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Beetles No More!

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Some sad news announced this week. VW will stop making iconic Beetle next summer. After selling it on and off in the U.S. for nearly seven decades, Volkswagen has decided to squash its iconic Beetle.  The company’s American unit announced … it would end global production of the third-generation bulbous bug in July. The last of the original bugs was produced in Puebla, Mexico, in 2003. My first car was a 1959 VW Beatle that had around 100,000 miles on it.  Many fond memories.  I drove it for another 100,000 miles then gave it to my brother.  He drove it until it just stopped one day at about 250,000 miles. The Beetle served us both well.  I’ll miss seeing them on the road.

 

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