The VW emblem is one which exudes quality, technology and reliability in the automotive industry. The Beetle is perhaps one of the most recognized icons that have ever been produced. Apart from that Beetle, Volkswagen is a German-automotive brand which is involved in a variety of models that include vans, trucks, buses and other variants.
VW was established in 1937, making it one of the oldest automotive brands today. It is owned by the Volkswagen Group where VW is involved mainly in the luxury vehicles segment. In 2012, VW rolled out more than 5.7million units of vehicles. Based in Wolfsburg in Germany, it remains as the best-selling brand under the VW Group.
In fact, it has been recorded that VW has 3 models in the all-time top 10 best-selling cars which involve the Beetle, the VW Golf and the VW Passat, all of which are still in production today. Volkswagen means “People’s Car” in German where the VW Group is currently the second largest automotive manufacturer in the world today while in Germany, it is the largest group in this market.
Apart from the 3 top models, VW is involved in the production of SUVs like the Touareg and the VW Jetta. It has been expanding rapidly in recent years with a strong presence in Asian countries like China and more recently in Malaysia where a new assembly plant was established. Malaysia enjoys a strong list of models that include the Golf, Polo, Beetle, Passat and the very popular Scirocco.
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