Blip: Voltswagen Ha Ha Ha

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To all my autojourno pals whining about getting taken in by Volkswagen’s clumsy gag about changing their name to Voltswagen: come on. Get a grip. Why would you believe anything from a carmaker anywhere near April 1? And if they didn’t have a problem with that name back in 1946, they won’t now. Use your heads, dummies!


This isn’t Dieselgate. It’s just silly.

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As part of Making their brand identity more distinct, Volkswagen will also be making all of their new cars with a 6 volt electrical system.