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  1. CES Quick Hits: Clear Channel's Brian Lakamp on Becoming Even More Ubiquitous in Cars

    January 11, 2012 5:23 PM EST Brian Lakamp, Clear Channel's president of digital, fully understands the irony of a radio company hawking its in-car apps at CES. "We're already in every car," he said from Ford's booth in the South Hall, where Clear Chan ...

  2. Billboard's Women In Music 2011: Maureen Ford

    October 01, 2011 12:00 AM EDT No. 27 Maureen Ford President of venue sales, Live Nation Network Website: promo.livenation.com/sponsorship Twitter: @livenation Maureen Ford, president of venue sales for Live Nation Network, leads a team of more than 100 staffers who sell advert ...

  3. @CES 2011: Gracenote Introduces New Voice Activation & Music Recommendation Technologies

    January 06, 2011 12:00 AM EST Gracenote introduce several new partnerships and technologies at CES today to make voice-activated control of users' music libraries in the car easier. First, it unveiled a new technology called MediaVOCS, featured in the MyFord Touch voice-a ...

  4. Pandora, Ford in Charity Push

    September 28, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Ford is teaming up with Internet radio service Pandora for a push in which shared songs chosen by Jewel and John Legend will benefit charities. Under the program, to be announced today at the Internet Advertising Bureau's MIXX Conference and ...

  5. @CES: Internet Radio Drives into Automotive Market

    January 07, 2010 12:00 AM EST A focus on Internet-connected automobiles is likely to start putting even more pressure on terrestrial radio broadcasters, as a number of carmakers and stereo developers are adding Internet radio services to their products. At CES, the popular cus ...

  6. Sister Hazel 'Sync's' with Ford

    July 09, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Ford has tapped the veteran rock band Sister Hazel to promote its Sync technology. The five-piece band will serve as the face of the "Sync My Ride" Web site. Fans, or Hazelnuts as they are known, can visit the site Syncmyride.com for a f ...

  7. Juanes On Board With Ford’s Sync Campaign

    October 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Coinciding with the Oct. 23 release of his new album, "LA Vida Es---Un Ratico" (Universal Latino), Colombian rocker Juanes has paired up with Ford Motor Company to launch its new Sync technology to the Latin market. Sync, a Ford-exclusiv ...

  8. U.K. Band Signs Deal With Ford Transit

    January 29, 2007 12:00 AM EST Liverpool garage rock band The Coral are the latest to benefit from the car industry's desperation to be hip. According to a report at Mad.uk , the band has formed a partnership with Ford Transit for their upcoming U.K. tour. The group will h ...

  9. Car Manufacturers To Integrate iPod In '07 Models

    August 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Apple strikes deals with Ford, General Motors, Mazda. Apple Computer has struck deals with auto manufacturers Ford, General Motors and Mazda to integrate its bestselling iPod line of digital music players into new cars beginning next year. As a re ...

  10. Mercury Co-Founder Irving Green Dies

    July 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Exec established Mercury in 1945. Exec established Mercury in 1945. News ...

  11. Kelly Clarkson, Ford Motors Enter Deal

    May 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Pact includes ad campaign, tour sponsorship. The Ford Motor Company and two-time Grammy winner Kelly Clarkson have entered into a marketing partnership surrounding the launch of the auto manufacturer's new Bold Moves campaign. The partnership ...

  12. Making The Brand

    April 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Funkmaster Flex just re-upped his promotional deal with Ford's urban 'Drive' campaign. Read Michael Paoletta's column. Funkmaster Flex just re-upped his promotional deal with Ford's urban 'Drive' campaign. Read M ...

  13. Making The Brand

    April 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Funkmaster Flex just re-upped his promotional deal with Ford's urban 'Drive' campaign. Read Michael Paoletta's column. Funkmaster Flex just re-upped his promotional deal with Ford's urban 'Drive' campaign. Read M ...

  14. Sirius, Ford Extend Exclusivity Agreement

    June 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Ford, Land Rover, Volvo amongst covered brands. Sirius Satellite Radio has extended its exclusive pact with Ford through September 2011, with an option for Ford to also offer competing satcaster XM Satellite Radio in 2009 -- but with a caveat. Ear ...

  15. Making The Brand

    May 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Automotive giant Ford is putting some teeth into promoting its upscale Jaguar brand through some strong musical relationships. Read Michael Paoletta's column. Automotive giant Ford is putting some teeth into promoting its upscale Jaguar brand ...

  16. BPI Appoints Webster To Champion Indies

    May 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Former Virgin U.K. chief created Mercury Prize. Former Virgin U.K. chief created Mercury Prize. News ...

  17. SMG Names GM For Texas Venue

    August 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Philadelphia-based facility management firm SMG has named Allan Vella as the new general manager of Ford Park in Beaumont, Texas, effective Sept. 2. Philadelphia-based facility management firm SMG has named Allan Vella as the new general manager o ...

  18. Ford Ramps Up Product-Placement Efforts

    March 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST At the behest of its biggest client, Ford Motor Co., advertising giant J. Walter Thompson is restructuring its branded entertainment division to bolster Ford's efforts to place its vehicles in music, LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter)--At the b ...