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    Report: Secret Service taking bids for next presidential limo [w/poll]
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    There was little question that when the latest presidential limo, known as "The Beast," entered service in 2008, it represented the very state of the art (if not the union) in executive protection. But that was over five years ago – longer than the previous Cadillac DTS presidential ...

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    Report: Autoweek divulges details on Presidential limo
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    Ever since the latest presidential limousine, also known as The Beast, debuted in 2009, we've wondered what's underneath that black Cadillac body. We already know a few details, like the fact it isn't a Cadillac at all, but a very heavy duty truck chassis from General Motors with a body that ...

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    ETC: What will the next Presidential limo look like?
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    With recent news that the Secret Service has begun soliciting proposals for a new armored limousine, we've been wondering what the next presidential limo might look like. The current machine, nicknamed "The Beast," has a design based on a car that's no longer sold: the Cadillac DTS. If General ...

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    Report: Cadillac to vie for Secret Service armored car contract, new Beast?
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    President Obama has used the same armored limo since his inauguration in 2008. Known by many as The Beast, the Presidential Limo was provided by Cadillac and earned its nickname in large part because of its massive size, which isn't surprising considering that its Caddy-shaped bodywork is said to ...

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    Obama's $1.1M super bus debuts on Midwest tour [w/video]
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    As President, Barack Obama debuts a lot of things: economic plans, foreign policy... likely his own library one day. This week, however, the President debuted some serious hardware in the form of a brand-new presidential bus. Codenamed "Stagecoach" when the President is aboard, the bus was built ...

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    Report: Obama now among foreign motorists who owe £50M in unpaid London congestion charges
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    According to The Daily Mail, the city of London has slapped President Barack Obama with a £120 fine for failing to pay congestion charges during his most recent visit to the UK capitol. The fine evens out to around $193 at current conversion rates. When the president visited London in May, ...

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    Video: Obama's limo gets banged up in Ireland *UPDATE*
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    This is no ordinary limousine. Rumored to be built on a heavy-duty truck chassis, this stretched Cadillac boasts armor plating all around, window glass thick enough to stop bullets and enough high-tech communications equipment to run the entire United States from the comfort of its leather-lined ...

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    Automobile documents presidential limo build for Pinewood Derby
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    The Pinewood Derby is a right of passage and an American institution. First run in 1953 in Manhattan Beach, California, the Pinewood Derby can help ignite fiery automotive passion in young men across the country. Automobile's Joe Lorio recently put together a derby project car with his son and ...

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    Beijing 2010: First Auto Works Red Flag limo is fit for government work
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    FAW Red Flag – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Beijing-based First Auto Works has long been the provider of the official transportation for the hierarchy of the People's Republic of China. Back in the 1950s, FAW started off building a localized version of the standard Soviet parade ...

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    Report: President Obama denied hybrid limo by Secret Service
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    Cadillac Presidential Limousine – Click above for high-res image gallery
    You can't always get what you want. President Barack Obama said today that he originally wanted his presidential limo to boast a hybrid drivetrain. So what keeps the ruler of the free world from getting what he asks ...

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    REPORT: Secret Service vehicles strike and kill pedestrian
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    Presidential Limousine - Click above for a high-res image gallery
    digg_url = 'http://digg.com/people/Biden_s_Secret_Service_Motorcade_Hits_and_Kills_Pedestrian'; Tragedy struck the streets of Maryland Wednesday when a pair of heavily armored Secret Service vehicles designed to escort the Vice ...

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    President Obama takes inaugural ride in Presidential Limousine
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    Click above for high-res image gallery of Obama's inaugural ride in Presidential Limousine
    Inauguration Day for President Obama has come and gone, and while our freshly minted Commander in Chief was probably most interested in making his title official, we like to believe the high point of his day ...

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    Dubya's DTS and other presidential conveyances
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    In a rare behind-the-scenes look, the Cadillac & LaSalle Club's Potomac Regional Director, Vince Taliano, was granted permission to spend a day in the Secret Service motorpool garages. Fortunately, he documented the day in pictures, and shared the experience with Hemmings and therefore all of ...

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