Volkswagen Group is the largest carmaker in Europe, selling vehicles under the Audi, Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini, Porsche, SEAT, Škoda and Volkswagen marques. It also sells Ducati motorcycles and commercial vehicles under the MAN and Scania marques. The VW Beetle was its first bestselling model, and the Golf, launched after it stopped production of the Beetle, has become the third best-selling car of all time.

Shanghai Volkswagen chief dies in crash

The general manager of Shanghai Volkswagen Automotive was killed in a traffic accident along with three other high-ranking managers on Saturday during a business trip in Dunhuang , Gansu province, Xinhua reports.