Volkswagen de México

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Volkswagen de México S.A. de C.V.
Subsidiary of Volkswagen AG
IndustryAutomotive
Founded1964
HeadquartersPuebla, Puebla, Mexico
Area served
North and South America
Key people
Steffen Reiche CEO
ProductsAutomobiles, Automotive parts
ServicesAutomotive financial services
OwnerVolkswagen Group
WebsiteVolkswagen.com.mx Volkswagen Vehículos comerciales

Volkswagen de México S.A. de C.V. (Sociedad Anónima de Capital Variable) is a subsidiary of the Volkswagen Group. It operates the North American plant of the Volkswagen Group and the leasing company Volkswagen Leasing S.A. de C.V. and Volkswagen Bank S.A. Institucion de Banca Multiple, based in Puebla.[1]

Its headquarters are Puebla, where the administration is located, and the largest Volkswagen plant in the country (14,608 employees, area: 3,000,000 m²). Another production site is since January 15, 2013 in Silao (at Guanajuato)[2][3] with 577 employees[4] and an area of 600,000 m², it was the 100th work of the Volkswagen Group.[5] Since 2004, another MAN Latin America Indústria e Comércio de Veiculos Ltda factory has been in existence. in Querétaro, it manufactures to a small extent VW products (Volksbus).[6]

The company was founded in 1964[7] and has about 16,400 employees; the first automobiles ran off the line in 1967. The VW plant is the largest employer of the city of Puebla. In the plant, the Volkswagen Beetle was built until 2003. Currently, the Jetta, Tiguan, Beetle and the Golf Variant are manufactured there.

Volkswagen de México was the third largest car producer in Mexico behind General Motors and Nissan in 2007.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://navigator.volkswagenag.com/index.html?lang=de_DE#financialsite/mexiko_f/overview
  2. ^ http://navigator.volkswagenag.com/index.html?lang=de_DE
  3. ^ http://www.vw.com.mx/es/mundo-volkswagen/visitanos.html
  4. ^ http://navigator.volkswagenag.com/index.html?lang=de_DE
  5. ^ "Auf dem Weg zur Weltmarktspitze: VW eröffnet sein 100. Werk in Mexiko". Spiegel Online. 2013-01-13. Retrieved 2018-06-09.
  6. ^ http://navigator.volkswagenag.com/index.html?lang=de_DE#productionsite/queretaro/overview
  7. ^ http://www.vw.com.mx/es/mundo-volkswagen/historia.html
  8. ^ AHK: Volkswagen de México, S. 6 (PDF)