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The Very First Honda Made for the U.S. Market Is Being Restored by the Guy Born to Do It

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Car mechanic/restorer and Honda specialist Tim Mings has a special place in his heart (and possibly his beard) for the N600, which was Honda's introduction to the U.S. car market…

Audi Says 'Intelligence Is the New Rock and Roll' in Latest Ads for the A4

Set to Iggy Pop

Would Iggy Pop drive an Audi? If the seminal proto-punk rocker got one free for lending his 1973 head-banger "Search and Destroy" to the soundtrack of the automaker's new campaign from…

President Obama's Pit Stop at a Texas Taco Chain Gave It a Huge Boost on Social

Torchy's got a historical visit

During his visit to Austin where he delivered a South by Southwest keynote, President Obama made time for tacos—specifically Torchy's Tacos, a burgeoning chain beloved by Texas residents. Of course, the president's…

BMW Imagines the Car of the Future, and It's One Hell of a Sweet Ride

Who needs friends with a co-pilot like this?

Move over, KITT. This concept car from BMW makes you look like a broken-down jalopy. Behold, an AI-powered wheeled wonder straight out of William Gibson's wet dreams (or maybe his nightmares). In fact,…

Chrysler Selects DDB Chicago as Creative Agency of Record on Its Jeep and Alfa Romeo Brands

Omnicom shop produced one of Jeep's two Super Bowl ads

FIAT Chrysler Automobiles confirmed today that it has chosen DDB Chicago as creative agency of record for its Jeep and Alfa Romeo brands, effective immediately. There was no formal review. A…

ABC and Lexus Team Up for Special VR Mini-Episode of Terror Drama Quantico

Team One integrates the car into 360-degree bonus content

ABC and sponsor Lexus are hyping the midseason return of Quantico with the network's first virtual reality experience, which takes viewers inside a specially scripted mini-episode of the terrorism drama.  Quantico's writers…

VW's 'Connected Dog' App Lets Your Best Friend Walk Himself, So You Don't Have To

Achtung!'s latest prank for the automaker

Volkswagen has been having trouble with cars lately, so it's moved on to dogs. Or so it would appear from this latest prank video from the automaker's Dutch division and ad…

The 10 Best Ads Wieden + Kennedy Made for Chrysler and Dodge Over the Years

High points from a classic agency-client team

Today Fiat Chrysler Automobiles announced an end to its six-year partnership with Wieden + Kennedy. FCA, which owns brands including Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Maserati, said in a statement that…

94-Year-Old Iris Apfel Is Cooler Than You'll Ever Be, as the New Face of Two Brands

She's into clothing and cars

Iris Apfel is the unlikely but unquestionably perfect new face of not one but two brands right now: Australian fashion label Blue Illusion and the new DS 3 car in…

This Voice Actress Really, Really Wants to Work for Jeep. Here's Her Impressive Pitch

A dedicated and unusually public casting bid

It's the kind of zealotry of which marketers—and employers—dream. Professional voiceover artist Kelley Buttrick is a lifelong fan of Jeep, but has never gotten to work on its advertising. So she…

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