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INVERCARGILL, New Zealand -- A rare 1954 barn-door Kombi is among a collection of vehicles on display in Invercargill

An exhibit of dozens of colourful and rare Beetles, Kombis and perhaps lesser-known Volkswagen models, at the Bill Richardson Transport World Truck and Car Museum, opened to the public this week.

Museum communications manager Alana Dixon-Calder said the attraction would be popular.

A notable piece in the collection was an unrestored lime green 1969 single seat Formula Vee race car, which was built in New Zealand, she said.

Along a wall of the...

STUTTGART, 16 May -- For the 43rd International Museum Day, the Porsche Museum is throwing open its doors to one and all on 17 May 2020, free of charge. In line with this year‘s motto “Museums for Equality: Diversity and Inclusion”, digital live tours will be available this Sunday on Instagram @porsche.museum. So fans can participate from anywhere in the world and experience how Porsche transports the ideas and values of its brand from the past into the future.

“Digital diversity is more important than ever in times like these, where travel is a greater challenge than ever before...

The 2020 World Forum For Motor Museums, a biennial meeting for motor museum professionals, principals, owners and collectors will be held at the Revs Institute between 11-14 November, 2020 in Naples Florida. It will be a joint conference of the World Forum for Motor Museums and the National Association of Automobile Museums.

The conference theme is “The Future of the Past is Collaboration.” According to Miles Collier, President of The Revs Institue: "The automobile is one of the most important objects of modern material culture, and a major, if not defining factor, in the legacy of...

THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS, 4 December, 2019 - From 20 December to 2 February 2020, the Louwman Museum in The Hague will present a retrospective exhibition of seventeen Alvis cars built between 1920 and 1967. Alvis is well known as an English manufacturer of high quality cars that introduced a number of important innovations that are still used in the automotive industry. The exhibition gives an overview of the most important models, most of them with traditional English coachwork.

In 1919, engineer and businessman Thomas George John started a small factory in Coventry, which produced...

STUTTGART, 21 May -- An eye-catching original turns 50: with the 914, Porsche was the first German manufacturer to bring to market a production mid-engined sports car in 1969. To celebrate this anniversary, the Porsche Museum has invited all fans of the two-seater to the “Typically Porsche Day” on Sunday, June 2, at the start of the special show “50 Years of the 914 – Typically Porsche”. Over 120 owners of private 914 models, including from the club scene, will be in attendance.

As well as a range of promotions, visitors to the “Typically Porsche Day” will also be able to enjoy...

Sant’Agata Bolognese, 17/04/2019 - The Lamborghini Museum at Sant’Agata Bolognese has adopted a new look and become MUDETEC, the Museum of Technology. The new interactive space reveals the secrets of Lamborghini and its world through the innovations and tales of excellence that not only revolutionized the company itself, but the entire panorama of the automotive industry, creating concepts and casting foundations for the design and technology of tomorrow.

A program takes visitors on a journey of discovery through the brand and its revolutionary masterpieces: each the result of...

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