The History of VW

Volkswagen is a German vehicle manufacturer whos headquarters are in Wolfsburg in Germany. Volkswagen is the top-selling marque of Volkswagen Group and the original brand. Volkswagen is the 2nd largest vehicle maker in the world and the biggest German manufacturer.

As of 2014, Volkswagen has three cars in the top 10 list of best selling vehicles, compiled by the website 24/7 Wall St. These comprise of the Volkswagen Passat, Volkswagen Golf and the Volkswagen Beetle.

Volkswagen means ‘Peoples Car” in German. They also rank number 1 for spending the most amount of money on research and development than any other vehicle manufacturer.

Volkswagen was founded 28th May 1937 by the Deutsche Arbeitsfront (German Labour Front) who wanted to supply a car to the German people that was affordable, as in that time only 1 in 50 people actually owned a car.

VW has become a large international corporation from when it started in 1937 and has expanded over the years to worldwide markets and countries. Under Volkswagen Group are Audi, SEAT, Lamborghini, Bentley, Bugatti, Scania and Skoda. Volkswagen is Europes largest vehicle manufacturer, with it s core markets being China and Germany.

For more information about Volkswagen’s range of vehicles, please visit Volkswagen Car Range

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