Bloomberg the Company & Products

Bloomberg Anywhere Login

Bloomberg

Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.

Company

Financial Products

Enterprise Products

Media

Customer Support

  • Americas

    +1 212 318 2000

  • Europe, Middle East, & Africa

    +44 20 7330 7500

  • Asia Pacific

    +65 6212 1000

Communications

Industry Products

Media Services

Follow Us


March 06, 2015 5:09 PM ET

Automobiles

Company Overview of Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Company Overview

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells automobiles in the United States and internationally. The company houses operations of a family of brands worldwide, including Audi, Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini and Volkswagen, as well as VW Credit, Inc. It sells its vehicles through a network of dealers in the United States. Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. was founded in 1955 and is headquartered in Herndon, Virginia. It has a manufacturing plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Volkswagen AG.

2200 Ferdinand Porsche Drive

Herndon, VA 20171

United States

Founded in 1955

Phone:

248-754-5000

Fax:

703-364-7071

Key Executives for Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 52
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Age: 40
Chairman of Volkswagen Group of America Chattanooga Operations, Llc and Chief Executive Officer of Volkswagen Group of America Chattanooga Operations, Llc
Age: 52
Chief Executive Officer of Vw Credit, Inc and President of Vw Credit, Inc
Age: 47
President of Chattanooga Production Facility of Volkswagen of America, Inc.
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. Key Developments

Volkswagen Group of America to Build Import Facility and Southeastern Distribution Center in JAXPORT

Governor Rick Scott announced that Volkswagen Group of America has chosen JAXPORT as the location of its import facility and Southeastern distribution center. The Jacksonville location will create 100 jobs and a capital investment of $3 million in the region. Volkswagen Group of America will move their import facility for cars and SUVs and its Southeast U.S. distribution operations to Jacksonville. The renovated plant and properties will be used to receive and process factory-new Volkswagen, Audi and Bentley vehicles. Volkswagen, Audi and Bentley expect to transport 100,000 cars within one year, and approximately 550,000 units in the next five years.

TomTom and Volkswagen Partner to Shape the Future of Highly Automated Driving

TomTom and Volkswagen Group Research announced that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to join forces for the development of Highly Automated Driving (HAD) systems. The goal of this research co-operation is to jointly develop the digital map that is essential for automated driving. The two partners bundle their competencies by combining TomTom's expertise in map content and map making with Volkswagen's know-how about the car as well as automated driving. The development of automated driving systems is highly complex. TomTom and Volkswagen aim to solve a part of this puzzle and have declared that they will jointly accomplish this. TomTom and Volkswagen Research are working on a concept based on the "Navigation Data Standard" (NDS) to deliver scalable and cost effective automated driving systems that do not require expensive hardware.

Volkswagen Group of America Appoints Mario Guerreiro as Executive Vice President, Group Communications

Volkswagen Group of America announced the appointment of Mario Guerreiro (56) to the position of Executive Vice President, Volkswagen Group of America Communications. In this role, Guerreiro will be responsible for all aspects of Communications for the Volkswagen Group and Volkswagen Brand. This includes corporate media relations, brand communications, all public relations campaigns, and internal communications. Guerreiro will assume the position on Oct. 1, 2014. Most recently, Guerreiro served in the role of Head of International Communications in Group Communications at the Volkswagen Group headquarters in Germany.

Similar Private Companies By Industry

Company Name Region
Venture Welding, Inc. United States
Delaware American Motors, Inc. United States
World Transport Authority Inc. United States
Bright Automotive, Inc. United States
Prodigy Engineering United States

Recent Private Companies Transactions

Type
Date
Target
No transactions available in the past 12 months.
 

Stock Quotes

Market data is delayed at least 15 minutes.

Company Lookup

Most Searched Private Companies

Company Name Geographic Region
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law United States
Bertelsmann AG Europe
NYC2012, Inc. United States
Rush University United States
Citizens Budget Commission United States

Sponsored Financial Commentaries

Sponsored Links

Report Data Issue

To contact Volkswagen Group of America, Inc., please visit www.volkswagengroupamerica.com. Company data is provided by Capital IQ. Please use this form to report any data issues.

Please enter your information in the following field(s):
Update Needed*

All data changes require verification from public sources. Please include the correct value or values and a source where we can verify.

Your requested update has been submitted

Our data partners will research the update request and update the information on this page if necessary. Research and follow-up could take several weeks. If you have questions, you can contact them at bwwebmaster@businessweek.com.