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Beautiful and meaningless Lancia Delta Integrale commercial from 80’s. 

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An advertising agency for BMW has paid to name a cold weather front sweeping Europe “Cooper” in Germany, after the lawmakers Mini Cooper.

But the public-relations stunt by the agency went wrong after the freezing conditions led to dozens of deaths.

Germany’s meteorology institute allows the sponsorship of weather systems.

On its website, advertising agency Sassenbach says that naming the front after the open-air vehicle was a “wind- and weather-proof idea”.

It is encouraging people to follow the path of the weather on meteorological websites.

While the snow and ice have brought some stunning scenes across Europe, the freezing temperatures have led to at least 100 deaths, mainly in Poland and Ukraine.

In Ukraine alone, nearly 950 people are being treated in hospital with hypothermia and frostbite, the Associated Press news agency reports.

The Munich-based advertising agency said it was no longer commenting on the unfortunate correlation between the progress of the severe weather and the car it sought to publicise.

It has also named a warmer weather front to follow “Minnie”.

BMW has apologised for the stunt, which cost the advertising firm 229 euros (£190).

In a statement, the carmaker said it could not influence exactly when names for weather fronts would be used, or what a weather system would do.

It said it deeply regretted that the weather front had taken on “catastrophic proportions” and claimed so many lives.

The meteorological institute’s “Adopt a Vortex” scheme has been running since 2002, with the money raised helping to fund weather monitoring at Berlin’s Free University.

The institute is the only one outside the US which names weather systems.

source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-16852429

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Land Rover Defender. Go beyond. 

Land Rover Defender. Go beyond. 

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Audi Quattro. A special print for Audi quattro® made of a creased paper. This advert has been published on winter sports magazines and on any other magazine related to snow activities.
Advertising Agency: DDB, Milan, ItalyCreative Director: Luca AlbaneseArt Director: Alessandro CampaniCopywriter: Alessandro Mian

Audi Quattro. A special print for Audi quattro® made of a creased paper. This advert has been published on winter sports magazines and on any other magazine related to snow activities.

Advertising Agency: DDB, Milan, Italy
Creative Director: Luca Albanese
Art Director: Alessandro Campani
Copywriter: Alessandro Mian

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Topical ad after unusual snow falls in New Zealand
Advertising Agency: Barnes, Catmur & Friends Auckland, New ZealandExecutive Creative Director: Daniel Barnes, Paul CatmurArt Director: Crispin SchuberthCopywriter: Rob Longuet-Higgins, Rob CookAccount Director: Jo CheyneMedia: Monica WalesPublished: August 2011

Topical ad after unusual snow falls in New Zealand

Advertising Agency: Barnes, Catmur & Friends Auckland, New Zealand
Executive Creative Director: Daniel BarnesPaul Catmur
Art Director: Crispin Schuberth
Copywriter: Rob Longuet-HigginsRob Cook
Account Director: Jo Cheyne
Media: Monica Wales
Published: August 2011

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Ambient Media: Volvo XC60 ski boots. 

Ambient Media: Volvo XC60 ski boots. 

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