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Junkyard Gem: 1969 Volkswagen Beetle Sedan

Yes, air-cooled Beetles still show up in the big U-Wrench car graveyards

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Selling flowers out of her VW Beetle helps Rio woman survive COVID-19

'I had no money at all to pay the rent, so I began to think what I could do to survive'

You can't miss the green 1969 Volkswagen Beetle parked at the corner, orchids and ferns crowding its open bonnet, sunflowers sticking out of windows, potted plants on the roof. Turning her car into a flower shop was Valcineia Machado's survival plan after her business collapsed in the COVID-19 pandemic, and she is has become a hit in Rio's Copacabana beach district. At 51, she has reinvented herself, moving from real estate to selling roses and other flower on a busy corner.

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Junkyard Gem: 2012 Volkswagen Beetle Coupe

A crashed example of the final generation of the Volkswagen Beetle, photographed in a Colorado U-Wrench-It yard.

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VW sends off the Beetle with 'The Last Mile' short film tribute

The animated short is set to 'Let it Be' by The Beatles and features a few celebrity cameos

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VW is providing electric powertrains to convert classic Beetles

It's just the beginning of what Volkswagen may offer the EV aftermarket

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Saying goodbye to a childhood friend — the VW Beetle

It may be time for it to go, but that doesn't make it less sad

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Volkswagen wins lawsuit over who designed the Beetle

VW won't have to pay royalties on Beetle sales

VW won't have to pay royalties on Beetle sales

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Volkswagen Beetle says final goodbye at Mille Miglia

The end is finally nigh for the 'maggiolino'

The end is finally nigh for the 'maggiolino.'

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VW Christmas card could preview I.D. beach buggy EV

Another retro-futuristic VW EV appears to be in the works

Another retro-futuristic VW EV appears to be in the works.

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Live, love, bug: VW factory-restored woman's 51-year-old daily-driver Beetle

Kathleen Brooks has put more than 350,000 miles on the 1967 model

Kathleen Brooks has put more than 350,000 miles on the 1967 model.

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2019 VW Beetle Final Edition Review | A car out of time in more ways than one

We see why it's time to say goodbye, but it's still sad

We see why it's time to say goodbye, but it's still sad.

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VW Beetle could get a Final Edition for 2019

2019 model year VIN information reportedly reveals that the end is near

There could be a Final Edition for the 2019 Volkswagen Beetle, according to VIN code information submitted to NHTSA.

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VW Beetle will not get another encore

Electric Beetle plans rejected; I.D. Buzz will be the nostalgia model

Volkswagen's head of R&D says the New Beetle dies with this current generation. The I.D. Buzz EV will become the brand's heritage-inspired model.

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VW sponsors a 1970 Beetle in Baja 1000

The Beetle in question is a 1970 model.

It'll run with a stock air-cooled 1600 engine.

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