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SEE | 'I can't imagine meerkats driving anything else' - Readers still livid about banned Hilux ad

2019-09-10 09:05

Janine Van Der Post, Leigh-Ann Londt

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'Seriously, South Africa has far bigger fish to fry!', 'Society is busy losing its mind',' A real off-roader would not drive like that!! Wheels24 readers are still airing their views about the banned Toyota Hilux GR Sport ad.

Earlier in September Wheels reported that Toyota had been ordered to remove its Hilux GR Sport bakkie ad from television after two complaints were lodged stating that the ad breached environmental laws and regulations regarding vehicle use along SA's coastal areas.

According to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA): "The Directorate of the Advertising Regulatory Board has been called upon to consider complaints lodged by David Lazarus and Louise McIntosh against a television commercial for Toyota South Africa promoting its Toyota Hilux GR-Sport vehicle."

READ: Hilux GR Sport bakkie ad banned: Meerkats and sand dunes land Toyota SA in hot water

To say that our readers were upset is an understatement. A full week later after we broke the story, we are still being inundated with opinions

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