• Volkswagen Beetle, Symbol of '60s Counterculture, Will Be Discontinued Again

    1 month ago - By NY Times

    The German carmaker's United States unit, the only division still turning out the curvy car originally developed at Hitler's direction, will end production of the vehicle in July.
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  • The iconic VW Beetle is going away - here's what it was like to drive a $27,000 version of the Bug

    The iconic VW Beetle is going away - here's what it was like to drive a $27,000 version of the Bug

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    VW is ending the long run of the Beetle.
    The car was in production, in various forms, for 80 years.
    A few years back, I tested an offbeat trim level - the Dune Beetle - and I was impressed.
    You have to be versed in VW Bug lore to fully appreciate the "Dune" Beetle, which along with all other Beetles is on the way out after an eight-decade run .
    VW doesn't see a market anymore for the Beetle, when what consumers are clamoring for are compact SUVs and crossovers.
    And in any case, ever since Volkswagen introduced the New Beetle in the late 1990s, the adorable reboot has struggled to shake off...
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  • So Long, Love Bug. Volkswagen Beetle Hits The End Of The Road

    So Long, Love Bug. Volkswagen Beetle Hits The End Of The Road

    1 month ago - By Huffington Post

    The last Beetle will be produced next summer, VW announced.
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  • Volkswagen is killing off its iconic Beetle, but the car is getting a new look before it disappears

    1 month ago - By Chron

    Volkswagen
    Volkswagen announced on Thursday that it will be ending production of the iconic VW Beetle in 2019.
    The company will celebrate the car by adding two new models, Final Edition SE and Final Edition SEL, that give the car a whole new look.
    All Final Edition models will offer driver-assistance technology, Bluetooth technology, SiriusXM radio, Voice Control, and the exclusive Volkswagen Car-Net App-Connect smartphone integration system.
    The Final Edition Beetles will range from $23,045 to $29,995 depending on the model unit.
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