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    Report: Mexico finally stomping out its fleet of VW Bug taxis
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    If you've ever wanted to flag down one of Mexico City's classic Volkswagen Bug taxis, you'd better book your travel now. The last of the iconic cabs will be decommissioned by the end of the year, according to the Associated Press. VW hasn't built the classic Beetle since 2003, the same year that ...

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    Report: Hundreds of vintage VWs scrapped over Florida zoning [w/video]
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    We certainly understand the need to scrap older vehicles. Not only is it impractical to preserve every car that's ever been built, but why would you want to? That said, decisions to destroy old cars, whether under the auspices of a government program like Cash For Clunkers or by profit motive at ...

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    Vintage VW Bug buyer already had key to the car
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    At this time of year there are no shortages of holiday miracles. Most of them seem to involve animals, the cuter and furrier the better. Just today we read about a baby seal who sought shelter in a New Zealand woman's house and curled up on the couch. Earlier in the week, it was the four deer who ...

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    Report: Volkswagen Beetle R headed to Frankfurt Motor Show
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    Volkswagen has been positioning its forthcoming 2012 Beetle as more masculine and more of a driver's car, and while we've yet to get the chance to drive one, we continue to hear promising rumors emanating from both within and beyond Wolfsburg about the reimagined icon's newfound athleticism. If ...

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    New York 2011: VW Beetle live reveal
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    2012 Volkswagen Beetle - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Another icon has gone under the knife and emerged, well, only slightly differently iconic, but the changes made to the 2012 Beetle are only superficially slight. Volkswagen global marketing director Luca de Meo says of the car that ...

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    Porsche Boxster + vintage Volkswagen Bug = Bugster
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    This is a melding of two seemingly very different cars we can get behind. The melding of one car's running gear and another's body isn't a new practice, but so often it turns out terribly. Need an example? Check out the dozens of F-Body Chevrolet Camaro coupes with 4x4 running gear that haunt ...

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    Volkswagen New Beetle still number one with the ladies
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    Volkswagen New Beetle – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Men, take note: According to a new survey from research firm TrueCar, the Volkswagen New Beetle is (still) the ultimate car for women. Apparently, its combination of cute-as-a-button looks and affordable pricing make the reborn ...

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    VIDEO: Mechanically-inclined ninja blows our collective mind
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    You won't believe your eyes – Click above image to watch video after the jump
    Years and years ago, we saw punk rock legend Mike Watt break an E-string on his bass during a fIREHOSE show. Without missing a beat, he yanked a new string from beside his amp, slid it through the bridge, tied it ...

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    New VW Beetle coming in two years, Scirocco still not in cards for U.S.
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    Malibu Barbie VW New Beetle Convertible – click above for high-res gallery
    We're in Wolfsburg, Germany right now for the launch drive of the 2010 Volkswagen Golf and we've just returned from a presentation at the company's design center with Walter de Silva. We'll have more on de Silva's ...

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    VIDEO: Vintage VW Bug with Subaru STI power is a hybrid we can get excited about
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    Subaru WRX STI-powered Volkswagen Beetle - Click above to watch the video after the break
    Somehow, we doubt this is what Dr. Ferdinand Porsche had in mind when he set out to design a horizontally-opposed four cylinder engine powering the rear wheels of his so-called "People's Car." No matter, ...

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    New details emerge about 2010 VW Beetle
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    Click above for high-res renderings of a possible New Beetle
    When designing a retro-style automobile like the revived MINI, Mustang or VW Beetle, the first generation is the easy one. The second go-round, on the other hand, is a tougher nut to crack, and the easy thing to do is to maintain the ...

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    2010 VW Beetle to be 'more mature'
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    When it was first unveiled, the Volkswagen New Beetle's only mission in life was to emulate and modernize the look of the classic air-cooled Bug that was so popular in America during the '60s and '70s. The New Beetle's first restyling was so minor that you'd be forgiven for not even knowing it ...

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    Volkswagen Beetle police cruiser, the "bug-erceptor"
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    It's a rather undignified process, being pulled over by the police. Next time you're sitting at the side of the road with the lights flashing in your rearview mirror, just think of this: at least you weren't pulled over by a VW Beetle. Unless you reside in Blount County, Tennessee, where Archie ...

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    Volkswagen hoping buyers stick around for New Beetle styling gimmick
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    In an effort to keep British consumers interested in the New Beetle, Volkswagen has unveiled a line of vinyl graphics dubbed 'Beetle Art' to offer buyers another way to personalize their Bugs. VW is initially offering four designs of the decals, dubbed 'Mud Splats,' 'Taking Flight,' 'It's All ...

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