List of Volkswagen Group factories

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Overview of current locations of Volkswagen Group factories around the world

This list of Volkswagen Group factories details the current[1] and former manufacturing facilities operated by the automotive concern Volkswagen Group, and its subsidiaries. These include its mainstream marques of Volkswagen Passenger Cars,[2] Audi,[3][4] SEAT,[5] Škoda[6][7] and Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, along with their premium marques of Ducati, Lamborghini, Bentley, and Bugatti, and also includes plants of their major controlling interest in the Swedish truck-maker Scania.[8]

The German Volkswagen Group is the third largest automaker in the world,[9] and the largest in Europe. As of February 2010, it has 61 production plants[1] and factories in fifteen European countries,[1] along with six countries in the Americas, Asia, and Africa.[1] The Group employs nearly 370,000 people around the world,[1] who produce a daily output of over 26,600 motor vehicles,[1] and related major components,[1] for sale in over 150 countries around the globe.[1]

Panorama of the Volkswagen Mosel-Zwickau factory
Panorama of the Volkswagen Mosel-Zwickau factory

Factories[edit]

Notes: In the second column of the table:- the 'factory VIN ID code',[10] this is indicated in the 11th digit of the vehicles' 17 digit Vehicle Identification Number, and this factory code is only assigned to plants which produce actual completed vehicles. Component factories which do not produce complete vehicles do not have this factory ID code.

factory
name
factory
VIN ID
code(s)
location
(continent,
country)
location
(town / city,
state / region)
current
motor vehicle
production
former
motor vehicle
production
automotive
products &
components
year
opened
year
closed
number of
employees
comments factory
coordinates
Anchieta
[1]
P
0 (Polo 9N)
South
America
,
 Brazil
São
Bernardo
do Campo
,
Greater São Paulo,
São Paulo state
VW Gol
VW Fox
VW Polo
VW Saveiro
VW T2
VW Beetle
VW Kombi
VW Karmann-Ghia
VW Noback
VW Squareback
VW Fast Back
VW Brasília
VW SP2
VW Passat
Engines,
Gearboxes
1959 10,900 Oldest currently operating Volkswagen Group factory outside of Europe.
Part of Volkswagen do Brasil Indústria de Veículos Automotores Ltda.
23°44′07″S 46°32′48″W / 23.735217°S 46.54653°W / -23.735217; -46.54653 (Volkswagen Anchieta)
Angers
[1][11]
9 Scania Europe,
 France
Angers,
Maine-
et-Loire
,
Pays de la Loire
Scania truck assembly 548 Scania Production S.A.S. factory and assembly line, part of Scania AB 47°30′4″N 0°30′55″W / 47.50111°N 0.51528°W / 47.50111; -0.51528 (Scania Production S.A.S., Angers)
Anting
Shanghai
Volkswagen
(SVW)
[1][12]
2 Asia,
 China
Anting,
Jiading
District
,
Shanghai
VW Gol
VW Polo Mk4
VW Polo Classic
VW Lavida
VW Santana
(B2 & 3000)

VW Passat Lingyu
VW Touran
Škoda Fabia Jungrui (5J)
Škoda Octavia Ming Rui (1Z)
VW Santana Vista Engines 1985 14,673 SVW consists of a total area of 3.33 km2, and includes a floor space of 0.9 km2. One of the largest car-makers in China, it produces 500,000 units annually. 31°17′45″N 121°10′40″E / 31.29583°N 121.17778°E / 31.29583; 121.17778 (Shanghai Volkswagen Automotive (SVW), Anting)
Audi Motor Assembly 9 Asia,
 Japan
Tokyo Audi 80
Audi 80 Avant
Audi 90
Audi 100
Audi 100 Avant
Audi V8
Audi 200
Audi Coupé
Audi Cabriolet
Audi A4
Audi A4 Avant
Audi A6
Audi A6 Avant
Audi S6
Audi A8
1989 1998 Joint venture between Audi AG and Hino Jidōsha K.K..
Aurangabad
Shendra
[1][4][13]
A Škoda
Y Audi
Asia,
 India
Shendra,
Aurangabad,
Maharashtra
Audi A3
Audi A4 (B8)
Audi A6 (C7)
Audi Q3
Audi Q5
Audi Q7
Škoda Octavia (1Z)
Škoda Superb (B6)
VW Jetta (1K)
VW Passat (B6)
Audi A4 (B7)
Audi A6 (C6)
Škoda Octavia (1U)

Škoda Superb (B5)
Engines 2001 864 Headquarters of Škoda Auto India and Audi India. All Skoda (except Rapid) and Audi brand vehicles in India are manufactured here. 0.3 km2. 19°52′23″N 75°29′18″E / 19.87306°N 75.48833°E / 19.87306; 75.48833 (ŠkodaAuto India Aurangabad / Audi India Aurangabad)
Barcelona,
Gearbox
del Prat
[1]
Europe,
 Spain
El Prat de Llobregat,
Baix Llobregat,
Barcelona (province),
Catalonia
Gearboxes,
Foundry
1980 1,076 SEAT Gearbox del Prat, S.A. transmission production site, fully owned by SEAT, S.A., producing gearboxes for SEAT, VW, Audi and Škoda; in 2009 the facility received the Volkswagen Excellence Award for the high-quality production process and product[14] 41°19′9″N 2°7′27″E / 41.31917°N 2.12417°E / 41.31917; 2.12417 (SEAT Gearbox del Prat, S.A., Barcelona)
Barcelona,
Zona Franca
Press Shop
[1]
Europe,
 Spain
Zona Franca,
Barcelona,
Catalonia
pre-VAG SEAT cars
SEAT Ibiza
SEAT Toledo
VW Passat
VW Santana
Stamped
body
parts,
Components
1953 1,269

(Production:
1,161,
Administrative areas:
108)
Former
SEAT, S.A. main factory and production line, now solely a press shop plant,
also hosting SEAT's Training centre.
Oldest currently operating Volkswagen Group factory outside of Germany.
41°20′15.37″N 2°8′20.20″E / 41.3376028°N 2.1389444°E / 41.3376028; 2.1389444 (SEAT Zona Franca Press Shop, S.A., Barcelona)
Baunatal
Kassel
[1]
Europe,
 Germany
Baunatal,
Kassel,
Hesse
Foundry,
Remanufactured engines,
Direct-Shift Gearboxes,
Remanufactured transmissions,
Exhaust systems, catalytic converters, diesel particulate filters
1958 13,600 The plant suffered damage from a magnesium fire in May 2006. It also mounts the 7-speed DSG to 4-cylinder engines. Also includes the Volkswagen AG Original Teile Centre (OTC), (Volkswagen Group Original Parts Centre) supplying 330,000 genuine parts. 51°15′28″N 9°26′0″E / 51.25778°N 9.43333°E / 51.25778; 9.43333 (Volkswagen-Werk Baunatal, Kassel)

51°14′46″N 9°26′23″E / 51.24611°N 9.43972°E / 51.24611; 9.43972 (Volkswagen AG Original Teile Centre (VW OTC) Baunatal, Kassel)
VW Bratislava
[1][4][15]
C Škoda
D
Europe,
 Slovakia
Bratislava,
Bratislava
Region
VW Touareg
Audi Q7
Porsche Cayenne
VW up!
SEAT Mii
Škoda Citigo
SEAT Ibiza (6L)
VW Polo
VW Golf Mk3 Variant
VW Golf Mk4 Variant
VW Golf Mk4
VW R32 MK4
VW Passat
Škoda Octavia (1Z)
Transmission assembly 1991 7,500 The only factory to produce the Golf Syncro four-wheel drive version. Headquarters, and part of Volkswagen Slovakia, a.s. 48°14′03″N 16°59′16″E / 48.234135°N 16.98791°E / 48.234135; 16.98791 (Volkswagen Bratislava)
Braunschweig
(Brunswick)
[1]
Europe,
 Germany
Braunschweig,
Lower
Saxony
Axles,
Steering units,
Plastic parts,
Vehicle components,
Tools and machines
1938 5,700 Also produces components for non-VW Group companies 52°17′37″N 10°31′22″E / 52.29361°N 10.52278°E / 52.29361; 10.52278 (Volkswagen-Werk Braunschweig (Brunswick))
Brussels
[1][4]
B Europe,
 Belgium
Vorst,
Brussels
Audi A1 SEAT León (1M)
SEAT Toledo (1M)
VW Karmann Ghia
VW Lupo
VW Golf
VW Passat (B4)
Audi A3 Sportback
VW Polo
2,159 Formerly scheduled to close. Given a reprieve in 2007 when AUDI AG took over operations to build the upcoming Audi A1. Part of Audi Brussels S.A./N.V. 50°48′31″N 4°18′41″E / 50.808559°N 4.311404°E / 50.808559; 4.311404 (Volkswagen-Audi Brussels)
Changchun
FAW-
Volkswagen

[1][4][16]
3 Asia,
 China
Changchun,
Jilin
Province
VW Jetta A2
VW New Bora
VW Sagitar
(Jetta A5)

VW Golf Mk6
VW Magotan
(Passat B7)

VW CC
Audi A4L (B8)
Audi A6L (C6)
Audi Q5
Audi 100
Audi 200

Audi A6L (C5)
Audi A4L (B6)
Audi A4L (B7)
VW City Golf
(SEAT Córdoba)

VW Golf Mk4
VW Bora (A4)
VW Bora LWB
VW Caddy
VW Magotan
(Passat B6)
,
Gearboxes
Chassis components
1991 9,984

(Auto:
9,800
Platform:
184)
FAW-VW was established in 1991, with full operations commencing 1996. Now separated into two companies: FAW-Volkswagen Automotive Company Ltd. and FAW-EnginesVolkswagen Platform Company Ltd. 43°50′34″N 125°11′48″E / 43.84278°N 125.19667°E / 43.84278; 125.19667 (FAW-Volkswagen Changchun)
Chakan
Pune
[13][17]
Asia,
 India
Chakan,
Pune District,
Maharashtra
Škoda Rapid
VW Polo
VW Vento
Škoda Fabia (5J)
Engines; serial production to start end of 2014; planned capacity of 360 engines per day 2009 2,500
(anticipated
by
2010)
Headquarters and plant of Volkswagen India, Škoda Auto India plant. Costing 580m, this is the largest German investment in India. A maximum annual capacity of 110,000 fully manufactured cars is anticipated.
Chattanooga
[18][19]
C North
America
,
 United States
Chattanooga,
Tennessee
Volkswagen Passat NMS 2011 2,000 VW Group's 62nd plant, the Volkswagen Group of America plant is located on a 1,350 acres (550 ha) site and was inaugurated in May 2011, anticipating an annual capacity of 150,000 cars. 35°04′38″N 85°08′12″W / 35.077283°N 85.136576°W / 35.077283; -85.136576 (Volkswagen Chattanooga)
Chemnitz
[1]
Europe,
 Germany
Chemnitz,
Saxony
Four cylinder engines (petrol and diesel),
Vehicle components
7,632 Part of the Volkswagen Sachsen GmbH subsidiary 50°48′21″N 12°54′19″E / 50.80583°N 12.90528°E / 50.80583; 12.90528 (Volkswagen-Motorenfertigung Chemnitz)
Chengdu
FAW-
Volkswagen

[1]
Asia,
 China
Chengdu,
Sichuan
Province
VW Jetta A2
VW Sagitar
(Jetta A6)
2011[20] 11,032 Began on May 2009, The 3rd car plant of FAW-Volkswagen Automotive Company Ltd. took 810,000 square meters in total 30°37′56″N 104°05′11″E / 30.63222°N 104.08639°E / 30.63222; 104.08639 (FAW-Volkswagen Chengdu)
Clayton Australia
(continent)
,
 Australia
Melbourne,
Victoria
VW Beetle
VW Golf Mk1
1953 1985 ? 0 Ownership transferred from VW to Nissan Australia. Currently Holden Special Vehicles factory. 37°56′2″S 145°8′17.5″E / 37.93389°S 145.138194°E / -37.93389; 145.138194 (former Volkswagen Clayton factory)
Córdoba
[1]
South
America
,
 Argentina
Córdoba,
Córdoba
Province
Manual
transaxles,
Components
5,391 Part of Volkswagen Argentina S.A. 31°27′51.5″S 64°10′1″W / 31.464306°S 64.16694°W / -31.464306; -64.16694 (Volkswagen Argentina S.A., Córdoba)
Crewe
[1]
C Europe,
 Great Britain
Crewe,
Cheshire,
England
Bentleys:
Bentley Mulsanne
Continental Flying Spur
Continental GT
Continental GTC
Bentleys:
Arnage
Azure
Brooklands
Bentley engines 3,706 Headquarters, R&D and plant of Bentley Motors Ltd. All production is carried out by hand using traditional 'craftsman' techniques. 53°06′16″N 2°28′26″W / 53.10444°N 2.47389°W / 53.10444; -2.47389 (Bentley Motors Limited, Crewe)
Curitiba
[1]
4 South
America
,
 Brazil
São José
dos
Pinhais
,
Paraná
VW Golf
VW Fox
VW Cross-Fox
Audi A3
1998 3,600 Part of Volkswagen do Brasil 25°40′12″S 49°10′13″W / 25.670114°S 49.170309°W / -25.670114; -49.170309 (Volkswagen Curitiba)
Dalian
Volkswagen
FAW Engine
[1]
Asia,
 China
Dalian,
Liaoning
Province
Engines ???? Volkswagen FAW Engine (Dalian) Co., Ltd.
Dresden
"Gläserne
Manufaktur"
Transparent
Factory

[1]
8 Europe,
 Germany
Dresden,
Saxony
VW Phaeton Bentley Continental Flying Spur (until 2006) 2000 393 Automobil Dresden GmbH. Majority of production is carried out by hand. Also includes individual customer specification changes. 51°02′40″N 13°45′21″E / 51.044507°N 13.755714°E / 51.044507; 13.755714 (Automobil Dresden GmbH - Volkswagen Gläserne Manufaktur (Transparent Factory), Dresden)
Düsseldorf 6 Europe,
 Germany
Düsseldorf,
Düsseldorf
region
,
North
Rhine-
Westphalia
VW Crafter (LT3) Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicles site. Originally an Auto Union plant prior to the construction of the Ingolstadt plant, but was retained by Daimler-Benz following the sale of Auto Union to Volkswagen in 1964. Builds the LT3 and Mercedes-Benz Sprinter under a joint venture agreement. 51°15′30″N 6°47′04″E / 51.25833°N 6.78444°E / 51.25833; 6.78444 (Daimler AG: Mercedes-Benz Werk, Düsseldorf)
Emden
[1]
E Europe,
 Germany
Emden,
Lower
Saxony
VW Passat
VW Passat Variant
VW Beetle
VW Karmann Ghia
Audi 80/90
Audi 4000
1964 7,800 Has its own harbour which imports and re-distributes vehicles produced in overseas plants 53°20′49″N 7°9′38″E / 53.34694°N 7.16056°E / 53.34694; 7.16056 (Volkswagen-Werk Emden)
Győr
[1][4][21]
1 Europe,
 Hungary
Győr,
Győr-Moson-Sopron
Audi TT (8J) Coupé
Audi TT (8J) Roadster
Audi A3 Cabriolet
Audi TTS C & R
Audi TTRS C & R
Audi S3 (8L)
Audi TT (8N) C & R
Aluminium body panels for the
Audi R8,
Petrol engines,
Diesel engines,
Toolmaking
1997 5,879 Part of Audi Hungaria Motor Kft., owned by Audi AG 47°41′56″N 17°41′5″E / 47.69889°N 17.68472°E / 47.69889; 17.68472 (Audi Hungaria Motor Kft., Győr)
Hannover
[1][22][23]
H Europe,
 Germany
Hanover,
Lower
Saxony
VW Transporter
(T5)
VW Taro
VW Type 2
VW Transporter (T4)
VW LT
Foundry,
Toolmaking,
Porsche Panamera finished body
1956 12,900 Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles (VWN) site 52°25′6″N 9°40′19″E / 52.41833°N 9.67194°E / 52.41833; 9.67194 (Volkswagen-Werk Hannover (VW Commercial Vehicles/VWN))
Ingolstadt
[1][4]
A Europe,
 Germany
Ingolstadt,
Bavaria
Audi A3
Audi S3
Audi A4
Audi S4
Audi A4 allroad
Audi A5
Audi Q5
VW 181 Iltis
Audi 50
Audi Quattro

Audi Coupé
Audi 80/80q/90/90q
Audi 4000
Audi 100/200/5000
VW Jetta
Audi Cabriolet
Audi S3 (8L)
Bodyshell
construction
and painting of
Audi TT (C & R)
and
A3 Cabrio
1964 46,502 The larger of Audi's two principal assembly plants (the other being Neckarsulm). Volkswagen acquired the near-new plant at Ingolstadt when Auto Union was purchased from Daimler-Benz. Now headquarters of AUDI AG and the Audi Group (which primarily consists of Audi and Lamborghini) 48°47′16″N 11°24′50″E / 48.78778°N 11.41389°E / 48.78778; 11.41389 (AUDI AG Werk and Headquarters, Ingolstadt)
Ipiranga
AutoLatina
D South
America
,
 Brazil
Ipiranga,
São Paulo
VW Apollo
VW Logus
VW Pointer
VW Santana
VW Quantum
1995 1996 0 Formerly part of
Volkswagen do Brasil
Jakarta
Garuda Matraman Motor
J Asia,
 Indonesia
Jakarta,
Java
1998 ???
Jiading
Shanghai
[1]
Asia,
 China
Jiading,
Shanghai
Gearboxes ???? Volkswagen Transmission (Shanghai) Co. Ltd. 31°17′20″N 121°10′54″E / 31.28889°N 121.18167°E / 31.28889; 121.18167 (Volkswagen Transmission (Shanghai) Company Ltd., Jiading)
Kaluga
[1][24][25]
G
K Škoda
Europe,
 Russia
Grabtsevo
Kaluga,
Kaluga
Oblast
Audi A4 (B8)
Audi A5
Audi A6
VW Jetta
VW Passat
VW Tiguan
VW Touareg
Škoda Fabia (5J)
Škoda Octavia
2007 1,800 New 200 m² facility; projected full annual output capacity of 150,000 vehicles to be reached during 2010, with employees rising to 3,000. All vehicles produced were initially semi knock downs (SKD), but full production will start 2010. Is served by Grabtsevo Airport, both part of Volkswagen Group Russia (OOO Volkswagen Rus). 54°34′28″N 36°20′40″E / 54.57444°N 36.34444°E / 54.57444; 36.34444 (Volkswagen Kaluga)
Karmann:
Osnabrueck
K Europe,
 Germany
Osnabrück,
Lower
Saxony
VW Golf Cabriolet Audi Cabriolet
Audi A4 (B6/B7) Cabrio
Audi S4 (B6/B7) Cabrio
Audi B7 RS4 Cabrio
VW Beetle Cabrio
VW Karmann Ghia
VW Golf Cabriolet
VW Golf Mk3 Variant
VW Scirocco
VW Corrado
VW Vento
Roof
components
for:
Audi A4/S4/RS4 Cabrio
VW New Beetle
Former site of Wilhelm Karmann GmbH, producing cars and components for Volkswagen Group 52°15′57″N 8°4′40″E / 52.26583°N 8.07778°E / 52.26583; 8.07778 (Karmann-Werk, Osnabrück)




52°18′38″N 7°26′47″E / 52.31056°N 7.44639°E / 52.31056; 7.44639 (Karmann-Werk, Rheine)
Kazakhstan D Asia,
 Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan,
Republic of Kazakhstan
???? ????
Kvasiny
[1][7]
T    5
6    9
Europe,
 Czech Republic
Kvasiny,
Hradec
Králové
Škoda Fabia (5J)
Škoda Superb (3T)
Škoda Roomster
Škoda Yeti
Škoda Praktik
Škoda Fabia (6Y)
Škoda Superb (3U)
1997 Škoda Auto a.s. factory 50°12′17″N 16°15′28″E / 50.20472°N 16.25778°E / 50.20472; 16.25778 (Škoda Auto a.s., Kvasiny)
Lagos Africa,
 Nigeria
Ojo,
Lagos
State
VW Beetle
VW Jetta
VW Santana
1975 1992 ? 0 6°27′43″N 3°12′56″E / 6.461861°N 3.215464°E / 6.461861; 3.215464 (former Volkswagen Lagos factory)
Leipzig L Europe,
 Germany
Leipzig,
Saxony
Porsche Cayenne 2001 Final assembly of the Porsche Cayenne
Loutang
Shanghai
Volkswagen
(SVW)
[1]
Asia,
 China
Loutang,
Jiading
District
,
Shanghai
Engines ???? Shanghai Volkswagen Powertrain Co. Ltd.
Ludwigsfelde 7 Europe,
 Germany
Ludwigsfelde,
Teltow-
Fläming
,
Brandenburg
VW Crafter (LT3) Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicles site. Builds the LT3 and Mercedes-Benz Sprinter under a joint venture agreement. 52°19′27″N 13°16′10″E / 52.32417°N 13.26944°E / 52.32417; 13.26944 (Daimler AG: Mercedes-Benz Werk, Ludwigsfelde)
Luleå
[1][26]
Europe,
 Sweden
Luleå Municipality,
Norrbotten,
Norrbotten County
Scania truck frame members,
Rear axle housings
713 Ferruform AB factory, part of Scania AB 65°36′48″N 22°7′45″E / 65.61333°N 22.12917°E / 65.61333; 22.12917 (Ferruform AB, Luleå (part of Scania AB))
Martin
[1]
Europe,
 Slovakia
Martin,
Žilina
Synchronous rings,
Flanged shafts,
Brake drums,
Differential housing,
Brake discs
2000 800 Part of Volkswagen Slovakia, a.s.
Martorell
[1]
R Europe,
 Spain
Martorell,
Catalonia
SEAT Ibiza (6J)
SEAT León
SEAT Altea
SEAT Altea XL
SEAT Altea
Freetrack
SEAT Exeo
Audi Q3
SEAT Arosa
SEAT Ibiza (6K)
SEAT Ibiza (6L)
SEAT Córdoba
SEAT Córdoba Vario
SEAT Inca
SEAT Toledo
VW Caddy (9K)
VW Polo Classic
VW Polo Variant
Engine assembly 1993 9,405

(Production:
6,713,
Spare parts:
306,
Administrative areas:
2,386)
Headquarters, Technical Centre, R&D Centre, Design Center, Prototypes Centre of Development and main factory of SEAT, S.A. with annual capacity of 500,000 cars,
SEAT Sport division Centre, as well as Volkswagen Group Genuine Parts Centre.

Construction of SEAT's Technical Centre began in 1973, and was completed in 1975.
Construction of SEAT's factory began in 1989, inaugurated by the King of Spain in 1993;in 1998 the plant received the Best factory of the VW Group in the first quarter award
41°29′48″N 1°54′9″E / 41.49667°N 1.90250°E / 41.49667; 1.90250 (Volkswagen Martorell SEAT)
Meppel
[1][27]
Europe,
 Netherlands
Meppel,
Drenthe
Scania truck components and paint shop 75 Scania Production Meppel B.V. factory, part of Scania AB 52°41′25″N 6°10′24″E / 52.69028°N 6.17333°E / 52.69028; 6.17333 (Scania Production Meppel B.V., Meppel)
Mladá
Boleslav
[1][7]
N    0
1    2
3    4
Europe,
 Czech Republic
Mladá
Boleslav
,
Central
Bohemia
Škoda Fabia (5J)
Škoda Rapid (2012)
Škoda Octavia (1Z)
Škoda Felicia
Škoda Fabia (6Y)
Škoda Octavia (1U)
Engines,
Gearboxes,
Foundry
1991 24,524
(includes
all
Czech
sites)
Main factory, R&D and headquarters of Škoda Auto a.s., and home to Škoda Auto Museum. Site started original manufacturing of cars in 1905. Transferred into VW Group ownership in April 1991. 50°25′16″N 14°55′50″E / 50.42111°N 14.93056°E / 50.42111; 14.93056 (Škoda Auto headquarters & factory, Mladá Boleslav)
Mosel
Zwickau
[1]
P Europe,
 Germany
Zwickau,
Saxony
VW Golf Mk6
VW Passat (B6)
VW Golf Mk4 Variant
VW Golf Mk5
VW Phaeton bodyshells for completion in the Transparent Factory 1991 7,632 Volkswagen Sachsen GmbH subsidiary. Home to the Audi AG-owned August Horch Museum. 50°47′37″N 12°29′15″E / 50.79361°N 12.48750°E / 50.79361; 12.48750 (Volkswagen-Fahrzeugfertigung Mosel)
Molsheim
[1]
M Europe,
 France
Dorlisheim,
Molsheim,
Bas-Rhin,
Alsace
Bugatti Veyron EB 16.4 67 Headquarters, research and development facility and plant of Bugatti Automobiles S.A.S.. All production is carried out by hand using traditional 'craftsman' techniques. 48°31′38″N 7°29′46″E / 48.52722°N 7.49611°E / 48.52722; 7.49611 (Bugatti Automobiles S.A.S., Dorlisheim)
Nanjing
Shanghai
Volkswagen
(SVW)
[1]
Asia,
 China
Nanjing,
Jiangsu
Province
,
Shanghai
VW Santana Vista ???? SVW Nanjing plant
Neckarsulm
[1][4]
N Europe,
 Germany
Neckarsulm,
Baden-
Württemberg
Audi A4 saloon
Audi A5 Cabriolet
Audi S5 Cabriolet
Audi A6
Audi S6
Audi RS6 (C6)
Audi A6 allroad
Audi A8
Audi S8
Audi R8
Audi Q7 V12 TDI
Audi Cabriolet
Audi 100
Audi 200
Audi 5000
Audi V8
Audi S6 Plus
Audi RS4 (B5)
Audi A2
Audi RS6 (C5)
Audi RS4 (B7)
Aluminium
body shells
and panels,
Engine
development,
Paint finish on Lamborghini
Gallardo
13,657 The former NSU Motorenwerke AG site, acquired by VW in 1969. Now, AUDI AG, and the "Audi aluminium plant".

Also home to Audi high performance private subsidiary quattro GmbH, who manufacture all Audi RS cars (except the TTRS) and the Audi R8
49°12′5″N 9°13′19″E / 49.20139°N 9.22194°E / 49.20139; 9.22194 (AUDI AG Werk, Neckarsulm, and quattro GmbH)
Oskarshamn
[1][28]
Europe,
 Sweden
Oskarshamn Municipality,
Kalmar County,
Småland
Scania truck Cab production 2,172 Scania AB factory 57°15′24″N 16°25′42″E / 57.25667°N 16.42833°E / 57.25667; 16.42833 (Scania AB production plant, Oskarshamn)
Pacheco
[1]
A South
America
,
 Argentina
General Pacheco,
Buenos Aires Province
VW Fox
VW Suran
VW Amarok
VW Gol
SEAT Cordoba
SEAT Inca
Engine assembly,
Components
1995 2,200 Part of Volkswagen Argentina S.A. 34°26′33″S 58°41′32″W / 34.442601°S 58.692119°W / -34.442601; -58.692119 (Volkswagen Pacheco)
Palmela
AutoEuropa
[1]
V Europe,
 Portugal
Quinta
do Anjo,
Setúbal
SEAT Alhambra
VW Sharan
VW Eos
VW Scirocco
Ford Galaxy
(1st generation)
1994 3,015 AutoEuropa-Automóveis Lda. 38°35′2″N 8°59′19″W / 38.58389°N 8.98861°W / 38.58389; -8.98861 (Volkswagen Palmela AutoEuropa)
Pamplona
Navarra
[1]
Y Europe,
 Spain
Pamplona,
Navarra
VW Polo Mk5 (6R) various Authi cars
SEAT 124
SEAT Panda
Lancia Beta,HPE&Coupé
VW Polo
Engine assembly 1965[29] 3,879 Previously called Landaben when formerly owned by SEAT, S.A., ownership was transferred to Volkswagen Group in the 1990s, under the Volkswagen Navarra, S.A. subsidiary; in 1986 the facility was awarded with the World quality award (Q-86).[30] 42°48′33″N 1°41′44″W / 42.809223°N 1.695478°W / 42.809223; -1.695478 (Volkswagen Pamplona Navarra)
Poznań
[1][22]
X Europe,
 Poland
Poznań,
Greater
Poland
VW Caddy 3 VW Transporter (T4) Intake pipe modules,
Cylinder heads,
Steering gear housings, Foundry
1996 5,101 Initially a joint venture between VW Group and Tarpan, fully owned by VW Group since 1996. Volkswagen Poznań Sp. z o.o. 52°24′40″N 17°01′53″E / 52.411137°N 17.031298°E / 52.411137; 17.031298 (Volkswagen Poznań)
Puebla
[1]
M North
America
,
 Mexico
Puebla,
Puebla
State
VW Jetta (Jetta Mk6)
VW Golf Mk7
VW Jetta Mk4
VW New Beetle
VW New Beetle Cabrio
VW Beetle
VW Golf Mk1 to Mk3
VW Jetta (Jetta Mk5)
VW Golf Mk5-Mk6 Variant (Jetta wagon)
VW Corsar (Santana)
VW Brasilia
VW T2
VW 181
Inline five
petrol engines
1964 13,535 Largest Volkswagen factory outside of Germany. Headquarters of Volkswagen de Mexico S.A. de C.V. (VWM) 19°07′19″N 98°15′10″W / 19.121825°N 98.252857°W / 19.121825; -98.252857 (Volkswagen Puebla)
Resende
[1][22]
F
R
South
America
,
 Brazil
Porto Real,
Rio de
Janeiro
VW Volksbus
VW Constellation
MAN TGX[31]
VW L80 3,045 Volkswagen Caminhões e Ônibus,[32] now MAN Latin America,[33] part of MAN SE since 2009[34] 22°25′37″S 44°21′22″W / 22.426897°S 44.356184°W / -22.426897; -44.356184 (Volkswagen Caminhões e Ônibus)
Salzgitter
[1][35]
S Europe,
 Germany
Salzgitter,
Lower
Saxony
VW Type 2 (T3)
VW Type 4
VW K70
Automotive engines for Bentley, Bugatti and all mainstream marques
Volkswagen Marine diesel engines
Components
1970 6,200 S code became obsolete in 1975 when Salzgitter was converted to an engine and components, plant. 52°11′9″N 10°26′32″E / 52.18583°N 10.44222°E / 52.18583; 10.44222 (Volkswagen-Werk Salzgitter)
Sant'Agata Bolognese
[1]
Europe,
 Italy
Sant'Agata Bolognese,
Bologna,
Emilia-Romagna
Lamborghini Gallardo
Lamborghini Aventador
Lamborghini Murciélago
Lamborghini Reventón
986 Headquarters and plant of Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A., also location of the company's main research and development department, part of the Audi Group. 44°39′31″N 11°07′32″E / 44.65861°N 11.12556°E / 44.65861; 11.12556 (Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A., Sant'Agata Bolognese)
São
Carlos
[1]
South
America
,
 Brazil
São Carlos,
São Paulo
Engines 1996 550 Part of Volkswagen do Brasil 22°03′51″S 47°52′19″W / 22.06417°S 47.87194°W / -22.06417; -47.87194 (Volkswagen São Carlos)
São
Paulo
[1][36]
South
America
,
 Brazil
São Paulo,
Greater São Paulo,
São Paulo state
Scania trucks
Scania bus chassis
Engines,
Axles
2,299 Scania Latin America Ltda., part of Scania AB 23°42′49″S 46°33′58″W / 23.71361°S 46.56611°W / -23.71361; -46.56611 (Scania Latin America Ltda., São Paulo)
Sarajevo
[1]
T (to 1994)
9 (from 2002)
S (BIH)
Europe,
 Bosnia-Herzegovina
Vogošća,
Sarajevo Canton
Eco Carrier Škoda Superb (B5) Ring gears
Stub axles
1972 308 T & 9 codes used when Sarajevo was in former country of Yugoslavia. Factory bombed during the Bosnian War, subsequently rebuilt in 1998, additional S code assigned for Volkswagen Sarajevo d.o.o. in the new country of Bosnia and Herzegovina. All are SKDs. 43°54′00″N 18°21′43″E / 43.899933°N 18.361845°E / 43.899933; 18.361845 (Volkswagen Sarajevo d.o.o.)
Słupsk
[1][37]
Europe,
 Poland
Słupsk,
Pomeranian
Voivodeship
Scania bus
body assembly
747 Scania Production Slupsk S.A. factory and assembly line, part of Scania AB 54°28′42″N 17°0′46″E / 54.47833°N 17.01278°E / 54.47833; 17.01278 (Scania Production Slupsk S.A)
Södertälje
[1][38]
1 Scania
2 Scania
Europe,
 Sweden
Södertälje Municipality,
Södermanland,
Stockholm County
Scania trucks
Scania bus chassis
Components,
Engines
8,700 Scania AB headquarters, R&D and main production plant 59°10′14″N 17°38′26″E / 59.17056°N 17.64056°E / 59.17056; 17.64056 (Scania AB Headquarters & production plant, Södertälje)
Solomonovo B Škoda
Z SKD Audis, VWs & SEATs
Europe,
 Ukraine
Solomonovo,
Zakarpattia Oblast
Audi A4
Audi A6
Škoda Fabia (5J)
Škoda Octavia (1Z)
SEAT León
SEAT Altea
SEAT Toledo
Škoda Felicia
Škoda Fabia (6Y)
Škoda Octavia (1U)
VW Bora
2005 Škoda Auto factory, also produces Semi Knock Down (SKD) Audis, VWs & SEATs under the Z code. 48°26′13″N 22°10′31.5″E / 48.43694°N 22.175417°E / 48.43694; 22.175417 (Škoda Auto Solomonovo)
St Petersburg
[1][39]
Europe,
 Russia
St Petersburg,
Northwestern Federal District
Scania bus
body assembly
204 OOO Scania Peter factory and assembly line, part of Scania AB
Steyr-Daimler Puch
[22]
G Europe,
 Austria
Steyr,
Upper Austria
VW Type 2
VW Type 2 (T3)
Audi V8
1983 (1934-5, 1864)[40] 1995 0 Former joint venture factory 48°2′18″N 14°25′54″E / 48.03833°N 14.43167°E / 48.03833; 14.43167 (Steyr-Daimler-Puch - (former joint venture Volkswagen factory))
Tahara plant 9 Asia,
 Japan
Tahara, Aichi VW Taro 1989 1997 Toyota Group plant. The dates indicate the duration of this joint venture project.
Taipei
Ching Chung Motor Co. Ltd.
[22]
C Asia,
 Taiwan
Taipei,
Taiwan Province,
Republic of China
VW Transporter (T4) 1993 Joint venture - VW AG owns 1/3 total capital
Taubaté
[1]
T South
America
,
 Brazil
Taubaté,
São Paulo
VW Gol
VW Parati
VW Voyage
1975 4,800 Part of Volkswagen do Brasil 23°3′14″S 45°38′9″W / 23.05389°S 45.63583°W / -23.05389; -45.63583 (Volkswagen Taubaté)
Tucumán
[1][41]
South
America
,
 Argentina
San Miguel de Tucumán,
Tucumán Province
Rear axle gears 649 Scania Argentina S.A. factory, part of Scania AB 26°52′47.5″S 65°7′38″W / 26.879861°S 65.12722°W / -26.879861; -65.12722 (Scania Argentina S.A., Tucamán)
Uitenhage
[1]
U Africa,
 South Africa
Uitenhage,
Eastern
Cape
VW Polo
VW Golf
VW Jetta
VW Volksbus
VW Constellation
VW Golf Mk4 Variant Engines,
Components
mid 1960's 5,350 Part of Volkswagen of South Africa (Pty.) Ltd. Primarily supplies countries which use right-hand drive 33°47′10″S 25°24′59″E / 33.786023°S 25.416441°E / -33.786023; 25.416441 (Volkswagen Uitenhage)
Urumqi
[42]Shanghai
Volkswagen
(SVW)
??? Asia,
 China
Urumqi
Toutunhe District
Xinjiang Province
,
VW New Santana
VW New Santana 2013 ??? Part of Shanghai Volkswagen / Shanghai Volkswagen (Xinjiang), start CKD production in mid of 2013 43°49′52″N 87°26′28″E / 43.83111°N 87.44111°E / 43.83111; 87.44111 (Shanghai Volkswagen (Xinjiang) (SVW) Urumqi)
Vrchlabí
[1][7]
B
7
8
Europe,
 Czech Republic
Vrchlabí,
Hradec
Králové
Škoda Octavia (1U) Tour Škoda Felicia
Škoda Fabia (6Y)
Škoda Octavia (1U)
Škoda Superb (3U)
1999 ?? Škoda Auto a.s. factory. Carries out individual customer modifications, along with RS models. 50°36′39.5″N 15°37′28″E / 50.610972°N 15.62444°E / 50.610972; 15.62444 (Škoda Auto Vrchlabí)
Westmoreland
[43]
V North
America
,
 United States
New
Stanton
,
Pennsylvania
VW Rabbit (Golf)
VW Jetta
VW Rabbit pickup
1978 1988 0 Originally built by Chrysler in the 1960s, but was not completed until VWoA began operations. Sony took over the site in 1990. In 1994, its VIN ID code was re-assigned to the Portuguese Palmela factory. 40°11′12″N 79°34′39″W / 40.186636°N 79.577365°W / 40.186636; -79.577365 (former Volkswagen Westmoreland factory)
Wolfsburg
[1]
W Europe,
 Germany
Wolfsburg,
Lower
Saxony
VW Golf Mk7
VW Golf Plus
VW Touran
VW Tiguan
VW Beetle
VW 181 Iltis
Audi 50
VW Karmann Ghia
VW Lupo
VW Type 2 (T3)
VW Type 4
VW K70
VW Golf Mk4 Variant
VW Vento
VW Golf Mk5
VW Golf Mk6
SEAT Arosa
Components,
Press shop,
Seating
technology
1938 48,000

(VW AG:
44,200,
Auto
5000
GmbH
:
3,901,
Sitech
Sitztechnik
GmbH
:
1,702)
Oldest factory; Bombed during WW2, rebuilt shortly thereafter under leadership from British Army Major Ivan Hirst. Headquarters of Volkswagen AG. Informally known as Golfsburg after it was officially renamed for a week in November 2003 to celebrate the 5th generation Golf. 13 km2. Also includes Auto 5000 GmbH and Sitech Sitztechnik GmbH. 52°26′11″N 10°46′9″E / 52.43639°N 10.76917°E / 52.43639; 10.76917 (Volkswagen-Werk Wolfsburg, Volkswagen AG headquarters)
Zuffenhausen
Porsche
Z Europe,
 Germany
Zuffenhausen,
Stuttgart,
Baden-
Württemberg
Audi RS2 Avant 1994 1995 Porsche factory - was used to build the Audi RS2 Avant under a joint venture agreement between Porsche and Audi. The dates indicate the duration of this project. 48°50′9″N 9°9′9″E / 48.83583°N 9.15250°E / 48.83583; 9.15250 (Porsche AG, Zuffenhausen, Stuttgart - (former joint-venture Volkswagen factory, still operational Porsche site))
Zwolle
[1][44]
4 Scania
5 Scania
Europe,
 Netherlands
Zwolle,
Overijssel
Scania truck assembly 1964 1,437 Scania Nederland B.V. factory, part of Scania AB 52°30′46″N 6°3′48″E / 52.51278°N 6.06333°E / 52.51278; 6.06333 (Scania Nederland B.V., Zwolle)
factory
name
factory
VIN ID
code(s)
location
(continent,
country)
location
(town / city,
state / region)
current
motor vehicle
production
former
motor vehicle
production
automotive
products &
components
year
opened
year
closed
number of
employees
comments factory
coordinates

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Volkswagen Wolfsburg
The magnesium fire at the Baunatal plant in May 2006

See also[edit]

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