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Pennzoil's High-Octane Aerial Stunt Shows a Dodge Drifting on a Floating Platform

With help from some visual effects

Need a lift? Take this cool 90-second Pennzoil spot from J. Walter Thompson for a spin. Stunt driver Rhys Millen hurtles through the streets of Cape Town, South Africa, in a…

Pep Boys Mechanics Reflect on Gender in SNL's Perfect Spoof of Starbucks' 'Race Together'

Leaving customers horrified

The Internet didn't tolerate Starbucks' #RaceTogether promotion about racial awereness, and the coffee giant swiftly ditched the effort. But Saturday Night Live took notice, and brilliantly skewered the overly simplistic…

Volvo and Grey London Invent an Invisible Paint That Lights Up Cyclists at Night

Another safety innovation with LifePaint

Safety is a huge part of the Volvo brand. And now, the automaker, with help from Grey London, is extending the concept beyond its own drivers—to cyclists with whom they…

Jaguar Attempts an Insane High-Wire Crossing of the River Thames

Precarious stunt with lightweight XF sedan

Did Jaguar's high-wire stunt above the River Thames in London make a big splash? You'll have to watch and find out. Suspended about 60 feet above the murky depths at Canary…

This Audi Emits Nothing but Water Vapor, So Its Billboards Are Made of That Too

More innovative outdoor from thjnk

Innovative products deserve advertising that itself is innovative—embodying the promise of what's for sale in the way it's being sold. This Audi campaign from German agency thjnk does a nice…

Kia Wrecks the Alphabet in This Gripping, Surprisingly Visceral Anti-Texting PSA

Twisted metal letters

Don't be a crash text dummy. Kia Motors takes an unexpected turn in the war on texting and driving with a new ad that dramatically destroys letters of the alphabet, all…

Acura's Social Strategy for March Madness Centers on 103 Memes

'March Memeness' ties into ESPN ads

For March Madness, Acura is blitzing ESPN.com today and three days next week with video and banner ads—which likely cost a pretty penny—as part of the car brand's ongoing partnership…

3 Salty Old Wives Shout Lies About Diesel in Sweet, Silly Ads From Volkswagen

The Golden Sisters weigh in

Your cranky straight-talking grandmother might not think much of diesel engines, but Volkswagen would like her—and you—to reconsider. "Old Wives Tales," a new campaign from Deutsch LA for the automaker's Passat…

Ad of the Day: Audi Is the Best Car for Fleeing a Swarm of Killer Drones

Fun, exhilarating, topical spot

One day soon, drones will kill us all and/or deliver Apple Watches from Amazon. For now, they descend from the clouds with great menace in this rousing Audi spot from…

Toyota Challenges Meteorologists to Drive Around With Sunroofs Synced to Their Forecasts

Get it wrong, and pay the price

Everyone loves to complain about the weatherman messing up the forecast, but Toyota decided to actually do something about it. At least, that's the premise of this new reality-style ad for…

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