Creators of spoof VW bomber advert come clean

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FRANKFURT, Jan 31 (Reuters) - The creators of a hoax advertisement for Volkswagen AG's Polo car that has circulated on the Internet have apologised and promised not to repeat it, Europe's biggest carmaker said on Monday. The so-called viral ad -- unauthorised by Volkswagen or its advertising agencies -- shows a suicide bomber detonating his explosives in a Polo parked outside a busy cafe, only to have the car absorb the blast. The 20-second advert ends with the Volkswagen logo and the ...

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