In order to improve yields, Volkswagen introduced a number of cost cutting measures in 1968. ... 411 in September 1968, the Wolfsburg automobile manufacturer continued to move away from its dependency on the Beetle. ... a new chassis and twice as much trunk space and which went into standard production as a sedan and convertible in 1970. ... Decreasing domestic demand was followed by sales problems abroad, intensified by the move to flexible exchange rates in May 1971.
|Author||:||Markus Lupa, Volkswagenwerk|