Volkswagen hopes that the concept catches on, and plans to transfer it to other classic vehicles.
“It was like [being the] first man on the Moon."
In a historical first, a giant floating machine designed to clean up plastic from the ocean is collecting trash from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.
"You need to learn how to jump, boo!"
She quickly bonded with the coyote and is trying, with veterinarians, to nurture "Pancho" back to full health.
The new material is a sustainable alternative to faux leather made with oil-based plastics, which is hard to clean and less breathable than animal leather.
Critics, however, regularly accuse the mega-corporation of manipulating consumer sentiment.
"This is a huge and historic moment,” a California Fish and Wildlife spokesman said.