Volkswagen of America which relocated its North American headquarters to Fairfax County back in 2008, announced the opening of a new Dallas,Tx hub.
The new regional office will be designated as the "South Central Region". 16 states will be supported by the new office which includes a 96 dealership network.
Volkswagen's management felt it was necessary to expand during a time where Europe's largest automaker saw a 20.7% increase in U.S. sales so far this year.
Joe Vignone was appointed regional director of the office that will eventually employ up to 20 people. The Dallas-based South Central Regional office will open in January of 2012.
Wolfsburg,Germany-based Volkswagen AG (PINK:VLKAY) is the parent company of its Herndon-based subsidiary Volkswagen of America.