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If you’re heading to the New York Auto Show this week, you might be surprised by how far the word “diesel” has traveled around the exhibits. Once reserved almost exclusively for the pickup truck show areas, diesel is now being touted enthusiastically at displays of automakers – including Volkswagen, Mazda and BMW – known more for their smaller, sleek vehicles. And it’s not just the foreign brands:...Read more »
The all-new seventh-generation Volkswagen Golf was named the World Car of the Year at a press conference this morning held in the Jacob K. Javits Center during the 113th annual New York International Auto Show. This year marks the second consecutive one in which Volkswagen took home the top honors. At last year's NYIAS, the German automaker's Up! Mini car nabbed the award.
Volkswagen also...Read more »
THE CAR AND ITS OWNER 1959 Volkswagen Beetle sedan owned by Rich Hallberg
WHAT MAKES IT INTERESTING Between 1939 and 2003, over 21 million of the iconic Volkswagen Beetles, or Type 1s, were manufactured and distributed from plants around the world. Today, older models are sought-after collectibles, especially among the strong body of Long Island enthusiasts.
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Thanks to automakers hoping to catch viral video fire with their ads, we won't have to wait until Sunday to enjoy the latest crop of Super Bowl commercials. Here's a look at some of the upcoming car ads to look forward during the big game.
See what happens when an Audi S7 shows up at a party full of trendy vampires.
Jerry Seinfeld revives his old shtick--complete with Soup Nazi...Read more »