Opel and Volkswagen continued their rivalry with a bit of a mind game during this year’s Wörthersee event in Austria. Like last year, Opel aimed to goose VW on a similar level, but a different fashion. Last year it was fireworks. But this year, Opel made headlines in the auto world by campaigning that pigeons targeted Volkswagens when they defecated from their perches. And rumor was that Opel was going to sick a swarm of them on Das Auto. This struck fear into the hearts of Wörthersee attendees, causing many of them to cover their prized rides in fear of a squadron of biological bombers damaging them.
Hilariously, it was all just a psych-out. And if your German is sharp enough, enjoy the video below: