Volkswagen UK is rolling out a spin-off of its successful “See film differently” campaign targeted at drivers who love independent cinema. The «anti-action» follow-up of the campaign, developed by adam&eveDDB, is taglined “Made for real life, not the movies” and explores the differences between the cinema rides and rides in real life.
Letters cause pain, literally—that’s the message behind MINI’s latest activation aiming to raise awareness about the threats of texting while driving. The auto brand collaborated with Publicis México to launch the “Words Can Hurt” campaign that included “injured” letter sculptures installed around Mexico City, prints, as well as a special application “’The Word Blocker” that turns off sound alerts on the users’ phones when they are driving.
Volkswagen has added a new portion of blue shade to its “Think Blue.” approach with the launch of the new international campaign “Think Blue.Book.”. The new promotion, which starts with an eco up! commercial, traditionally celebrates the sustainable technologies used in Volkswagen’s new fuel-efficient, low-emission models. A few other videos are set to follow in the coming months.
Google has launched a new project Art, Copy & Code, which aims to infuse advertisement of global brands with the latest digital technology. The new effort comes as a follow-up to the last year’s successful initiative Project Re: Brief that recreated some of the most iconic advertising campaigns of such brands as Volkswagen, Burberry and adidas, with innovative tech tools.
Volkswagen Australia collaborated with DDB Sydney to develop a campaign supporting the launch of the Volkswagen up! model on the local market. The promotion revolves around the theme of feeling big while being small. The new car is said to be equipped with all the technologies ensuring quality, safety and drivability drivers could find in larger cars. The strapline “feels nothing like a small car” highlights the idea that small products can deliver performance similar to bigger cars—“Good things come in small packages.”
Volkswagen loves to experiment with the print ads format. The auto brand, which released an augmented reality print to enable busy (or lazy) consumers to test the VW car with their iPhone, now presents a vibrating ad in Indian newspapers including The Times of India to promote the Polo and Vento models in India.
Volkswagen has launched one of the greatest Olympic-themed projects this summer—the auto brand, which recently created Fanwagen based on Facebook likes, unveiled a totally unique and hilarious car powered by sport fan screams. The manufacturer launched the Up! Holland Up! project,which encouraged the Netherlands teams fans to win tickets to the London event by screaming out loud in a weird car 100-meter cheer race, in which the Volkswagen car were running on noise the fans create inside the vehicle.