autoevolution

Stories about: ad

Land Rover Defender Ad Gets Banned, Because You Can’t Park Near the Cliff Edge
Land Rover Defender Ad Gets Banned, Because You Can’t Park Near the Cliff Edge

5 May 2022, 04:50 UTC / Parking sensors alert of obstacles, not empty space, two viewers complain to the ASA. Despite JLR’s defense, the ad has been banned in the UK

 
NBA Star LeBron James Does the CrabWalk in GMC's Latest Hummer EV Pickup Ad
NBA Star LeBron James Does the CrabWalk in GMC's Latest Hummer EV Pickup Ad

22 Feb 2022, 09:31 UTC / NBA star LeBron James makes another appearance promoting GMC's Hummer EV, this time to show off the vehicle's CrabWalk feature

 
Automotive Ads Will Run With a Warning on Pollution: “Think About Carpooling”
Automotive Ads Will Run With a Warning on Pollution: “Think About Carpooling”

31 Dec 2021, 10:58 UTC / New bill by the French government forces automakers to include warnings to ads in all media, urging customers to consider other transport alternatives

 
Citroën C4 Ad Pulled Because You Can’t Take Women’s Photos Without Consent
Citroën C4 Ad Pulled Because You Can’t Take Women’s Photos Without Consent

31 Dec 2021, 05:15 UTC / An ad for the C4 starring pop star Amr Diab caused controversy online over the apparent “normalizing” of harassing behavior. Citroën is sorry

 
LeBron James Will Take You for a Ride in the Hummer EV (Sort Of)
LeBron James Will Take You for a Ride in the Hummer EV (Sort Of)

2 Nov 2021, 07:55 UTC / New ad for the reinvented, electrified Hummer with King James is here, highlights Apple CarPlay, CrabWalk mode and generous trunk

 
Porsche Uses Back to the Future DeLorean Time Machine to Promote the Taycan
Porsche Uses Back to the Future DeLorean Time Machine to Promote the Taycan

21 Oct 2021, 16:02 UTC / In addition to using Back to the Future to promote the Taycan, Porsche also tries to greenwash its public image despite the Dieselgate scandal

 
Here’s Lando Norris Playing Chauffeur for a 12YO Schoolboy in a McLaren 720S
Here’s Lando Norris Playing Chauffeur for a 12YO Schoolboy in a McLaren 720S

17 Oct 2021, 03:26 UTC / It’s a promotional video but it’s lovely nonetheless: McLaren F1 driver agrees to drive a boy to his school, absolutely makes his day

 
Tony Hawk and Liquid Death Sell Overpriced, Blood-Infused Custom Skateboards
Tony Hawk and Liquid Death Sell Overpriced, Blood-Infused Custom Skateboards

25 Aug 2021, 06:17 UTC / Tony and the water company have created a limited-edition of awesome decks, infused with real blood from Tony. They’re already sold out, despite the high price

 
Chevrolet Is Making Apple Pie Hot Dogs With Guy Fieri
Chevrolet Is Making Apple Pie Hot Dogs With Guy Fieri

10 Aug 2021, 09:05 UTC / The Apple Pie Hot Dog did not exist before, but it does now: inspired by a 1975 Chevrolet commercial, it will be offered as snack at upcoming baseball game

 
Australia Believes the Toyota Yaris Keeps Egging You on to Drive Recklessly, LOL
Australia Believes the Toyota Yaris Keeps Egging You on to Drive Recklessly, LOL

4 Mar 2021, 12:40 UTC / A television ad starring rally driver Harry Bates came under scrutiny in Australia following complaint that it encouraged dangerous behavior on the road

 
Greta Thunberg Ad Mocks Mars Tourism: What About Climate Change?
Greta Thunberg Ad Mocks Mars Tourism: What About Climate Change?

18 Feb 2021, 07:18 UTC / Fridays For Future releases mock-ad about space exploration and the colonization of Mars, points out that only one-percenters will actually be able to relocate

 
Jeep Gets Political for Super Bowl, Brings Bruce Springsteen Along for the Ride
Jeep Gets Political for Super Bowl, Brings Bruce Springsteen Along for the Ride

8 Feb 2021, 05:32 UTC / “The Middle” short film calls for unity and finding the common ground; it features two classic CJ-5s but the focus is on The Boss’ call for political centrism

 
2021 Porsche Taycan Turbo Helps “Mr. E” Turn More Humane in Alternative Ad
2021 Porsche Taycan Turbo Helps “Mr. E” Turn More Humane in Alternative Ad

7 Feb 2021, 07:35 UTC / This is the weekend of Super Bowl LV, so all eyes are naturally not just on the Kansas City Chiefs or Tampa Bay Buccaneers but also on automakers and their ads

 
Stock 2021 Ford F-150 Raptor Performs “Massive” Jump 8 Times With No Damage
Stock 2021 Ford F-150 Raptor Performs “Massive” Jump 8 Times With No Damage

6 Feb 2021, 06:41 UTC / Behind-the-scenes video comes with onset staffer commentary: that was a stock Raptor in Baja Mode, and it got sent 8 times and “drove away”

 
Toyota’s Super Bowl LV Ad With Jessica Long Brings All the Feels
Toyota’s Super Bowl LV Ad With Jessica Long Brings All the Feels

4 Feb 2021, 08:29 UTC / “We believe there is hope and strength in all of us,” Toyota says in the commercial which, strangely, features exactly zero cars

 
Will Ferrell and GM Really Hate Norway for Some Reason
Will Ferrell and GM Really Hate Norway for Some Reason

2 Feb 2021, 12:21 UTC / The Super Bowl teasers are here, with General Motors leading the pack in terms of electrification plans announcements with three hilarious videos

 
BMW Might Want to Cut the “OK Boomer” Thing in Ads for the iX
BMW Might Want to Cut the “OK Boomer” Thing in Ads for the iX

13 Jan 2021, 08:19 UTC / New video pitting the iX against the 7 Series, developed as a humorous take on the progress of iDrive, ends up alienating even more customers

 
Chevy Reminds Us the 2021 Silverado 1500 Trail Boss Has Off-Road Chops
Chevy Reminds Us the 2021 Silverado 1500 Trail Boss Has Off-Road Chops

10 Jan 2021, 18:55 UTC / Because it doesn't have a Raptor- or TRX-rivaling option in the lineup, the most off-road Silverado out there is the Trail Boss

 
Roger Federer Relaxes, Finds Peace in His Mercedes S-Class
Roger Federer Relaxes, Finds Peace in His Mercedes S-Class

8 Jan 2021, 10:19 UTC / New ad focuses on the need to find time for yourself away from the maddening crowd; and who better to understand this than a world-class athlete?

 
Quite Wholesome Toyota Ad Banned for Showing 2021 GR Yaris Powersliding
Quite Wholesome Toyota Ad Banned for Showing 2021 GR Yaris Powersliding

8 Jan 2021, 06:05 UTC / Australia’s Advertising Standards Bureau finds ad to show unsafe driving and, as such, need further editing - this, for a couple of seconds of breaking traction