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The Volkswagen Group with its headquarters in Wolfsburg is one of the world’s leading automobile manufacturers and the largest carmaker in Europe. In 2014, the Group increased the number of vehicles delivered to customers to 10.137 million (2013: 9.731 million). The share of the world passenger car market amounts to 12.9 percent.

In Western Europe, more than one in four new cars (25.1 percent) is made by the Volkswagen Group. Group sales revenue in 2014 totaled €202 billion (2013: €197 billion), while profit after tax amounted to €11.1 billion (2013: €9.1 billion).

The Group comprises twelve brands from seven European countries: Volkswagen Passenger Cars, Audi, SEAT, ŠKODA, Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini, Porsche, Ducati, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, Scania and MAN.

Each brand has its own character and operates as an independent entity on the market. The product spectrum ranges from motorcycles to low-consumption small cars and luxury vehicles. In the commercial vehicle sector, the products include ranges from pick-ups, buses and heavy trucks.

The Volkswagen Group is also active in other fields of business, manufacturing large-bore diesel engines for marine and stationary applications (turnkey power plants), turbochargers, turbomachinery (steam and gas turbines), compressors and chemical reactors. It also produces vehicle transmissions, special gear units for wind turbines, slide bearings and couplings as well as testing systems for the mobility sector.

In addition, the Volkswagen Group offers a wide range of financial services, including dealer and customer financing, leasing, banking and insurance activities, and fleet management.

The Group operates 119 (May 26, 2015) production plants in 20 European countries and a further 11 countries in the Americas, Asia and Africa. Every weekday, 592,586 employees worldwide produce nearly 41,000 vehicles, and work in vehicle-related services or other fields of business. The Volkswagen Group sells its vehicles in 153 countries.

The Group’s goal is to offer attractive, safe and environmentally sound vehicles which can compete in an increasingly tough market and set world standards in their respective class.

December 31, 2014


Other Volkswagen Group websites

Navigator 2015
Facts and Figures

Navigator 2015 - Facts and Figures
PDF, 138 Pages, 11.63 MB

Navigator 2015


Note on fuel consumption and CO2 values in the
Volkswagen Corporate Website

Wolfsburg, November 17, 2015

As we informed you in the press release entitled "Internal investigations at Volkswagen identify irregularities in CO2 levels" issued on November 3, 2015, and "Next step in clarifying the CO2 issue" issued on November 13, 2015, the CO2 values and therefore the fuel consumption data published by Volkswagen for some models are incorrectly stated. We are currently reviewing which models are specifically affected. The list of affected models for model year 2016 compiled according to current knowledge is available here.

Please take into consideration that the CO2 emissions and therefore the fuel consumption data published on the are therefore subject to reservation until this issue has been resolved and may be incorrectly stated.

In cooperation with the responsible authorities, Volkswagen is doing everything in its power to clarify the further course of action as quickly as possible and ensure the correct classification and presentation of the CO2 and fuel consumption values for the vehicles affected.

Thank you for your understanding.

Volkswagen Group Communications