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Adweek's Top 5 Commercials of the Week: May 9-16 Brands are driving, riding and never looking back. Vote for your favorite

Save for a Coca-Cola ad that leans heavily on cuteness, all of this week's best ads seem to meander around a central theme of moving, either on or forward (preferably,…

May 16, 2014, 9:16 AM EDT

Ad of the Day: Gus Van Sant Directs Trio of Breathtaking Spots for the BMW i8 Leaning on category conventions while upending them, too

Leave it to the auteur Gus Van Sant to take some of automotive advertising's biggest clichés—self-glorifying narration over footage of a luxury car in the desert—and somehow still turn them…

May 14, 2014, 11:51 AM EDT

Ad of the Day: Arthur C. Clarke Introduces BMW i Electric Cars on the Olympics In kbs+ ads, the future is now

RAM did it with Paul Harvey. Apple did it with Walt Whitman (by way of Robin Williams). Visa did it with Amelia Earhart. Now, it's BMW's turn to use the…

February 7, 2014, 1:57 PM EST

7 Pieces of Tech From CES to Keep an Eye On New, unusual or just plain cool

The 2014 Consumer Electronics Show, held last week in Las Vegas, was a wonderland of next-generation craziness, some useless gadgets, other useful gadgets, and more and more hardware vanishing into…

January 12, 2014, 9:28 PM EST

The 'Internet of Things' Heralds the Arrival of the Jetsons Age Your fridge may soon tell you when to buy milk

What smartphones and apps have done to connect people to the Internet wherever they go, emerging new technologies will soon connect seemingly every other object in your life (even the…

January 5, 2014, 8:46 PM EST

Aspiring Audi Owners Are Insufferable Snobs in Obnoxious New Ad 'Luxury Car Abstinence' bashes BMW, Mercedes and more

Audi has earned a lot of different descriptions over the years, but "tacky" wasn't one of them. Until now. The automaker's new promotional video, "Luxury Car Abstinence," is meant to be…

January 2, 2014, 10:35 AM EST

Pandora Says Its Mobile Video Ads Are Heating Up With Brands Taco Bell, BMW run pilot; local brands testing waters

Pandora's earnings call later today, per predictions, should include a boost in mobile revenues as it adapts to digital music listeners' shift from desktops to smartphones. And while mobile audio…

August 22, 2013, 6:00 AM EDT

Kirshenbaum Adds Executive Creative Director to Lead BMW Paul Renner to take wheel of agency's auto creative

Kirshenbaum Bond Senecal + Partners has hired industry veteran Paul Renner as an executive creative director to lead work on the agency's marquee BMW account. “The business has grown significantly since…

May 8, 2013, 5:09 PM EDT

How Bentley Blew Past Rolls Royce Returned to its roots

The long road of the automotive industry is littered with the wrecks of many a brand that broke down along the way—not just the truly awful ones that never should…

May 2, 2013, 10:08 AM EDT

Volvo Makes Luxury Play in New Campaign Takes aim at the likes of Mercedes, Audi

Volvo has launched a new campaign that paints the brand in a luxury light, taking on the likes of Mercedes, BMW, Lexus and in particular, the Audi A4. In an initial TV ad from Arnold…

April 16, 2013, 9:21 PM EDT

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