End of the road for the VW Beetle

|About: Volkswagen AG ADR (VWAGY)|By:, SA News Editor

The last Volkswagen (OTCPK:VWAGY) Beetle has rolled off the assembly line in Mexico's central Puebla state, serenaded by a mariachi band and surrounded by proud factory workers.

It marks the end of the road for a iconic car that ran from Nazi Germany in the 1940's through the hippie counterculture in the 1960's but failed to navigate a current swerve in consumer tastes toward SUVs.

The Puebla factory, which already produces VW's Tiguan SUV, will make the Tarek SUV in place of the "bug" starting in late 2020.

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