Replacing ‘the Beast': White House Accepting Bids for New Presidential Limo

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Replacing ‘the Beast': White House Accepting Bids for New Presidential Limo
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Believe it or not the U.S. Department of Homeland Security does more than just waste travelers’ time at airports, confiscating toothpaste and books of matches. The government organization actually has a hand to play in the presidential limo, which is expected to be replaced by the time our next commander in chief takes office in… Continue Reading...

Top 10 Presidential Cadillacs

Top 10 Presidential Cadillacs
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Presidents Day is here, so why not talk about presidential rides? Here are ten stories from Cadillac about the presidential luxury cruisers from the past and present. President Woodrow Wilson rode in a 1916 Cadillac Series 53 , back in 1919 during the World War I Victory Parade. During the War, mass produced V8 Cadillac models… Continue Reading...

Volkswagen Still Looking for Changes to 2025 CAFE Standards

Volkswagen Still Looking for Changes to 2025 CAFE Standards
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Volkswagen was one of several large automakers that did not sign off on the Obama Administration’s proposed Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards for 2025. “We still have a dialogue going on with the administration in terms of how we think the policy needs to be adjusted,” said Jonathan Browning, CEO of Volkswagen Group of America…. Continue Reading...

London Mayor Wants Obama’s Motorcade to Pay Congestion Charge

London Mayor Wants Obama’s Motorcade to Pay Congestion Charge
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The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, wants the U.S. embassy to cover the costs the president’s motorcade has racked up driving through the city’s downtown core. The U.K. capital has special traffic congestion fines for vehicles caught on the roads without the proper permission, and Obama’s limo (aka “The Beast”) falls in the group, as… Continue Reading...

The Reagan Library To Display Race Cars And Legendary Memorabilia In Three Days

The Reagan Library To Display Race Cars And Legendary Memorabilia In Three Days
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The Reagan Library located in Simi Valley, California, will debut an exhibition on May 27th called Start Your Engines: American Race Cars at the Reagan Library. This exhibit will feature race cars and other racing memorabilia. This exhibit will be featured at the Reagan Library, because of the former President’s interest in racing. The exhibit will run… Continue Reading...

US Government Buying 101 Chevrolet Volts For Federal Use

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US Government Buying 101 Chevrolet Volts For Federal Use
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The Obama administration will announce today it is buying 116 plug-in electric vehicles and will install charging stations in government buildings in five cities. Of the 116 vehicles, 101 of them will be extended-range Chevrolet Volts. These vehicles are to be placed with 20 government agencies in five cities including Washington, D.C., Detroit San Diego,… Continue Reading...

President Obama’s Limo Bottoms Out At American Embassy in Dublin [Video]

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Today, President Barack Obama opened a four-country, 6-day European tour. The President briefly visited the American Embassy in Dublin, where Michelle and Barack encountered an amusing hiccup in their trip. While Cadillac One (aka The Beast) was exiting the embassy driveway, the limo bottomed out and got stuck on a bump crippling the vehicle. It is unclear… Continue Reading...