Volkswagen Passat Ad Pulled From Canadian TV [Video]

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Volkswagen Passat Ad Pulled From Canadian TV [Video]
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Volkswagen Canada is pulling a television commercial after receiving complaints that it is insensitive and offensive. The ad features the Volkwagen Passat, but the complaints center around what happens after the man pulls into the emergency lane. He jumps out of the car in a panic, saying his wife is having a baby, but stops to chat… Continue Reading...

2012 Honda Civic Pops Out Of A Multi-Story Cereal Box

2012 Honda Civic Pops Out Of A Multi-Story Cereal Box
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In light of post-earthquake supply disruptions, Honda Civics may be a bit scarce where you are, but in Canada where the Civic has been the number-one selling car for 13 years straight, they now come in giant cereal boxes – or so a Vancouver ad agency would have you believe. Honda is already marketing the… Continue Reading...

2012 Hyundai Accent Defies Gravity [Video]

2012 Hyundai Accent Defies Gravity [Video]
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While Hyundai‘s undoubtedly been on a roll lately, they haven’t quite managed to bend the laws of physics, despite what their newest stunt may suggest. Hyundai’s Malaysian arm suspended a 2012 Accent from the vertical face of a building, and had a driver wearing some futuristic garb descend towards the Accent. Through the use of… Continue Reading...

Mercedes-Benz Launches Interactive Movie To Promote C-Class Coupe

Mercedes-Benz Launches Interactive Movie To Promote C-Class Coupe
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Mercedes-Benz is following in BMW’s footsteps and launching an online short film, dubbed an “interactive movie” to coincide with the debut of their new C-Class Coupe. While BMW’s short films featured A-List Hollywood directors and megastar Clive Owen (before he was widely known), Mercedes is taking a different approach, with the artistic side of the… Continue Reading...

Volkswagen Super Bowl Ads Use The Force, Insect Imagery

Volkswagen Super Bowl Ads Use The Force, Insect Imagery
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With two new major debuts in 2011, Volkswagen is hoping to raise their profile in the United States with a coupe Super Bowl commercials that show off their new Passat and give a hint at what the 2012 Beetle will look like when it bows at the end of the year. The Passat spot evokes… Continue Reading...

Hyundai Superbowl Spots Highlight Elantra, Sonata Hybrid

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Hyundai Superbowl Spots Highlight Elantra, Sonata Hybrid
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This year’s Super Bowl is heavy on automotive ads, with Hyundai, Audi, Volkswagen and Chevrolet all spending megabucks to get a coveted ad slot at television’s biggest event of the year. Hyundai’s spots largely focus on their new superstar, the 2011 Elantra, with Hyundai calling for an end to hypnotizingly dull compacts. A fourth spot… Continue Reading...

New Suzuki Kizashi Ads Target Premium Cars, A Limo and a Guy in Bubble Wrap [Video]

New Suzuki Kizashi Ads Target Premium Cars, A Limo and a Guy in Bubble Wrap [Video]
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To say Suzuki is struggling a bit in North America is an under statement. After posting record sales of 101,884 units in 2007, their sales took a drastic turn for the worse in 2009 when they shifted just 38,689 vehicles. 2010 is not looking good either as sales are again down by a lethal 42%…. Continue Reading...

Nissan Debuts Four New Commercials, Gives Glimpse Of 2011 Quest

Nissan Debuts Four New Commercials, Gives Glimpse Of 2011 Quest
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Nissan is debuting four new commercials designed to show off their new tag line “Innovation For All”. Showing off a raft of future ideas, like controlling your car’s climate system with an iPhone, and some more recent (like boasting about brake over-ride systems being installed since 2004), Nissan is pushing the new campaign hard, and… Continue Reading...
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