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1938: Laying of the foundation stone in Wolfsburg  
A VW beetle is unmistakable. It is the world’s best-selling car. And it was the symbol of the German economic miracle and mobility on a massive scale, and often played the main parts in Hollywood films. The beetle is a legend with a long history. It began on Ascension day 1938 upon the laying of the foundation of the Volkswagen plant.

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The foundation stone of Germany’s Volkswagen plant was laid on 26 May 1938. Where is the Volkswagen plant?