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Old 26th December 2007, 18:37   #1
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Todays Economic Times (Bangalore Edition) carried a Chevrolet Ad with the pic of Tahoe on it with the GM helpline number for a test drive. On calling, the guy at the other end has "NO" clue what Tahoe is.

On prodding he said he will ask some to call me back. Does any of the fellow BHPians have any clue on this ???


Publication: Economic Times Bangalore; Date:2007 Dec 26; Section:Finance; Page Number 11
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Old 26th December 2007, 19:13   #2
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Chevy Tahoe is a GIANT. Don't think GM will ever launch it here. They always post pics of their US models in ads here. No idea why!
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All GM ads here have a US model. They are not coming to India. It's just an ad for the chevy brand name.
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Old 26th December 2007, 20:27   #4
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Yeah, i got a seasons greetings from them having the Volt on it.
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Hehe Tahoe is a huge SUV even in the US. In india, it'll be classified as a truck :P. Also the fuel bills will be monstrous.
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Default Yeah all are right - both on Tahoe and GM

You all are right - Chevy Tahoe is a big monstrous SUV (well folks there also call it a truck!!!), and GM does use their US vehicles on their ads in India. Once got suckered into calling the number to test drive a Sequel - which is a hybrid car that they are launching in the US - thinking that hybrids are starting to be available in India!!!!
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Missed out the link to the ad which appeared in the news paper ....



Kinda surprizing that GM uses such gimmicks for marketing. Possibly has the most in-efficient marketing team around .....

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Kinda surprizing that GM uses such gimmicks for marketing. Possibly has the most in-efficient marketing team around .....
without a doubt !

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Hey you can never be sure of GM. Lets not forget that they are getting the Hummer in India, albeit its the H3
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I'd have to demolish my neighbors' walls to park this thing.
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That is just an ad to promote their cars.You can see on the back cover page of overdrive or autocar india.
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Back Cover of Overdrive India.
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Old 27th December 2007, 16:50   #13
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Hey you can never be sure of GM. Lets not forget that they are getting the Hummer in India, albeit its the H3
They have already got it, and i have seen it as well, its really a truck.

Will post pics in another thread shortly.
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It will strike terror for the rickshaw wallas. Love to see them trying to avoid this giant
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Missed out the link to the ad which appeared in the news paper ....

<A href="http://[url="http://img293.imageshack.us/my.php?image=tahoeoh1.jpg" target=_blank>[/URL"][COLOR=#0000ff]http://img293.imageshack.us/my.php?image=tahoeoh1.jpg][/URL [/COLOR]]

Kinda surprizing that GM uses such gimmicks for marketing. Possibly has the most in-efficient marketing team around .....
GM always does that. Thats how most of the American brands are like, correct me if am wrong.
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