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Description: DETROIT — Ford Motor wants to make “living in a van down by the river” a bit more comfortable than late comedian Chris Farley — a cousin of the automaker’s CEO — made it out to be in a well-known “Saturday Night Live” sketch from the early 1990s.

Source: – video report

Date: Nov 03, 2022


Questions for discussion:

  • Who are the target markets for purchasing versus occasionally renting these vehicles?
  • Do you think the SNL connection should be used to promote the vehicle and brand?
  • How would you go about designing a marketing message to each target market?
  • How should dealers be included in the planning?