NASCAR Driver Twitter Account Hacked, Driver 'Hacks' Back In Real Life

NASCAR drivers love them some Twitter, so when someone calling themselves "EPICSWAGG" hacked a popular NASCAR driver's account this weekend many saw the spamming tweets. What "EPICSWAGG" didn't know was that Mark Martin — the driver who'd been hacked — has a great sense of humor and figured out how to turn the tables… » 3/21/12 10:30am 3/21/12 10:30am

Detroit Auto Show Swag Watch: Would You Like a Little Tea With Your Chinese Automobile?

Geely was gracious enough to give the gift of a tea set to the attendees of its press event this afternoon. I began by raising a brow at the odd selection of swag, but the excitement across the faces of the hordes and hordes of journalists was enough to lower my brows and bring a big and bright smile to my face. No,… » 1/14/08 4:20pm 1/14/08 4:20pm

Dodge Swag Shows The Future Of Chrysler Group Manufacturing

We love Dodge swag grab bags — heck we love anything we're allowed to take home from the show coming to us by way of the 'merican side of the German-American hybrid. Whether bongos or bags, they totally know how to do it up right for the auto journo and hack community. For instance, with the highlight of the show… » 2/07/07 3:08pm 2/07/07 3:08pm

Detroit Auto Show Memory Card Clean-out: Toyota Tundra Swagasm

For those visiting the Detroit auto show during public days — along with the rest of the unwashed masses — the swag opportunities have diminished significantly since the roaring '90s. Fortunately, press days, like those that passed last week, are rife with worthless trinkets, food, drinks and assorted whatnot. This… » 1/16/07 2:00pm 1/16/07 2:00pm

Swag Alert: Mmm...Nothing Like A York (Township) Chocolate Patty From Toyota

Toyota broke ground Friday on their newest facility, a 700-acre crash test facility that'll employ 400 outside of Ann Arbor in sleepy little York Township. Toyota received a state-provided incentive package for the new facility, and well...that's about it. The news was greeted by yawns and our right hand mimicking a… » 9/11/06 1:21pm 9/11/06 1:21pm