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In 1937, Volkswagen was founded, which was to become the symbol of the new Germany. In the shortest possible time, an ultramodern factory was built in the city of Wolfsburg, mortgaged for the employees of the new enterprise.
In 1938, army modifications of the car were introduced, called Volkswagen Type 82 and 85.
In general, the national car formed the basis of a whole range, taking a leading position in the automotive market of Germany, Austria and the Netherlands, and the sales price of the basic version was 1,550 Reichsmarks.
1965, when the Volkswagen Group bought the Audi brand from Daimler-Benz, incorporating it into its composition by combining the top management and design staffs.
This is how the Volkswagen-Audi company came into being, later renamed the Volkswagen Group.
In 1969, after a small powertrain construction company called NSU became part of the Volkswagen concern, the company management decided to move away from the classic Beetle layout proposed by Ferdinand Porsche.
In 1982, the leadership of the German concern signed an agreement on close cooperation with the Spanish automaker SEAT, which experienced financial difficulties, but successfully kept afloat due to the production of inexpensive cars that are popular among ordinary buyers.
However, financial problems nevertheless broke the Spanish brand. This led in 1986 to the transfer of a controlling stake in 51% of the company under the control of the Volkswagen brand.
In 1990, the engineers of the German concern loomed the prospect of creating another model range of cars, which led to the complete absorption of the Czech manufacturer Skoda, and Volkswagen entered the Eastern European automobile market.
At the same time, another eminent brand, Porsche, is falling under the control of the Volkswagen concern.
As a result, for the next 16 years, the Porsche brand was completely under the control of Volkswagen, another brainchild of Ferdinand Porsche.
However, in 2007, after the correct distribution of superprofits, the Porsche management company was formed, which completely bought out the Volkswagen concern, giving it complete control over the activities of the Porsche AG sports car company.
The next turning point in the history of the German concern Volkswagen was 1998, when three brands of the most prestigious cars - Bentley, Lamborghini and Bugatti - immediately passed under the control of one of the largest automakers in the world.
A year later, under the control of Audi, which became an independent division of the Volkswagen brand, the Lamborghini brand was transferred, which received a serious technical basis for the release of new sports cars.
The Bentley brand in the new hierarchy of the German concern was assigned the share of one of the largest players in the luxury car market, due to the fact that, along with all the property of the English brand, Volkswagen also controlled the production facilities of Rolls-Royce.
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