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Celebrating 70 Years of Volkswagen in America

Celebrating 70 Years of Volkswagen in America

In 2019, Volkswagen celebrated its 70th anniversary in the United States with a unique showcase of VW models new and old at the LA Auto Show. What does 70 Years of Volkswagen in America look like? Keep reading for just a small glimpse… Humble Beginnings: The VW Beetle — known then as the Volkswagen Type 1 — was initially brought to New York City in 1949 by the enterprising Ben Pon. Though it initially took him two months to sell…

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