VW looks set to stop production of the Beetle. The latest version sports the trademark grin and round eyes of the original – but will newer model Bugs remain as popular in the years to come?
Bengt Holmgren caught the Volkswagen bug in the 1960s and has since gone on to collect some 70 classic cars. Some 25 years after opening his own VW museum, the Swede will auction off his prized collection.
Volkswagen has announced that the "New Beetle," a playful spin on the classic bug, will become a thing of the past as of next year. Many Americans have fond memories of the car, despite its roots in Germany's Nazi past.
Agriculture is often viewed as the basis of human civilization. But there are some other — rather unlikely — farmers out there in the animal kingdom.
Surveys in Europe and North America show a dramatic decline in the number of bugs buzzing around. Although global data are missing, many researchers are convinced this environmental disaster is happening worldwide.
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