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Who Owns Volkswagen?

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Volkswagen vehicles have a unique history, and many drivers in the Bayside area are wanting to know more! So, who owns Volkswagen? The Volkswagen brand is owned and managed by Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft, or Volkswagen AG. You could also see them referred to as the Volkswagen Group.



Details of the Volkswagen Group

Now that you know who owns Volkswagen, you may be wondering about their ownership in America. Volkswagen Group of America handles the sale and production of VW vehicles in the United States. They are a subsidiary of the Volkswagen Group. Each year, Volkswagen Group of America works with well over 600 independently-owned Volkswagen dealerships while also working on research and development, Volkswagen parts distribution, Volkswagen financial services, marketing, and more! The Volkswagen Group of America headquarters can be found in Herndon, VA.

Where Are Volkswagen Cars Built?

Did you know that there are 100 Volkswagen manufacturing facilities across the globe? Production of Volkswagen vehicles takes place in 5 continents and 27 countries, which really shows the global reach of the brand.

The hometown of Volkswagen in Wolfsburg, Germany is still where you will find the largest VW manufacturing facility. This location is responsible for producing the popular models listed below.

  • Volkswagen Touran
  • Volkswagen Golf
  • Volkswagen Golf Sportsvan
  • Volkswagen Golf R
  • Volkswagen Golf GTI
  • Volkswagen Golf GTE
  • Volkswagen e-Golf

The Volkswagen Group of America also directs all activities at the Volkswagen manufacturing facility in Chattanooga, Tennessee. It is home to approximately 2,000 employees. They produce an impressive 150,000 cars and SUVs yearly.

Are you wondering which Volkswagen cars and SUVs are built in the U.S.? Initially, only the Passat was produced at the plant in Chattanooga. However, in 2017, production expanded to include one of the newest additions to the Volkswagen lineup, the VW Atlas.

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After learning about who owns Volkswagen, it’s time to see what this iconic brand has created. Explore our inventory online, or stop by to check out your favorites in person. You can also learn a bit more about the manufacturer as well. Contact us today with any questions.

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