Volkswagen is a German motor vehicle manufacturer. Founded in 1937 by the German Labour Front, known for their iconic Beetle, it is the flagship brand of the Volkswagen Group. The German term Volk translates to “people”, thus Volkswagen translates to “people’s car”. Volkswagen is headquartered in Wolfsburg, Lower Saxony, Germany.
Audi AG is a German automotive manufacturer of luxury and sports vehicles. Audi is headquartered in Ingolstadt, Bavaria, Germany. The company is a subsidiary of the Volkgwagen Group and produces vehicles in nine production facilities worldwide.
Porsche AG is a German automobile manufacturer specializing in high-performance sports cars, SUVs and sedans, headquartered in Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. The company is owned by Volkswagen AG, a controlling stake of which is owned by Porsche Automobil Holding SE.
Škoda Auto often called only Škoda, is a Czech car manufacturer founded in 1895 in Mladá Boleslav, Czech Republic. After 1991, it was gradually privatized to the German Volkswagen Group, becoming a subsidiary in 1994 and since 2000 a wholly owned subsidiary. Škoda automobiles are sold in over 100 countries and in 2018, total global sales reached 1.25 million units, an increase of 4.4% from the previous year.
SEAT S.A. (Sociedad Española de Automóviles de Turismo) is a Spanish car manufacturer, which sells its vehicles under the SEAT and Cupra brands. It was founded on 9 May 1950, by the Instituto Nacional de Industria (INI), a Spanish state-owned industrial holding company. It quickly became the largest supplier of cars in Spain. In 1986, the company became wholly owned by the Volkswagen Group. In 2020, Seat produced 468,805 units.