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VW Tiguan-based Skoda Yeti - (N)ice car! It’s a bit of Geneva catch-up weekend, making sure we’ve covered all the Geneva launches worth mentioning. And although we brought news on the Yeti pre-Geneva, as expected Skoda showed the Yeti and gave us more info.Mon, 25 Apr 2011
We're filing this one under “urban legends” until we get further confirmation, but a Kentucky man has reportedly built a homemade car that runs on bourbon whiskey. Why would 62-year-old Mickey Nilsson of Bardstown do such a thing? He allegedly was inspired by the movie Chitty Chitty, Bang Bang and by the hosts of the reality-TV show American Pickers.Thu, 23 Jul 2009
Porsche chairman Wendelin Wiedeking has bowed to mounting pressure in announcing that he will step down immediately. The resignation came Thursday, following a surprise meeting of the company's supervisory board at its Weissach R&D headquarters outside of Stuttgart, Germany, on Wednesday night. Wiedeking's announcement comes after months of tense and public infighting following Porsche's failed attempt to wrest control of Volkswagen, which left it with $12.7 billion in debt, and slowing sales in key markets such as North America.