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August 26, 2015

Waze Joins With Furious 7 For Another Fun Summer Mobile Promotion

Furious7-extended-editionIf you're a fan of the Fast & Furious movies (and maybe Vin Diesel), you might enjoy this Waze promotion that's scheduled to hit your mobile device this week.

Universal Pictures Home Entertainment is joining with Waze to promote the home release of global blockbuster Furious 7. “Get your Furious 7 Fix Fast” is a first-of-its-kind promotion that will allow Waze users in seven cities to find Prizing Pit Stops giving away free Furious 7 merchandise. Universal has released Furious 7 on Digital HD this week and will release it on and on Blu-ray™, DVD, and On Demand on September 15.

From this week through September 17, Waze, the real-time crowd-sourced navigation app, will display scheduled messages announcing the release of Furious 7 in seven participating markets. Want some F&F7 swag? On one day in each market, Waze users can find directions to pop-up venues where street teams will be distributing free Furious 7-branded T-shirts, hats, license-plate frames, and a limited number of digital codes to download the film on Digital HD (among other items). Each Prizing Pit Stop will operate while supplies last for up to 90 minutes and then move on to two other spots throughout the day.

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May 19, 2015

George Clooney Co-Stars with Chevrolet Volt at "Tomorrowland" Premiere

Tomorrowland_Movie-Chevrolet_VoltActor George Clooney joined a next-gen Chevrolet Volt at the recent world premiere of the Disney movie “Tomorrowland.” The film, which also stars actress Britt Robertson, opens in United States' movie theatres on May 22, 2015.

The all-new 2016 Chevrolet Volt and EN-V concept make their big-screen debuts in the film, visible in the backdrops of scenes from the present day and Tomorrowland. Clooney stars as Frank, and Robertson plays Casey, and the pair must travel to a place somewhere in time and space only known as Tomorrowland, where their actions directly affect the world and themselves.

The screenplay, written by Damon Lindelof and Brad Bird, is said to have been heavily influenced by Walt Disney's optimistic philosophy of innovation and utopia, such as his conceptual vision for the planned community known as EPCOT. In real life, Chevy and Disney already have a history at EPCOT; it's where Chevy sponsored the Test Track ride in Walt Disney World in Florida.

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Photos by Dan MacMedan for Chevrolet



April 12, 2015

Patty Parties with the Stars and Cars at Coachella

Shad_Balch_JustDrive_Coachella_2015I was delighted again to receive a very exclusive invitation from Shad Balch, his arm picture with his #JustDrive Tattoo, to the #LoveDriveVibe Chevrolet Performance Cars Pool Party during the Coachella Music Festival. This Chevrolet_MacDonals_BootsyBellows_Coachella_2015haute party was held at the Bootsy Bellows Estate, also sponsored by McDonalds again, the first weekend of the 2015 Coachella Valley Music Festival in Indio. This year’s festival features AC/DC, Drake, Jack White and more than 160 other acts.

This star studded party featuring Chevrolet's Corvette and Camaro Paris_Hilton_Coachella_2015performance vehicles, included selfie photo op booths and selfie sticks and was entirely too fun! The music, food and pool antics created quite a celebrity buzz with stars in attendance like Paris Hilton, Chris Brown,Justin Bieber and Kendall Jenner, the 19-year-old "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" star.

Chris_Brown_Coachella_2015What did I think of the Chevrolet performance vehicles at the #LoveDriveVibe party? Gorgeous and playful in this very hip rockin' setting. There was a booth with a Camaro in a racing "winner's circle", champagne and all, to shake and spray all over! Kudos to Chevrolet for showing how youthful, cool and fun the Chevrolet brand can be!

This #Carchella party fare included libations from McDonald’s and Absolute Fergie_BlackEyePeas_Coachella_2015Vodka and ended on a very high note with Fergie of the Black Eyed Peas making a special stage appearance with rapper 2 ChainZ.

From Wikipedia: The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival (commonly referred to as Coachella or the Coachella Festival) is an annual music and arts festival held at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California, located in the Inland Empire's Coachella Valley in the Colorado Desert. It was founded by Corvette_Coachella_2015Paul Tollett in 1999 and is organized by Goldenvoice, a subsidiary of AEG Live. The event features many genres of music, including rock, indie, hip hop, and electronic dance music, as well as art installations and sculptures. Across the grounds, several stages continuously host live music. The main stages are: Coachella Stage, Outdoor Theatre, Gobi Tent, Mojave Tent, and the Sahara Tent; a smaller Oasis Dome was used in 2006 and 2011, while a new Yuma stage was introduced in 2013.


And who was this guy with the blue hair and a beard?


Jody DeVere aka Patty, CEO, at Coachella!


February 02, 2015

50 Shades of Navigation

50-shades-of-nav-lead-IMG_8813With the launch of of the highly anticipated film “50 Shades of Grey" approaching on Valentine’s Day, we thought we would share this entertaining guest post from Eva Moon. A GPS is a seductive thing, Eva says: “At first you can't imagine why you'd need it. Then you give it a try, just for kicks. Before you know it, you can't find your way to the kitchen without a green line.”

You can read the original article at Huffington Post.

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December 02, 2014

Mazda Joins #HungerGames Hype

Mazda_hunger_games-PromoMazda is joining the hype surrounding the recent launch of this season’s most highly anticipated film, “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1” with two movie-related promotions. One is an unusual advertisement that appears to be “hacked” by District 13 supporters, and the second is a charitable opportunity for consumers to feed the hungry by designing a hovercraft for #District13.

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April 15, 2014

Coachella McDonald's Corvette Stingray Oasis Pool Party

Corvette_Coachella_Mcdonalds_PartyCelebrities stopped by the McDonald’s and Corvette Stingray Desert Pool Party at the Bootsy Bellows Estate on April 12, 2014 to celebrate the launch of McDonald’s Bacon Clubhouse Burger and the 2014 Corvette Stingray. Celebrities sampled the new Bacon Clubhouse Burger, rode shotgun for the Stingray Experience, and beat the heat pool-side in VIP cabanas.

Many famous faces who attended the party included one of my favorite Glee stars Dianna Agron who was spotted out with her new man Thomas Cocquere and Leonardo DiCaprio who smoked electronic cigarettes and chowed down on a Bacon Clubhouse Burger and fries in his private cabana.

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April 10, 2014

Celebrity Cars: On the Star-Studded Red Carpet at Captain America Premiere

Chevrolet_Captain_America_Premiere-140404-lead-09-group"Captain America: The Winter Soldier" premiered in Los Angeles on March 13, 2014. It was released internationally on March 26, 2014, and in North America on April 4, 2014. According to ABC news, its record-breaking $92 million weekend debut has earned the film entry to a very exclusive club: movie sequels that outdid their originals.

Not only did "Winter Soldier" outperform "Captain America: The First Avenger," which earned $65 million domestically in its first three days out, but the sequel scored the biggest April opening of all time, according to the L.A. Times, earning a worldwide total to date of $303.3 million. 

Check out the photo gallery below with even more celebrity photos from the red carpet premiere of "Captain America: The WInter Soldier." (Photos courtesy Steve Fecht for Chevrolet News.)

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February 28, 2014

Celebrities Join Cadillac ELR at Global Green Pre-Oscar® Gala

2015_Cadillac_ELR-GlobalGreen02The all-new Cadillac ELR electric luxury coupe shared the “Green” carpet with dozens of eco-aware celebrities who attended the annual Global Green USA Pre Oscar® Party this week, and we’ve got a slideshow of dozens of those celebrities posing with Cadillac’s luxurious -- and eco-friendly -- sport coupe.

Global Green USA is an organization dedicated to fighting climate change, and each year their event is considered to be THE green event of Oscar Week! This year, General Motors continued its “Green Carpet” tradition by showcasing the Cadillac ELR  at this high-profile event which brings together a wide array of eco-celebrities (many of whom drive electric and hybrid vehicles) to raise funds and awareness for environmental issues and to inspire their fans to drive electric cars.

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December 13, 2013

AskPatty Takes a Look at “50 Shades of Gray” -- in Automotive Paint Shades!

2014 Audi Allroad in Monsoon Gray

In the “Fifty Shades of Grey,” book trilogy written by E L James, the number fifty describes Christian Grey, a man of many moods, talents, personalities, and vehicles (including jets and yachts).

With all the buzz in the media about the upcoming “Fifty Shades of Grey” movie adaptation, I thought it would be fun to list 25 shades of grays for 25 of my favorite cars. To be sure, most cars do look super sexy in certain shades of silver.

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December 03, 2013

Sleek Lotus Evoras Co-Star in “The Host”

Lotus_Evora-The-Host-2The movie adaptation of “The Host” written by Stephanie Meyer, author of "The Twilight Saga” was released to theatres in March 2013, and is on video now. I watched my fair share of movies on Netflix over Thanksgiving weekend, including this one.

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