Topical advertising: Taxi!
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Topical advertising: Taxi!

The stereotypical taxi cab is the Ford Crown Victoria in New York, the Mercedes-Benz w123 in Frankfurt (or, nowadays, Morocco), the Volkswagen Santana in Beijing, the LT1 FX4 in London or on strike in Paris. Which vintage taxi would you rather hail down to get from point A to point B? Alfa Romeo New York … Continue reading

Color-coded advertising: Orange
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Color-coded advertising: Orange

Paint colors that were popular in the 1960s and the 1970s are starting to make a comeback on new cars, but orange has largely been left out. It’s unfortunate: While most of us wouldn’t want our next car to be orange, the color makes a car stand out from the pack and helps buyers remember … Continue reading