Who Owns Volkswagen?

2022 Volkswagen Atlas driving at sunset

No matter if you already drive a Volkswagen or are interested in purchasing one in the future, our team at Volkswagen of Orland Park can help you learn more about this brand. So who owns Volkswagen? The Volkswagen brand is owned by Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft, or Volkswagen AG. In English, they might be referred to simply as the Volkswagen Group. Learn more about the Volkswagen group with us today then check out our inventory to explore our new models.

What Should I Know About the Volkswagen Group?

So who owns Volkswagen in the states? In the U.S., the Volkswagen Group of America, located in Herndon, VA, leads the production and sales of new VW cars and SUVs. This group is a subsidiary of the Volkswagen Group. Annually, this group works with more than 600 independently-owned VW dealerships and is responsible for research and development, Volkswagen financial services, Volkswagen parts distribution, marketing, and more.

Where Are Volkswagen Cars Built?

As a company with global reach and appeal, Volkswagen owns and operates 100 manufacturing facilities, in a total of 27 countries, spread over five continents. The Volkswagen Group of America also directs all activities at the VW manufacturing facility in Chattanooga, Tennessee, which employs around 2,000 people and produces over 150,000 cars and SUVs a year.

Today, the largest Volkswagen factory is still located in their hometown: Wolfsburg, Germany. You’re sure to be familiar with the models they manufacture on the site:

  • Volkswagen Touran
  • Volkswagen Golf
  • Volkswagen Golf Sportsvan
  • Volkswagen Golf R
  • Volkswagen Golf GTI
  • Volkswagen Golf GTE
  • Volkswagen e-Golf

So which Volkswagen cars are SUVs are built in the U.S.? Each plant has a specific model it specializes in. The Chattanooga plan was initially focused on the Volkswagen Passat, but since 2017, the production plant expanded to cover the new Volkswagen Atlas as well.

Experience the Future of the Volkswagen Group Today!

Learn more about our new Volkswagen models, who owns Volkswagen, and more with our team at Volkswagen of Orland Park. Also, be sure to check out our online inventory to drive off in the new VW that’s right for you and your Joliet commutes. Learn more about us when you contact our team or come in for a visit.

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