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Volkswagen - 68 years of growth

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Some fascinating figures about the growth of Volkswagen from producing 1,785 cars in 1945 up to 9,7 million verhicles in 2013 - driven by globalisation, product portfolio extension and M&A

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Überblick über die Absatzentwicklung von Volkswagen von 1945 bis 2013. Dieses Wachstum wurde durch Globalisierung, Produktportfolioerweiterungen und M&A realisiert.

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Volkswagen - 68 years of growth

  1. 1. DSP-Partners I Darmstadt I May 2014 Volkswagen 1945 to 2013 68 years of growth - Awsome Figures on Production Volume, Revenues, Employees - Photo Credit: www.flickr.com/photos/29233640@N07/9677941552 by Robert Couse-Baker
  2. 2. Volkswagen Figures at a glance Source: Volkswagen AG, Zahlen Daten Fakten Navigator 2014; Photo Credit: www.flickr.com/photos/vincealongi/809866609 by Vince Alongi  In 1945 Volkswagen built 1,785 Cars, in 2013 it built 9,7 million vehicles  In 2013, 88% of the production was sold outside Volkswagen‘s home country Germany – up from 54% in 1950  Revenues grew from 411 mil EUR in 1950 to 197 bn EUR in 2013  Employee-numbers grew from a 6,000 in 1945 to 563,000 in 2013  In 1945, one worker built 0,3 Cars – in 2013 every worker, on average, built 17 cars
  3. 3. Volkswagen Vehicle Production Volume [1,000 vehicles p.a.] Source: Volkswagen AG, Zahlen Daten Fakten Navigator 2014; Photo Credit: www.flickr.com/photos/24736216@N07 by Roger Wollstadt 0 2.000 4.000 6.000 8.000 10.000 12.000 1945 1950 1955 1960 1965 1970 1975 1980 1985 1990 1995 2000 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 9,728 mil. vehicles
  4. 4. Volkswagen Revenues [EUR mil] Source: Volkswagen AG, Zahlen Daten Fakten Navigator 2014; Photo Credit: www.flickr.com/photos/miran/4603130687 by Stan Dalone & Miran Rijavec 0 50.000 100.000 150.000 200.000 250.000 1950 1955 1960 1965 1970 1975 1980 1985 1990 1995 2000 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 197 bn EUR Revenues
  5. 5. Volkswagen Employees [1,000] Source: Volkswagen AG, Zahlen Daten Fakten Navigator 2014; Photo Credit: www.flickr.com/photos/ocarchives/2850533171 by Orange County Archives 0 100 200 300 400 500 600 1945 1950 1955 1960 1965 1970 1975 1980 1985 1990 1995 2000 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Employees [1,000] 563,000 Employees
  6. 6. Productivity: Cars built per Employee per Year Source: Volkswagen AG, Zahlen Daten Fakten Navigator 2014; Photo Credit: www.flickr.com/photos/orcmid/3879260297 by Dennis Hamilton 0 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 1945 1950 1955 1960 1965 1970 1975 1980 1985 1990 1995 2000 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013  17,3 Vehicles/Employee
  7. 7. DSP-Partners www.dsp-partners.com www.twitter.com/stbe 7 Photo Credit: www.flickr.com/photos/jbrons/6032069148 by Jeremy Bronson

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