2013 Volkswagen GTI – Volkswagen is a German automobile manufacturer and the original brand sales of the Volkswagen group, which also became Audi, Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini, SEAT, Skoda and Porsche by 49, 9% and the truck manufacturer Scania. Volkswagen means “people’s car” in German, pronounced. Volkswagen was founded in 1937 by the Nazi association, the German Labour Front. In the 1930s, the German automotive industry is still largely composed of luxury models, and the average German could afford only rarely more than a motorcycle. Therefore, only started a German owner of a car 50th in search of a new potential market, some automakers separate “peoples” of Mercedes-170h projects, Eagle Road, Steyr 55, Hanomag 1.3L have, among others.
The trend is not new, such as Béla Barényi accused, the basic design conceived in 1920, is credited on average. Josef Ganz designed the to. In addition, wrote Czechoslovakia, Tatra T77 Ledwinka Hans, a German car was popular with the elite getting smaller and cheaper in each test. Can carry in 1933, with current projects in development or the early stages of production, Adolf Hitler was in the presentation of a base vehicle, involved two adults and three children at 100 km. The price of a small motorcycle – it would be “people’s car” for the citizens of the Third Reich through a savings scheme at 990 Reichsmark ($ 396 USD in 1930). In 1991, Volkswagen launched the third generation Golf was the European Car of the Year for 1992. The Mk3 Golf and Jetta arrived in North America, shortly before the start of the model year 1994, their first appearance in Southern California in the spring of 1993. The sedan was badged Vento Golf in Europe, but remained Jetta in the USA
The 1990s saw a gradual change in the perception of the company’s products – with Audi took the same league as with BMW and Mercedes-Benz, offers all the luxury of Volkswagen, which makes it possible to fill a vacuum Audi, SEAT and the subsequent addition of the Czech Skoda car factory was purchased late 1990, has now occupies what was the most important market for Volkswagen.
This movement began Mk4 Golf Deluxe, introduced in 1997 is suitable for a variety of other Volkswagen Group cars emerged, Volkswagen Bora New Beetle, Toledo, SEAT, SEAT León, Audi A3, Audi TT and the Skoda Octavia. The other major models have been the Polo, a smaller car than the Golf and Passat for the largest segment of the Gulf. The Scirocco and Corrado were based on the following courses of the interface. Volkswagen introduced the J Mays, a concept, a concept car designed “retro” to the question of resemblance to the original Beetle, the Polo platform. Was developed as a positive response to this concept as a production version of the New Beetle, on the top platform of the Golf-based.
Gave Volkswagen’s North American assets for the Golf and Jetta there is a third generation at the best available. Marketing efforts are coming Trek bikes with bike rack 1996 Jetta sedan. The presentations of the New Beetle and Passat was in the fifth generation of a major boost for the brand. In Great Britain the proportion of 2013 Volkswagen GTI rose on the market in the 1990s. Sold in 1990, the golf-12 of the most popular cars in the UK, with around 50,000 units. The Polo Mk3 similar success in the mid-1990s, but in 1999 the Golf 4 was the first time in the UK it was around the top of the top 10 most popular Volkswagen car.
End of 1990, Volkswagen, Ferdinand Piech as CEO, the three luxury brands Lamborghini (Audi), Bentley, Bugatti purchased. Audi is planning a small car Lamborghini super sports of the subsequent designation of the Gallardo, and a new car halo to complete bats, and later, the Reventón Limited Edition Halo cars. End of 2008, a 4-door sedan will appear in the brand Lamborghini Lamborghini Estoque concept coined.
2013 Volkswagen GTI has become a global company, where he started and expanded to different worldwide markets and countries. Volkswagen’s worldwide headquarters in his home in Wolfsburg, Germany. Volkswagen AG, Volkswagen and other manufacturers such as Audi, Seat, Lamborghini, Bentley, Bugatti, Scania, Skoda and is removed. Volkswagen is the largest carmaker in Europe. For years, Volkswagen had a market share of over 20 percent. worldwide 2013 Volkswagen GTI officially ranked as the third-largest automaker behind GM and Toyota in the RCIA measured in 2009. In 2010, Volkswagen has a record turnover of 6.29 million vehicles, with its market share reached 11.4%. Volkswagen main markets of Germany and China, after passing Ford in 2008, Volkswagen was the third largest manufacturer in the world. Volkswagen wants to double its market share in the USA 2% to 4% in 2014, and aims at a sustainable way, the largest manufacturer in the automotive world in 2018.
2013 Volkswagen GTI is a company publicly traded common shares and preference shares. The ownership structure is very complex. The following table shows the current ownership structure. Note that none of the Porsche Automobil Holding GmbH and Porsche are identical with those of Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, responsible for the production of the Porsche sports car. Porsche Automobil Holding with the support of the Porsche family, the Emirate of Qatar, 49.9% owned by Volkswagen AG is one. The Porsche GmbH was sold to Volkswagen AG.