Top 10 Companies in Europe 2015

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5 VOLKSWAGEN GROUP


Type: Public (AG)

Industry Served: Automotive

Founded in: 1937

Head-quartered in: Wolfsburg, Germany

Area of operations: Globally

CEO: Martin Winterkorn

Products specialized in: Turbo Machineries, Commercial Vehicles, Engines, Motor-cycles.

Subsidiaries: Audi, Lamborghini, Bentley, Bugatti, Porche, Ducati, Skoda, Volkswagen Marine etc.

Key Information:

  • In 2012 it was the second largest producer of automobiles in the world, behind Toyota
  • It ranked 9th in Fortune Global 500 list in the year of 2014
  • It has approximately about 340 subsidiaries
  • With operations in more than 150 countries, it has about 100 production facilities in 20 countries
  • It owns 19.9% non-controlling shareholding in SUZUKI MOTORS
  • China has become its largest market in the last decade
  • It heavily sponsors sports events, Like 2014 winter Olympics, Bundesliga, Devid Beckham Training Academy etc.


REVENUE

197 BILLION EURO

PROFIT

9.006 BILLION EURO

MARKET CAP

109.13  BILLION USD

NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES

572800