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Mon, 24 Oct 2016 09:40:22 GMT

Volkswagen Beetle Replacement Could Be an Electric Vehicle ...  -  autoevolution
Volkswagen's Beetle has received a 2017 version, but this might not stop it from being discontinued by the end of 2018.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 18:03:38 GMT

Upcoming Volkswagen Beetle Could Return To RWD, Become Electric  -  InsideEVs
Rumors are swirling that the next-generation Volkswagen Beetle could return to its former rear-wheel-drive setup and employ a pure electric powertrain.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 07:24:36 GMT

2017 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible 1.8T Dune Review by Carey Russ +VIDEO  -  The Auto Channel (blog)
Volkswagen has heritage. Back in the 1960s, the original Type 1 sedan, more commonly known as the Beetle for its shape, was the basis for fiberglass-bodied dune buggies and offroad racers, commonly known as Baja Bugs after the Baja 1000 race down ...
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 18:22:26 GMT
Volkswagen Beetle Catches Fire In Garden State Plaza Parking Lot  -  Patch.com
PARAMUS, N.J. — A Volkswagen Beetle caught fire in the Garden State Plaza parking lot Wednesday, police said. The fire was called in at about 1:15 p.m., said Capt. Anthony Savastano. No one was in the vehicle when the fire occurred. Two Paramus fire ...
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 17:59:50 GMT

Volkswagen buying back cars in emissions settlement  -  The Coloradoan
The settlement would mean a pay day or free fixes for owners of about 475,000 2.0-liter TDI engine Volkswagen and Audi vehicles, about 9,000 of which are in Colorado. The vehicle list includes 2013-2015 Volkswagen Beetles and Beetle Convertibles, ...
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 15:19:03 GMT
Justices Seem Unsatisfied With Design Patent Damages Tests  -  Lexology (registration)
Addressing these two issues, Justice Kennedy referred to the “Volkswagen Beetle analogy” from the U.S. government's amicus brief, which posited that “[i]f the design in question is the shape of the Volkswagen Beetle, for example, one might reasonably ...
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 14:33:00 GMT

Police blotter: Volkswagen Beetle reported stolen in Darien  -  Chicago Tribune
A black Volkswagen Beetle was stolen from a driveway on the 8200 block of Ripple Ridge Road between 9:15 a.m. Oct. 5 and 6:20 a.m. Oct. 6. Sunglasses and a portable stereo were reported taken from another vehicle in the same driveway that had been ...
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 09:16:14 GMT
Panhard PL17, a better volkswagen than the Beetle  -  New Straits Times Online
WHAT car is air cooled, has half the number of cylinders and makes twice as much horsepower as a Volkswagen Beetle? The Panhard PL17. As an added bonus, the PL17 has a very charming and quirky character that makes it a far more interesting ...
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 19:31:38 GMT

Here's How A Volkswagen Beetle Can Beat A Bugatti Chiron to 60 MPH  -  CarBuzz
Engineering Explained is our favorite go-to source for nerding out over how certain automotive features work because, well, how else will us dreamers get to be the next Horacio Pagani? Not too long ago, Jason Fenske, also known as “that guy from ...
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 16:35:35 GMT

Speed wins second Global Rallycross Championship in the Beetle  -  SPORTS247.MY | The Ultimate Malaysian Sports Channel (press release) (subscription)
Scott Speed (USA) is champion again in the Red Bull Global Rallycross (GRC). Victory and second place at the season finale in Los Angeles (USA) was enough to secure the coveted Drivers' title at the wheel of a Volkswagen Beetle GRC – his second, ...