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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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December 02, 2013

Ladies! Deadline for $5000 “Emerging Voices” Scholarship from Ford is December 16

Alliance-for-Women-in-Media-Foundation-&-Ford-Motor-Company-sutter-middle-schoolThe Alliance for Women in Media Foundation (AWMF) and Ford Motor Company are funding a $5,000 Student Media Scholarship Competition: Blazing the Trail: Celebrating the Women of Empowering America® and the deadline to apply is just around the corner!

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September 12, 2013

“RUSH” and “Snake and Mongoose” -- Finally: Realistic Racing Movies

Erin-Evernham-headshotBy Erin Evernham

“RUSH” and “Snake and Mongoose” are two upcoming racing related movies that are definitely worth seeing. It seems Hollywood has finally shown our sport in a realistic light.

“Days of Thunder” may be one of my all-time favorite movies but, goodness, its racing scenes lacked a lot of credibility. “Talladega Nights,” which did make me laugh a few times, did absolutely no justice to our sport and “Driven”... well, that movie was just way too farfetched for my taste. 

So these two movies, which I have had the privilege of seeing already at advanced screenings, make my racing heart smile. They may not be 100% accurate but the racing scenes were very believable to me. Both movies told great stories about athletes facing rivalry, fear, fame, competition, and personal battles.

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July 31, 2013

What Does Wolverine Drive?

Audi-R8-Spyder-Hugh-Jackman-The-Wolverine-Movie-Premiere“The Wolverine” played on just under 4000 nationwide screens this weekend and pulled in about $55 million — on target with studio estimates, but below some estimates which projected an $80 million opening weekend.

In the film, the character Wolverine (Hugh Jackman) is driven by Yukio (Rila Fukushima) in an Audi R8 Spyder. Additional vehicles featured in the 20th Century Fox film include the Audi A8 L and the Ducati Diavel.

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July 17, 2013

DreamWorks Teams up with Chevrolet for “Turbo,” Opening Today, July 17th

Chevrolet-Dreamworks-Turbo-intro,jpgOpening in theatres today, the highly anticipated DreamWorks animation family film “Turbo” is the story of a little snail who dreams of being fast. After a freak accident infuses him with super-speed, Turbo kicks into overdrive and embarks on an extraordinary journey. With the help of his tricked-out streetwise snail crew, this ultimate underdog puts his heart and shell on the line to prove that no dream is too big, and no dreamer is too small to achieve the seemingly impossible: competing in The Greatest Spectacle in Racing, the Indianapolis 500.

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May 27, 2013

Cadillac's Fashionable New Design: Driven By Style


Cadillac launches Style DrivenFor Cadillac’s launch of Style Driven, an initiative blending fashion and automotive design, they chose Hundred Acres, a sustainable restaurant in SoHo, New York. The environment: a mellow mix of new age farm-to-table vintage and quiet luxury.

Style Driven, a four-part video series, follows the life of fashion stylist Erin Walsh, with celebrity clients that include: Kristen Wiig, Kerry Washington and Gwyneth Paltrow.

The series follows Walsh as she is ferried around New York City in a Cadillac SRX choosing dresses and accessories for the Costume Institute Benefit at the Met in New York City. This year the theme was punk. But, we’re talking high-voltage high-style punk.

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May 06, 2013

Who is the Real Star of Iron Man 3? (Hint: It's not Robert Downey Jr.)

Audi-Iron-Man-R8-illustrationIron Man 3 broke box office records this weekend, earning $175.3 million in U.S. and Canadian ticket sales, $504.8 million in international receipts, and more than $680.1 million in the days since its worldwide release.

And as much as we love watching the handsome Tony Stark (played by Robert Downey Jr.) and gorgeous Pepper Potts (Gwyneth Paltrow) on the big screen, the true stars of the movie are the gadgets and toys. Who wouldn't want to have Stark's money, laboratory, and the armored suits he uses to fight villains? But here's another thing I wouldn't mind having: Tony Stark's Audi R8 e-tron, or Pepper Potts' Audi S7 Sportback. Other models with cameos in the movie are the Audi A8 L, Audi A6, Audi S5 Coupe, and Audi Q5.

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