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SALES

  • Volkswagen Group of America sold 552,729 vehicles in 2014
  • Volkswagen of America delivered 366,969 units in 2014
  • Audi of America delivered 182,011 units in 2014
  • Bentley Motors, Inc. delivered 3,003 units in 2014
  • Automobili Lamborghini America LLC and Bugatti Automobiles of The Americas delivered a total of 746 units in 2014
  • Volkswagen Group of America sold 95,240 TDI® Clean Diesel vehicles in 2014

OVERVIEW

  • Headquartered in Herndon, Va.
  • U.S. manufacturing facility in Chattanooga, Tenn., a LEED Platinum-certified facility, producing the Volkswagen Passat; Volkswagen’s new seven-passenger SUV will be produced at the plant in late 2016
  • Wholly-owned subsidiary of Volkswagen AG, one of the world’s leading automobile manufacturers and the largest carmaker in Europe
  • Houses the U.S. operations of a worldwide family of distinguished and exciting brands, including Audi, Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini and Volkswagen, as well as the financial arm VW Credit, Inc.
  • Has more than 6,500 employees in the United States and sells its vehicles through a 1,018-strong dealer network
  • Volkswagen Group is investing more than $7 billion in North America in the next five years (2015-2019)
  • In 2014, Volkswagen Group announced it will be investing another $900 million in its Chattanooga, Tenn., plant to build the Volkswagen seven-passenger SUV, and a new Development and Planning Center

HISTORY

  • Founded in 1955 in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., to standardize dealership service in the United States
  • Moved its corporate headquarters from Auburn Hills, Mich., to Herndon, Va., in 2008 to increase competitiveness and sharpen its focus on key U.S. markets
  • In 2011, Volkswagen Chattanooga began production of the all-new Passat; the plant has capacity for more than 150,000 vehicles per year and is LEED Platinum-certified
  • In 2013, one of the largest solar parks in Tennessee opened on the Volkswagen Chattanooga site, providing 9.5 megawatts, up to 12.5% of the 2 million- square-foot plant’s power
  • In 2013, VW Credit, Inc. opened a $10 million, 30,000-square-foot expansion of its Libertyville, Ill. facility
  • In 2013, Volkswagen Group of America opened a $40 million, 459,000-plus square-foot LEED silver-certified distribution facility in Roane County, Tenn., in order continue to build the U.S. infrastructure and improve customer service times
  • In 2014, Volkswagen Group of America partnered with 3Degrees, a renewable energy and carbon offset provider to neutralize emissions created from production, distribution and recharging of the 2015 Volkswagen e-Golf and 2016 Audi e-tron; projects support forestry conservation and landfill gas capture

OPERATIONS

Our U.S. operations include:

  • More than 6,500 corporate, subsidiary and regional team members
  • 1,018 dealer locations in all 50 states
  • 29 corporate/subsidiary locations

 

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