The Volkswagen Group with its headquarters in Wolfsburg is one of the world's leading automobile manufacturers and the largest carmaker in Europe.
The Group is made up of nine brands from seven European countries:
Each brand has its own character and operates as an independent entity on the market. The product range extends from low-consumption small cars to luxury class vehicles. In the commercial vehicle
sector, the product offering spans pick ups, busses and heavy trucks.
The Group operates 61 production plants in fifteen European countries and a further six countries in the Americas, Asia and Africa. Around the world, nearly 370,000 employees produce about 26,000
vehicles or are involved in vehicle-related services each working day. The Volkswagen Group sells its vehicles in more than 153 countries.
In 2009, the Group increased the number of vehicles delivered to customers to 6.336 million (2008: 6.257 million), corresponding to a 11.3 percent share of the world passenger car market.
In Western Europe, the largest car market in the world, just over one in five new cars (20.9 percent) comes from the Volkswagen Group. Group sales came in 2009 to 105.2 billion euros (2008: 113.8 billion).
Profit after tax in the 2009 financial year amounted to 0.9 billion euros (2008: 4.69 billion).
Volkswagen of America, Inc.
3800 Hamlin Rd.
Auburn Hills, MI 48326
Phone: 248-340-5000 Fax: 248-754-4930
Founded in 1955, Volkswagen of America is headquartered in Herndon, Virginia. Volkswagen sells the Eos, Golf, New Beetle, New Beetle convertible, GTI, Jetta, Jetta SportWagen, Passat, Passat Wagon,
CC, Tiguan, Touareg and Routan through approximately 600 independent U.S. dealers. All 2010 Volkswagens come standard-equipped with Electronic Stabilization Program.
KODA AUTO a.s.
Václava Klementa 869
293 60 Mladá Boleslav
Phone: +420 326 811 111 Fax: +420 326 721 328
koda Auto is an automobile manufacturer based in the Czech Republic. koda became a wholly owned subsidiary of the Volkswagen Group in 2000, positioned as the entry brand to the group. Its total
global sales reached 684,226 cars in 2009 and 85,000 for the month of March 2011.
- Private company, subsidiary of Volkswagen Group
- Founded 1895 as Laurin & Klement. Founders: Václav Laurin and Václav Klement
- Headquarters Mladá Boleslav, Czech Republic
- Locations Manufacturing facilities
- Czech Republic
- Area served Global (except North America)
- Production output 762,600 units (2010)
- Employees 24,714 (2010)
Zona Franca, Calle 2, No. 1
08040 Barcelona, Spain
Phone: +34-93-402-85-00 Fax: +34-93-402-88-44
Spanish-made, SEAT (Sociedad Española de Automóviles de Turismo) SA sells nearly half a million passenger cars per year. The company's brand names include Arosa, Cordoba, Leon, and Toledo. SEAT
exports about 60% of its production, and although Europe accounts for most of its sales, the company operates in more than 70 countries through a network of nearly 3,600 dealers. SEAT was founded in 1950 by Spain's
Instituto Nacional de Industria (INI) in cooperation with Italy's Fiat S.p.A.