Violation Tracker Parent Company Summary

Parent Company Name: 
Volkswagen
Ownership Structure: 
publicly traded
Headquartered in: 
Germany
Major Industry: 
motor vehicles
Specific Industry: 
motor vehicles
Penalty total since 2000: 
$23,312,734,121
Number of records: 
38
Top 10 Primary Offense TypesPenalty TotalNumber of Records
environmental violation$19,252,100,0006
consumer protection violation$4,000,000,0001
fuel economy (CAFE) violation$60,394,43628
maritime violation$170,0001
labor relations violation$69,6852
Notes: 

Parent-subsidiary linkages are based on relationships current as of the latest revision listed in the Update Log, which may vary from what was the case when a violation occurred. The penalty dollar total above may be adjusted to account for the fact that the list of entries below may include both agency records and settlement announcements for the same case; or else a penalty covering multiple locations may be listed in the individual records for each of the facilities. Duplicate penalty amounts are marked with an asterisk in the list below.

Associated Names: 

PORSCHE; VOLKSWAGEN; VOLKSWAGEN KONZERNLOGISTIKS GMBH AND OHG; VOLKSWAGON OF AMERICA

Links: 

For an overview of this company's accountability track record, read its Corporate Rap Sheet here.

Subsidy Tracker data on financial assistance to this company by federal, state and local government agencies can be found here.


Individual Penalty Records:

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Company Primary Offense Type Year Agency Penalty Amountsort icon
Volkswagen AG environmental violation 2016 EPA $14,700,000,000
Volkswagen environmental violation 2017 EPA $4,300,000,000
Volkswagen Group of America consumer protection violation 2017 FTC $4,000,000,000
VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA environmental violation 2017 EPA (*) $1,450,000,000
Volkswagen AG environmental violation 2016 EPA $225,000,000
Volkswagen of America environmental violation 2005 EPA $27,100,000
Porsche fuel economy (CAFE) violation 2002 NHTSA $4,997,190
Porsche fuel economy (CAFE) violation 2000 NHTSA $4,884,627
Volkswagen fuel economy (CAFE) violation 2008 NHTSA $4,508,163
Porsche fuel economy (CAFE) violation 2004 NHTSA $4,357,782
Porsche fuel economy (CAFE) violation 2001 NHTSA $3,720,816
Volkswagen fuel economy (CAFE) violation 2005 NHTSA $3,474,372
Porsche fuel economy (CAFE) violation 2004 NHTSA $3,348,609
Porsche fuel economy (CAFE) violation 2005 NHTSA $3,225,453
Porsche fuel economy (CAFE) violation 2005 NHTSA $3,171,564
Porsche fuel economy (CAFE) violation 2007 NHTSA $3,010,519
Porsche fuel economy (CAFE) violation 2009 NHTSA $2,584,588
Porsche fuel economy (CAFE) violation 2006 NHTSA $2,238,082
Porsche fuel economy (CAFE) violation 2013 NHTSA $2,081,442
Porsche fuel economy (CAFE) violation 2006 NHTSA $1,977,250
Porsche fuel economy (CAFE) violation 2000 NHTSA $1,613,865
Porsche fuel economy (CAFE) violation 2007 NHTSA $1,589,346
Porsche fuel economy (CAFE) violation 2013 NHTSA $1,487,145
Porsche fuel economy (CAFE) violation 2008 NHTSA $1,237,500
Porsche fuel economy (CAFE) violation 2009 NHTSA $1,143,995
Volkswagen fuel economy (CAFE) violation 2006 NHTSA $1,136,669
Porsche fuel economy (CAFE) violation 2011 NHTSA $1,121,373
Volkswagen of America, Inc. environmental violation 2005 EPA (*) $1,115,126
Volkswagen fuel economy (CAFE) violation 2007 NHTSA $1,007,573
Porsche fuel economy (CAFE) violation 2013 NHTSA $956,241
Porsche fuel economy (CAFE) violation 2011 NHTSA $656,370
Volkswagen fuel economy (CAFE) violation 2001 NHTSA $276,309
Volkswagen fuel economy (CAFE) violation 2001 NHTSA $224,840
Porsche fuel economy (CAFE) violation 2004 NHTSA $189,635
Volkswagen fuel economy (CAFE) violation 2002 NHTSA $173,118
Volkswagen Konzernlogistiks GmbH & Co. OHG maritime violation 2016 FMC $170,000
Volkswagon of America, Inc. labor relations violation 2007 NLRB $49,000
Volkswagen Group of America Chattanooga Operations, LLC labor relations violation 2016 NLRB $20,685
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