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Kiss Them Goodbye: Hershey Is Retiring Fleet Of Kissmobiles

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Tony Talbot
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AP
Youngsters line up to see the Hershey's Kissmobile during its stop in Berlin, Vt., Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2007. The Kissmobile is traveling the U.S. to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Hershey's Kisses Brand Chocolates.

The Hershey Co. will soon retire its vehicles that are shaped like its Hershey’s Kisses.

The Hershey Kissmobiles are each made up of three huge Kisses candies and have traveled across the country since 1997.

The chocolate company has confirmed that the 26-foot-long vehicles won’t return in 2020.

A Hershey Co. spokesman says the company decided to pull the aging Kissmobiles out of safety concerns for employees and the public.

It has also become more difficult to find replacement parts for the custom vehicles.

One of the Kissmobiles will be available for public viewing at the AACA Museum in Hershey.