Lara Stone Drives A Mercedes Into A Tornado, And We Have Questions

This new Mercedes Web ad starring Lara Stone and directed by Alex Prager raises a number of questions. Why are all Stone's facial expressions in the vein of "Ouch! I have, or am afraid of getting, something in my eye"? Why does it make being picked up by a tornado look like a gentle ride in a hot-air balloon? Why… » 1/24/12 4:15pm 1/24/12 4:15pm

The Cruel Shoes: Brooke Shields' Heels Lead to Crash

In what we suspect has to be the lamest ploy to get anyone to care about a television show, Brooke Shields crashed her car into her house because she was driving with non-auto appropriate footwear. Said Shields, "I was wearing these fabulous kick-ass platform patent leather heels. I had been at a meeting with the team… » 11/01/07 3:30pm 11/01/07 3:30pm

Concepts on the Catwalk: Alacantara Style Show

Italophiles, start your Andrea Bocelli CDs (on second thought, fire up some of this action). Car Design News offers coverage of a show in Milan that's featuring classic Italian concept cars of the past 40 years, including the Bertone Rainbow (above). Sponsored by Alcantara, a maker of automobile interior materials,… » 4/18/06 3:00pm 4/18/06 3:00pm