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Volkswagen shows off new Beetle design

Oprah Winfrey gives away, but doesn't show, the new Beetle late last year. (Harpo)

The 2012 Beetle. (Volkswagen)

The 2012 New Beetle, the car that Oprah Winfrey gave away to her audience back in November, is finally ready to show itself in public. The car was unveiled Monday at events held simultaneously in New York City and Shanghai.

Talk show host Oprah Winfrey gave 275 of the cars to her studio audience as part of an “Oprah’s Favorite Things“ promotion. Volkswagen donated the cars for the promotion. Get the full story »

Chrysler, VW recall nearly 600,000 vehicles

Chrysler and Volkswagen announced large recalls Wednesday to address potential accidental air-bag deployments and possible fuel leaks.

Chrysler Group LLC said it was recalling more than 367,000 minivans to address potential accidental air-bag deployments in 2008  Chrysler Town and Countrys and Dodge Grand Caravans. Get the full story »