With the model developed by Ferdinand Porsche VW Beetle began in 1945, the success story of the company. As early as 1955 runs of 1,000,000. VW Beetle from the band and is therefore a symbol of the German economic miracle of the postwar period. He has been constantly developed and produced until 2003. Today VW is one of the world's three largest automotive groups and involves nine brands. To include Volkswagen, Audi, Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini and Porsche.