Volkswagen is a German automobile manufacturer based in Wolfsburg, Lower Saxony (Germany). Volkswagen is the original and best-selling brand of the Volkswagen Group, the world's leading automobile manufacturer as of 2021.

Volkswagen also owns the German football club "VfL Wolfsburg", the Audi, Bentley, Bugatti, Ducati, Lamborghini, Porsche, SEAT and Škoda brands , as well as the truck manufacturer Scania and MAN.

Volkswagen means "people's car" in German. The company's international slogan was "Das Auto" ("The Car"), although due to the emissions scandal it sought to change its slogan to something more humble and less pretentious, so in early 2016 the slogan was changed simply to " Volkswagens.

Volkswagen in the last 25 years, has been involved in several fraud scandals, (very notorious), in the automotive world. The first of them in 1996, with the "Lopez de Arriortua" and GM case, where VW had to compensate the American brand for industrial counter-espionage, which the media gave a good account of. Then in 2015, with the so-called "Dieselgate" also discovered in the United States, and that affects all the brands of the VW Group, worldwide, related to the falsity of gas emissions into the atmosphere through fraudulent devices mounted on their cars. . In some states, as of Nov. 2020, the VAG Group is still to be processed legally.

Volkswagen has three cars on the list of 10 best-selling cars of all time, namely the Golf , Beetle , and Passat . This information can be found on the website called 24/7 Wall St. With these three cars, Volkswagen has more cars on the list of those still in production than any other manufacturer.