Category: Automotive Newswire

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#TBT – FERDINAND PIËCH AND THE W ENGINE

#TBT – FERDINAND PIËCH AND THE W ENGINE

Among the countless engineering achievements earned by Ferdinand Piëch, one stands above the rest: the W engine. 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 _____________________________________________________ Ferdinand Piëch’s time as CEO of Volkswagen AG (1993-2002) was...

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Petersen Museum Debuts Three New Virtual Exhibits

Petersen Museum Debuts Three New Virtual Exhibits

The Petersen unveils three major new automotive exhibits through an online showcase before the museum’s reopening. The Petersen Automotive Museum has brilliantly adapted to the challenges brought by COVID, and this is their newest feat. This marks the first time a major museum has displayed three new exhibits through an online showcase. Watch the full...

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#TBT: The Volkswagen Type 4

#TBT: The Volkswagen Type 4

The Volkswagen Type 4 debuted in 1968 with a four-door option – a first for VW – as they attempted to attract larger families to their automobiles. 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 _____________________________________________________...

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Petersen Automotive Museum Gala Raises Record Funds

Petersen Automotive Museum Gala Raises Record Funds

The Petersen Museum’s 26th Annual Gala Celebration featured the highest-selling MGA in history, with all proceeds going towards charities. The Petersen Automotive Museum hosted its 26th Annual Gala Celebration on Saturday, September 26, 2020, and enjoyed massive success. The museum raised a record net $1.2 million, with 100% of the generated proceeds benefiting the Petersen...

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#TBT: The History of the Beetle’s Bud Vase

#TBT: The History of the Beetle’s Bud Vase

The Volkswagen Beetle’s unique flower vase is a testament to the “flower power” generation. 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 _____________________________________________________ To understand how a small German sedan came to represent the “flower power”...

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#TBT: The Generational Legacy of Volkswagens

#TBT: The Generational Legacy of Volkswagens

For some folks, the cars they grew up in become a nostalgic playground. That’s the story behind this man and his grandfather’s VW Beetle. 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 _____________________________________________________ Eric Shoemaker had...

 

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