Building Smart

Leading today for a better tomorrow and beyond.

Already a leader in green investments with our low-consumption, low-emission vehicles, we are hard at work improving production processes to maximize sustainability and minimize environmental impacts.

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Walter Maria de’Silva, Head of Group Design VOLKSWAGEN AG

Walter Maria de’Silva, Head of Group Design VOLKSWAGEN AG, received the 2010 World Green Car of the Year award

We know what it means to be green.

Even before we were recognized as “the most environmentally friendly car company selling in the USA” by J.D. Power and Associates, even before winning the 2010 World Green Car, the 2010 Green Car of the Year and 2009 Green Car of the Year awards, we’ve been green. Read more »


Volkswagen Group of America Supports Stanford University And Solar Car Racing

As part of its ongoing commitment to innovation, Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. is a proud sponsor of The Stanford Solar Car Project (SSCP), which raced its car “Apogee” in the 2010 American Solar Challenge.  The Solar Challenge is a competition to design, build and drive solar-powered cars in a cross-country time and distance rally event. Teams from 17 universities worldwide competed in the 1,100 mile drive from Broken Arrow, Okla., to Naperville, Ill., with Stanford taking an exciting 4th overall finish! Read more »