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    Report: VW ending Kombi production after 63-year run
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    No, the picture above is not that of a fully restored Volkswagen Bus. It is actually a 2012 Volkswagen Kombi that is still in production in Brazil... for now. Due to tougher safety regulations, the Kombi's days are numbered as Brazil's government is requiring all new cars to come with dual front ...

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    Podcast: Autoblog Podcast #299
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    2013 Honda Accord, Volkswagen CUV, GM and Opel, Autoblog talks to Elon Musk Episode #299 of the Autoblog Podcast is here, and this week, Dan Roth, Zach Bowman and Jeff Ross talk about the 2013 Honda Accord, the suggestion by Morgan Stanley for GM to unload Opel, Autoblog Green's chat with Elon ...

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    Submit your questions for Autoblog Podcast #299 LIVE!
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    We record Episode #299 of the Autoblog Podcast tonight, and you can drop us your questions and comments via our Q&A module below. Subscribe to the Autoblog Podcast in iTunes if you haven't already done so, and if you want to take it all in live, tune in to our UStream (audio only) channel at ...

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    Rumormill: VW mulling Microbus-style CUV to ramp up segment sales
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    Volkswagen is on a mission to dominate sales in almost ever category, with a goal of selling one million Audis and VWs yearly in the United States by 2018. Projected U.S. sales of both brands for 2012 is only 565,000. To bridge that gap, analysts say the two brands will need to compete in almost ...

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    The Doubleback fits a big RV into a small space
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    We're big fans of the Volkswagen bus, from the original Type 2 and its descendants, to the Vanagon that replaced it, and even the front-drive Eurovan. While VW hasn't sold one of these in the U.S. since it discontinued the Eurovan in 2003, the rest of the world has enjoyed the Transporter T5 for ...

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    Report: VW execs want Bulli to compliment Beetle in Heritage Collection
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    If there's any one vehicle that can realistically challenge the Beetle in the annals of historic Volkswagens, it's the Transporter. More often referred to as the Microbus or just the Bus, the real original minivan first saw the light of day in 1950 as the Type 2 (the Beetle, naturally, was the ...

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    Cheeky coed's butt wins vintage VW bus
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    Hollister 1978 Volkswagen Microbus winner Lizzy Marola - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Hollister and Facebook have teamed up to take social media to new and lofty heights. The clothing company just wrapped up a contest in which users were invited to submit photos of their ...

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    A Life Bus in Pictures: The Volkswagen Bus turns 60 *Updated
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    Volkswagen Bus turns 60 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Many automakers will build cars for decades and never create a product that can truly be considered a cultural icon. Few that do produce multiple such models. One of those is Volkswagen.The original Beetle/Bug/Type 1 is ...

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    Rumormill: VW Microbus back on the table?
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    Click above for a hi-res gallery of the '01 VW Microbus conceptThe 2001 VW Microbus concept was really cool; so much so that it looked like it was headed for 2005 production. Then the project started getting expensive at the same time the U.S. dollar began to hit the skids. So, then-boss Bernd ...

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    Volkswagen considering a Microbus revival?
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    Volkswagen is one of those brands that evokes a lot of nostalgia. The Who is an iconic band from the 60's. That's why when Volkswagen decided to revisit the Microbus concept they looked to members of The Who for guidance. While not only playing a song titled Magic Bus, The Who also used a VW Camper ...

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    Magic Bus: Project VW reveals hidden surprise
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    var digg_url = 'http://www.digg.com/offbeat_news/Magic_Bus_Project_VW_Reveals_Hidden_Surprise'; Back in the 60s and 70s, the VW Micro-bus had quite the hippie reputation, with flower power and home-grown pharmaceuticals being part of the mystique that helped make the real original minivan a ...

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    Artist creates life-sized VW Bus out of wood
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    var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/design/Artist_creates_life_sized_VW_Bus_out_of_wood'; Well, this is interesting. By his own account, sculptor Lee Stoetzel is "very interested in the far-reaching power of nature." If you needed further evidence of this, it's currently being displayed at the Mixed ...

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    24 Hours of Le Mons adding $800 VW Microbus for rule enforcement
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    You may remember our post on the 24 Hours of LeMons last October, but if not we'll refresh your memory. The 24 Hours of LeMons (pronounced like "lemons" if you didn't get the joke yet) is an endurance race of cars purchased and prepped for $500 bucks or less. The entire event is perhaps the ...

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    Cartalk names Top 10 Scariest Cars
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    What do the 1980 Chevy Monza and the 1973 VW Microbus have in common? They are among Car Talk hosts Tom and Ray Magliozzi's Top 10 Scariest Cars list. Of the Monza they say, " Whenever one of these beauties reared its ugly grille in front of the garage, every mechanic with more than six weeks' ...

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