Translated as "People's Automobile" in German, Volkswagen was established in 1937. Headquartered in Germany, Volkswagen is the top selling brand in the Volkswagen Group, the second largest car maker in the world. Inaugurated on May 24, 2011, Volkswagen began production of the Passat
at its first US production plant, The Volkswagen Chattanooga Assembly Plant in Chattanooga, TN. In December 2011, the plant became the first auto plant in the world to receive a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) platinum certification for its commitment to environmentally sustainability.
Volkswagen has three cars in the top 10 list of best-selling cars of all time and multiple award winners, the sporty Golf
, the iconic Beetle
, and the family-friendly Passat