5 car spots that sputtered at the Super Bowl

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Before the nachos had even gone soggy at our Super Bowl party, AdFreak had declared 2011 "the Year of the Car." Volkswagen created the highest-ranked auto ad in Super Bowl history with "The Force," according to USA Today. Audi deserves high marks for its tremendously enjoyable "Release the Hounds." And Chrysler's Eminem spot earned raves from many viewers. But automakers also rolled out some of the most baffling and disliked spots of the night, highlighting the fact that some brands simply don't know what to do with their money and 30 seconds.

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