VW brand CEO expects 2016 auto sales to grow year-over-year

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A Volkswagen logo is pictured at Volkswagen's headquarters in Wolfsburg, Germany, April 22, 2016. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke/File Photo (Copyright Reuters 2016)

Volkswagen expects sales of its VW-branded cars to rise this year, brand chief Herbert Diess said on Thursday at the Paris car show.

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"���VW is getting back on track. We are dealing with the current challenges," Diess said at a press conference.

(Reporting by Andreas Cremer; Writing by Victoria Bryan; Editing by Christoph Steitz)