Best of the 2011 Super Bowl auto industry commercials

Apparently there was a game of American Football on today, weaved somewhere in between a few hours of the most highly anticipated commercials of the year.
- shares

Automotive manufacturers are always well represented during the Super Bowl, and 2011 was no different.

Following the Kia Optima commercial we brought you earlier this morning, here are a few of the better ones from today’s telecast.

Chevrolet: Misunderstanding

The new Chevy Cruze gets 42 wild Italians?

Volkswagen: The ForceUse the force, baby Vader.

Volkswagen: Black BeetleThe 21st century Beetle. Bamalam!

Audi: Release the houndsNothing to do with The Simpsons, just another shot at Mercedes-Benz from Audi.

Bridgestone: Reply AllNot a car brand, but definitely worthy of a mention.

Chrysler: Imported from DetroitIf Eminem can’t motivate car buyers, who can?

Chevrolet: Never mess with a ChevroletBumblebee's back.

Oh, and if you’re wondering, the Packers won: 31-25.