This globe-trotting couple took a rusted and ratty 1967 VW Bus and turned it into a solar-powered adventure mobile, then drove it from Alaska to Costa Rica!Read more
This tribute to the Volkswagen Type 2 explores the many adventures taken by its many owners over 64 years of production, and it hit me right in the feelsRead more
The VW Type 2 Kombi has reached the end of a very long line, and the last one is being shipped from Brazil to Germany, where it will be kept in a museum.Read more
In my humble opinion, the greenest cars are the ones that are already on the road, and there is no denying that cars have become incredibly complicated devices from their relatively simple roots. So it saddens me to report that after 55 years, the Volkswagen Kombi, also known as the Type 2 or simply the VW bus, will cease to be built at the end of 2013.Read more
Many a Volkswagen fan fondly remembers the Type 2 bus, AKA the Westfalia, AKA the Volkswagen Van. It is, in many ways, the ultimate hippie mobile, and aging hippies the world over have been waiting for a 21st century version to hit dealerships. Alas, it does not seem to be, as VW has ended development of the Bulli, a modern EV version of the Type 2.
But all is not lost, as VW has confirmed that the 313 mpg XL1 will debut sometime next year.Read more
Let the good times roll! Volkswagen’s Brazilian branch announced that the 1.5 millionth VW Bus has come off of theRead more