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Nice Price Or Crack Pipe: $41,000 1986 Volkswagen Syncro Westfalia Weekender?

It's time for Nice Price Or Crack Pipe »9/29/08 8:00am9/29/08 8:00am once again; last time we saw nearly 73% of you opine that $19,500 was too much to pay for a . This time we're going with a suggestion sent in by Other than a mint-condition , the VW Vanagon Syncro might be our favorite VW bus, and when you're looking at a genuine Wolfsburg…

Interview WIth The Teacher Behind The Algae-Powered VW Van

Since everyone has been so enthusiastic about the Algae-Veggie Van I thought I'd follow up with some bits that didn't make it into the original feature article, specifically a Q&A I did with teacher David Levine, who originally came up with the idea to do this with project his students. He's one of the incredibly… »6/03/08 4:20pm6/03/08 4:20pm

Sears Tower Or Bust: My Algae-Powered Car Adventure

It was when the oil light came on that I started to run through the appropriate next steps in my head...and realized that there aren't any appropriate next steps when warning lights start going off in a 1982 VW Vanagon camper. Particularly one converted to run on a mixture of vegetable oil and algae biodiesel grown… »6/02/08 12:00pm6/02/08 12:00pm

New Water-Cooled VW Vanagon Capable Of Passing Air-Cooled Transporters... And Nothing Else

When you come upon a seemingly endless line of air-cooled VW Type 2s grinding up a tough grade, the good news is that you'll probably be able to pass them all in just about any motor vehicle. Why, even the new water-cooled '84 Volkswagen Transporter- loaded with seven passengers, no less- can do the job (if you're… »5/27/08 11:00am5/27/08 11:00am