Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
(sometimes referred to as Volkswagen of America
, abbreviated to VWoA
), is the North American
operational headquarters, and subsidiary of the Volkswagen Group
of automobile companies of Germany
. VWoA is responsible for five marques
, and Volkswagen
cars. The company is headquartered in unincorporated Fairfax County
, near Herndon
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. Retrieved on August 18, 2009.
In Germany, the parent company Volkswagen AG is responsible for eight marques
of the group, from six European countries: Volkswagen, Audi, Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini, SEAT
and Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles
As of March 2008, VWoA has 20 operational facilities, spanning coast to coast, and its primary objective is "to offer attractive, safe and environmentally sound vehicles which are competitive on an increasingly tough market and which set world standards in their respective classes".
On July 16, 2008, Volkswagen AG announced plans to build its first production facility in... Read More