PARIS (Reuters) - Volkswagen <VOWG_p.DE> expects sales of its VW-branded cars to rise this year, brand chief Herbert Diess said on Thursday at the Paris car show.

"‎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)