Category Archives: Fun Stuff

Christmas tree with red ornaments

Check Out This Holiday Commercial from Toyota!

Holiday 2019 Commercial from Toyota

Here at Auction Direct USA, we love watching holiday-themed commercials. We will forever and always love the one featuring the ringing Hershey Kisses and the one with Santa fainting when he meets the Red and Yellow M&Ms. Automakers also like to get in the holiday spirit and create special commercials. In our opinion, Toyota makes some of the best and most heartwarming holiday commercials and we wanted to share this year’s edition with you. Read the rest of this entry >>

Colorful Christmas cookies

Where are the Best Bakeries in Raleigh, NC for Holiday Treats?

Best Raleigh-Area Bakeries

The holiday season is famous for its unending supply of holiday treats. For nearly every event we attend, it is almost expected that we bring something to share. But life happens and we just don’t have time to bake. Or maybe we are better at cooking savory dishes than baking. Or maybe we have a tiny kitchen and baking just isn’t feasible. Whatever the reason you have that you are not able to bake, you can always run to a bakery and pick something up. There is absolutely nothing wrong with this – especially when you get something from one of our favorite local bakeries! Read the rest of this entry >>

Black and white photo of Rochester, NY during the winter season

What are the Best Holiday Season Activities in Rochester, NY?

Favorite 2019 Holiday Season Activities in the Rochester, NY Area

Christmastime is here! Happiness and cheer…fun for all that children call their favorite time of year! Here at Auction Direct USA, the Christmas and year-end winter holidays are our favorite times of the year because there is so much to do to make the season bright and memorable. And Rochester, NY is one of the best places to celebrate the season! Check out some of our favorite activities that are happening in Rochester this holiday season! Read the rest of this entry >>

What are Some Good White Elephant Gift Ideas?

Holiday 2019 White Elephant Gift Ideas

Holiday gift-giving can be stressful. If you have ever done a name-drawing gift exchange, there will always be someone who is less than thrilled with what they receive. That is why many families have embraced the white elephant gift exchange. It is meant to be fun and you can get as silly as you want – and there are very rarely any hurt feelings! If you are looking for some fun white elephant gift ideas, we’ve got you covered! Read the rest of this entry >>

Girl with camera

Add Some Volkswagen Beetles to Your Next Photography Project!

How to Create a Beetle-Type Bokeh Effect Video

The Volkswagen Beetle is one of the most iconic vehicles ever produced. We love this little car because of its standout styling and awesome fuel economy! Because of its round silhouette, the Volkswagen Beetle is relatively easy for artists to replicate in their projects – including photography! Recently, Volkswagen shared how to create a Volkswagen Beetle-style Bokeh effect and we thought that we would share it with you! Enjoy! Read the rest of this entry >>

Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross vehicles leaving the assembly line

Watch the Robots at the Mitsubishi Plant!

Dancing Robots at Mitsubishi Plant Videos

The Mitsubishi brand has really increased in popularity and demand in the last few years. Drivers have been loving the affordable and top-notch quality that Mitsubishi has to offer. With the increasing popularity of Mitsubishi, we are starting to see more vehicles from the brand available at our dealership. To help you get a closer look at the fun and creativity of the Mitsubishi brand, we thought that we could share these videos with you! Enjoy!

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Elvis Presley's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

What Cars Made Elvis Presley Get “All Shook Up”?

What Cars Did Elvis Presley Own?

Any Elvis Presley fan knows that August 16 is a very special day. It is the anniversary of the King’s death. It will be 42 years since his passing and many of us still remember what we were doing when we heard the sad news. Elvis Presley is one of the most iconic figures from the 20th Century and his music is still loved by many today. In addition to his music, Elvis is remembered for his unique style – especially when it came to his cars! Join us as we share some Presley-owned cars that we can’t help falling in love with! Read the rest of this entry >>

Black Chevy Suburban

Check Out How the Chevy Suburban Has Changed Over the Years!

Chevy Suburban Anniversary: 80 Years of Power, Utility & More Video

A while back, we shared a video that showcased how Ford’s trucks have changed over the years. Here at Auction Direct USA, one of our most popular vehicles besides the Ford F-Series is the Chevy Suburban. This can-do-it-all vehicle has been around for 84 years now and it has always been capable yet stylish to match the times. Don’t believe us? Check out this video produced a few years ago by Chevrolet! Read the rest of this entry >>

LP Record Albums

Which Greatest Hits Music Albums Should I Play During My Next Road Trip in My Used Vehicle from Auction Direct USA?

Best Greatest Hits Albums for Road Tripping

One of the best things about road tripping is cranking up the radio and singing our favorite songs. Many of us remember popping in a cassette tape or CD into our car’s music system as we cruised down the highway. Today, many of us can still enjoy a CD in our vehicle but we are seeing more and more vehicles with a digital infotainment system that allows us to synch up our smartphones and listen to our favorite podcasts and playlists. While we love this new style of entertainment, we like to keep the tradition of listening to a full album during our road trip. If you need some help adding some awesome greatest hits albums to your Spotify, we’ve got you covered! Read the rest of this entry >>