Category Archives: Van Types

The History of the VW Campervan

VW Camper

The beginning of the VW Type II bus was just after the Second World War in the Volkswagen factory in Wolfsburg, Germany. In 1947, Ben Pon (a Dutch importer) noticed the motorised trolleys that carried around parts in the factory were made of running gear and stripped down Beetle chassis. He sketched a design of a Beetle-based van inspired by Read More →