• Volkswagen to Kill Off Its Iconic Beetle. Here's When

    1 month ago - By Fortune

    Volkswagen is exterminating its iconic Beetle car after nearly 80 years on the market.
    On Thursday, Volkswagen of America confirmed it would end production of the Beetle next year while unveiling what will be the last two Beetle models: Final Edition SE and Final Edition SEL, which will be available in coupe and convertible editions.
    "The loss of the Beetle after three generations, over nearly seven decades, will evoke a host of emotions from the Beetle's many devoted fans," Volkswagen of America CEO Hinrich Woebcken said in a statement. Instead, Volkswagen will spend its efforts and...
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  • Volkswagen to end production of the Beetle next year

    1 month ago - By Reuters

    Volkswagen said on Thursday it would stop producing its Beetle compact car in 2019, ending a model that looked backward to the 1960s counterculture as the automaker prepares for a leap toward a future of mass-market electric cars.
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  • VW to stop making iconic Beetle next summer

    1 month ago - By Philly

    DETROIT - After selling it on and off in the U.S. for nearly seven decades, Volkswagen has decided to squash its iconic Beetle.
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  • Volkswagen to stop production of iconic Beetle in 2019

    1 month ago - By Reuters

    Volkswagen said on Thursday it would stop producing its Beetle compact car globally in 2019, ending a model that looked backward to the 1960s counter-culture as the automaker prepares for a leap toward a future of mass-market electric cars.
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  • VW to stop making iconic Beetle next summer

    1 month ago - By Chron

    DETROIT - Volkswagen says it will stop making its iconic Beetle in July of next year.
    Volkswagen of America on Thursday announced the end of production of the third-generation Beetle by introducing two final special editions.
    The Beetle was developed in Nazi Germany in 1938 and came to the U.S. 11 years later. It sold for about 30 years before production ceased.
    The company revived it in 1998 and revamped it for the 2012 model year in an effort to help it attract more male buyers.
    The car got a flatter roof, less bulbous shape, a bigger trunk and a navigation system.
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  • Volkswagen of America to end Beetle production in 2019

    1 month ago - By Reuters

    Volkswagen's U.S. unit said on Thursday it would stop producing the iconic Beetle car next year.
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