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First TV ad for Karma Revero drops as sales to start next month

First TV ad for Karma Revero drops as sales to start next month

Everything old is new again, including the 2017 Karma Revero, a reborn 2012 Fisker Karma. Now its maker has released the first-ever television advertisement for the car, a spot that debuted during the 2017 U.S. Open Polo Championship, sponsored by Karma Automotive. Simply titled "Delivery," the... read more

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'Mister Rogers' Neighborhood' title card

Episode Of 'Mister Rogers' Neighborhood' Features Electric Cars

Fred Rogers covered many topics on his eponymous children's television show, and it turns out one of them was electric cars. "Mister Rogers" test drove an electric car during... read more September 20, 2015 by


 
Youxia X

Youxia Electric Tesla Clone From China: So Bad It Makes Us Laugh

Chinese carmakers have acquired a reputation for making blatantly obvious copies of existing designs from other countries. The results are usually worth a few... read more July 29, 2015 by


 
BMW i3 Super Bowl ad teaser

BMW i3 Electric Car Super Bowl TV Ad: Now It's Out [UPDATED]

Advertising is crucial for automakers trying to explain the benefits of electric cars to an often-skeptical public. So what better forum than the advertising mecca that is... read more January 26, 2015 by


 
Kia Soul EV with 'hamsters'  -  August 2014

Top Electric-Car Advertisers: Nissan And, Surprise, Kia--Chevy Not So Much

Promoting electric cars is often a grassroots effort, with owners acting as some of the most enthusiastic (and effective) spokespeople. But what about one of the biggest way... read more December 11, 2014 by


 
2014 Tesla Model S

Tesla Model S: The Electric Car For 'Mistresses', Apparently

Most buyers of expensive luxury sedans are men, and most Tesla Model S electric car drivers seem to be men too. There are notable exceptions, of course, including NASCAR... read more August 22, 2014 by


 
2013 Tesla Model S

Memo To TV News Shows: Tesla Electric Cars Don't Make Engine Noises

If you watched 60 Minutes on Sunday night--perhaps wondering whether the show would target the Tesla Model S electric car--you may have been relieved. The segment, "Fast Cars... read more April 2, 2014 by


 
1959 Volkswagen Beetle electric conversion on Rods N' Wheels.

Electric Cars Drive Silently Into Reality TV Shows

Cars have been mainstays of reality television for years, but until now, not electric cars. Tracking their growing sales numbers, it may be that their increasing popularity... read more March 3, 2014 by


 
Nissan Leaf ad for South Africa

What Happens To A Nissan Leaf Electric Car At A Gas Station?

"Looks like we are going to fight with this car," one gas station attendant says to another. You're in for quite a fight if you think you can fill a Nissan Leaf electric car... read more October 28, 2013 by


 
Tesla featured on South Park

South Park Doesn't Think Too Highly Of The Tesla Model S (Or Maybe It Does)

You can say a lot of things about South Park -- it's crude, it's offensive, it's predictable -- but you can't accuse creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone of being clueless... read more October 16, 2013 by


 
Brian Maragno of Nissan USA in Nissan Leaf electric-car television ad, frame capture

Nissan Leaf Ad Crosses A Line: 'Not Why Electric; Why Gas?'

The question isn't, "Why electric?" It's, "Why gas?" And with those eight words, Nissan marketers crossed a line that no other established carmaker has dared to cross. In a... read more September 17, 2013 by


 
2013 Nissan Leaf 'Facts' television ad, frame capture

2013 Nissan Leaf TV Ad: Selling Electric-Car Fun, Finally!

The 2013 Nissan Leaf electric car has some lofty sales goals associated with it--certainly higher than the 9,750 deliveries that Nissan averaged each year in 2011 and 2012... read more March 14, 2013 by 16


 
Frame from Holden Volt "The Power of $2.50" TV ad, Australia, 2013

Would You Like To Buy A Tank Of Gas For $2.50? (Video)

Suppose you went to the gas station, filled up your car or SUV, and then the pump said you had to go inside to pay. And suppose that even though your total was $40 or $50... read more March 5, 2013 by 23


 
Mazda CX-5 Truffula Tree Friendly

2013 Mazda CX-5 Fuel Efficiency Is Lorax-Approved, Says Dr. Seuss

For some time, Toyota has held the crown when it comes to bizarre -- and sometimes cute -- ad campaigns for its range of Prius hybrids. Now Mazda wants some of the cute green... read more February 21, 2012 by 0


 
Electra Woman and Dyna Girl

Plug-In Pioneers: Electra Woman & Dyna Girl!?

When it comes to reminiscing about old TV shows, we find they fall into one of two categories -- shows we really miss, or shows so bad they make us cringe to think about... read more February 17, 2012 by 8


 
2012 Chevrolt Volt Gas Station Advert

Yes, The 2012 Volt Uses Gasoline (When You Need To Pee)

Remember Apple’s popular Mac Vs PC adverts, in which John Hodgman’s haggard PC was constantly bettered by Justin Long’s smug Mac? After a while, Microsoft... read more September 23, 2011 by 7


 

 
 

 
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