-El Segundo, CA-based Ignited has joined eMaxx Partners as digital agency for American car company, Fisker Automotive.

-Atlanta’s 22squared is hosting a mobile-themed “hackathon” in its hometown next month dubbed “Mobilize – Developing Community.” You can register here.

-Meanwhile, WPP’s AKQA has opened up shop in the ATL as well as Portland, Oregon. link

-Amsterdam agency Achtung! and industrial designer Thierry van Raay have teamed up to design and develop the “BBQ-VAN” (above) for Volkswagen The Netherlands.

-Speaking of mobile, Macys.com and Home Depot are the latest to join the Mobile Marketing Association’s North American board of directors. link

-New York VFX/animation studio Click 3X added Jonathan Yi and Simon Blake to its live-action roster. link

-The agenda for the 2012 AICP Conference, which will take place on Oct. 24 in NYC, has been announced. Register here.

-Here we go, fanboys and girls, the iPad mini press invites are rumored to be mailed out next week. link