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Bizarre recall mandates 2010 Volkswagen New Beetle models be replaced with... older cars?!

by Noah Joseph (RSS feed) on Jan 31st, 2011 at 11:29AM

2010 Volkswagen New Beetle – Click above for high-res image gallery Government safety regulations are put in place to, you know, actually keep us safer. But sometimes, it seems the loopholes are big enough to drive a truck through. Okay, maybe not a truck, but definitely a Volkswagen New Beetle. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has determined that the certain examples of the aging Volkswagen Bug (both the coupe and convertible) manufactured in September 2010 failed to meet new Federal crash test requirements that went into effect that month. Reasonable enough, we... Read More

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