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Amid Coronavirus, Volkswagen And Audi Promotes “Social Distancing” By Changing Their Logos (Photos)




Amid Coronavirus outbreak, German automakers Volkswagen and Audi promotes social distancing by modifying their logos to illustrate the concept.

The message is to keep yourself isolated from other people as much as possible in order to reduce exposure to the virus.

One of the measures of containing the Coronavirus outbreak is through Social Distancing. The idea is to keep yourself isolated from other people as much as possible to try and reduce exposure to the virus.

According to The World Health Organization (WHO), social distancing is:

“to maintain at least 1 meter (3 feet) distance between yourself and anyone who is coughing or sneezing.”

Automakers are also doing their part to warn the public that social distancing is essential.

German Auto-giants Volkswagen and Audi has taken to social media to promote social distancing by modifying their logos to illustrate this concept.


Original Logo



Social Distancing

Volkswagen said in a video, that shows the letter “V” and “W” in its logo moving further away from each other, that :

“At Volkswagen, we traditionally stand together in all crises and support each other.”

“We are convinced that together we will find new ways and solutions that will enable us to overcome this crisis.”

“Right now it is particularly important that we follow the rules of conduct and hygiene with a lot of discipline.”

“Stay safe – keep social distance!”


Original Logo, Four interlocking Rings



The Four Rings keeping some distance amid coronavirus

Audi, a brand under the Volkswagen AG, also posted a similar video. Audi captioned the clip, that shows its four interlocking rings putting some distance between themselves, with :

“Stay at home, keep your distance, stay healthy, support each other – we are in this together.”

“As a global company and a global community, our highest priority is to identify any opportunities to #FlattenTheCurve. Stay safe.”


The Audi four-ring emblem symbolises the merger in 1932 of four previously independent motor-vehicle manufacturers: Audi, DKW, Horch and Wanderer.

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