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Jan 30th 2013

Two Original AOL Series to Air on SPEED™

AOL's content is already available on mobile devices, tablets, desktops and, starting February 5th, for the first time ever, our original content will be available on broadcast as well! AOL Autos' "TRANSLOGIC" and Autoblog's "The List," will be broadcast on SPEED, the leading automotive-enthusiast channel on TV and a member of the FOX Sports Media Group.

AOL Autos'
"TRANSLOGIC" is hosted by Bradley Hasemeyer, who navigates the latest transportation technology and explores where mass transit, concept cars, electric vehicles and new transportation will take us."TRANSLOGIC" is the top-viewed video series on AOL Autos, has been honored by the Webby Awards and received four Telly Awards for excellence in the automotive category, cinematography and video editing.
Autoblog's "The List" is hosted by Jessi Combs and Patrick McIntyre, who tackle the "1,001 Car Things To Do Before You Die," including challenges like lapping Germany's Nürburgring, driving over 200 miles per hour and learning to drift. Through the hosts, viewers live out their automotive bucket-list fantasies.
For additional information on SPEED broadcasting AOL's premium original content read the full press release here.

Jan 10th 2013

Win a Car Featuring AOL Autos Technology of the Year!

After a year long search, AOL Autos announced the winner of our first Technology of the Year Award at the 2013's International Consumer Electronic Show (CES) earlier this week. Chrysler Group's Uconnect Access edged out more than 35 other entries to snag the title.
The judges, including editors from AOL Autos, Autoblog and Engadget, awarded the top prize to Uconnect Access which gives users one-button emergency assistance, voice-controlled text messaging, vehicle performance monitoring, a voice-activated smartphone app that allows locked doors to beopened when keys are locked inside and more great assistive technology.

We're so excited about the technology; we'd love for you to try it out too. Starting this week, we're giving you a chance to win your own installation of Chrysler Group's Uconnect Access, inside a brand new car, of course! To celebrate the award, we're giving away a 2013 Dodge Dart Limited, worth more than $23,000.

For details on how to enter visit AOL Autos Facebook Page between now and January 25 by 5pm EST. A winner will be publicly announced in February. We wish you the best of luck!

Sep 17th 2012

Win an OnStar FMV and 2 year subscription from Autoblog starting today!

If you missed the AOL Autos Giveaway of an OnStar FMV unit with free 2-year subscription, you now have a second chance! Autoblog launches its own OnStar giveaway, today, September 17th, which will run through next Monday, September 24th at 5pm ET. Entrants can 'like' Autoblog on Facebook to enter. If you already "Like" Autoblog on Facebook, you may enter directly into the sweepstakes by filling out a simple entry form.

Click here to enter and you could be our next lucky winner. After you enter, encourage your friends to sign-up for the sweepstakes and earn additional entries into the giveaway for yourself!

Good luck!

Sep 6th 2012

AOL Releases Four New Mobile Websites for Car Lovers

AOL has launched four mobile websites in the automotive space. If you're a car lover and you own a cell phone then these are your new bookmarks – handy for when you have a little alone time in line at the grocery store, or, you know, whenever.

The new sites are:

AOL Autos offers tools for making smart car decisions, and will include tools for researching, buying, repairing, or selling cars. The site also includes car news, articles, and stories. While the initial launch includes primarily car content (articles and videos) the other tools will follow shortly later this year.

Learn more about our mobile offerings by clicking here.

Apr 11th 2012

AOL Earns Five Nominations, Thirteen Honorees in Webby Awards

AOL has pulled in an impressive five nominations and 13 honorees for the 16th Annual Webby Awards, sponsored by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS). The Webbys, which celebrate Internet and pop culture, are the leading international awards honoring excellence on the Internet. During the awards process, consumers get a chance to choose their favorite online destinations.

AOL's 2012 nominees include:

Online Film and Video
Mobile and Apps
AOL's official honorees include:

Interactive Advertising
  • Corporate Social Responsibility Campaign: AOL Giving Good Charity Campaign (submitted by Blue Collar Interactive)

Online Film and Video
Mobile and Apps
Fans can now vote for The Webby's People's Voice Awards through April 26.

Last year AOL earned a record number of nominations and won in five categories. TechCrunch won the Webby for Best Business Blog; HuffPost Business was named the People's Voice Award for the same category;Engadget was chosen the Webby Award Winner and People's Voice Winner in the Consumer Electronics category, and The Engadget Show was chosen as the Technology People's Voice Winner in the Online Film and Video category.
Winners will be honored in New York in May.

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