Believe it or not, Volkswagen’s Super Bowl ad called “The Force” has (re)popularized Star Wars so much this Halloween season that some stores sold out of Darth Vader costumes by mid-October.
Not sure what commercial we’re talking about?
Before the “The Force” even aired it had already become a viral hit, logging more than 12.5 million views [...] [...more]
With this week being Teen Driver Safety Week, we have decided to once again bring up a subject that is near and dear to our hearts: texting while driving. As you may recall, AutoNation partnered with the Broward County Sheriff’s department on their stop texting and driving initiative.
So, why bring it up again? Everyone knows [...] [...more]
Nothing stirs up the Internet quite like a list. So, I decided to stir the pot, poke the bee’s nest and wake the sleeping giants by coming up with a top 12 cars for 2012. Do you agree with us? [...more]
Following the 9.0 earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan in March, we have heard over and over and over again about the depleting inventory of the Japanese Big 3. Total car sales have slipped as consumers wait for inventory to come back. That wait is almost over, according to Mike Jackson, CEO of AutoNation. Jackson predicts that the automotive recovery will begin sometime in October. The recovery will start with manufacturers from Japan. [...more]
Quick, what’s the first image that comes to mind when you think of a work vehicle? Did you think of a rudimentary machine with a rough body that is matched by an equally rough interior? Well, work vehicles have changed.
It used to be, if the work vehicle had a tape player it was on the [...] [...more]
With search engines in our pockets, and thousands of reviews available for nearly every product out there, consumers no longer have to do the heavy lifting once required to research their next vehicle purchase. Navigating this sea of information, however, can still be intimidating.
Enter CarZen, the first car research and shopping application available now on [...] [...more]
If you follow us on Twitter or Facebook, you probably noticed that we were sharing more photos than we usually do last Thursday, Nov. 11. We took a few hours to walk the floor of the Miami Beach Convention Center for the 2010 South Florida International Auto Show. While this local show may not [...] [...more]
We like sharing interesting articles and tidbits about the automotive lifestyle on Twitter and Facebook. If you don’t follow us on those networks, we wanted to give you a taste of what you’re missing. Here is a digest of our most popular links for the month of September. [...more]
OnStar announced earlier this week that it is testing new voice-activated features, including Facebook updates and voice-to-text messaging. The new perks will be included in an update coming soon to its in-car communications system which is available in almost all new GM vehicles. [...more]
Ford is giving loyal Facebook fans an exclusive first look at the newly redesigned 2011 Ford Explorer. [...more]