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Wolfsburg Germany
Founded in 2019
80.000 Employees

As of January 1, 2019, Volkswagen Group Components is an independent business unit under the umbrella of Volkswagen AG responsible for the development and manufacture of strategic components for the vehicle-producing brands of the Group. In five business areas – engine and foundry, gearbox and electric drive, chassis, seats and e-mobility – 80,000 employees work in 61 plants worldwide at 47 production sites. They develop and manufacture vehicle components, shape future topics such as charging infrastructure or battery recycling, and thus make a crucial and valuable contribution to the Volkswagen Group, its brands and products. The Chairman of the Board of Management of Group Components is Thomas Schmall.

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Since January 1, 2019, Volkswagen Group Components has been an independent business unit under the umbrella of Volkswagen AG. With 80,000 employees in 61 plants at 47 locations, the unit has been one of the world’s largest suppliers in the automotive industry from the start.

The CEO of Volkswagen Group Components Thomas Schmall in an interview.

Thomas Schmall, board member responsible for Volkswagen Group Components in an interview for “In a word.”