Ettore Bugatti, in the years 1898 – 1909 designed nine cars for: Prinetti & Stucchi, De Dietrich, Mathis and Deutz. In 1909 he constructed a prototype of the model named 10. There were 7,950 luxurious sport cars built in the years 1910 – 1956, in the factory located in Molsheim, France. A total of 139 vehicles of Bugatti EB 110 were built in Italy between 1991 and 1995 by Romano Artioli. In 1998 Volkswagen bought the rights to the Bugatti mark and in December 2000 established Bugatti Automobiles SAS in Molsheim.