January 17, 2021

Automotive Conquest Marketers View People As Prey To Be Captured

Automotive companies are laser-focused on the future. General Motors, Ford, Mercedes, and VW, for example, are gathering resources to invest in electric vehicles, to ensure that Tesla does not walk away with all the customers.

Car companies fill their new vehicles with technology, a lot of which is probably never used. To be fair, there are certain technologies such as lane departure alerts, blind-spot monitors, and rear cameras that are making driving safer. With Alexa, Siri, Sirius, and all sorts of streaming, weather, and traffic, vehicles are now rolling information and entertainment theaters.

With all of these modern accessories, why is it that the established automotive companies are still mired in the mindset of the 1950’s when it comes to selling these amazing vehicles to customers? 

Instead of changing approaches to customer sales, the established car companies and their dealers still see new customers as “conquests.”

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Seattle police officer captured on video riding his bicycle over a protester’s head placed on administrative leave

A Seattle police officer captured on video rolling his bicycle over the head of a protester who was laying in the street is now on administrative leave.

© Ccourtesy Joey Wieser

The Seattle Police Department said in a statement Thursday that the actions of the officer — who has not been identified — are being investigated independently by the King County Sheriff’s Office at the department’s request.


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Earlier on Thursday, the city’s police watchdog group said it was requesting a criminal investigation.

Video of the incident taken Wednesday night and posted on Twitter shows a protester laying in the street as an officer, who is on foot, rolls his bicycle over the protester’s head and neck area.

The scene is immediately surrounded by nearby officers.

The video and subsequent outrage comes as tensions rise between protesters against systemic racism and police officers, after the Kentucky attorney general announced

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