Dave Guilford Last year automotive advertisers emerged from their recession bunkers and flocked back to the Super Bowl.
You had one game-changer ("Imported from Detroit") for a company (Chrysler) that sorely needed a game-changer. You had the just-right cuteness of the Volkswagen's Darth Vader ad, epic computer-generated imagery from Kia, and Mercedes-Benz appearing for the first time.
This year, automakers unleashed another flood of ads - and another bold effort from Chrysler stood out.
But the abundance of car ads has become a challenge in itself to marketers. ... Read the reviews
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