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Sleeping with the enemy

Sleeping with the enemy

CMO Strategy June 2014 | By Nicola Smith

In a world of connected commerce more brands are working with rivals.


Toyota ramps up hybrid marketing to take advantage of ‘leadership position’

Tue, 1 Apr 2014 | By Sarah Vizard

Marketing director Chris Hayes says car marque will invest 50% of media spend on hybrid models.

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Toyota names first UK marketing director

Mon, 9 Sep 2013 | By Ronan Shields

Chris Hayes steps up from general manager position to take top UK marketing role.


Toyota's brand perception damaged by recall

Tue, 16 Oct 2012 | By Rosie Baker

Key brand metrics tumble in wake of latest product recall.


Lexus launches ‘game changing’ online brand portal

Wed, 27 Jun 2012 | By Rosie Baker

MWL 2012: Lexus invests in digital brand platform as car buyers’ purchase journey moves online.


Xbox launches gesture controlled ads

Thu, 14 Jun 2012 | By Rosie Baker

Lynx, Toyota and Samsung are the first brands to adopt the interactive NUads platform on Microsoft Xbox.

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Insider knowledge will deliver a winning deal

12 July 2012 | By Michael Barnett

Insight into how Costa, BA and Milka are all on a marketing winning streak.

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Marketing credited as hybrid car sales almost double

Thu, 5 Jun 2014 | By Sarah Vizard

Focus on marketing hybrid models helps new car registrations rise for the 27th consecutive month.

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Toyota switches long-running T4 deal to Vevo

Fri, 3 May 2013 | By Lara O'Reilly

The year-long seven-figure advertising deal marks a “watershed moment” for the online music video platform.


Fiat in hot water over "rip-off" rap ad Video

Thu, 20 Dec 2012 | By Rosie Baker

Fiat accused of copying Toyota ad concept in latest ad that sees a mum rapping about family life.

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Jaguar aims to ‘conquer’ new segment with celebrity-fuelled campaign

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 | By Sarah Vizard

Car marque hopes to portray ‘exhilaration’ of driving a Jaguar as it launches first sports saloon.

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Volkswagen scraps global head of marketing role

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 | By Sarah Vizard

Simon Thomas is leaving the job after a year, with his responsibilities for passenger cars and group marketing to be split up.


McLaren and Lotus pull away from F1 elitism to drive revenues Video

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 | By Sebastian Joseph

Formula One teams look to eschew the exclusive nature of the sport to make their brands and sponsors more accessible to fans.

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Nissan preps global campaign to unite football sponsorships

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 | By Sebastian Joseph

Campaign to push the ‘innovation and excitement’ Nissan shares with its sponsored football properties.


Sponsors to benefit from ‘undervalued’ Commonwealth Games Video

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 | By Sebastian Joseph

Brands that have gambled on the event to prove doubters of its value wrong, according to sponsorship experts.


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