Wolfsburg, Germany – Volkswagen has announced it is supporting the Organisation Committee for the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing as a national major sponsor. The Summer Olympic Games will be held in China in August and will attract more than 10,000 athletes from over 200 countries.

As the exclusive automobile partner, the Volkswagen Group will be providing the Organisation Committee with a fleet of vehicles including 4,350 Volkswagens, 650 Skodas and 1,000 Audi-brand cars, and will feature a showcase of the three brands on the Olympic grounds.

Volkswagen will also support the international torch relay with an extensive fleet of vehicles that will accompany the torchbearers along the legs through Greece and China.

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