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?
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin tested a new car in the economy segment recently, resulting in a lot of unplanned PR coverage for the car as a result.
The French car maker Renault launched an innovative advertising campaign for its electric car named Twizy. At the end of each TV show, the ad tells consumers what percentage of their car battery would have been recharged during the show.