It probably shouldn't come as a huge surprise, as a 53-unit Final Edition was produced for Australia as long ago as 2016 to end sales of the Beetle there.
Passenger auto sales have been plunging in the U.S.in recent years as American preferences shift to larger vehicles. Demand for the Beetle and other hatchbacks like the Golf has come under pressure as customer appetite has shifted toward sport utility vehicles.
The company said two special Beetle models will join the final lineup - Final Edition SE and Final Edition SEL - in the United States and would offer the driver-assistance technology.
It was in 1938 that the Volkswagen Type 1, more commonly referred to as the Beetle, or "Käfer" in its home market of Germany, first rolled off the line.
Design work on what would be the Beetle began in the 1930s after Hitler had ordered that a Volks Wagen (German for people's car) be built that was affordable for all Germans.
The interior also had some changes compared to the regular model along with special badges.
Volkswagen sold 11,151 Beetles during the first eight months of 2018, down 2.2% from the same period a year earlier.
Volkswagen revived it 1998 as a more modern "NewBeetle", but it attracted mainly female buyers.
The company is not leaving behind all of its well-known older models.
The Beetle comes with lots of features like a touch-screen infotainment system, leather seats, cruise control, automatic headlamps and more.
Frank Welsch, Volkswagen R&D boss, previous year told Autocar you can't have a "new, new, new Beetle" and, instead, "two or three generations is enough now".
The Volkswagen Beetle Final Edition from L.A is finished in a new Aquarius Blue colour along with the option of a hard roof in black colour or a soft top in black colour.
But Woebcken opened the door to reviving the model at some point, alluding to the company's 2017 decision to unveil a revamped Volkswagen Bus as a possible template. The carmaker says it will focus on more popular areas such as SUVs and electric vehicles.
When asked if the Beetle will ever be resurrected, Woebcken said, "Never say never".
Individuals who have medical questions related to West Nile virus may call the Department of Health Services: 631-854-0333. A recent collection of adult mosquitos across five cities in Jefferson County tested positive for the West Nile virus .
Evacuation orders have been lifted in several coastal SC counties as Florence continues to dump rain on the state. More than 370,000 people were without power in North Carolina early on Friday, state officials said.
Some 38cm (15in) to 64cm (25in) of rain is forecast in some areas - with up to one metre (40in) at the centre of the storm. Jeff Byard, FEMA associate administrator for the Office of Response and Recovery, called Florence "a very risky storm".
Hyde County officials announced that all Ocracoke Island visitors have been ordered to evacuate starting noon on Monday. Millions evacuatedHurricane Florence has prompted North Carolina residents to stockpile supplies as many are evacuated.
The website also color blocks the top portion of the phone to represent the two-tone look we've gotten used to in the Pixel line. Google's Pixel team wrote on Reddit Thursday that an internal test "was mistakenly rolled out to more users than intended".
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is now under investigation for his role in a real estate deal in his hometown. An aide, who would stay in hotel room at taxpayer expense, would also accompany Long on these trips.
An alert system could allow President Donald Trump to communicate with most Americans directly through their phones. But it won't be a political message or attack on one of his perceived enemies-or at least, it's not supposed to be.
The Czech government stands behind Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban , Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis said on Thursday. Britain's Nigel Farage, a pro-Brexit MEP, wrote that the decision demonstrated "the authoritarian grip of the EU".
General view of a flooded street in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria , in San Juan , Puerto Rico , on September 23, 2017. Trump's comment renewed criticism of the government's response to two hurricanes that hit Puerto Rico previous year .
Olivia is the first tropical cyclone to make landfall on Maui in modern history, National Weather Service forecasters said. The coastal area of SC features hundreds of inlets while North Carolina has barrier islands miles away from the mainland.
Border Patrol agent arrested, accused of killing four women
But the spokesperson referred all other questions to authorities in Webb County and the Texas Department of Public Safety. A US Border Patrol agent has been arrested in the state of Texas on suspicion of killing four prostitutes, reports say.
Severe flooding after Hurricane Florence makes landfall
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Beach landslide injures tourists in Zante
Tourists board a boat at the beach Navagio following a rockfall , on the island of Zakynthos, Greece September 13, 2018. The force of the fall created a large wave, resulting in a couple of small vessels in the vicinity being overturned.
Trump administration diverts $10M from FEMA to ICE
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