The Communications Council, Bronze, Australian Effie Awards, 2019
Volkswagen, an automotive brand, increased premium sales of its Amarok pickup truck in Australia by launching four campaigns that uncovered its ute (utility vehicle) dramatically after an unbranded and disguised ad.
European Association of Communications Agencies, Bronze, Euro Effies, 2011
Automotive manufacturer Volkswagen wanted to revive its 15-year-old Sharan family car model, which had suffered from declining sales in the past few years, partly fuelled by the decline in sales in the car industry.
European Association of Communications Agencies, Bronze winner, Euro Effies, 2008
Seat launched its new Altea XL in late 2006 into a crowded MPV market. The Seat marque appeals to a very specific group of drivers; generally, young, sporty men who see themselves as more adventurous than other motorists - values the Seat brand shared.
Institute of Communication Agencies, Bronze, Canadian Advertising Success Stories, 2006
Toyota's entry in the compact pickup segment began in 1995 with Tacoma. However, although it was highly regarded, Tacoma was never a contender as a sales leader, especially as, in contrast to the competition, from 1998-2004 it had virtually no advertising support, and the result was declining sales and market share.
James Hillhouse, Account Planning Group - (UK), Creative Planning Awards, 1999
Campaign in 1999 for the Volkswagen Sharan. Research to understand MPV owners described, leading to tighter targeting and a different approach from competitors (not what you can do with an MPV, but what it is like to drive one).