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  1. Autos: Automakers project luxury in GenevaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | The Indianapolis Star

    ... eliminates plugs for a sleek body over 26-inch 60-spoke wheels. The design house that gave the planet the Volkswagen Rabbit and DeLorean shows its "vision of luxury mobility for the future" in the automated form of the obsidian blue Giugiaro Gea. ...

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  2. Southern Fried Fuel' carries MTSU researcher, team to CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Lebanon Democrat

    As the 594 miles from Wall, S.D., to Butte, Mont., on the "Southern Fried Fuel" expedition rolled by, Middle Tennessee State University researcher Cliff Ricketts realized a decision he made months ago was a wise one. At the suggestion of an MTSU agriculture student, Ricketts bought a 1991 Dodge Ram diesel pickup as the backup for the 1981 Volkswagen Rabbit diesel.

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  3. Dr. Ricketts' Drives 3,000+ Miles Fueled By Chicken FatRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

    ... plans included buying a second vehicle, a 1991 Dodge Ram diesel, in case the primary vehicle, a 1981 Volkswagen Rabbit diesel, went out of commission, and buying parts to repair the Rabbit if needed. The VW Rabbit experienced a mechanical issue ...

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  4. 'Southern Fried Fuel' carries MTSU researcher, team to CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

    Paul Ricketts, left, of Versailles, Kentucky, grimaces while tightening a bolt to install a new radiator for the 1981 Volkswagen Rabbit diesel used in the MTSU "Southern Fried Fuel" journey March 9 in Billings, Montana. Fellow mechanic Terry Young of Woodbury, Tennessee, prepares to use another tool.

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  5. Go Cliff Go--Burn That Chicken FatRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

    MTSU's Dr. Cliff Ricketts pilots the 1981 Volkswagen Rabbit diesel for 3,500 miles from Key West, Florida, to Seattle, Washington using fuel from waste animal fat and cooking oil from MTSU dining facilities. 21-year old MTSU Senior Ben Black of Lascassas prepares to add coolant to the radiator at a stopover in Council Bluffs, Iowa.

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  6. Best Used Cars for Under $10,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | WKBT

    ... to wind up in the shop. 2005-2008 Pontiac Vibe is a roomy yet compact hatchback that's reliable. 2007-2009 Volkswagen Rabbit gives you a sporty European driving experience with nice interior materials for the price. For sedans: 2005 Acura TL 2005 ...

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  7. Alt-fuels expert restarts cross-country road tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | Columbia Daily Herald

    Cliff Ricketts, Middle Tennessee State University professor and alternative fuels researcher, poses with his 1981 Volkswagen Rabbit he converted to run on biodiesel. MTSU professor Cliff Ricketts explains the conversion process of taking animal fat or vegetable oil and making it into biodiesel through a transersterification process to a Paducah, Ky., television video journalist.

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  8. Mt. Juliet professor to resume quest to drive cross-country on waste animal fatRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 7 | Lebanon Democrat

    ... "I'm optimistic we can finish the expedition and reach Seattle," said Ricketts, who will drive a 1981 Volkswagen Rabbit diesel using the two biodiesel fuels. "We got the vehicle fixed. It's better than it was before," Ricketts said. "Plus, we've got ...

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  9. Best used cars for under $10,000 6 mins agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | NewsNet5

    ... up in the shop. * 2005-2008 Pontiac Vibe is a roomy yet compact hatchback that's reliable. * 2007-2009 Volkswagen Rabbit gives you a sporty European driving experience with nice interior materials for the price. For sedans: * 2005 Acura TL * 2005 ...

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  10. MTSU researcher resumes 'Southern Fried Fuel' questRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

    ... and St. Louis and Columbia, Missouri, before reaching the Kansas City area. The backstory : In a 1981 Volkswagen Rabbit diesel pickup truck using waste animal fat, Ricketts drove more than 1,600 miles from Key West to near Independence, Missouri, ...

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  11. Consumer Reports Top 10 used carsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    ... A SMALL CAR, THE 2008 MAZDA THREE IS UNLIKELY TO END UP IN THE SHOP. PONTIAC VIBE, 2005-2008. 2007-2009 VOLKSWAGEN RABBIT. IF SEDANS ARE YOUR SPEED, THE 2005 ACURA TL, TSX AND TOYOTA AVALON ARE GOOD CHOICES. ANOTHER GOOD OPTION WOULD BE THE ...

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  12. Best used cars for under 10 grandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | ABC Action News

    ... up in the shop. * 2005-2008 Pontiac Vibe is a roomy yet compact hatchback that's reliable. * 2007-2009 Volkswagen Rabbit gives you a sporty European driving experience with nice interior materials for the price. For sedans: * 2005 Acura TL * 2005 ...

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  13. Recharge Wrap-up: Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell logs moon-worthy mileage,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Autoblog

    ... University , originally began the trip in November , running on biodiesel made from chicken fat. The 1981 Volkswagen Rabbit pickup's transmission broke near Kansas City, cutting short the trip between Key West, Florida and Seattle, Washington. With ...

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  14. Cross-Country Chicken Fat Biodiesel Trip Back OnRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Domestic Fuel

    ... professor Cliff Ricketts is heading back on the road on March 8, nearly four months after his 1981 Volkswagen Rabbit diesel pickup's drive-train transmission broke 25 miles outside Kansas City, Missouri as he was trying to drive 3,550 miles from Key ...

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  15. First Electric Pickup Truck: Renault Kangoo ZE Not For U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | GreenCarReports

    ... is a throwback to the days when small trucks really were small. It seems to channel a bit of the old Volkswagen Rabbit pickup to us. That this vehicle used to be a van is pretty obvious from the tall bed sides and the stubs of rear posts left behind ...

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  16. With 292 horses, 30 mpg, newest Golf R is worthy hare apparentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | Houston Chronicle

    ... My introduction to hatchbacks came in 1975 when a friend named Ken dropped by to show off his brand new Volkswagen Rabbit. The R abbit (called the Golf to most of the world) was a revelation to a young driver whose frame of reference was American ...

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  17. Nuts & Bolts - January 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Four Wheeler

    ... and a new caliper bracket that spaces the caliper out farther. Going from 9.4-inch rotors to 10.1 on my Volkswagen Rabbit made a huge difference, but I can't find any such kit for the Dana 44. Does anyone know of one? The discs work better than the ...

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  18. How to get the U.S. into dieselsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | Automotive News

    ... believe how powerful, responsive and quiet the X4 was compared with his last diesel, which was 1983 Volkswagen Rabbit. The fact that he hasn't been in a new diesel in decades says a lot, especially since he's owned a repair shop since the late ...

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  19. Official: 2015 VW Golf R priced from $36,595*Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Autoblog

    How much would you be willing to spend on a Rabbit? You're about to find out, boys and girls, because on the occasion of the debut of the long-roofed Golf R Variant here in LA, Volkswagen of America has released pricing for the existing version of its top-of-the-line hot hatch. The 2015 Volkswagen Golf R will start out at $36,595 .

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  20. 'Southern Fried Fuel' quest put on holdRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | Murfreesboro Post

    Plagued by a major mechanical problem and greatly concerned about arctic weather in his path Tuesday, Nov. 11, MTSU professor Cliff Ricketts postponed his "Southern Fried Fuel" quest until spring 2015. A broken drive-train transmission on the left side of the 1981 Volkswagen Rabbit diesel pickup and winter weather affecting the GreatPlains jointly ended the Nov. 8-13 cross-country journey.

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