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2012-02-05 Africa North
Tuareg rebels attack Mali town of Kidal
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Posted by Fred 2012-02-05 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [303 views ]  Top

#1 Why VW found the Tuaregs worthy of naming an SUV after continues to baffle me. I would never buy a car named after a tribe of bloodthirsty Muslim desert raiders.
Posted by Scooter McGruder 2012-02-05 00:45||   2012-02-05 00:45|| Front Page Top

#2 It was a logical progression after the Volkwagen Bomb.
Posted by Shimble Guelph5793 2012-02-05 02:50||   2012-02-05 02:50|| Front Page Top

#3 I think it was because nobody'd ever heard of the Tuaregs back then.

There probably aren't many more of them today.
Posted by Fred 2012-02-05 10:53||   2012-02-05 10:53|| Front Page Top

#4 The car was named 'Touareg' in reference to the Dakar Rally that once took place in the region of the Tuareg.
Posted by Pappy 2012-02-05 13:53||   2012-02-05 13:53|| Front Page Top

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