The rise and fall of the Volkswagen Beetle

5:00 AM ET Wed, 4 Sept 2019

Volkswagen is one of the world's largest automakers. It houses brands such as Audi, Porsche, and Bentley. But perhaps its best-known vehicle is the Volkswagen Beetle. Over its entire lifespan, Volkswagen sold over 22.5 million of all three versions of the Beetle. But in July of 2019, production on one of the most iconic and important cars of all time came to an end.