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History of the Volkswagen Beetle

20/04/2018 10:38:27

One of the most iconic cars in motoring history, the Volkswagen Beetle is still one of the most distinctive sights on the road. But this quirky looking car has dark roots. Here’s a look at the history of the Volkswagen Beetle. Car of the people The origin of the Beetle comes from a dark period of Germany’s history – Hitler’s Nazi Germ ...

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History of the Volkswagen Golf

31/10/2017 09:44:16

The company literally named as the “people’s car”, Volkswagen have produced one of the most coveted cars in history – the Volkswagen Golf. Regularly seen being driven by eager new drivers who want a bit more power in their hatchback, the Golf has been one of the globe’s most popular cars since it first drove onto the scene back in the 1970s. ...

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History of the Volkswagen Beetle

23/12/2016 09:19:27

Quite possibly the most visually iconic car ever built, the Beetle is famous for its quirky design that has remained relatively unchanged across the years. But the innocent looking car had dark beginnings. As Germany geared up for World War Two, Hitler wanted to build cars for his people that were affordable and functional. Designated the &ldq ...

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Celebrating the VW Golf GTI

03/06/2016 09:16:51

It’s one of the most famous cars on the planet and this year it celebrates its 40th birthday. The Volkswagen Golf GTI (Grand Turismo Injection) has been a mainstay on the British roads since its first appearance back in 1976. So why has this model become so iconic and popular? Replacing an icon Volkswagen designed the Golf as a replacem ...

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Volkswagen cars and the scandal

26/01/2016 09:08:42

Volkswagen’s “diesel dupe” took the bad auto PR crown last year! But what exactly happened and what are the ramifications? We explore the scandal… The Sitrep On the 18th of September 2015 the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) found that some Volkswagen cars being sold in the US had been manipulated to allow t ...

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Evolution of the Volkswagen Golf

10/04/2015 09:23:12

The Volkswagen Golf is unarguably a long-living legend within the hatchback car category. Over 40 years of production and 7 stages of evolution, the Golf has generated an amazing 30 million sales for VW. In fact, it has been one of the key participants in making hatchbacks as wildly popular as they are today. With each revision, VW continued to tw ...

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The History of Volkswagen

01/08/2014 09:20:51

Volkswagen was founded in 1937 by the German Labour Front. Only 1 in 50 people owned a car in the late thirties. Volkswagen intended to seek a new market, and the labour front began a 'people's car' project in order to do just that- create a car that many people would be able to afford. Volkswagen is in fact German for 'people' ...

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