Here are two short clips I used to determine the final style of the Drive A Tank graphics.
You can watch the final videos here: https://aaronevansmedia.wordpress.com/2011/09/14/drive-a-tank/
I used Illustrator heavily on this project. Importing Illustrator files containing dozens of vector objects into After Effects is rather difficult. I took a slightly less painful route and copied each of the several hundred elements into Photoshop documents individually as layers, and then imported the Photoshop files into After Effects.