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Directory:Chevy Tahoe 2007 Ad

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Make Your Own SUV Ad ! !

GM ran a contest where you make your own ad for the Chevy Tahoe. They let you pick the pictures, add the text and music. Some green-thinkers had a bit of fun with this.

Note: GM has removed these from their site. Some of the links, though, are housed elsewhere and are still available. (Aug. 1, 2006)

Tahoe Ads

Archives - archived copy of some of the best Tahoe ads that were made

Individual Ads of Note

Links Still Live - 50 entries

Ultimate Padded Cell

Dance with the Devil

Something doesn't belong new

The ultimage padded cell



Frightening Reality



Chevy Tahoe SUV God



Links Dead

Chevy has removed these from their site.



Behold the Beast

The New Terrorists

Climate control new

Big American Booty

Drive like a Heedless Jerk

Comfortable Ride

Ah, Greenland


Global Warming or Bust - by Congress:Member:Sterling D. Allan

Bigger is better?

You hit deer with this

Weapon of Mass Destruction

Edit your view

What will you tell your kids you drove?

Show me the pictures, Daddy

Nature, a Sacred Thing

Phallus in Wonderland

What's Missing?

Coyote Tahoe

Brokeback Tahoe

You wouldn't understand

Turn on your blinker!

Make Your Own Ad

Go to - link dead


: - Just drag and drop the image or color, then click on edit text to enter your text for the image.

: - Don't hit your back button or you will lose your work.

: - You can't change the sequence of your images.

: - Email yourself a copy when you're done, to get the url.

: - If you come up with a good one, post it below for others to see.

How to Permanently Save Your Ad

: See Talk:Directory:Chevy Tahoe 2007 Ad to view or contribute to the discussion.

Directories of Ads

Eco Geek

Contests - $150 for ad with the most honesty

In the News

Google News > Tahoe Ad SUV

Spinning the Chevy Tahoe ad campaign - Much good discussion has come out of the GM/Apprentice ad campaign for the Chevy Tahoe that generated thousand of remixed video ads. (ZDNet Blog Apr. 6, 2006)

Open Media Backfire - (Always On Apr. 6, 2006)

Chevy contest has plenty of ad-itude - (Fort Wayne Journal Gazette, IN - Apr 6, 2006)

Online ads blast Chevy's Tahoe (Detroit Free Press, United States - Apr 4, 2006)

GM User Created Ad Contest Backfires (WebProNews, KY - Apr 4, 2006)

SUV Haters Vent In GM's Make-Your-Own Ad Contest (InformationWeek, NY - Apr 4, 2006)

Create Your Own Anti-Chevy GM Ad (Cranky Consumer, CA - Apr 3, 2006)

Online public trucks to Chevy Tahoe site - In just two weeks, more than 21,000 ads have been created. Visitors have emailed them to others 41,000 times. There have been 250,000 unique visitors to the site and over 2.4 million page views. Most significantly, the average visit lasts more than nine minutes, which means that people either have dial-up, are learning about the truck or are playing with the technology. (Toronto Star, Canada - Apr 3, 2006)

GM SUV spoofed by environmentalists - An online contest to promote Chevy trucks and the TV show "The Apprentice" has instead been used by environmentalists to condemn General Motors for building vehicles they believe contribute to global warming. (CNET March 31, 2006)

Chevy Response

Spinning the Chevy Tahoe ad campaign - Much good discussion has come out of the GM/Apprentice ad campaign for the Chevy Tahoe that generated thousand of remixed video ads. (ZDNet Blog Apr. 6, 2006)

: The 2007 Tahoe is capable, refined and responsible. In fact, in the area of responsibility Tahoe outperforms all of the competition (Toyota, Ford, etc.) in fuel economy with 22 mpg on the highway thanks to Active Fuel Management technology that turns off 4 of 8 cylinders when you don't need them. The Tahoe is also E85 compatible, which means that it can run on ethanol, a renewable fuel source. Which reduces greenhouse gases and our dependency on foreign oil. The Tahoe has achieved the segment's highest safety ratings and is an excellent vehicle for those with large families.

: While some people point to this campaign as an example of the failure of viral marketing and social computing, I think it points to a great success. Our definition of social computing is when technology results in power shifting from institutions (like Chevy) to communities (like customers). By losing that control over the brand experience, Chevy actually brought more people into it — witness the debate over the campaign itself. The environmental and SUV fuel economy debate has always existed outside of the Chevy experience, but by bringing it into, Chevy has harnessed it into a promotional benefit.

See GM Blog where the above response was posted.