GUANGZHOU, China (Reuters) - Volkswagen AG <VOWG_p.DE> said on Friday it expects sales of Volkswagen brand vehicles in China to hit 3 million this year, an increase of 340,000 from last year.

Stephan Wollenstein, executive vice president of Volkswagen Group China, made the projection at the Guangzhou auto show.

(Reporting by Jake Spring; Writing by John Ruwitch; Editing by Stephen Coates)