Streaming issues? Report here
Africa Melane June 2020 Africa Melane June 2020
Early Breakfast with Africa Melane
04:00 - 06:00
volume_up
volume_mute

Up Next: Breakfast with Bongani Bingwa
See full line-up
Early Breakfast with Africa Melane
04:00 - 06:00
Home
arrow_forward
Business

Advertisement urging drivers to 'put their foot down' voted worst

10 December 2019 8:00 PM
Tags:
advertisement
Mahindra
worst advertisement
Mahindra XUV

An advertisement for a Mahindra XUV was voted extremely irresponsible considering local accident levels.

An advertisement for the Mahindra XUV500 has been voted extremely irresponsible.

Andy Rice, branding and advertising expert, told The Money Show he felt the ad was especially bad considering local accident levels and driving standards.

It urges drivers to "try a different lane or make a new one".

It also encourages drivers to "unlike the signs" and to "put your foot down" - all in an urban environment.

I am probably going to be accused of being a nanny myself

Andy Rice, branding and advertising expert

Listen to the soundclip here.

Get the 10 most-read articles of the week from Bruce Whitfield’s The Money Show, emailed to you every Friday morning:


10 December 2019 8:00 PM
Tags:
advertisement
Mahindra
worst advertisement
Mahindra XUV

More from Business

rich wealthy businessman salary 123rf 123rfbusiness

International Equal Pay Day: Be more intentional in empowering women

18 September 2020 1:33 PM

Onyi Nwaneri of Afrika Tikkun says it is a joke to celebrate the day when we still have the pay disparities.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

absa-5jpg

Demand for commodities used in lowering carbon emissions will certainly increase

18 September 2020 12:06 PM

There’s an inevitability to it – these commodities (such as vanadium, if the tech improves) have a bright future ahead of them.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

car motoring 123rf

'Don't overspend on a car purchase - smaller and cheaper equals better value!'

17 September 2020 9:12 PM

Low interest rates and plenty of deals on offer - personal finance guru Warren Ingram points out the pitfalls on The Money Show.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

131022woolworths1 .jpg

Woolworths earnings plummet, but SA food business shows strong growth

17 September 2020 8:58 PM

Woolworths Holdings has released its annual financial results. Bruce Whitfield interviews Group CEO Roy Bagattini.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

200319-lesetja-kganyago-edjpg

No change to repo rate - 'Perhaps we've seen the bottom of interest rates'

17 September 2020 8:38 PM

Isaah Mhlanga (Chief Economist, Alexander Forbes) on the reasons for the decision announced by SARB governor Lesetja Kganyago.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

South African Airways SAA 123rf 123rfbusiness

Funding for SAA rescue fails to materialise

17 September 2020 5:44 PM

Business Day journalist Carol Paton says conditions are tough and there is a problem with SAA having very large liabilities.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

gold-glittersjpg

Inflation is not dead. Gold will continue to glitter once fear subsides

17 September 2020 11:39 AM

There is just so much money-printing going on in the world right now, says Bevan Jones, CEO of African Source Markets.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Discovery, Sandton

Hard lockdown was a brave move, on balance - Discovery CEO

16 September 2020 6:54 PM

'I'm optimistic about the year ahead'. The Money Show's Bruce Whitfield interviews Adrian Gore (CEO, Discovery Limited).

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

craig-foster-octopusjpg

How SA octopus doccie could help boost marine conservation and aquarium's work

16 September 2020 6:27 PM

My Octopus Teacher connecting 'non-ocean' people to nature says Maryke Musson (CEO, Two Oceans Aquarium Education Foundation).

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

absa-3jpg

Resource firms and funders are increasingly transparent about carbon emissions

16 September 2020 3:38 PM

The Paris Agreement forces companies and lenders to be responsible and to consider the climate in their operations.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward