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Fun Facts About Volkswagen

If you’ve ever taken a ride in a Volkswagen vehicle of any sort, you’re probably already aware of the premium feel they have. Volkswagen is unique in the performance and aesthetics they install in their cars and SUVs, but there’s so much more to take note of. Below we’ve listed some fun facts about Volkswagen that you might not have known about the German automaker.

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  1. Volkswagen was founded by Adolf Hitler in 1937. He built an entire city just to house the factory and workers.
  2. The original Volkswagen Beetle was one of the best-selling cars for the entire 20th century, selling over 21.5 million vehicles.
  3. Volkswagen owns many other automakers, including luxury brands like Lamborghini, Audi, Porsche, and Bentley.
  4. Volkswagen accounts for over one-third of every vehicle sold in Germany and accounted for one out of every 10 sold in the world in 2014.
  5. As of 2015, Volkswagen is the top-selling automaker in the world.
  6. With nearly 600,000 workers as of 2015, Volkswagen is one of the world’s largest employers.

Chances are you learned something today that you didn’t already know about Volkswagen. Interested to learn more? We’ll answer any questions you may have and show you our inventory if you’re looking for a new vehicle. Get in touch with the team here at Hall Volkswagen in Brookfield WI or schedule a test drive right here on our website!