Volkswagen AG is one of the world’s leading automobile manufacturers and the largest carmaker in Europe. It specialises in the design, manufacturing and distribution of passenger and commercial vehicles, motorcycles, engines and turbomachinery. The German multinational operates 100 production facilities across 27 countries and employs close to 600,000 people. Its business is divided into two main segments: the Automotive Division and the Financial Services Division. Established in 1937, Volkswagen is headquartered in Wolfsburg, Lower Saxony, Germany.