Editor's Note: This post has been corrected. Voltage
remains Volkswagen AG's agency in Germany.
Volkswagen Group is facing a backlash from a racist ad for its new Golf model. The ad, produced by Omnicom Group Inc.'s subsidiary Voltage, aired
on Instagram last month and showed a black man being controlled by a giant white hand through marionette strings before displaying a pejorative German word for people of color. The automotive company
said it will tighten controls around its creative and update employee training protocols.
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