AUBURN HILLS, Mich. ? Volkswagen of America, Inc. today announced October 2007 sales of 17,260 Volkswagen brand vehicles. This represents an increase of 8.3 percent over the 2006 figure of 15,942 units.

These results reflect increased inventories and expanded 2008 model availability of the core Jetta model line. October 2007 Jetta sales of 7,771 units represent an increase of 39.3 percent over October 2006.
Signifying Volkswagen brand strength in delivering accessible and affordable German engineered value are the increases posted by New Beetle and Rabbit model lines, up 17.6 and 10.9 percent respectively.

Founded in 1955, Volkswagen of America, Inc. is headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan. It is a subsidiary of Volkswagen AG, headquartered in Wolfsburg, Germany. Volkswagen is one of the world?s largest producers of passenger cars and Europe?s largest automaker. Volkswagen sells the Rabbit, New Beetle, New Beetle convertible, GTI, Jetta, GLI, Passat, Passat wagon, Eos, and Touareg through approximately 600 independent U.S. dealers. Visit Volkswagen of America online at