Volkswagen Group Rus brings together the work of the seven brands of the Volkswagen Group that are available on the Russian market — Volkswagen, Audi, ŠKODA, Bentley, Lamborghini, Ducati and Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles. Starting from November 2007, Volkswagen Group Rus has been manufacturing automobiles in Kaluga. In 2009, full cycle production was launched. In 2011, Volkswagen Group Rus and GAZ Group signed an agreement for the contract assembly of Volkswagen and ŠKODA automobiles at the GAZ plant in Nizhny Novgorod

At the moment, Volkswagen Tiguan, Volkswagen Polo and ŠKODA RAPID are being produced at the plant in Kaluga. A full cycle production of ŠKODA OCTAVIA and ŠKODA KODIAQ is organized at GAZ. In 2015 the new engine plant was launched in Kaluga. Its maximum production capacity is 150,000 engines per year. Volkswagen Group is committed to the Russian market and is consecutively fulfilling its investment program in Russia. With a total investment of 2 billion euros in its business in Russia, Volkswagen Group became one of the largest foreign investors in the Russian automotive industry.


Volkswagen Group Rus Brands

Moscow branch

Management Volkswagen Group Rus

Marcus Osegowitsch
General Director of Volkswagen Group Rus
  • Technical University Munich (TUM) Master in Electronic Engineering (Dipl._Ing)
  • London Business School (LBS) Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • In 1996 he started working for the Andersen Consulting in their Management Consulting division
  • Since 2001 he has been a Managing Partner at Accenture (previously Andersen Consulting), responsible for the Automotive and Industrial Goods Strategy Division in Germany
  • In 2003 he started working at BBDO Consulting as Managing Partner
  • In 2006 he joined the Volkswagen Group as Head of Department of strategic planning in Volkswagen Genuine Parts
  • Starting in 2007 he headed the global network of original spare parts supplies for all brands of the Volkswagen Group
  • In 2010 he was appointed Managing Director of the Volkswagen Group NSC Moscow
  • Since 2011, he is holding the positions of General Director of Volkswagen Group Rus and Managing Director of NSC Moscow
  • From 2017 on, he holds the additional responsibility as Volkswagen Group Responsible for Russia and CIS
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Mission Statement Environment

For all our products and mobility solutions we aspire to minimize environmental impacts along the entire lifecycle — from raw material extraction until end-of-life — in order to keep ecosystems intact and to create positive impacts on society.

Compliance with environmental regulations, standards and voluntary commitments is a basic prerequisite of our actions.

The VOLKSWAGEN Group Rus OOO recognizes the Mission statement environment 'Go to Zero' of the VOLKSWAGEN Group and by its own measures — at the level of the Russian Federation and CIS countries — contributes to achieving the global VOLKSWAGEN Group goals for the four priority global activities of the VOLKSWAGEN Group.

Mission 'Go to Zero':

  • Climate change
    By 2025, we as VOLKSWAGEN Group plan to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions from our cars and light commercial vehicles throughout their entire life cycle by 30% compared to 2015.
  • Resources
    We intend to maximize the efficiency of the use of natural resources and accelerate the transition to the secondary use of raw materials, energy and water. By 2025, we as the VOLKSWAGEN Group plan to reduce the negative impact of production on the environment at the global level (CO2 emissions, the use of energy, water, waste, volatile organic compounds) by 45% per one car produced compared to 2010.
  • Air quality
    In order to improve air quality, we as VOLKSWAGEN Group accelerate the transition to electric car. By 2025, the share of battery electric vehicles in the model range of VOLKSWAGEN Group will be from 20 to 25% worldwide. By 2030, the share of electric vehicles in the fleet of new VOLKSWAGEN Group cars in Europe and China should grow to at least 40%.
  • Environmental compliance
    As VOLKSWAGEN Group we aim to become a role model for a modern, open and succesful enterprise in terms of integrity by introducing and regularly monitoring effective management systems that minimize the negative impact on the environment of our mobility services at all stages of our product life cycle.
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Environmental Policy

The VOLKSWAGEN Group Rus OOO produces motor vehicles and engines at the Kaluga location (Russian Federation) as a company of the VOLKSWAGEN Group, which aims to become a leading provider of sustainable mobility and a model for the protection of our environment. We are aware of our responsibility to the environment and all related environmental and social impacts that accompany our actions. The company is committed to continuously improving the environmental performance of its products and services.

Environmental compatibility also includes improving resource efficiency, energy consumption, including CO2 emissions, e.g. through the use of low-carbon energy sources, the improvement of energy efficiency and the minimization of pollutant emissions. The aspects of an energy policy are contained in this environmental policy.

Principles of Environmental Policy:

  • The executives of the VOLKSWAGEN Group Rus OOO ensure that all employees are informed, qualified and motivated in accordance with their duties in environmental and energy management. The VOLKSWAGEN Group Rus OOO ensures by appropriate internal regulations that the information and resources required for the environmental and energy management are available and the necessary means for the maintenance of the management systems are provided. The management of the VOLKSWAGEN Group Rus OOO takes environmental issues into account when making important corporate decisions on an equal footing with other criteria relevant to the company.
  • In accordance with Group Policy KRL 17, the implementation of environmental compliance management systems for companies that operate environmentally relevant plants or develop environmentally relevant products is binding on the Group Board of Management and regularly reviews the effectiveness of the environmental and energy management systems. The VOLKSWAGEN Group Rus OOO reports transparently on the taken measures.
  • The VOLKSWAGEN Group Rus OOO is committed to complying with legal and regulatory requirements and its own environmental and energy goals. Our Environmental compliance management system ensures that our business activities recognize and properly consider environmental issues and obligations. We regard environmental crime as a serious compliance violation.
  • The VOLKSWAGEN Group Rus OOO follows the "TRANSFORM 2025+" strategy to reduce environmental risks and optimize opportunities for the protection of our environment. These include the integration of various measures as decarbonisation and resource efficiency.
  • The environmental protection of VOLKSWAGEN Group Rus OOO is holistically designed. The company commits itself to the continuous improvement of the environmental compatibility of its entrepreneurial activities while considering economically means.
  • The transparent and credible information as well as the open dialogue and proactive work with our stakeholders i.a. employees, authorities, business partners and others are a matter of course and important to the VOLKSWAGEN Group Rus OOO. Their suggestions will find their way into our compliance & risk managements system. This includes the emergency preparedness.
  • The VOLKSWAGEN Group Rus OOO has an internationally recognized environmental and energy management system (ISO 14001, 50001) validated by independent experts for the continuous improvement of the impact of own processes and production facilities on the environment. The VOLKSWAGEN Group Rus OOO is a valid participant in the group cartification of the Volkswagen PC brand.
  • The VOLKSWAGEN Group Rus OOO regularly reviews compliance with this environmental policy and the achievement of environmental and energy goals. This includes the assessment of the environmental information collected, and the risks and rewards of unforeseeable changes / circumstances.
Environmental policy based on the next principles



Compliance Hotline

The Compliance Hotline of VOLKSWAGEN Group Rus OOO is an effective system for reporting violations of laws, regulations and ethical business rules.

If you have any information about potential compliance issues concerning the interests of VOLKSWAGEN Group Rus OOO (such as corruption, conflicts of interests, environmental violations with criminal liability, antitrust law violations) we ask you to report to the Compliance department at whistleblower@volkswagen.ru (confidentiality guaranteed).

When reporting your instance, describe the following points:

  • Who?
  • What?
  • When?
  • How?
  • Where?

VOLKSWAGEN Group Rus OOO guarantees that it will consider each reported instance within the scope of the Hotline purposes. If required, VOLKSWAGEN Group Rus OOO will initiate an examination or investigation based on the reported information. If the violation is identified, VOLKSWAGEN Group Rus OOO will take action on the involved employees consistent with the violation and in strict accordance with the applicable laws and internal regulations of VOLKSWAGEN Group Rus OOO.

Compliance Hotline (confidentiality guaranteed): whistleblower@volkswagen.ru

Please note that the issues related to the quality of VOLKSWAGEN Group Rus OOO products and after-sale support by authorized dealers will not be considered by the Compliance Hotline. On the above-mentioned issues please contact through a brand’s hotline.