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VW Beetle goes extinct as last one rolls off assembly line

(KEZK) — Volkswagen is halting production of its very last version of the Beetle. The car had been in production since 1938. CBS reports that at its peak in the United States, over 563,000 Beetles were on U.S. roads in 1968. What started as a pet project of Adolph Hitler managed to survive the...
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Volkswagen to Stop Making Its Iconic Beetles in 2019

The German automaker Volkswagen announced Thursday that it would cease production of its iconic Beetle in 2019. As The New York Times notes, the original Beetle was designed for Adolf Hitler in he 1930s. Despite this dubious origin story, the little car--along with VW buses--became a symbol of...
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