Communication and Transparency

The Volkswagen Group publishes a financial calendar listing all the relevant dates for its shareholders in its annual report and interim reports and on its website at The invitations to and the agendas for the shareholders’ meetings and any countermotions received are also available on this website. At the shareholders’ meetings, shareholders may exercise their voting rights themselves, have this right exercised on their behalf by a third-party proxy whom they have appointed, or use a proxy designated by the Company who will vote on their behalf in accordance with their voting instructions. In addition, we offer our shareholders the opportunity to watch the Annual General Meetings in full on the Internet.

News and information on the Volkswagen Group are available on our website at The releases and other information are published in both English and German.

Immediately after their publication in line with legal requirements, the Company’s ad hoc releases are also published on our website at

We publish directors’ dealings (section 15a of the WpHG) at

In addition, details of the notifications filed in compliance with sections 21ff. of the Wertpapierhandelsgesetz (WpHG – German Securities Trading Act) during the reporting period can be found on this website under the heading “Mandatory Publications”, menu item “Reporting of voting rights according to WpHG”. Notifications relating to other legal issues may be downloaded there under the heading “Mandatory Publications”, menu item “Other legal issues”.

The supervisory body appointments held by Board of Management members and Supervisory Board members can be found in chapter “Executive Bodies”.