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Volkswagen AG Company Profile
With cars named for climate patterns, insects, and small mammals, Volkswagen (VW) leads the Continent as Europe's #1 carmaker. Along with Golf (Gulf Stream reference) and the New Beetle, VW's annual production of more than 7 million cars, trucks, and vans includes such models as Passat (trade wind), Jetta (jet stream), Rabbit, and Fox. VW also owns a garage full of luxury carmakers -- AUDI, Lamborghini, Bentley, and Bugatti. Other brands include SEAT (family cars, Spain) and Skoda (family cars, the Czech Republic). Late in 2009 VW acquired a 49.9% stake in Porsche for about E4 billion (almost $6 billion) as the first step in combining the two into an integrated car company.
Headlines for Volkswagen AG
Volkswagen Q3 profits jump 56 percent
- Thu 9:36 am ET
Volkswagen says to launch over 20 electric vehicle models in China
- Tue Oct 28
Volkswagen to launch over 20 green vehicle models in China by 2018
- Wed Oct 29
Volkswagen at the Auto Focus Christmas Test Fest
- Thu 3:19 pm ET
Volkswagen says Q3 profits rise 56 per cent, reaffirms outlook for year
- Thu 1:24 pm ET
Volkswagen's China JV recalls cars over air bag issue
- Wed Oct 29
Volkswagen to recall over 580,000 cars in China: government
- Fri Oct 17
Volkswagen recalls Audi cars in China over air bag issue - watchdog
- Wed Oct 29
‘Technical issues resolved’
- Mon Oct 20
VW recalls 1.1 million cars in North America, China over suspension issue
- Fri Oct 17
Contact Information
Address: Brieffach 1849
38436 Wolfsburg, Germany
Phone:+49-5361-9-0
Fax:+49-5361-9-28282
Financial Highlights
Fiscal Year End:December
Revenue (2013):271199.80 M
Revenue Growth (1 yr):6.50%
Employees (2013):572,800
Employee Growth (1 yr):4.20%
Key People
Chairman Supervisory Board: Ferdinand K. Pich
Chairman, Management Board; Manager, R&D; Chairman, Audi; Ch: Martin Winterkorn
Member Management Board, Finance and Controlling; CFO, Porsc: Hans D. Ptsch
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