Thousands Gather to Salute the VW Bus

A three-day festival in Germany celebrating the vehicle's 60th anniversary features 5,000 of the Volkswagen minibuses on display

It has been the preferred vehicle for postal workers, policemen, camping enthusiasts and, of course, members of the "Flower Power" generation. Over the weekend, 60,000 people came to Hanover for a three-day festival saluting 60 years of the vehicle that revolutionized the world.

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