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Volkswagen is squashing the Beetle

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Volkswagen is saying goodbye to its iconic Beetle in 2019.

“The loss of the Beetle after three generations, over nearly seven decades, will evoke a host of emotions from the Beetle’s many devoted fans,” said Hinrich Woebcken, Volkswagen Group of America’s president and CEO.

Woebcken didn't rule out a future return for the Beetle. The company in the meantime will focus on electric vehicles and strong sellers like SUVs.

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