Volkswagen AG, or VW, is an automobile manufacturer based in Wolfsburg, Germany. It forms the core of Volkswagen Group and is the world’s fourth largest car producer after GM, Toyota and Ford, in that order.

The name means “people’s car” in German. Its German tagline is “Aus Liebe zum Automobil”, which is translated as “For the love of the car” – or, “For Love of the People’s Cars”, as translated by VW in other languages.