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The Dukes of Hazzard Ride Again in AutoTrader's High-Octane Campaign Bo and Luke still have it, but their car doesn't

IDEA: It's been a while since Bo and Luke Duke raced around Hazzard County three decades ago in their 1969 Dodge Charger stock car, evading Boss Hogg and Rosco P.…

June 24, 2014, 1:21 PM EDT

Ad of the Day: Honda Fit Mini-Car Is Fit for Millennials Squealing meerkats not included

The new Fit mini-car can fit many things, and do many others—pretty much whatever your whimsical millennial heart desires, at least according to Honda. Starring comedian Nick Thune, a pair of…

June 20, 2014, 1:07 PM EDT

Fiat's New TV Ads Made Entirely of GIFs: Are They 'Endless Fun' or Overkill? Twerking, horse masks and more

For better or worse, Fiat's latest TV commercials might make your head spin. The brand recently commissioned some wacky GIFs from The Richards Group for the Fiat Tumblr page, but Chrysler…

June 17, 2014, 5:22 AM EDT

Volvo Tells Millennials They Can Ride in a Volvo Again, This Time Facing Forward But first, let's go back in time

Hey, millennials, 20 years ago you might've been riding in the third row of a Volvo station wagon, staring out the back window and maybe trying to stave off the…

June 12, 2014, 10:23 AM EDT

Volkswagen Freaks Out a Whole Movie Theater With Devious 'Don't Text and Drive' PSA One small distraction

We've seen lots of "Don't text and drive" ads lately. With this one from Ogilvy Beijing, Volkswagen drove the message home to a captive movie-theater audience in a way they'll…

June 10, 2014, 11:47 AM EDT

Google Shows Off Its Self-Driving Car. Would You Take a Ride in It? Three-minute demo glimpses the future

Google has designed a self-driving car. And whatever reservations you might have about such an idea, the company won't be putting the brakes on it anytime soon—if only because the…

May 29, 2014, 8:37 AM EDT

How Social and Email Helped Mazda’s Limited-Edition Preorders Sell Out Crazy Fast Under the hood of the automaker’s timely digital promotion

Mazda bet big on social and email to tap into the classic roadster’s fervid fan base for its first all-digital pre-sale event to build buzz around a line of limited-edition…

May 28, 2014, 12:45 PM EDT

Automaker Resorts to Hypnotizing Drivers (Yes, Really) to Make Them Like Its Cars Opel makes you very sleepy

German automaker Opel isn't a household name in the U.S., but in Europe it is synonymous with "extremely boring car," "kinda lame" and "crap car." These are words straight from…

May 28, 2014, 12:25 PM EDT

FTC Chair Edith Ramirez Fights for Data Security and Privacy Rights Consumers come first

One year into her tenure as chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission, Edith Ramirez is putting the agency front and center as the nation’s leading enforcer on privacy and data…

May 27, 2014, 6:03 AM EDT

Ford's Social Media Star, Scott Monty, Talks About Leaving—and Not Looking Back Declares social marketing is at 'critical juncture'

Scott Monty is leaving Ford after leading its social media efforts for six years, with a flair for innovation. It shouldn't be a total shock to those who know of…

May 20, 2014, 12:29 PM EDT

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