Experience At Home

We’re proud to be At Home in America and hiring some of the sharpest minds in the country. Volkswagen Group of America Graduate Analysts are recent college graduates who rotate to different departments and locations around the country. Check out their blog to get the inside scoop on everyday life at Volkswagen Group of America.

Partners in Education

Launched in September 2008, our Partners in Education program was designed to support students and teachers interested in advanced automotive technology and next generation automotive engineering. We began with a five-year, $2.1 million Partners in Education initiative to create a comprehensive education partnership with schools and technical institutions throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia and the [...]

Hard at Work in America

When we opened our first location in the United States in 1955, we offered just one model — the enduring cultural icon affectionately known as the Beetle. While the fun-loving Beetle and the “Bus” were capturing American hearts, Audi was quickening pulses with quality, performance and technological innovation. Audi joined the Volkswagen Group in 1965. And [...]

Smart technology, clean production.

Like our vehicles, our new production facility in Chattanooga, Tenn., uses smart technology and environmental design for clean production. Read more »




Developing the cars of tomorrow, at home in America.

At our Electronics Research Laboratory (ERL) in Palo Alto, Calif., we employ a creative and confident team of mechanical engineers, electrical engineers, software engineers, social scientists, and product designers committed to developing the cars of the future.

The ERL is positioning the Volkswagen Group of America (VWGoA) to become the epicenter of expertise for vehicle electronics in North America. Read more »

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Red, white, blue and green are our favorite colors.

In addition to a $1 billion investment in our LEED-aggressive manufacturing plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., where production on a new American midsized sedan begins in 2011, our Herndon, Va., headquarters has been awarded LEED® Silver level certification. Read more »

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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 »


Where German engineering meets American ingenuity.

Volkswagen Group of America and Stanford University’s School of Engineering welcomed German Chancellor and former physicist Angela Merkel on April 16, 2010, for the formal dedication of the Volkswagen Automotive Innovation Laboratory (VAIL) on the Stanford campus. 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 »