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Atomic wins VW-backed used car operation heycar

It’s been a busy start to 2020 for London creative agency Atomic and now it’s won heycar, an online used car marketplace backed by VW and Daimler (Mercedes.) Atomic won heycar after a six-way competitive pitch. Heycar, launched in 2019, ...

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Johannes Leonardo delivers “excessive” winner for VW

WPP’s part-owned Johannes Leonardo has certainly brought something new to the Volkswagen creative party in the US and here’s its latest for the VW Atlas sport, the replacement for the Touareg in the US. Are people beginning to feel guilty ...

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VW’s Beetle rides off into the sunset with farewell ad

“Where one road ends another begins” says Volkswagen in this ‘The Last Mile’ homage to the Beetle, Hitler’s famed “people’s car” that moved magically to become the favoured wheels of the hippie generation, thanks in part to some outstanding advertising ...

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Adam&eveDDB strikes confident note for VW movie deal

VW SUVs are sponsoring films on the UK’s ITV with a new spin on its ‘Confidence’ theme, this time it’s ‘Movie Star Confidence’ as it’s a long series of idents plus online films from adam&eveDDB, inverting movie jeopardy set-ups. These ...

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Is VW’s new US good works campaign lost in space?

Johannes Leonardo got off to a good start with its mea culpa for emissions-emitting VW in North America. Not sure about this one though, harking back to the moon landing to promote (new) VW’s various investments and good works. For ...

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VW in America grasps emissions nettle in WPP ad debut

Volkswagen in America is beginning its fightback proper against the ‘Dieselgate’ scandal (it hopes it is, anyway) with a new WPP agency line-up headed by Johannes Leonardo. ‘Hello Light’ is a pretty dramatic mea culpa, referring briefly to the emissions ...

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Is chirpy and cheerful the right way forward for VW ads?

Would you adam&eve it, a bummer from Volkswagen. But actually it’s not the cultured academy in Paddington but DDB Berlin for VW’s new T-Cross, presumably a sign that VW’s T-Roc is starting a family. How many brands does VW need? ...

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