Volkswagen gets ad in deep water

Disasternews reports that this Volkswagen Touret advert made Ms Jane Yount steaming mad. She said the commercial was "reckless."

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For now, the Touareg ad is out of rotation, but when it reappears, it will run with a disclaimer.

"Volkswagen must be made aware that, of the 400 flood-related deaths in the United States annually, three-quarters are due to people trying to cross flooded roads in their vehicles." Jane Yount

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    AnonymousCoward (not verified)

    F that! I just want to know what the hell Touareg means in German. Is it something like Passat's Big Brother? 'cause that's sure as hell what it looks like. Oops.


    Aug 12, 2003

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