The Volkswagen Group with its head office in Wolfsburg (Germany) is one of the world’s leading automobile manufacturers and the largest carmaker in Europe.
The Group is made up of twelve brands from seven European countries: Volkswagen Passenger Cars, Audi, SEAT, ŠKODA, Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini, Porsche, Ducati, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, Scania and MAN.
Each brand has its own character and operates as an independent entity on the market. The products include motorcycles, low-consumption small cars, luxury vehicles and heavy trucks.
The Group operates 100 production plants in 19 European countries and a further 8 countries in the Americas, Asia and Africa. Every weekday, 550,000 employees worldwide produce around 37,700 vehicles. The Volkswagen Group models are sold in more than 153 countries around the world.
Since ŠKODA became a member of the Volkswagen Group in 1991, the brand has more than quintupled its deliveries to 939,200 cars in 2012. Today, ŠKODA is one of the most successful automobile brands, offering nine model lines and having established a presence in more than 100 countries worldwide.