Ettore Bugatti calls 1909, the exclusive French car manufacturer Bugatti in Molsheim into life. In the early years Bugatti has been very successful in racing and won five times in a row the famous Targa Florio. In 1956, the production was discontinued after 47 years. The brand disappeared from the scene until Romano Artioli Bugatti Automobili SpA in 1987, the Italian Campo Galliano founded. VW takes over the brand in 1998. The current headquarters is located in the town of Molsheim foundation.