75 years ago, on April 11, 1945, US troops liberated the Volkswagen plant and the city then known as “Stadt des KdF-Wagens” which was later named Wolfsburg to the south of Mittellandkanal. At the Volkswagen plant, about 7,700 forced laborers were freed.
The Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles and Volkswagen Group Components are extending the suspension of production at their German plants for a further five working days especially as a result of the continued fall in demand for vehicles and the challenges still faced by the supply chain.
Due to the Covid 19 pandemic, the Annual General Meeting of Volkswagen AG will not be held as planned on May 7, 2020, and has been postponed to a later date this year.
In any normal year, we would have greeted you in person today to talk about the past business year and our future plans for Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles. But it is not a normal year and these are not normal times.
The record-breaking Volkswagen Transporter has celebrated its 70th birthday, making it the world's longest production run for a commercial vehicle.
Following the Prime Minister’s announcement this week regarding non-essential travel, the Volkswagen UK Press Offices (Volkswagen UK Press Office and Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles Press Office) are closing temporarily press fleet operations with immediate effect.