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Auto Sales Added to List of Essential Services

Auto Sales Added to List of Essential Services

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency has determined auto sales to be essential. EDITOR’S NOTE: The NIADA (National Independent Automobile Dealers Association) wrote up this press release detailing the decision to specify vehicle sales as essential. I can see why selling cars could be determined as essential, but is travelling to buy a...

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Petersen Automotive Museum Creates World’s First Global Cars and Coffee

Petersen Automotive Museum Creates World’s First Global Cars and Coffee

Enthusiasts can submit a short video of their vehicle, which will then be compiled into a 90-minute YouTube video airing on April 26. By staying in compliance with social distancing guidelines, entertainment has turned to the unconventional. The Petersen Museum has once again thought outside the box and will put on a traditional Cars and...

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#TBT: The All-Wheel-Drive Convertible VW Golf

#TBT: The All-Wheel-Drive Convertible VW Golf

Volkswagen has written this fascinating article on the extremely rare all-wheel-drive convertible Biagini Passo. Editor’s Note: #ThrowbackThursday is a weekly release by Volkswagen, which covers historic and intriguing aspects of VW over the years. All content and photos are courtesy of Volkswagen. -CM _________________________________________________________ In its more than 40 years of production, the Golf hatchback...

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Mysterious Blackwing Models Define Cadillac Performance of the Future

Mysterious Blackwing Models Define Cadillac Performance of the Future

Cadillac CT4-V Blackwing and CT5-V Blackwing has been spotted displaying serious performance during testing. Cadillac revealed the fourth generation V-Series models today, spearheaded by the 2020 CT4-V and CT5-V. While that’s exciting to hear, there’s a hidden little tidbit that might make us speed freaks raise our eyebrows. Two variants will carry the ultra-performance Blackwing...

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Final 991 Generation Porsche 911 to be Auctioned For COVID-19 Fundraiser

Final 991 Generation Porsche 911 to be Auctioned For COVID-19 Fundraiser

RM Sotheby’s and Porsche join together to auction off the last 911 (991) to pass through the production line, all proceeds go towards COVID-19 charitable fundraiser. If you’re a Porsche enthusiast hungry for a one-of-a-kind opportunity, look no further. This particular opportunity also has philanthropic qualities, so the sudden weight loss of your wallet causes...

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#TBT: Volkswagen’s Cars for the People

#TBT: Volkswagen’s Cars for the People

Enjoy this great write-up by Volkswagen on their relationship with the average consumer. Editor’s Note: #ThrowbackThursday is a weekly release by Volkswagen, which covers historic and intriguing aspects of VW over the years. All content and photos are courtesy of Volkswagen. -CM _________________________________________________________ Since the day the first Type 1 Beetle rolled off the assembly...

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Trans Am Speedfest at WeatherTech Raceway Gets New December Date

Trans Am Speedfest at WeatherTech Raceway Gets New December Date

SVRA and WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca have decided on the rescheduled date for the Trans Am Speedfest: December 3-6, 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused many racing events to be uprooted. Thankfully, the Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA) has announced a reshuffling of their schedule, rather than cancellations. One of these schedule alterations include the...

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IndyCar Double-Header Announced at WeatherTech Raceway

IndyCar Double-Header Announced at WeatherTech Raceway

Second race added to Firestone Grand Prix of Monterey September 18-20 at Laguna Seca. While races across the globe are being cancelled, the race season just keeps getting shorter and shorter. Thankfully, the folks over at WeatherTech Raceway have arranged to give us gearheads another race to look forward to. Laguna Seca will welcome a...

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Volkswagen Offers Payment Assistance Options for Customers

Volkswagen Offers Payment Assistance Options for Customers

The Community-Driven Promise will help customers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic by giving them a financial cushion. With the financial uncertainty swirling around because of the COVID-19 virus, a car payment is the last thing on people’s mind. Volkswagen looks to assist with that by offering eligible customers a little breathing room. Named the Community-Driven...

 

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