The ten weirdest car company tie-ins
It’s April fools day, and we’ve had lots of ‘joke’ press releases. Thing is, the really funny stuff’s true…
Posted: 01 Apr 2014
Today is April Fools day, literally the worst day of the year to use the internet.
And between claims that the Body Mass Index will be replaced by just looking at people, and that Skrillex will remix the London Underground, you may have noticed that carmakers have head-butted in on the action. The tea-powered Mini Cooper T, for example. Or perhaps the BMW Forced Injection Booster (FIB) technology. Oh, our splitting sides.
But fact is often stranger, and infinitely more hilarious, than fiction. Take Nissan. It recently created a smell that reflects the Leaf EV. As in actually. To concoct it the company even unearthed a "Master Perfumer and Aroma Academy Scientist".
Now keep clicking for more, because it's far from the worst offender...