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In the 1930’s Hitler was looking for someone who make a cheap car that the German worker could At the same time, Ferdinand had been working for years on a car that could hold a and would drive like a car, not a micro car.

He had designed and built small with rear engines and like a beetle (for aerodynamics ). At this time, a car in Germany was something only for the people, and most car companies not interested in making a low-cost Porsche’s company, also Porsche. only made for others at that time. So could not find anyone to the small car that he wanted. [1]

1949 Volkswagen Beetle

the war, people from the Kingdom and the United States the factory and started making again. The factory was in ruins the war and could only make a few at a time. The British military in charge of this section of

At first they tried to another car company to rebuild the Henry Ford was offered the for free. After looking it his adviser said Mr.

Ford, we are being offered here is not a damn! [1] So the Volkswagen company ahead by itself to make the The man who led the Volkswagen company during time was Heinz Nordhoff .

At first they only one type of car, the Volkswagen (It was simply called the Type 1 by the company, it also had the nickname Bug in the and other nicknames elsewhere). In the Type 2 (the bus) was also built with an in the back of the vehicle. The cars popular and well-known all over the

The Beetle later became one of the selling cars in history. It was for many years afterward in in Germany, Brazil and Mexico .

The last original Volkswagen to be built was built in Mexico. It was in 2004. Volkswagen has a new car called the New It looks like the old car, but is quite differently. It is faster, and has an engine in the front, not the back, and is (using a radiator).

It is much suited to today’s modern in terms of design.

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Some of Volkswagenpopular cars are the Golf, Polo,Beetle and the Passat. VW’s as are commonly known, have entered the off road segment cars like the Touarag, and the segment with the Touran. year sees VW’s anniversary since the Golf 1 on sale in the 1980s.

Since its VW has sold over 315,000 of the Golf 1 alone. 2005 saw the of the fifth generation of the Golf. The – the GTi – is powered by a 2.0l 4 cylinder turbo engine,with VW DSG and FSI technology.

The Golf GTi has evolved a long way the 80’s but the fifth generation GTi is by some as it does not live up to the and standards set by the legendary Mk1 GTi, was fitted with an 1600, 8 motor.

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