15 Sep '11, 2pm

Volkswagen stage protest against our action at #Frankfurt motor show! (this is really true). #vw #iaa

Volkswagen stage protest against our action at #Frankfurt motor show! (this is really true). #vw #iaa

You'd struggle to make this up. Moments ago, our activists dropped a huge banner at the Frankfurt motor show - the biggest in the world - to highlight VW's hipocrisy over its environmental policy (more info here ). Then something spectacular happened. Volkwagen's PR gurus told a bunch of their staff to head out with their own placards, staging a counter-protest against our action. You have to squint a little to see them there, but they lend a nice sense of perspective to the picture. There's even a grassroots sense to it - what with different sized placards and all. It's just a bit of a shame for them that they forgot all the giant logos underneath their balcony - Skoda, Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini, Porsche - which are all brands of the Volkswagen empire. So while VW's astroturfing demo is one way of communicating with us, we think it'd be much easier to sit around a mee...

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