Category: Did you know

Oct 24, 2017
Pollution is Worse Inside a Car.

No one can hide from pollution in the car. Sitting in the car is even worse for your health. Unimaginable but being in a car you are almost eight times more exposed to air pollution than if you are a cyclist. To lessen the number, drivers can use more often a recycled-air setting for a […]

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Oct 12, 2017
Fun Facts About Red Cars.

Red colour vehicles are one of the most favourite choices. Strange but optometrist says that red car would be the hardest one to see. The red car is also most exposed to dirt. Owners of a red vehicle will notice their interior warm up faster because red absorbs faster heat rays from the sun.

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Oct 11, 2017
How many gears does your automatic car need?

Carmakers are always trying to improve their vehicles and enticing buyers with new, innovative features that will increase their driving enjoyment. One of the ways that car manufacturers are trying to improve their offering is through increasing the number of gears in automatic transmissions. With automatic vehicles commonly having around five speeds, although luxury models […]

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Sep 27, 2017
Never Ever Pink Ferrari.

A lot of manufacturers offer personalised colour schemes including a pink car. However, Ferarri is an exception and will never let you see a pink Ferrari vehicle. This colour and some others are against their policy and brand values. It’s banned from having a possibility to be associated with Ferarri.

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Sep 26, 2017
Walt Disney’s ‘The Love Bug’ Herbie Design.

One of the Walt Disney’s most successful movie is about a racing car which shows emotions and befriends humans. Herbie is a 1963 Volkswagen Beetle deluxe with a Volkswagen L87 pearl white colour and patriotic red, blue and white colour scheme. Iconic “53” comes from producers’ favourite baseball player’s Don Drysdale number 52.

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Sep 17, 2017
Diesel Runs 96% of the UK Commercial Vehicles

The UK has 4.8 million of commercial vehicles. They transport goods and passengers or they are used by emergency services. 96% of these vehicles use diesel. Each year they succeed to collect 61 billion miles. Diesel is better for the environment comparing to petrol equivalents. It reduces CO2 emissions and decreases climate change.

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Sep 16, 2017
History of the Volkswagen Group: Part 3

Heading from the late 90’s into the 2000s and Volkswagen were really going from strength to strength. 1998 saw them add prestigious car manufacturers Bentley, Bugatti and Lamborghini to their impressive and seemingly ever-expanding portfolio. Volkswagen spent £430 million acquiring Bentley, which was enough to see off a rival bid from BMW. It was evident […]

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Sep 11, 2017
$5.58 Billion for Porsche?!

It’s believed that the Volkswagen Group paid around $5.58 billion to obtain the remaining company shares of Porsche in 2012, after already purchasing a 49.9% stake in 2009. Porsche had, in fact, attempted to buy a controlling stake in Volkswagen in 2008 but failed in their attempts.

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Sep 11, 2017
$5.58 Billion for Porsche?!

It’s believed that the Volkswagen Group paid around $5.58 billion to obtain the remaining company shares of Porsche in 2012, after already purchasing a 49.9% stake in 2009. Porsche had, in fact, attempted to buy a controlling stake in Volkswagen in 2008 but failed in their attempts.

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Sep 10, 2017
History of the Volkswagen Group: Part 2

The 1960s were where the times really began to change for the Volkswagen Group. First of all, there was a name change due to the floatation of the company on the German stock market. They would now be known as Volkswagenwerk Aktiengesellschaft going forward, often abbreviated to Volkswagenwerk AG. A few years later, the 1st […]

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