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Volkswagen Discontinues Golf Alltrack, SportWagen

Volkswagen of America will cease production of its Golf-based SportWagen and Alltrack European-style wagons by the end of this year to focus on sport utility vehicles, the automaker has announced.

Volkswagen Ends Beetle Production

Volkswagen is ending production of its Beetle, and will send the final vehicle to a museum in Puebla, Mexico, near the factory that produced the iconic car. Several companies, including Best Buy, have used the Beetle as a branded fleet vehicle.

GM Extends Chevrolet Impala Production

General Motors will continue building its Chevrolet Impala midsize sedan and Cadillac CT6 luxury sedan at the Detroit/Hamtramck Assembly plant until January.

Volkswagen Discontinuing Beetle in 2019

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. will offer its last Beetle as a more limited-run 2019 model called the Beetle Final Edition, and will cease production of the vehicle in July at its assembly plant in Puebla, Mexico.

Values of Discontinued Vehicles Can Surge at Auction

As an example of this analysis, Black Book data shows that the Toyota FJ Cruiser, whose last model-year was 2014, has actually gone up in value by 25.7% compared to other vehicles that were listed in its segment.

Nissan Replaces Juke with Kicks

Nissan discontinued its quirky Juke entry-level crossover after the 2017 model year, and is replacing the vehicle with its 2018 Kicks. Nissan dealers are continuing to sell remaining Juke models, the company has confirmed on its website.

Cadillac Sheds ATS on Path to Sedan Trio

Cadillac will discontinue its ATS entry-luxury sedan after the 2018 model year, as it moves to rework its sedan lineup to offer three cars, according to a spokesman.

Ford, GM Discontinuing Cars: WSJ Report

General Motors will end production of its Chevrolet Sonic subcompact car and Ford Motor Co. plans to discontinue its Fiesta subcompact car and Taurus midsize sedan, the Wall Street Journal is reporting.