This car has many names , including the Microbus , Minibus , even Hippiemobile . But the official name of the manufacturer ( Volkswagen ) is a Kombi or Type 2 . , And now he was officially dead . This is not to say there is still alive , having and driving , but because it was not produced , VW felt the need to commemorate one of his legend . Type 2 ( important note : VW Beetle was type 1 ) be the mainstay of the Volkswagen for people who are traveling or moved away for 63 years . At first VW vehicle was first introduced in 1950 and officially ended production in 1979 .
In a licensing agreement , VW tied with Mexico that continues to produce the Beetle in Puebla until 2003. Meanwhile, Brazil became the center of the assembly Kombi since 1957 . Both control the streets in South America for decades , to sell up to 1.5 million units and made ??them old vehicles that continue produced in the world . Unfortunately most unique design of the Kombi that it was responsible for his death . The front hood design does not comply with safety standards at a later date so that the majority of the state to stop the sale of the Type 2 .