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And Now, The Love Truck
Volkswagen's assembly plant in Puebla, Mexico, is cranking out 3,000 special-edition old-style Beetles. But when the last one comes off the factory floor on July 30, the Bug's amazing 70-year era will officially end. Chief executive Bernd Pischetsrieder, however, has been too busy trying to engineer the €90 billion company's next era to get choked up over the passing of this one.

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