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Herbert Diess's photo - Chairman & CEO of Volkswagen

Chairman & CEO

Herbert Diess

CEO Approval Rating

76/100

Founded:

1937

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Toyota is one of Volkswagen's top competitors. Toyota is a Public company that was founded in Toyota City, Aichi Prefecture in 1937. Toyota is in the Automobile Manufacturers field. Toyota has 292,996 fewer employees vs. Volkswagen.

BMW Group is perceived as one of Volkswagen's biggest rivals. BMW Group was founded in 1916 in Munich, Bavaria. BMW Group competes in the Automobile Manufacturers industry. BMW Group generates $152.2B less revenue than Volkswagen.

Ford is a top competitor of Volkswagen. Ford's headquarters is in Dearborn, Michigan, and was founded in 1896. Ford competes in the Automobile Manufacturers field. Ford generates 47% of Volkswagen's revenue.

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Volkswagen Quarterly and Annual Revenue

Trailing 12-Months Trend (TTM)

Annual Revenue

$273.8B

Volkswagen's revenue is the ranked 2nd among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 88.9B. Over the last three quarters, Volkswagen's revenue has grown by 110.4%. Specifically, in Q4 2020's revenue was $97.2B; in Q3 2020, it was $69.5B; in Q2 2020, it was $46.2B.

Volkswagen Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION

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Front Camera Software Business, HELLA Aglaia

Sep 2020

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undisclosed
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WirelessCar Sweden AB

Dec 2018

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$121.5M
WirelessCar is a Sweden-based company that provides connected mobility, telematics and related services for the automotive sector.

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Power Engineering Business, MAN SE

Oct 2018

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$99M
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PayByPhone Technologies, Inc.

Dec 2016

Source »
undisclosed
PayByPhone is a mobile application that provides cashless mobile tolling and payment solutions for parking facilities.
Scania AB

Feb 2014

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$9.2B
Scania is a Sweden-based automotive company that manufactures and distributes commercial vehicles such as buses and trucks.

These are all the companies that Volkswagen has acquired. Volkswagen has acquired 10 companies and its latest acquisition was Front Camera Software Business, HELLA Aglaia in Sep 2020.

Volkswagen Funding History

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Volkswagen Investments

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DESCRIPTION

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INVESTMENT DATE

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EXIT DATE

QuantumScape is a California based developer and manufacturer of solid state lithium metal batteries for electric cars.
$200M
Jun 15, 2020
Corporate Round
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SeeReal develops and manufactures stereoscopic 3D displays and interactive solutions for retail, healthcare and automotive sectors.
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Aug 29, 2019
Equity
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Argo AI develops a virtual driver system for self-driving vehicles.
$2.6B
Jul 11, 2019
Equity
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Northvolt is a manufacturer and supplier of lithium-ion batteries for electronic, renewable energy and automobile markets.
$1B
Jun 12, 2019
Equity
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Gett is a UK-based B2B marketplace for ground transportation management organises ride-hailing, taxi, chauffeur and limo providers for corporates.
$200M
May 06, 2019
Equity
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These are all the companies that Volkswagen has invested in. Volkswagen has invested 10 companies and its latest investment was Front Camera Software Business, HELLA Aglaia in Sep 2020.

Volkswagen News

June 17, 2021Inside EVs

Volkswagen Announces All-Wheel Drive ID.4 Prices And Specs

Volkswagen ID.4 AWD Pro has the lowest starting MSRP for an all-wheel-drive battery-electric vehicle ... See more »
June 17, 2021Inside EVs

VW To Accelerate US EV Production & Sales Via Major Realignment

VW's strategy changes are proposed to better align with the Biden Administration's efforts.... See more »
June 17, 2021Bleeping Computer

Audi, Volkswagen customer data being sold on a hacking forum

Audi and Volkswagen customer data is being sold on a hacking forum after allegedly being stolen from ... See more »
June 17, 2021SpeedLux

Daimler and Volkswagen decrease working hours due to chip shortage

Daimler and Volkswagen are cutting working hours at some of their plants as the automakers continue t... See more »
June 17, 2021MarketScreener

Audi AG Prsentation - The New Era Of Vorsprung

(marketscreener.com) dbAccess Berlin Conference June 17, 2021 The New Era Of Vorsprung Hildegard Wort... See more »
June 17, 2021NDTV News

Volkswagen Aims To Double Its Used Car Sales To 20,000 Units In 2021

Volkswagen Passenger Cars India is aiming to nearly double its used case sales this year. The company... See more »
June 17, 2021Retail News Asia

BMW And Volkswagen Join Quantum Technology Consortium

read the original version on: www.retailnews.asia BMW and Volkswagen have joined the Quantum technolo... See more »

Volkswagen Press Releases

May 14, 2021PRWeb

Viginia Volkswagen Dealership Helps Drivers Choose a New Vehicle with Detailed Model Comparisons

Karen Radley Volkswagen compares the 2021 Arteon and 2021 Atlas Cross Sport with their closest compet... See more »
May 7, 2021NewsFile

The Schall Law Firm Reminds Investors of a Class Action Lawsuit Against Volkswagen AG and Encourages Investors with Losses in Excess of $100,000 to Contact the Firm

Los Angeles, California--(Newsfile Corp. - May 7, 2021) - The Schall Law Firm, a national shareholder... See more »
April 19, 2021WebWire

Volkswagen delivers first ID.4 in Germany

Today, the first customers in Germany collected their fully electric Volkswagen ID.4 vehicles. The ca... See more »
April 16, 2021StreetInsider

Volkswagen to Support Grids by Including V2G in EVs

Electric vehicles (EVs) are poised to overhaul the transportation sector from an industry with one of... See more »
April 15, 2021PRWeb

All-New 2021 Volkswagen ID.4 now available at Volkswagen of Topeka dealership

Topeka-area drivers can now test drive the first arrivals of the brand's new EUV when they visit the ... See more »
April 12, 2021StreetInsider

Historic step for Brose

COBURG, Germany, April 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The joint venture concluded between Volkswagen and Br... See more »
April 9, 2021NewsFile

Rosen, A Leading Law Firm, Encourages Volkswagen AG Investors with Losses to Inquire About Class Action Investigation - VWAGY

New York, New York--(Newsfile Corp. - April 9, 2021) - WHY: Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights ... See more »

Volkswagen Videos

April 1, 2020Volkswagen Youtube Channel

"Dankeschön | Volkswagen" on YOUTUBE

September 20, 2019Volkswagen Youtube Channel

"The Tiguan's journey to Dong Valley" on YOUTUBE

September 6, 2019Volkswagen AG Youtube Channel

"After sales business to be expanded" on YOUTUBE

September 6, 2019Volkswagen AG Youtube Channel

"After Sales Geschäft wird ausgebaut" on YOUTUBE

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Volkswagen Headquarters

Berliner Ring 2

Wolfsburg, Other38440

49-5361-9-0

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Volkswagen Summary

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Overview

Volkswagen AG (ETR: VOW3) designs, manufactures and distributes passenger and commercial vehicles, motorcycles, engines and turbomachinery. Founded in 1937 as the Gesellschaft zur Vorbereitung des Deutschen Volkswagens and headquartered in Wolfsburg, ...

CEO

Volkswagen's Chairman & CEO, Herbert Diess, currently has an approval rating of 76%. Volkswagen's primary competitors are Toyota, BMW Group & Ford.

Frequently Asked Questions about Volkswagen

  1. When was Volkswagen founded?

    Volkswagen was founded in 1937
  2. Who is Volkswagen's CEO?

    Volkswagen's CEO is Herbert Diess
  3. How much revenue does Volkswagen generate?

    Volkswagen generates $273.8B in revenue
  4. How much funding does Volkswagen have?

    Volkswagen has historically raised $0 in funding
  5. Where is Volkswagen's headquarters?

    Volkswagen's headquarters is in Wolfsburg Other, DE
  1. How many employees does Volkswagen have?

    Volkswagen has 662,600 employees
  2. What sector does Volkswagen operate in?

    Volkswagen is in Automobile Manufacturers, Automobile Parts
  3. Who are Volkswagen's competitors?

    Volkswagen's top competitors are Toyota, BMW Group, Ford
  4. Who has Volkswagen invested in?

    Volkswagen's has invested in companies such as QuantumScape, SeeReal, Argo AI