Volkswagen held this week production 22 million vehicles throughout its 62 year history Brazil , of which 7.5 million of units correspond to Gol.
L I fter 62 years of activities in Brazil Volkswagen has just reached a record 22 million vehicles produced, an absolute record for a factory brand outside Germany. The model representing this brand was a Fox Highline, color Blue Acqua, which left the plant in São José dos Pinhais, in the afternoon yesterday .
With over 60 years of history in Brazil, Volkswagen is the largest vehicle manufacturer in the country’s history, plus one of the largest private companies. Installed in Brazil since 1953, the company has more than 20,000 employees in its four plants São Bernardo do Campo (SP), Taubaté (SP), São José dos Pinhais (PR) and São Carlos (SP).
Of 22 million cars produced by Brazilians, over 3.3 million were exported to 147 countries throughout the history of the brand in Brazil.
Looking ahead, began the phase of technological globalization, with a strengthening of the synergy between Germany and Brazil to the use of global platforms and new engines such as EA211 1.0-liter three-cylinder produced at the plant in São Carlos (SP).
As part of the celebration, Volkswagen released a series of statistics that let know in concrete numbers as were the 62 years of activities in Brazil .
Some of his records set include 7.5 million units produced Gol , 22 million vehicles produced in Brazil throughout its history, more than 3.3 million vehicles exported to 147 countries, nearly 20 thousand employees currently working on four floors, around 600 dealers throughout Brazil and 23 million engines produced locally.