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Volkswagen AG


The Kassel Volkswagen plant in Baunatal is the largest component plant in the Volkswagen corporation. The location is a competence center for the fields of transmission manufacturing, alternative drives (electro-traction), casting, hot working and exhaust system production, as well as for aggregate processing. With approx. four mil. transmissions annually, the location supplies nearly all corporate brands in the automobile sector. Nearly half of the transmissions built in the corporate group come from Kassel. Sales of original parts & service secure mobility with more than 450,000 original parts worldwide. 


  • Transmission manufacturing, alternative drives (electro-traction), casting, hot working and exhaust system manufacturing, aggregate processing, sales of original parts & service


  • AutomotiveTransmission manufacturing, casting, e-traction
  • AutomotiveHot stamping, exhaust systems
  • AutomotiveSales of original parts & service


  • Founded in 1937/1957
  • 16,301 employees in North Hesse
  • Kassel plant founded: 11/01/1957, today 3,3 mil. m2
  • The Volkswagen brand includes Volkswagen, Audi, SEAT, Skoda, Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini, Porsche, Ducati, VW Nutzfahrzeuge, Scania, MAN
  • 121 production facilities worldwide
  • 610,076 employees produced more than 10,017,000 cars in 2015
  • 9,9 mil. vehicles sold in 2015
  • 9 locations in germany


Dr. Rudolf-Leiding-Platz 1
34225 Baunatal
Phone: +49 561 490-2220