Detroit Free Press Top Workplaces 2012
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
- Employees in region:
- Distribution, Logistics, & Freight
- HQ location:
- Herndon, VA
’09, ’10, ’11, ’12
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Volkswagen AG, one of the world's leading automotive manufacturers and the largest carmaker in Europe. It houses the U.S. operations of a worldwide family of distinguished and exciting brands including Audi, Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini and Volkswagen, as well as VW Credit, Inc. Founded in 1955, the company's headquarters are in Herndon, VA. Volkswagen Group of America brings to the U.S. vehicles that marry the science of engineering and the art of styling, with the goal of offering attractive, safe, and environmentally sound automobiles that are competitive and set world standards in their respective classes.
The company has approximately 4,300 employees in the United States and sells its vehicles through an 800-strong dealer network. With increasing popularity for its brands in the U.S., the company has set the goal of reaching one million car sales in the country by 2018.
“Every day brings new challenges and different projects to help support VW goals.”
“I am allowed the freedom to do the right thing and make the best decisions that I can.”
“I feel like I am a part of the company's goals. I have the opportunity to provide excellent service on a daily basis. My job challenges and motivates me.”
“Leadership gives great encouragement to the team members.”
“That the company is heading to be the #1 globally in the industry. ”
“That is a global employer, growing in this market and with flexible working environment.”