Of bizarre oddities…

Volkswagen does it again.

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Not too much to say but a super straightforward message.

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Dangers announce themselves well in advance,
with Volkswagen’s intelligent assist systems.

If danger could speak, it would speak VW

Volkswagen goes electric

VW does it again.

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Norwegian agency TRY/Apt promotes Volkswagen’s E-Up, a brand new electric car that produces 81bhp and 155lb ft of torque. Although the ads are minimalistic and straight to the point,the message is so strong, you can understand it in an instant. Kudos!

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Voltswagen 😉

Fast vs Fast

vw-logoIntroducing, the Volkswagen Golf R, with 256 hp  TSI® turbocharged engine.

 

 

 

1351792080-rubiks-cube-originalAnd Anthony Brooks, one of the world’s fastest Rubik’s Cube solver, one-handed at 17 seconds.

 

 

 

Who’s faster? Take a wild guess.

The Race

Winner
Volkswagen Golf R
It took the Golf R to complete the track in 28 seconds (as per video). After watching the video over and over again, it is pretty obvious that Anthony couldn’t concentrate on solving the cube. He was seen frequently looking at the road ahead because psychologically, who wouldn’t when in a drifting and speeding car.

Would love to see another get-go only if VW decides to have a sequel. What d’ya think of this advertising gimmick?

 

Kudos to both Anthony and VW

 

25 Logos and what it stands for

Ever wondered what these famous logos stand for? We pronounced the brand name as it is – initials – but never thought of what it means. We are bringing the answers to you now. (:

Home Box Office
(initially proposed as ‘The Green Channel’)
Television


Volkswagen
(stands for ‘People’s Car’)
Automotive


The Learning Channel
(founded in 1972)
Television

Advanced Micro Devices
(a 43-year old California company)
Electronics


Array Technologies Inc.
(Nvidia’s main competitor)
Electronics

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Systeme, Anwendungen, Produkte
(Systems Applications and Products)
(started by 5 ex-IBM employees)
Software Manufacturer

International Business Machines
(also known as ‘Big Blue’)
Computer & Technology


Hewlett-Packard
(founded by William (Bill) Redington Hewlett and Dave Packard)
Information Technology

General Electric
(3rd largest company in the world)
Conglomerate

Federal Express
(can you see the arrow in the logo)
Logistics

Columbia Broadcasting System
(sometimes referred to as the ‘Eye Network’)
Television

British Broadcasting Corporation
(largest broadcaster in the world)
Television


American Broadcasting Company
(sometimes referred to as the ‘Alphabet Network’)
Television

Cable News Network
(first channel to provide 24-hour news service)
Television


Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company

(producer of over 55,000 products)
Conglomerate

National Aeronautics and Space Administration
(established in 1958)
Aeronautical

Bayerische Motoren Werke (Bavarian Motor Works)
(first car produced was named ‘Dixi’)
Automotive

United Parcel Service
(nicknamed as ‘Brown’)
Courier

Victor Company of Japan
(developed the VHS Recorder, Video Home System)
Electronics


The Microsoft Network

(Microsoft based Internet Service Provider)

Scientifically Treated Petroleum
(strongest company name when it launched in 1953)
Automotive Oil


Entertainment and Sports Programming Network
(logo remains the same since 1985)
Television

James Bullough Lansing
(James created JBL after leaving Altec Lansing in 1946)
Audio Electronics

Bill and Don Kirschner
(founded by brothers Bill and Don in 1961)
Sporting Goods

National Broadcasting Company
(sometimes referred to as ‘Peacock Network’)
Television

Kinda noticed that these Television companies have a nickname – The Eye, Peacock. Weirdly interesting. Which is your favorite logo? And did I missed anything out? Feel that there are a million more out there but I only managed to cough up these few famous brands. Let me know should one come to your mind. Cheers!