VW is the top brand in Europe, followed by Ford, Opel, Renault and Peugeot. Toyota is 8th. So it is no surprise that VW has the most markets in which it stars as the most popular brand. Amazingly Toyota is 2nd when it comes to number ones in European countries despite its 8th position overall. See the list below and please note (N) denotes 2008 was a change from 2007.