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.
Why it matters
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?
Renault has recently launched a large-scale advertising campaign to promote its new fully-electric Zero Emission (zero emitting) range. The commercial emphasizes the importance of electricity in our everyday life by replacing electric devices with ones powered by fuel.
The RodeDog app detects when motorists are attempting to drive and text at the same time. It sends a message to friends and family members who can hopefully discourage drivers from the practice.
The app works by determining if a driver is behind the wheel using the GPS functionality. Users can add friends and family to their list of people who get notified if they attempt to drive and use their phone at the same time. If they are caught doing so, friends can respond by sending alerts–audible dog barks – to remind them that they should be concentrating on the road.