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Volkswagen Group - worldwide number of employees 2008-2018

Number of Volkswagen AG employees worldwide from 2008 to 2018 (in 1,000s)

by I. Wagner, last edited Mar 14, 2019
Volkswagen Group - worldwide number of employees 2008-2018 This statistic shows the number of Volkswagen AG employees worldwide from 2008 to 2018. Globally, Volkswagen Group employed around 656,000 people in 2018, up from 634,000 in 2017. During a press conference in 2019, Volkswagen announced that there would be a reduction in workforce between 2019 and 2023. Staff cuts were also made by other traditional automotive manufacturers: General Motors employed around 173,000 people in 2018, down from 180,000 in 2017.
The Volkswagen Group’s original brand is Volkswagen Passenger Cars; major subsidiaries include Audi, Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini, Porsche, SEAT, Škoda and Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles. Additionally, the German automotive manufacturing company holds large stakes in Scania and MAN.
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Number of Volkswagen AG employees worldwide from 2008 to 2018 (in 1,000s)

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