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Foundation: 1937

Mission: For all our products and mobility solutions we aspire to minimize environmental impacts along the entire lifecycle –from raw material extraction until end-of-life -in order to keep ecosystems intact and to create positive impacts on society. Compliance with environmental regulations, standards and voluntary commitments is a basic prerequisite of our actions.

Vision: Shaping mobility - for generations to come.


Subordinate organizations:

  • Automobili Lamborghini Holding S.p.A
  • Bentley Motors Limited
  • Porsche AG, Germany
  • Scania AB
  • Seat, S.A.
  • Skoda Auto
  • Volkswagen AG, Germany
  • Volkswagen Autoeuropa
  • Volkswagen, Brazil
  • Volkswagen China Group
  • VolksWagen, Mexico
  • Volkswagen of America Inc
  • Volkswagen Slovakia
Overall percentile
Research percentile
Innovation percentile
Societal percentile

Evolution of the institution

The following data gives a quick reading on the scientific performance in the last years. The research ranking refers to the volume, impact and quality of the institution's research output. The innovation ranking is calculated on the number of patent applications of the institution and the citations that its research output receives from patents. Finally, the societal ranking is based on the number of pages of the institution's website and the number of backlinks and mentions from social networks.

Compared to its context

The result of the evaluation of the institution can be compared to obtain a view of the country, the region to which it belongs and the institutions of the world, placing it in their respective positions.

Compared to All sectors (percentiles)
Compared to Companies sector (percentiles)

Ranks by Subject areas/categories

We have divided the scientific output of the institution into 19 large areas of knowledge and the following table shows only the ranks in different territorial domains achieved by the institution in each of the areas. For an institution to have a presence in an area, it is necessary that it exceed in the last year a minimum output threshold equivalent to twice the percentage that this area represents in the world. If you need scientific indicators on these areas visit Scopus and/or SciVal.

Business, Management and Accounting 971st16th16th
Chemistry 2800th66th66th
Computer Science 353rd31st31st
Energy 843rd34th34th
Engineering +654th36th36th
Environmental Science 1855th54th54th
Mathematics 353rd34th34th
Physics and Astronomy 820th38th38th
Social Sciences 614th18th18th

Publishing profile

These are the journals used by the institution's researchers to publish their work in the last year. The size of each circle represents the value of the SJR of the publication, and its spatial position represents its subject matter.

This visualizatión allows you to identify the knowledge areas where the institution has published, recognize the prestige of the scientific journals in which the institution knowledge has been published, and identify predominant scientific communities.

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