To launch the new Volkswagen Up in France, JC Decaux and the V agency created a display event. They installed a real car on a wall, next to a 10-meter high ruler. The aim was obviously to highlight the small size of the vehicle.
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The idea is to surprise people thanks to an unexpected point of contact. Can you think of an original idea to present a product you’re trying to launch in a new segment?
“Waze” is a social mobile app that gives people real time GPS navigation according to the live condition of the road. Users report traffic jams so that they can be shared with other users, suggesting faster routes for their journeys.
An automotive plant in Nizhniy Novgorod, Russia, is breathing life back into old cars . Old Soviet models are equipped with modern Toyota engines, automatic transmissions and other modern technology. It’s a move which has grown from expensive, one-off pieces to a trendy movement, popular with the Russian middle-class.