Topic: General Motors

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

John Oliver's Parody Ad Skewers GM With Bleak Phrases From an Internal Memo These cars totally aren't 'Kevorkianesque'

While it's true HBO is not an ad-supported network, Last Week Tonight's John Oliver made an exception Sunday, uttering the words rarely heard on the premium cable network: "We'll be…

May 20, 2014, 12:37 PM EDT

Chevy Volt Owners Are Happy, Chevy Volt Ad Watchers Less So Real people gush about their cars in stark new spots

Quick, somebody zap these Chevy-Volt-happy folks with a taser! They need a jolt of reality. The new "Happy Volt Owners" campaign for Chevrolet's hybrid car presents actual owners extolling the…

June 15, 2012, 9:37 AM EDT

GM Turns Car Windows Into Fantastical Digital Playgrounds No more 'Are we there yet?'

The past decade has seen remarkable strides in the field of making car trips less boring without forcing people to actually speak to each other. I thought built-in iPod docks…

January 24, 2012, 9:59 AM EST

Long Island Man, 26, Wins Chevy's Super Bowl Ad Contest Zach Borst's spot will air on the big game

Zach Borst, a 26-year-old aspiring filmmaker from Floral Park, N.Y., has won Chevrolet's contest to have a consumer create one of its Super Bowl spots for the Feb. 5 game.…

January 20, 2012, 9:58 AM EST