Thursday, May 03, 2007
The tagline says, "Speed kills. Slow down". GM released this ad as part of an awareness campaign. A multi level flyover is effectively modified to resemble a human figure. The message is clear. Drive slowly, else get laid down in the road. Different thinking.
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That was an easy one. As you know, the answer is GM. And the lucky winner for the day is Anish. Congrats man and to all those who got their answer correct. Keep the spirit going and do spread the word arround.. Now moving on to today's trivia.
adMad Trivia #48
This company was called DAT Motorcar Co. which was an acronym of the company's partners' surnames: Kenjiro Den, Rokuro Aoyama and Meitaro Takeuchi. Later, holding company Nippon Sangyo took it over, and the Datsun name was created in 1931 by the company for their new car model. They spelled it "Datson" to indicate its smaller size compared to their existing, larger DAT car. Later, in 1933 the last syllable of Datson was changed to "sun", because "son" also means "loss"(?) in Japanese, hence the name "Datsun"(?????, Dattosan) was chosen. How do we know this company now?
(Bonus Clue: Recently in the news in India, their new project is expected to increase Tamil Nadu’s Gross Domestic Product(GDP) by Rs. 18,000 crore annually while providing 41,000 jobs.)
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