Volkswagen - German automotive brand owned by Volkswagen Group. Under this brand in 2007 was sold 5.02 million vehicles. History of «Volkswagen» Group started in autumn 1933 in one of the halls of the Hotel Kaiserhof in Berlin. Three interlocutors: Adolf Hitler, Jakob Werlin, the representative of «Daimler-Benz» Ferdinand Porsche. Hitler put forward the demand: to create for the German people a strong and reliable car, costing no more than 1000 marks. On paper, he promptly inserted sketch, outlined the main parts of the car and asked the name of designer, who will be responsible for the execution of government contracts. Jakob Werlin nominated by Ferdinand Porsche. Future car and called - «Volks-Wagen». In January 17, 1934 Ferdinand Porsche sent drawings of a prototype of car, created on the basis of a previously developed Porsche Typ 60, in the Reich Chancellery in Germany.