The 10-second spot posted on Instagram and Twitter shows a massive white hand pushing a black man away from beside a new yellow Volkswagen Golf parked on the street, then moving him to an open doorway and flicking him inside a French cafe. The audio in the background contained "a woman's laughter, upbeat music, and comedic sound effects", BBC added.More news: Biden holds 11-point lead over Trump: national poll
A giant white hand appears on the right hand side of the screen (left) and appear to push a black man out of the way of the auto.
The VW spokesman referenced statements made on social media from Jürgen Stackmann, a brand board member overseeing sales and marketing; and Elke Heitmüller, VW's head of diversity management of Volkswagen Group. On Wednesday, the automotive giant said it pulled the ad because it "can understand the outrage and anger". "It is an insult to all achievements of the civil rights movement". It is an insult to every decent person.More news: Coronavirus: AstraZeneca to supply potential COVID-19 vaccine in September
"We at Volkswagen are aware of the historical origins and the guilt of our company during the Nazi regime", the company said.
A weird, racist video promoting Volkswagen's new Golf 8 made its way to the company's Instagram page.so the German vehicle company's saying sorry for what it calls an "insult to every decent person". "That is precisely why we resolutely oppose all forms of hatred, slander/propaganda and discrimination". And the whole world is at home with us. That is our gross wealth. "We firmly distance ourselves from the video and apologize sincerely". "And we apologize in particular to those who feel personally hurt by the racist content due to their own history". And we particularly apologize to those who feel that the racist content has personally injured them through their own history.More news: EasyJet hack: Millions of customers hit in 'sophisticated' cyber-attack