The Volkswagen Group with its headquarters in Wolfsburg, Germany is one of the largest automobile manufacturers in the world.
Volkswagen meaning "people's car" in German was the brain child of (Hold on to your hats) Adolf Hitler. Three out of the top ten best-selling cars of all time are of Volkswagen namely the Volkswagen Golf, the Volkswagen Beetle, and the Volkswagen Passat. The Group consists of twelve brands from seven nations: Volkswagen Passenger Cars, Porsche, Audi, ŠKODA, Bentley, SEAT, Bugatti, Lamborghini, Ducati, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles,MAN and Scania. Volkswagen has customers in over 153 nations across the world. In addition, the Volkswagen Group offers a wide range of financial services, ranging from leasing, dealer and customer financing,banking and insurance services, and fleet management. Volkswagen aims to build safe, environmentally sound vehicles with superior design that can set world standards. The Volkswagen Group has its presence in other fields of business like stationary applications (turnkey power plants), turbomachinery (gas and steam turbines),turbochargers, chemical reactors and compressors.