DETROIT (AP) – Volkswagen says it will stop making its iconic Beetle in July of next year.READ MORE: All Pennsylvania Residents Age 16 And Older Now Eligible For COVID-19 Vaccine
Volkswagen of America on Thursday announced the end of production of the third-generation Beetle by introducing two final special editions.
The Beetle was developed in Nazi Germany in 1938 and came to the U.S. 11 years later. It sold for about 30 years before production ceased.READ MORE: Carnegie Library's Downtown Branch Preparing To Reopen Next Week
The company revived it in 1998 and revamped it for the 2012 model year in an effort to help it attract more male buyers.
The car got a flatter roof, less bulbous shape, a bigger trunk and a navigation system.
Volkswagen of America didn’t rule out bringing the bug back in the future but says it has no plans at this time.MORE NEWS: West Virginia Governor Jim Justice Makes Plea For More COVID-19 Shots In Arms
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