Who Owns Volkswagen?

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Who Owns Volkswagen?

The Volkswagen brand you know and love is owned and managed by Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft, or Volkswagen AG. Simply put, the Volkswagen Group, as they are known in English, are independent. They do own an enormous swath of the European auto industry though, including titans like Audi and high end brands like Lamborghini. For more information about who owns Volkswagen, and what car companies Volkswagen owns, read on. If you have any questions about who does Volkswagen own in terms of automotive brands, don’t hesitate to contact us today!

What Should I Know About the Volkswagen Group?

Volkswagen Group of America, is the American subsidiary of the Volkswagen Group that runs their operations here in the States. Working with more than 600 independently-owned Volkswagen dealerships, including Allen Samuels Volkswagen near Norman and Edmond, the Volkswagen Group of America ensures American drivers get the VW vehicles they demand the most. This subsidieray also does research and development, Volkswagen parts distribution, Volkswagen financial services, marketing, and more. Their headquarters is in Herndon, VA.

Where Are Volkswagen Cars Built?

Volkswagen has 100 manufacturing facilities, in 27 countries, on five continents.

The largest Volkswagen factory is in their hometownf of Wolfsburg, Germany. These best selling vehicles are among those built there:

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

The Volkswagen Group of America oversees the VW factory in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Built in 2011, the factory employs around 2,000 people, and builds about 150,000 cars and SUVs a year for drivers to enjoy.

The Chattanooga plant initially just built the Passat, but from 2017 the factory expanded to build new Volkswagen Atlas as well. The Atlas is a three-row SUV that’s proven to be among the safest in its class by a significant margin.

Experience a Volkswagen Today!

Volkswagen has had an incredibly interesting history, and today provides attainable high quality new vehicles and used vehicles to Oklahoma City drivers. To see what an efficient, advanced Volkswagen vehicle can do for your life, consider heading down the street to visit our showroom today!

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