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Old 10-26-2018, 03:45 PM   #178 (permalink)
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redpoint5 — It's hard to keep up isn't it. They make more new history every day.

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JULY 30 2003
Last classic VW Beetle rolls off the line
On this day in 2003, the last of 21,529,464 Volkswagen Beetles built since World War II rolls off the production line at Volkswagen’s plant in Puebla, Mexico. One of a 3,000-unit final edition, the baby-blue vehicle was sent to a museum in Wolfsburg, Germany, where Volkswagen is headquartered.
https://www.history.com/this-day-in-...s-off-the-line

Not only is the old Beetle gone, the New Beetle has reached End Of Life!

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VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE FINAL EDITION MARKS THE CAR'S LAST YEAR IN PRODUCTION
It will be canceled in 2019
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This isn't the first time VW has hinted the Beetle might return someday as an EV. Last year, VW brand chief Herbert Diess said if the automaker were to do another Beetle, it would be electric and rear-drive. Woebcken's comments suggest that idea is being seriously considered.
https://www.motortrend.com/news/volk...final-edition/

But we'll always have 3D printers.
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