Book Description: The Volkswagen Bus in not just a vehicle - it's a movement. This lighthearted look at the Transporter's long and colorful life includes 50 years of history and an abundance of full color photographs. Trace this legendary and easily recognizable vehicle's life from its birth in Germany to its introduction in the US. Growing in popularity in the 1960s, the counterculture movement identified with it and it evolved into a practical family vehicle. With little power and almost no heat, the VW bus still has a faithful following.