Rank: 13 (Previous rank: 16)
CEO: Martin Winterkorn
Address: Brieffach 1848-2
Volkswagen's chair of the board of management for research and development Martin Winterkorn dubbed 2010 "the most successful year in Volkswagen Group's history" in the company's 2010 annual report. Volkswagen delivered 7.2 million vehicles to customers in 2010, a 13.7% increase from 2009, which had also been a record-setting sales year.
But Volkswagen will have to keep up the pace to fulfill the lofty goals it has set for itself: Volkswagen aims to be the leading automaker in the world, while meeting strict environmental standards, by the year 2018. Volkswagen currently ranks third behind Toyota and General Motors, according to the International Organization of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers. --S.D.
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|Company||2010 Number of Employees|
|China National Petroleum||1,674,541|