June 11, 2014 in Commerical time
I had a big WTF while watching this Suzuki Alto Works CA72 ad. In a typically 80s Japanese style the Alto is announced with a big Liding High, Alto Woks:
Disclaimer: I’m not trying to mock the Japanese here and we all know they have difficulty with foreign languages like English. The funny part is that the ad is lacking the R and high is spelled hi. Now it feels like someone is saying hi with the Alto Works.
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May 28, 2014 in Commerical time
Pochette is a French word for a tiny square shaped handbag for women, so the Honda Today Pochette is supposed to be the automotive handbag for women?
In the Pochette you can barely fit anything except a wallet and maybe some female accessories so perhaps Honda was spot on here.
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February 28, 2014 in Commerical time
What does the SSS stand for in the name of the Nissan Bluebird SSS Turbo? Super Sports Sedan?
According to this 1981 JDM commercial it is Super Star! (Sedan?)
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February 14, 2014 in Commerical time, Valentine's day
Since today is Valentine’s-day it is the perfect opportunity to show some love to the JDM cars, with the Nissan Skyline Japan C211 in particular:
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December 18, 2013 in Commerical time
I think we all learned a lot about advertising basics from the Mad Men series, but sometimes advertising can be as simple as this Nissan Pao ad from 1989:
Nissan Pao, produced by Pike factory.
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