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where are volkswagens made? #236944 Jul 30, 8:59pm Jul 30, 8:59pm
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where are volkswagens made?
this may be a stupid question but where are volkswagens made? I'm sure they are made in europe but my girlfriend is convinced they are in brasil. so just to prove her wrong i want someone else to tell me where they are made and hopefully i'm not in the wrong.

Re: where are volkswagens made? [Re: B Side] #236945 Jul 30, 9:06pm Jul 30, 9:06pm
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I think they're German, but I could be wrong!

Re: where are volkswagens made? [Re: tgts2000] #236946 Jul 30, 9:18pm Jul 30, 9:18pm
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i think its a european car.. we have dealer called Bert Smith Euro collection which sells VW, porsche, Subaru, BMW, Mini, Etc


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Re: where are volkswagens made? [Re: Erick022121] #236947 Jul 30, 9:23pm Jul 30, 9:23pm
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VW is German.

They might be produced in other countries though. Much like Toyota builds cars in the US, and some American cars are made in Mexico spineyes


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Re: where are volkswagens made? [Re: RevMonster] #236948 Jul 30, 11:42pm Jul 30, 11:42pm
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kinda OT, but like a few months ago, in Mexico in the VW plant they just stopped making original Beetles...so maybe they make other VW's there as well

Re: where are volkswagens made? [Re: YellowCelica03] #236949 Jul 31, 12:10am Jul 31, 12:10am
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They do make other cars there...VW is very popular in Mexico. We drove down there just after they introduced the new Beetle and every third car was a Beetle.

Re: where are volkswagens made? [Re: renfield90] #236950 Jul 31, 12:13am Jul 31, 12:13am
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u guys serious right? few ppl dont know where its made.
VW is one of the first cars ever made, first german car. its translated as "people's car"
but i guess its not bad not to know, its bad not to learn happywink

Re: where are volkswagens made? [Re: stefanoc] #236951 Jul 31, 12:17am Jul 31, 12:17am
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Germeny i saw the headquaters while i was there... its the car hitler invented

Re: where are volkswagens made? [Re: B Side] #236952 Jul 31, 12:35am Jul 31, 12:35am
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Originally Posted by B Side
this may be a stupid question but where are volkswagens made? I'm sure they are made in europe but my girlfriend is convinced they are in brasil. so just to prove her wrong i want someone else to tell me where they are made and hopefully i'm not in the wrong.


research more on this to make you look smart in front of your gf, i only know so little ... volkswagens was originally made in german, b4 world war 2 started by hitler i believe ... the name saids it all it means 'people's car' ... i learned tat from history and surprisingly i still remember ... tat's all i know ~ wink

Re: where are volkswagens made? [Re: Gachinto] #236953 Jul 31, 11:34am Jul 31, 11:34am
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Some of the more expensive ones (Phaeton) are made in Germany, but the more popular ones, such as the Jetta, are made in other places. My (sister's) ride, an '02 VW Cabrio Conv't, was made south of the border in Mexico, and the quality shows (it's a piece of trash, or at least i hate it).


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Re: where are volkswagens made? [Re: combatc87] #236954 Jul 31, 11:53am Jul 31, 11:53am
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Volk = folk. The folks wagon or ppls wagons.
Civic = ppl. The ppls car.

Volkswagen (pronounced volks-vaagen) company was originally started in Germany by Hitler. True story. Made is a difficult question. Today, parts for cars can be made in one country, then shipped and assembled in another country, then distributed and sold to other third party countries. spineyes

I know my grandmothers '00 Beetle was assembled in Mexico, but the parts came from Europe, I believe. Not necessarily Germany. Combat could be right. Germany has switched over to more expensive cars like Mercedes, Porsche, and BMW. To make cars more affordable, production has to be cheapened to compensate. Retail - Cost of production = profit grin. Cheaper to assemble in countries where wages are lower. I'm sorry for confusing you further. idunnoAny other questions?


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Re: where are volkswagens made? [Re: RevMonster] #236955 Jul 31, 1:05pm Jul 31, 1:05pm
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Originally Posted by RevMonster
VW is German.

They might be produced in other countries though. Much like Toyota builds cars in the US, and some American cars are made in Mexico spineyes


they are produced in other countries as well..but their headquarters are in germany..along with most of their other plants. the best way to find out where your car was made is to just look on the drivers side door frame and read what country it was made in (you will find that all celicas are made in japan)

volkswagen also owns other car companies...most notably BMW, Bentley, and Bugatti

Re: where are volkswagens made? [Re: Speed4TheNeed] #236956 Jul 31, 11:39pm Jul 31, 11:39pm
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germany, south america, mexico, yugoslavia... they make VW's lots of places - all over the world.

Re: where are volkswagens made? [Re: stefanoc] #236957 Jul 31, 11:44pm Jul 31, 11:44pm
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Originally Posted by stefanoc

u guys serious right? few ppl dont know where its made.
VW is one of the first cars ever made, first german car. its translated as "people's car"
but i guess its not bad not to know, its bad not to learn happywink


A guy named Ford and the mass-produced Model T? About 30 years earlier? I'm sure Germany made many cars before Hitler made the "peoples car". He just made it a symbol of Germany and cranked those babies out

Re: where are volkswagens made? [Re: stormyone] #236958 Jul 31, 11:58pm Jul 31, 11:58pm
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just like toyotas that some are put together in US, but original parts are made in japan. they are put together in america(some of them). same with VW. parts are put together in mexico(some cheap models like jetta and so so)
but doesnt mean they are made in mexico. they are originally from germany. they are the first german car before mercedes-benz and bmw or anything like that. they probably were one of the first cars in the world.

Re: where are volkswagens made? [Re: stefanoc] #236959 Aug 1, 12:09am Aug 1, 12:09am
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Re: where are volkswagens made? [Re: DiabloGTS] #236960 Aug 1, 12:13am Aug 1, 12:13am
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just look on the sticker that tells you...
that's like Chevy cars...
American designed, built in mexico


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