Only the greatest machine to be put down on this earth by God himself. The Volkswagon Van became popular in the late 60s by hippies or drug traffickers. The popularity continued to the late 70s but quickly died down as the "hippy" turned into the "funk". Several failed attempts to create a new more modernized van to satisfy the customers of today have been tried the German company. The VW Van's symbolism as a drug persons vehicle remains today.