Volkswagen finally pull plug on the Beetle

Arguably the world’s most iconic car, the Volkswagen Beetle, is to finally end production after an 80 year career. The much-loved vehicle was dreamed up during the reign of Adolf Hitler. It became a pop-culture icon in the 60s thanks to the Herbie the Love Bug films, and at its peak, was selling more than(…)

A look back at the Volkswagen Beetle – oval window (1953-1957)

Has there ever been a vehicle that has stayed the course with more endurance than the Volkswagen Beetle? A few perhaps, Citroen no doubt would throw the 2CV into the ring – although the production run was shorter by some distance. The Ford Fiesta shows no signs of flagging, but with production starting not-so-long-ago in(…)