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VW Shuts Down the Beetle: Is This Finally the End Of The Road For The Bug?

VW Shuts Down the Beetle: Is This Finally the End Of The Road For The Bug?

For those who like their cars with a little bit (or a good deal!) of nostalgia attached to them, here comes bad news. The Bug will be put out of circulation. Yes, you’ve guessed right—we are talking the iconic Volkswagen Beetle! The news was unleashed in March during the Geneva Motor Show by Frank Welsch,Read more about VW Shuts Down the Beetle: Is This Finally the End Of The Road For The Bug?[…]

The First Demonstrator Of The Volkswagen Beetle

The First Demonstrator Of The Volkswagen Beetle

VW History: The First Volkswagens to Arrive in the United Kingdom After being demobilized, some British Service personnel were given the opportunity to take back their VW Beetle to the United Kingdom. Peter Colborne-Baber who is the son of the original proprietor of Colborne Garages of Ripley, Surrey, the first official Volkswagen importer, brought backRead more about The First Demonstrator Of The Volkswagen Beetle[…]