" redirects here. For the airline using IATA designator VW, see Aeromar
This article is about the Volkswagen Passenger Cars . For specific information on Volkswagen vans, trucks and buses, see Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles
Subsidiary of Volkswagen Group
Founded May 28, 1937 Founder(s) Ferdinand Porsche
Area served Worldwide Key people Martin Winterkorn
: Chairman of the Board of Management
, Christian Klingler
: Board of Management of the Volkswagen Passenger Cars Ferdinand Piëch
: Chairman of Volkswagen Supervisory Board Industry Automotive Products Cars Website Volkswagen.com
(international) and VW.com
The Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft (VAG), also known as Volkswagen Group or as VW, is an automobile manufacturer and mobility organisation based in Wolfsburg, Lower Saxony, Germany and is the pioneer brand within the Volkswagen Group, which contains the car brands Audi AG, Bentley Motors Ltd., Automobiles Bugatti SA, Automobili Lamborghini Holding S.p.A., SEAT, Škoda Auto and heavy goods vehicle manufacturer Scania AB. The Supervisory Board of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft (VAG) has endorsed the creation of an integrated automotive group with Porsche under the leadership of Volkswagen.
Volkswagen means "people's car" in German, in which it is pronounced [ˈfɔlksˌvaːɡən]. Its current tagline or slogan is Das Auto (in English The Car). Its previous German tagline was Aus Liebe zum ...