European Cars Sweep 2011 Concept Car of the Year Awards

European Cars Sweep 2011 Concept Car of the Year Awards
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The British and the Germans swept the 2011 Concept Car of the Year awards in Dearborn, with top marks going towards Lotus, Jaguar, and Volkswagen. The insane, beautiful Jaguar C-X75 took not only the Best Concept award but also the Most Significant—no doubt for its turbine engine, which sadly won’t make it to Jaguar’s production version… Continue Reading...

Volkswagen Bulli Microbus Concept Headed to Production

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Volkswagen Bulli Microbus Concept Headed to Production
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Remember the retro-tastic Bulli from Geneva? If not, then this link should refresh your memory. Well, Volkswagen research and development boss Ulrich Hackenberg says it wasn’t just a snazzy show concept—the company plans to put it into production, under the MDS (modular design system) platform. The platform, previously known as the MQB, will enter production… Continue Reading...

Geneva 2011: Volkswagen Bulli Is A 21st Century Microbus

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Geneva 2011: Volkswagen Bulli Is A 21st Century Microbus
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In Germany, the Volkswagen Microbus was affectionately known as the “Bulli”, proving that terms of endearment and the German language aren’t always compatible. While Volkswagen had a false start with their Microbus concept in 2001, the same idea is back 10 years later, and it manages to be even more contemporary while still providing Baby… Continue Reading...