Thursday! Thursday! Thursday! Hyundai Veracruz Reveal this Week

I'm assuming the graphic to the left, which appeared on Hyundai's pre-launch microsite for its new Veracruz crossover, means the official unveiling is tomorrow, October 12. And the company is apparently scheming to build an updated version of the Chevy Luv pickup of the 1970s, or could be appropriating Chevrolet's… » 10/11/06 7:04am 10/11/06 7:04am

Profiles in Co-badge: Pontiac Launches Minisite for G5

Some call it a rebadged Chevy Cobalt, some call it a baby Pontiac G6, but GM just hopes the new Pontiac G5 will mean green. The company launched a new microsite to promote the new US entry, which has been available in Canada as the Pursuit since the 2005 model year. The G5 will come with lots of check boxes on its… » 5/22/06 4:00pm 5/22/06 4:00pm

Skoda's Roomster Attracts Online Attention

Damn, sometimes we love ugly cars as much or more than attractive ones — and it looks like we're not alone. A press missive released today indicates a new microsite promoting the Skoda Roomster — the VW brand's awkwardly named, awkwardly envisaged wagon-ute — has seen 46,260 users since it went online this week.… » 3/09/06 2:34pm 3/09/06 2:34pm

Audi Launches 2007 TT Microsite; Unveiling Next Month

Those sneaks at Audi launched a microsite to promote the wired launch of the 2007 TT. Spurning Geneva and pre-empting Paris, the company will unveil the TT coupe online on April 6 — just ahead of the New York Auto Show, which starts the following week. The microsite offers a PC-executable screensaver and lets those… » 3/08/06 6:53am 3/08/06 6:53am

Saab Launches Microsite for New 9-5

Saab's new microsite hammers home the idea that, despite being spawned by a division by GM, Saab cars are GODDAMN SWEDISH. GET IT? How do they do it? For one, they've got a slick multimedia feature that lets viewers see the new 9-5 and SportCombi wagon from the perspective of some of the animals found in the country… » 11/09/05 4:51pm 11/09/05 4:51pm

Porsche Launches Carrera 4 Microsite

Porsche recently cracked open a new microsite to promote its line of 2006 Carrera 4 models — which, as we will go on record here and now, we want to be behind the wheel of before one more member of the "Buena Vista Social Club" goes to the great beyond. Hopefully Porsche has some affinity for the Tropical Latin… » 8/08/05 1:02pm 8/08/05 1:02pm