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    The Volkswagen beetle is one of the most recognized cars from nearly any point in automotive history. The VW beetle is one of the first common man cars, making its way from the early sides of Germany warming up for World War Two, to the 1970s, with hippies fighting their ways to peace and love across the world. And finally the Volkswagen beetle survives today as one of the cheapest cars but yet the oldest produced car in the war today. The Volkswagen Beetle has made an impact in history from being many symbols through history. When the Volkswagen Beetle was an original idea from Adolf Hitler. He was inspired by the classic Porsche Stuttgart, a rear engine luxury. He had an idea of a common man car that nearly anybody could afford. Of this time only 1/50 people could afford a car, and that’s just the car. At the time nobody worked on their own cars because if you could afford a car, you would hire a mechanic for your car. Hitler’s car on the other hand had to fit specific rules so that everybody would buy it. First, it must fit the entire family; mom, dad and two kids. He never…

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    On 28 May 1937, Volkswagen (VW) was founded by the National Socialist Party of Germany. The meaning of Volkswagen is German for “people’s car.” Volkswagen’s goal was to mass produce an inexpensive vehicle for the people. This car would be known as the Volkswagen Beetle. The Beetle also known as the Bug in the United States, is the longest running and best-selling single design in history with over 21,000,000 vehicles sold from 1938 to 2003. The Beetle was manufactured in Wolfsburg, Germany, the…

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    Case Study On Ford Pinto

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    The every so at atrocious Ford Pinto graced the united states in 1971 as a subcompact contender to the Volkswagen Beetle. When you’re behind the curve a lots of companies that it’s better to cut corners to regain their market position. Ford did this by creating the Pinto is what is one of the shortest production planning period in history. Moving from an industry standard of 43 months down to under 25 months. Ford pushed a car off the assembly line for multiple years with known issues that could…

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    Introduction and situational analysis In August 1970 Ford introduced the Pinto. According to Mark Dowie; “Iacocca argued forcefully that Volkswagen and the Japanese were going to capture the entire American subcompact market unless Ford put out its alternative to the VW Beetle (Dowie p.1) So to keep up with the Japanese; Iacocca ordered the designed of the Pinto. He did not want to wait he wanted the cars ready in 1971. Since the engineer was on a short deadline, some of the cars parts were made…

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    First, the history of Volkswagen began in 1904 in Germany when talking about a new way of transportation aside from the railroad started. Adolf Hitler was a fanatic of cars and soon after rising to power in 1934 and during the International Automobile and Motorcycle Exhibition in Berlin Hitler announce his interest on getting involve on the automobile industry. For Hitler automobiles represented “a symbol of national pride and technological prowess” (Kiley, 2002). In contrast, of been only a…

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    Zoology Lady Bugs

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    Rickie Williams Zoology Ms. Julie Lady Bugs (Coccinellidae) Research paper Introduction Lady bugs are a part of the Coleoptera order. According to University of Arkansas, United States department of Agriculture and County Governments Cooperating Coleoptera is identified by two pairs of wings; front pair hard and shell-like, and hind pair is membrane like. Their mouth part is chewing and their metamorphosis is complete. According to Turkish Journal of Zoology Lady bugs are predator insects. They…

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    Drought In Canada Essay

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    oxygen and consume carbon dioxide. If the trees are killed by the fires, it can lead to a rise in carbon emission, since there are no trees around and burning trees can also cause the release of carbon dioxide. The more greenhouse gases the trees release will in turn to create stronger effects for the global warming. Second of all, the insect outbreak is also affected by global warming. The survival of insects and diseases is largely depend on climate. Due to the warmer and wetter conditions by…

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    Diving Beetle Adaptations

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    Adaptations allow certain animals to live in certain environments/habitats, these adaptations are crucial for the survival of an organism. Group 2 - Insects Insects are able to survive on land or in water. Both land insects and aquatic insects do the same gas exchange process however both have different adaptations that allow them to live in either land or water. A diving beetle and a mayfly are both good examples of how insects have adaptations that allow them to live in the water and be fully…

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    Gall Fly Lab Report

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    lay their eggs at the tip of goldenrod shoots which hatches into the larva during the summer. The larva bored into the plants stem and begins forming a gall. The galls reach their full size at the end of the summer while the larva matures throughout the year. This is when predators start to attack the goldenrod and feed on the fly larvae within the gall. These predators include parasitoid wasps (Eurytoma gigantea and E. obtusiventris), the beetle (Mordellistena unicolor) and birds specifically…

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    The polyphagous shot hole borer (PSHB) problem, originated in Asian countries, shifted from a decayed and rotting host of trees in south east Asian countries to native, nursery, fruit, and landscape tree hosts in southern California and Israel. The boring beetle and tree host could exist mutually, however, the distinct symbiotic relationship between the invasive ambrosia beetle Euwallacea and the destructive fungi Fusarium poses a potential lethal threat to specific host trees, such as avocado…

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