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One Garage in NY Is Dedicated Solely to The VW Beetle’s Legacy

One Garage in NY Is Dedicated Solely to The VW Beetle’s Legacy

Classic Volkswagen Beetles have made a long trip from once being considered quirky underpowered vehicles to their present status as collectible pieces of history. Perhaps this is why pristine examples of the classic version of the so-called “people’s car” are now worth so much to those who continue to drive them many years after theyRead more about One Garage in NY Is Dedicated Solely to The VW Beetle’s Legacy[…]

Festivals & Events Near Portland, OR – Summer of 2018

Festivals & Events Near Portland, OR – Summer of 2018

Every summer in Portland there are numerous festivals celebrating all things Portland, from street fairs, music festivals, beer and food. It can be hard to decide which events to attend since there are so many, but below we have listed all of the various festivals that can be found in the Portland area to helpRead more about Festivals & Events Near Portland, OR – Summer of 2018[…]

This Earth Day AUDI All Geared Up to Start Production On All-electric SUVs At Their CO2-Neutral Plant

This Earth Day AUDI All Geared Up to Start Production On All-electric SUVs At Their CO2-Neutral Plant

With Earth Day approaching, Audi has good news for its customers and for all concerned with the state of the environment today. Firstly, following the successful preview of the all-electric SUV – the new Audi e-tron Quattro prototype – at the Geneva Motor Show, the premium automobile manufacturer has announced that the production version ofRead more about This Earth Day AUDI All Geared Up to Start Production On All-electric SUVs At Their CO2-Neutral Plant[…]

VW Shuts Down the Beetle: Is This Finally the End Of The Road For The Bug?

VW Shuts Down the Beetle: Is This Finally the End Of The Road For The Bug?

For those who like their cars with a little bit (or a good deal!) of nostalgia attached to them, here comes bad news. The Bug will be put out of circulation. Yes, you’ve guessed right—we are talking the iconic Volkswagen Beetle! The news was unleashed in March during the Geneva Motor Show by Frank Welsch,Read more about VW Shuts Down the Beetle: Is This Finally the End Of The Road For The Bug?[…]