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The Extraordinary Life of Josef Ganz – Now Shipping

Note: This is a revised version of an earlier post. Paul Schilperoord is a Dutch engineer and serious car enthusiast. For the past few years he’s made it his life’s mission to restore Josef Ganz to his rightful role in … Continue reading

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Antique Auto Advertising: Maybe Ted Kennedy Really Should Have Driven A Volkswagen

Among the features that VW’s American ad agency, Doyle Dane Bernbach, used to promote the Beetle was the fact that the car was exceptionally well sealed. One ad showed them blowing out a candle using a hole in the windshield and a … Continue reading

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