About Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles

Brand History

The foundation for the Volkswagen Hanover factory was laid more than 50 years ago when the first Transporter came off the production line on 8th March 1956. This chronicle gives an overview of the history and development of commercial vehicle construction at Volkswagen.

Company Information

The Volkswagen Group with its headquarters in Wolfsburg is one of the world’s leading automobile manufacturers and the largest carmaker in Europe.

Mission Statement

The Volkswagen Group develops, produces and distributes motor vehicles worldwide, and has committed itself to becoming a leading provider of sustainable mobility. Our organisation commits itself to the continual improvement of the environmental compatibility of its products, its facilities and its services.Read more on our Environmental Mission Statement below.