James Gall, Lachlan Drummond and Malcolm Owens, The Communications Council, Bronze, Australian Effie Awards, 2017
This case study looks at how Kubota Tractor Australia's 'This is the Life' campaign transformed marketing of the entire category and targeted professional farmers while also identifying a new lifestyle segment.
Anuj Mehra, The Communications Council, Bronze, Australian Effie Awards, 2017
This case study shows how the automotive company, Ford Motor, introduced a campaign, The Science of Truck, for its Ford Ranger brand, which succeeded in making Australian drivers choose Ranger over its competitor, the Toyota HiLux.
Anuj Mehra, The Communications Council, Silver, Australian Effie Awards, 2017
This case study shows how Ford Motor Company's brand 'Ford Ranger' succeeded in repositioning the well-established Toyota HiLux as outdated, resulting in Australian drivers choosing the Ford Ranger and tripling its baseline sales growth.
CHICAGO: Ford, the automaker, has successfully promoted its trucks through a partnership with the National Football League (NFL), which represents a good fit for the brand and can be activated in extremely diverse ways.
Anna Hamill, Event Reports, Mumbrella360, June 2017
This article covers how Tesla, the automotive manufacturer with a sustainable energy focus, has been able to build brand recognition and loyalty in Australia with zero paid media and a focus on experiential marketing and owner loyalty.
This short report summarises the results for the automotive category from the 2017 WARC 100, which ranks the world's best advertising campaigns based on performance in effectiveness and strategy competitions.
James Champ, Admap Magazine, April 2017, pp. 14-15
This article examines what has changed in the car industry as the advent of leasing and renting deals has made consumers less attached to their cars, and technology has shifted focus from mechanics to in-car experiences.
Robert Passikoff, Admap Magazine, April 2017, pp. 32-34
This article explains how predictive metrics can identify the changing ideals that consumers expect from their car and its high-contribution values, allowing marketers to gain a head start in the race for brand engagement.