1950 Volkswagen Beetle

 

Volkswagen Vehicles Through the Years


A Pictorial Glimpse of Volkswagen Vehicles Through the Years

Volkswagen Group is a German multinational car fabricating organization with headquarters in Wolfsburg, Lower Saxony, Germany. It designs, fabricates and delivers passenger and commercial vehicles, engines, motorcycles, and turbomachinery and provides related services which including financing, fleet management and leasing. In 2015, it created 9.93 million vehicles, the second-largest amount of any organization on the planet, behind Toyota and ahead of General Motors. It has had the biggest market share of any industry in Europe for more than two decades. It positioned seventh in the 2016 Fortune Global 500 rundown of the world's biggest companies.

Volkswagen Group markets passenger automobiles using the Audi, Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini, Porsche, SEAT, koda and Volkswagen brands; motorcycles using the Ducati brand; and commercial vehicles using the MAN, Scania, Neoplan brands and Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles. It is partitioned into two essential divisions, an Automotive Division and a Financial Services Division, and has around 340 subsidiary companies. In addition VW has two major joint-ventures in China (FAW-Volkswagen plus SAIC Volkswagen). The organization has operations in roughly 150 nations and maintains 100 production plants in 27 nations.

Volkswagen was established in 1937 to make the auto which would get to be known as the Beetle. The organization's production rapidly grew in the 1960s, and in 1965 it gained Auto Union, which manufactured the initial post-war Audi models. In the 1970s, Volkswagen founded a new era of front-wheel drive vehicles, including the Passat, Polo and Golf; the last turned into its blockbuster. In 1968, Volkswagen procured a controlling interest in SEAT, making it the first non-German brand of the organization, and in 1994, gained control of � koda, and in 1998, control of Bentley, Lamborghini and Bugatti, Scania in 2008 and Ducati, MAN and Porsche in 2012. The organization's operations in China have quickly grown in the previous decade with the nation turning into its biggest market

Volkswagens were initially shown and sold in the United States in 1949, yet just sold two vehicles in America that first year. On its entrance to the U.S. the Volkswagon was briefly sold as a "Victory Wagon". In April, 1955, Volkswagen of America was founded to standardize sales and service in the U.S.. Manufacture of the Type 1 Volkswagen Beetle expanded significantly throughout the years, the aggregate achieving one million in 1955.

Volkswagen Beetle - 1938-2003

1950 Volkswagen Beetle
1950 Volkswagen Beetle
1974 Volkswagen Super Beetle
1974 Volkswagen Super Beetle
1974 Volkswagen Beetle
1974 Volkswagen Super Beetle
2003 Volkswagen Beetle
2003 Volkswagen Beetle
Bugs and Beatles resting in a field
Bugs and Beatles resting in a field


Volkswagen Karmann Ghia - 1955-1974

1956 Volkswagon Karman Ghia
1956 Volkswagon Karman Ghia


Volkswagen Scirocco - 1974-1992 - 2008

1977 Volkswagon Scirocco
1977 Volkswagon Scirocco
2008 Volkswagon Scirocco
2008 Volkswagon Scirocco
2017 Volkswagon Scirocco
2017 Volkswagon Scirocco


Volkswagen Golf - 1974-present

1974 Volkswagon Golf
1974 Volkswagon Golf
2017 Volkswagon Golf Blue Motion
2017 Volkswagon Golf Blue Motion


Volkswagen Jetta - 1979-present

1979 Volkswagon Jetta
1979 Volkswagon Jetta


Volkswagen New Beetle - 1997 -

2012 Volkswagen New Beatle
2012 Volkswagen New Beatle


Volkswagen Passat NMS - 2011-present

2011 Volkswagen Passat
2011 Volkswagen Passat


Commercial Vehicles

Volkswagen T1 transporter - 1950-1967

1950 Volkswagen T1 Transporter
1950 Volkswagen T1 Transporter


Volkswagen T2 Transporter - 1967-1979

1967 Volkswagen T2 Transporter
1967 Volkswagen T2 Transporter


Volkswagen T3 - 1979-1990

1979 Volkswagen T3 Transporter
1979 Volkswagen T3 Transporter


Volkswagen T4 - 1990 -2003

2000 Volkswagen T4 Transporter
2000 Volkswagen T4 Transporter


Volkswagen T5 - 2003-present

2003 Volkswagen T5 Transporter
2003 Volkswagen T5 Transporter
2010 Volkswagen T5 Transporter
2010 Volkswagen T5 Transporter


Volkswagen Trucks and Buses - 1981

Volkswagen Amarok - 2010

 


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