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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





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
Age: 52
Chief Executive Officer of Vw Credit
Age: 47
President of Chattanooga Production Facility of Volkswagen of America
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. Key Developments

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.

Bernd Osterloh to Join the Board of Directors of Volkswagen Group of America, Inc

Volkswagen announced that the Chairman of the Group Works Council of Volkswagen, Bernd Osterloh, will join the Board of Directors of Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

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