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A Year of Volkswagen Enthusiast Shows

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I attended the Berlin Klassik show in Kitchener last month and was able to show off some new accessories for the All-New 2015 Golf. Volkswagen Canada put together a “Trendline” 2015 Golf with some of the coolest accessories like the skirt kits, 19” twin spoke rims, rear centre exhaust, and many other parts that are all available through the Volkswagen parts department.

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A BEETLE – DRIVEN PILGRIMAGE TO JOEL PLASKETT’S ASHTRAY ROCK

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All great rock ‘n’ roll roadtrips involve pilgrimages, and the CBC Beetle Roadtrip is no different.

When we found out that the amazing East Coast troubadour Joel Plaskett was offering to take us on a guided tour of his favourite haunts around Halifax and Dartmouth, I crossed my sticky fingers, hoping he would include his hometown suburb of Clayton Park on the tour.

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Once More: Q&A with director Hubert Davis

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“Once More: The Story of VIN 903847” is the incredible true story of a ’55 Volkswagen Beetle that travelled the world 3 time, and the owners whose lives it touched. We recently sat down with the Oscar nominated director of the film, Hubert Davis, to chat about how the documentary came about and what the research process was like for such an expansive story.

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Grant Lawrence: CBC Beetle Roadtrip

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When I was a teenager back in the late 1980s, I made my first road trip across Canada. Like so many other generations of freedom seekers before me, I made the trip in a Volkswagen bus. It’s a journey that I will never forget because, for the first time, it introduced me to my country in so many different and wonderful ways.

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