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The plant in Mexico stopped producing the legendary car models Volkswagen beetle (Beetle), made in 1938. This writes Deutsche Welle, citing a company statement.
The last car rolled off the Assembly line on Wednesday, July 10, to the applause of workers and the sounds of folk music Mariachi. Silver-blue car during the ceremony we passed a few dozen meters after that, he will be transferred to the Museum.
VW beetle is the successor of the legendary VW Kafer, which was produced from 1938 to 2003. Original Volkswagen Kafer was created by designer Ferdinand Porsche, on the orders of Adolf Hitler in the 30 years and quickly gained recognition companies. Kafer is the largest vehicle in history, which for many years was produced without significant changes to the basic design.
Since 2003, the production launched an updated version of the New Beetle, and in 2011 was released the second generation of the Volkswagen Beetle.
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