By entering into this agreement the automaker essentially signed a player who is past his prime (a prime that lasted only two weeks, mind you) and set itself up for more than 700 days worth of tagline jokes
To promote its new 2012 compact CR-V, Honda and agency of record Rubin Postaer and Associates (RPA) put a spin on the traditional concept of bucket lists.
Volkswagen has launched a campaign and an iPad app to drive sales for its 2012 Golf R model, said Charlie Taylor, the car company's general manager of digital marketing, on Jan. 19. Volkswagen worked with digital agency AKQA to create the app.
Car rental company The Hertz Corp. and Live Nation Entertainment will enable consumers to book car rentals while purchasing concert tickets on LiveNation.com or Ticketmaster.com beginning in January.
For five years, dealership Ball Automotive Group shirked in-mall advertising as a means to lure consumers for a test drive.
BMW may sell hundreds of thousands of cars each year, but for its latest model, the all-electric commuter car ActiveE, it's looking for just 700 passionate consumers.
Automotive manufacturer Ford Motor Co. will unveil the 2013 Ford Escape on Nov. 15 via social game developer Zynga's "Words With Friends" game. Ford is working with its ad agency Team Detroit on the initiative.
The auto industry and magazine publishers have more in common than one might think - both "were dragged kicking and screaming into the twenty-first century," Jean Jennings, president and editor-in-chief of Source Interlink Media's Automobile Magazine, told attendees of the 2011 American Magazine Conference on Oct. 4 in New York.
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