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Braking for Cars Goes Classic

We’re Fine Tuning Our Car Content to Bring You More of What You Love Best: Classic Cars We’re shaking things up a little here at Braking for Cars. We’ll be focusing more on the classic cars of yesterday as well … Continue reading

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2010 Geneva Motor Show – 2011 Lexus CT 200h

[singlepic id=279 w=320 h=240 float=right]2010 Geneva Motor Show – 2011 Lexus CT 200h: Usually, when it comes to hot hatch compacts like the Lexus CT 200h being debuted in Geneva, U.S. automotive fans are condemned to drooling on the sidelines … Continue reading

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Top Ten Most Dangerous Drivers by Profession

Insurance.com announced their list of the Top Ten Most Dangerous Drivers by Profession this morning. Insurance.com found that professions that demand multi-tasking tend to rank higher on the list—a no brainer there. We were however, surprised to find out athletes and homemakers were among the safest. We guess athletes are too busy committing other crimes or adultery to… wait… do you think they know about Tiger? Continue reading

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BrakingforCars.com’s Top Ten Super Bowl XLIV Car Commercials

Based on how well the audience at a Super Bowl party we attended received this year’s commercials, we’ve ranked the ten most discussed Super Bowl car commercials. This is not all of the ads shown, only the ones that evoked some sort of response either for against the ad. If a spot didn’t make a big enough impression to warrant any impression, it was determined to be worse than bad, because after all, bad press is better than no press. Continue reading

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Super Bowl XLIV Ads – Cars.com

For their 2010 Super Bowl ad, Cars.com once again brought us a story of how an otherwise confident individual became terror stricken when it came to buying cars, but overcame that fear with the help of Cars.com. Continue reading

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Super Bowl XLIV Ads – Dodge: Man’s Last Stand

Chrysler was the only one of the three Detroit automakers to buy air time during Super Bowl XLIV. Not only does buying an ad during the Super Bowl require a premium chunk of change, we don’t imagine hiring Emmy Award winning actor Michael C. Hall can be done with too many discount coupons either. Continue reading

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Super Bowl XLIV Ads – Bridgestone: Your Tires or Your Life

Those wacky ad execs from Bridgestone got us again. In the second of two cliffhanger ads from Bridgestone for Super Bowl XLIV, we see a sports car being chased into a roadblock by a malevolent SUV. Continue reading

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Super Bowl XLIV Ads – Bridgestone: Whale of a Tale

1. The ad that garnered the most laughs at the Super Bowl party we attended. Bridgestone has had a pretty consistent run of some of the best car related Super Bowl commercials year after year, and Super Bowl XLIV brings … Continue reading

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Super Bowl XLIV Ads – GoDaddy.com in the News

In the second of two Super Bowl XLIV ads from GoDaddy.com, the lovely and fast Ms. Danica Patrick is in a newsroom where she is being questioned about the “hotness” of GoDaddy Super Bowl ads. Continue reading

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Super Bowl XLIV Ads – GoDaddy.com Spa

Great things come in threes like fast cars, fast women and great Super Bowl commercials. With race car driver Danica Patrick you get all three. In the first of two ads from GoDaddy.com to appear in Super Bowl XLIV, our favorite racy female is at a spa to get a massage when she is recognized as the GoDaddy girl. Continue reading

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