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  • Previous Rank7
  • Revenues ($M)$240,264
  • Revenue Percent Change1.5%
  • Profits ($M)$5,937.3
  • Profits Percent Change-
  • Assets ($M)$432,116
  • Employees626,715

As the largest automaker by worldwide sales, Volkswagen is a German automobile company started by the German Labour Front as the “people’s car.” The German Labour Front created Volkswagen to design a car that would be affordable, unlike more luxury German vehicles. The company’s core markets are China and Germany. Volkswagen is the founding member of Volkswagen Group which controls many car and truck brands including Audi, SEAT, Lamborghini, Bentley, Bugatti, Scania, MAN, and Skoda.

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Company Information

Matthias Muller
Motor Vehicles & Parts
Motor Vehicles and Parts
HQ Location
Wolfsburg, Germany
Years on Global 500 List23
Figures prepared in accordance with International Accounting Standards.

Volkswagen Rank History

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

($ Millions)% change
Revenues ($M)$240,2641.5%
Profits ($M)$5,937.3-
Assets ($M)$432,116-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$97,753-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues2.5%
Profits as % of Assets1.4%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity6.1%