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Volkswagen Caminhões e Ônibus completes three months as part of the TRATON Group

November 30 2018

ince August 30th, the Volkswagen Caminhões e Ônibus brand has been part of the TRATON Group, the new name of Volkswagen Truck and Bus. The change is an important step for the Brazilian-founded company, as it has strengthened the synergy between the different brands in the group and has helped the company become even more relevant to the world strategy of what is now the TRATON Group.

This can be seen in the small details: for the first time, the company was an official exhibitor at the world’s largest commercial vehicle trade fair, IAA, in TRATON’s exclusive exhibition hall. The change has also reinforced even more the brand name Volkswagen Caminhões e Ônibus, which returns to its origins while maintaining its progress with the production and marketing of MAN vehicles in Latin America.Only three months old, the TRATON Group was born huge: bringing together the strengths of the brands Volkswagen Caminhões e Ônibus, MAN, Scania, and RIO. There are 31 factories in 17 countries with more than 81,000 employees with the mission to transform the transport industry.

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About Volkswagen Caminhões e Ônibus

Manufacturer of Volkswagen and MAN commercial vehicles, Volkswagen Caminhões e Ônibus is one of the largest trucks and buses assemblers in Latin America. Since its start-up in 1981, the company’s goals have always been reaching the top of the market, respecting and satisfying the customers’ needs. And that's exactly what clients get: tailored products and excellent after-sales service. The company is also a reference in technological innovations. Volkswagen Caminhões e Ônibus is a pioneer in the use of biofuels, and in the development in Brazil of a diesel-hydraulic hybrid truck. The company always seeks solutions that reduce the environmental impact and help preserve the environment. For more than 35 years, the manufacturer has maintained its commitment to develop vehicles that exceed customer requirements - wherever they go, whether on Brazilian, Latin American or African roads.


TRATON AG, formerly Volkswagen Truck & Bus AG, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Volkswagen AG and a leading commercial vehicle manufacturer with its MAN, Scania, Volkswagen Caminhões e Ônibus, and RIO brands. In 2017, TRATON Group brands sold about 205,000 vehicles in total. Its product offer includes light commercial vehicles, trucks and buses, produced at 31 factories in 17 countries. As of December 31, 2017, the company had about 81,000 employees in its commercial vehicle brands. The Group's goal is to transform the transport system through its products, services and partnership with its customers.