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    Official: Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles opens Oldtimer division for the classic Bus
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    Arguably more than any other mainstream automaker, Volkswagen is serious about its heritage. So much so that it appointed Franz-Josef Paefgen – former chief executive of Audi, Bentley and Bugatti – to head up its classics program. In this capacity, Paefgen oversees the heritage ...

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    Groovy up your bedtime with this VW Bus Bed
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    As a car-obsessed tot, your author used to snuggle up in his bed, pretending he was taking a long road trip in a Volkswagen camper van. The fantasy went so far as to include a small fan so there would be a constant rhythmic chatter similar to the air-cooled flat-four that helped build the ...

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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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    Video: Lego to release VW Westfalia camper van model this fall
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    Lego will pay tribute to the Volkswagen Westfalia camper with a new kit that goes on sale in October. The model is based on a 1962 Volkswagen Bus with the sought-after pop-top camper option. The interior even features a sink and dinette, along with the all important bench seat-cum-double ...

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    Report: 1963 Volkswagen Bus hammers at record-setting $217,800
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    At Barrett-Jackson's recent Orange County, California auctions, a 1964 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud III James Young sedan went for $159,500, a 2005 Ford GT sold for $165,000 and a 1970 Dodge Hemi Challenger cleared $215,600. Topping them all, and every other car for the weekend: a 1963 Volkswagen ...

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    Geneva 2011: Volkswagen Bulli Concept is a blast from the past re-hashed
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    Volkswagen Bulli Concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Aside from the Beetle, Volkswagen's Microbus may be one of the most iconic vehicles ever to come out of the German automaker's stable. VW brought it back in concept form ten years ago, but despite a warm reception, plans to ...

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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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    VW Bus stolen 35 years ago returned in mint condition... to Allstate
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    In 1974, this 1965 Volkswagen Type 2 (a.k.a. 'Bus') was stolen from Washington State. Fast-forward to October 19 of this year and custom agents at the Port of Los Angeles open up a container bound for Europe only to rediscover said van. Somehow, the Bus's VIN was still in the LAPD's stolen ...

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    VW Caravelle, California and Transporter get Golf nosejobs, head for Frankfurt
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    Volkswagen Caravelle and Transporter - click above image for high-res gallery
    Some of us enthusiast types are still upset that Volkswagen never released the retro-futuristic new Bus first seen back in 2001. Looking backwards with 20-20 vision, perhaps the conceptual Bus was a little too slavish ...

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    VW picks five best Campervans from each generation for display
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    Click above to enlarge the five VW CampervansThere are few vehicles which can approach the Volkswagen van for sheer classic presence. Today, early examples of the first-generation models are so desirable that they can fetch more money than any current van on the market. That's mighty impressive for ...

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    VW giving away a The Who-themed "Magic Bus" for charity
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    The Who and the VW Kombi, two '60s icons, are coming together with the Teenage Cancer Trust to help the charity serve stricken young adults and teenagers. While the song "Magic Bus" was about riding public transit, it's been co-opted into Type2 culture, and the Who even performed at a 60th ...

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    ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons has a (VW) Ball
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    var digg_url = 'http://www.digg.com/offbeat_news/ZZ_Top_guy_turns_VW_Bus_into_a_perfect_sphere_PIC_INCLUDED'; In 1979, ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons was " ... rollin' down the road in some cold blue steel ..." in I'm Bad, I'm Nationwide. Now, 28 years later, certified custom car nut Gibbons can ...

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