I came across this article. Do you call this insanity or genius?
Smiley Face Cars Could Attract Specific Buyers |
Even with all the bad news that has pounded the auto industry, carmakers are trying to put on happy faces. Literally: They are incorporating smiles and other cheerful characteristics into their designs. The hope is that consumers will warm to vehicles that might reflect their own personalities and feelings.
The economic meltdown has left people wondering if they should even buy a new car, Perner says, so one that leaves them with an optimistic perception "would be helpful."
The full article here: Cars Designed With "Happy Faces" In Mind