Top 10 Automobile Brands in United Kingdom (UK) 2015

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3. Volkswagen

Volkswagen is a German automobile company having its headquarters in Wolfsburg, Germany.

Founded in 1937, Volkswagen is the namesake marque of the Volkswagen Group, It is a company founded in 1975 for the growing company, and is now one of the biggest automaker in Germany as well as Europe. Volkswagen has three of its cars in the list of top 10 best-selling cars of all time: the Volkswagen Golf, the Volkswagen Passat and the Volkswagen Beetle. With these cars, Volkswagen has the largest number of cars of any automobile manufacturer in the lists that are still manufactured.

In German, Volkswagen means "people's car" .Currently its international slogan is "Das Auto" which means "The Car". Volkswagen's started its business in the United Kingdom in 1952, when the first Beetles were sold. Volkswagen Motors Ltd became the official United Kingdom importer in 1953, and the brand went from strength to strength. In 1978, Volkswagen centralized its operations, and moved its headquarters to Blakelands, Milton Keynes. The company controls sourcing, marketing, selling and distribution of all its vehicles and parts in the UK from Blakelands. Presently Volkswagen UK, being a part of the Volkswagen Group, is one of the United Kingdom's largest importers of vehicles, and nearly 600 people are employed nationwide, with the 180 in Blakelands alone.

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