Who Owns Volkswagen?

October 9th, 2018 by

VW Logo on Atlas
Who owns Volkswagen? It’s a question we get asked pretty regularly around Auffenberg Volkswagen, and it’s no surprise. While makes like Chevy and Kia might have complicated answers, we have an easy one for our O'Fallon readers: Volkswagen owns Volkswagen.

Volkswagen Group Produces Volkswagen Vehicles

While it really is as clear as “Volkswagen produces Volkswagen vehicles and owns the brand,” technically it’s Volkswagen Group that owns it all. What’s the difference? Well, Volkswagen Group is involved in the production of more than just VW cars, including vehicles from

  • Audi
  • Bentley
  • Bugatti
  • Lamborghini
  • Porsche

Also known as Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft, Volkswagen Group is a public company and has a primary listing on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, secondary listings on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange, and has been traded in the United States since 1988.

Find Your VW at Auffenberg Volkswagen

Like we said, for some automakers, their owner is a complicated answer. But for Volkswagen, it’s pretty straightforward. Now let us show you what that kind of straightforward thinking can bring to the auto world. Discover a new Jetta, Passat, Atlas, or Tiguan today at Auffenberg Volkswagen and experience firsthand some of the finest automotive engineering the world has to offer. From the Chicago Auto Show to upcoming model information, we’re your go-to source for all things Volkswagen.

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