FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German carmaker Volkswagen
The group also said brand sales in August fell 1 percent to 461,600 cars. That gives a year to date total of 3.84 million, a 3.1 percent rise on last year.
"The VW brand is not immune to the effects of the ongoing very challenging situation in world markets," sales chief Christian Klingler said.
(Reporting by Andreas Cremer; Writing by Victoria Bryan, editing by Harro ten Wolde)