Volkswagen Group research and development costs

Research and Development costs of Volkswagen Group (Automotives division) 2011-2018

Amounts in million Euros

YearVW Automotives division R&D Costs (Millions)
2018€ 13,640
2017€ 13,135
2016€ 13,135
2015€ 13,612
2014€ 13,135
 2013€ 11,743
 2012€ 9,515 
2011 €  7,203

 Total research and development costs of the Volkswagen group's automotives division increased to € 13,640 million in 2018 from € 13,135 million in 2017. 

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