GERMANY: VW Golf volume overtakes Beetle at last
The Golf has finally - 28 years and three redesigns after launch - become Volkswagen's best-selling vehicle, overtaking the legendary rear-engine Beetle, which still soldiers on. Golf number 21,517,415 came off an assembly line at Volkswagen's Wolfsburg plant in northern Germany yesterday, having finally beaten the Beetle in production figures but still in second place to the 26-million-plus Toyota Corolla.
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