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Tuesday, August 23, 2005

VW LT 35: Two ambulances for the Pope

Wolfgang Bernhard and the Pope
Canadian Driver is reporting that Dr. Wolfgang Bernhard, chairman of the VW brand Board of Management, presented two specially equipped VW LT 35 ambulances to Pope Benedict XVI.
The special vehicles were handed over at the Archbishop's Residence in Cologne during the World Youth Day. The first vehicle is to be deployed in Rome as the Vatican's official ambulance, while the second is to be used at a Catholic mission in Africa.

The ambulances are LT 35 high roof panel vans manufactured by Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles and powered by 158 hp, 2.8 litre diesel engines. The vehicles have been equipped to the Vatican's own specification and include extensive medical apparatus.


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Source: Canadian Driver

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