Who Owns Volkswagen?

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It’s normal to be curious about your vehicle’s origins, and our neighbors in Edmond and Oklahoma City are no exception! So, who owns Volkswagen? The Volkswagen brand is owned and managed by Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft, or Volkswagen AG. In English, they might be referred to simply as the Volkswagen Group. Volkswagen Group doesn’t only own VW either. Then, who does Volkswagen own? They also own a wide range of financial services and are the parent company of other top car brands — many of which are luxury. 

Who Does Volkswagen Own?

What car companies does Volkswagen own? The answer is surprising to some. The company has really diversified their holdings, and they extend beyond VW passenger cars and commercial vehicles. Many of the car brands are luxury brands and are recognizable to most. So, who does Volkswagen own? These car brands:

  • Audi
  • SEAT
  • Bentley
  • Bugatti
  • Lamborghini
  • Porsche
  • Ducati
  • Scania
  • MAN

Who Owns Volkswagen Group in the USA?

Who owns Volkswagen in the states? The production and sale of Volkswagen cars and SUVs in the US is led by the Volkswagen Group of America, which is a subsidiary of the Volkswagen Group based in Herndon, VA. Annually, they work with more than 600 independently-owned Volkswagen dealerships. The Volkswagen Group of America also handles research and development, Volkswagen parts distribution, Volkswagen financial services, marketing, and more. 

What’s the History of VW?

In 1937, VW was founded and grew rapidly after the Beetle was launched. Then in the 1970s, a series of front-wheel drive vehicles from VW — the Passat, Golf, and Polo — were put on the market. Nowadays, the Golf and Passat are two of the brand’s most popular models. The company’s reputation in the automotive industry is what led to its acquisition of major luxury brands like Audi and Porsche. Now, VW is divided into an Automotive Division and a Financial Services Division which handle the many branches of its industry.

Take Part in the Future of the Volkswagen Group Today!

Now that you know the answer to “What car companies does Volkswagen own?”, do you have a better idea of how VW affects your life? Come to our Oklahoma City dealership and see what they’re working on today! You can also continue your research of the Volkswagen brand

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