swiss styling. American Nothing." in South Africa? Finally DaimlerChrysler saw them for the PR nightmare that they were and banished them to the bottom of a deep garbage pit.