The Volkswagen Group is a German automotive manufacturing company. In 2012, it surpassed General Motors in sales and is currently in second place only to be showed up by Toyota. Volkswagen designs, manufactures, and distributes a variety of motorized vehicles which range from motorcycles to turbo-machinery. The company has had the largest market share in Europe and has unintentionally created a monopoly of sorts because of its popularity. Popular sports cars sold by Volkswagen include: the Bentley, Lamborghini, and Porsche. Founded in 1937, Volkswagen has come a long way from its humble beginnings and is now making $263 billion each year.