BRIEF-Volkswagen says U.S. August auto sales up 62.5 percent

DETROIT, Sept 4 Tue Sep 4, 2012 10:08am EDT

DETROIT, Sept 4 (Reuters) - Volkswagen AG : * Says U.S. auto sales up 62.5 percent * U.s. August sales 41,011 vehicles for best August u.s. sales since 1973