April Fool’s Day has come and gone leaving behind a pile of ridiculous stunts, spoofs and pranks around the web. It’s become tradition in the last few years for companies try and put one over on the public with insane and outlandish announcements and products, but some pull it off better than others. Here are this year’s gags managed to get it right.
“Following months of meticulous research, the experts at TomTom’s Navigation Laboratory (NavLab) have discovered a solution to stop babies crying in the backseat. Project GAGA evaluated the full range of TomTom navigation voices including Homer Simpson, Bugs Bunny and Yoda, but only Lord Vader possessed the necessary force to turn tears into laughter.”
“Subaru is about to take the automotive world by storm with the launch of the world’s first self-cleaning car, with patented AF Technology – just in time to beat next week’s widespread enforcement of hosepipe bans.”
“Peugeot UK has unveiled an RCZ that uses an innovative reactive paint to change its body colour to reflect your emotions – be it happy, sad or anything in between.”
Web giant Gooogle has announced a partnership with NASCAR bringing their self-driving car technology to the race track.
“Meet TERII, the most advanced vehicle theft-deterrent system ever made. More than a car alarm, TERII uses biometric recognition and negotiating tactics to protect against vehicle theft. Scheduled for inclusion on all 2013 Honda vehicles.”