Volkswagen needs to wake up, Microbus-wise, because after a decade and a half of teasing the world about a reborn bus, Tesla basically just said that they’re going to beat them to the punch. Even if VW doesn’t seem to realize it, this is bad news for them.
I'm sure this is just some crappy attempt to gain web traffic at the expense of truth, credibility, and reality. The article itself sounds like it was machine-translated by a Commodore 64 and then typed into the web page by a monkey wearing mittens. But it's already been brought to my attention on Facebook. So what's…
I'm not going to lie; this makes me very happy. The venerable VW Type II Microbus, which was supposed to finally go out of production in Brazil after (in various versions) 63 years, may be getting a reprieve. A meeting of officials on December 23rd will decide the Kombi's ultimate fate.
Volkswagen successfully transitioned from a car for '70s hippies to an entry-level status car for '90s yuppies. With the re-imagined VW Bulli Concept the company's making a stab at both markets. Hipyups? Yuphips?
Volkswagen's Microbus could be making a comeback according to comments made by Volkswagen's design chief Klaus Bischoff this week at the LA Auto Show.