The Test Bed Lower Saxony offers Volkswagen the opportunity to gain valuable insights into the development of automated driving functions.

Prof. Dr. Thomas Form, Volkswagen Group

The Volkswagen Group is one of the world's leading automobile manufacturers with its headquarters in Wolfsburg, Germany. It operates globally and has 114 production plants in 19 European countries and 10 countries in North and South America, Asia and Africa. The Group employs around 684,000 people. The Group's vehicles are sold in over 150 countries.

With an unrivalled portfolio of strong global brands, leading technologies on an industrial scale, innovative ideas to tap into future profit pools and an entrepreneurial management team, the Volkswagen Group is committed to shaping the future of mobility by investing in electric and autonomous vehicles, digitalisation and sustainability.

In 2023, worldwide deliveries of Group vehicles totalled 9.2 million (2022: 8.3 million). Group sales in 2023 totalled 322.3 billion euros (2022: 279.1 billion euros). The operating result before special items totalled EUR 22.6 billion in 2023 (2022: EUR 22.5 billion).

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