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The original hot hatch returns: Volkswagen brings the GTI into the new age

A mere three months after the introduction of the eighth-generation Volkswagen Golf, the brand has pulled the covers off the latest iteration of their more powerful and sportier Golf – the 2021 GTI.   Exterior design The design of the new and sporty Golf features the unmistakable large one-piece lower air intake grille in a …

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Piercing the dark: Mercedes-Benz’s vehicle lightings have come a long way – Part 2 of 2

As covered in Part 1, the progression and innovation for lighting in Mercedes-Benz vehicles have come a long way. From 1886 to 2010, the brand has gone from candlelight, to carbide lamps and bulbs. Part 2 looks at the present-day use of lights in Mercedes-Benz vehicles that go beyond just lighting the way.   2013: …

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Piercing the dark: Mercedes-Benz’s vehicle lightings have come a long way – Part 1 of 2

Before the invention and widespread application of the electric light, fire and candles were the light source. It is one of the earliest and portable methods used by people to light the way in the dark. When it came to lightings in transportation, oil lamps and lanterns were used in horse carriages, and even in …

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