VDA - German Association of the Automotive Industry 

The German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA) nationally and internationally promotes the interests of the entire German automotive industry in all fields of the motor transport sector, for example in economic, transport and environmental policy, technical legislation, standardization and quality assurance. In addition, the VDA organizes, under its own auspices, the IAA International Motor Show, which is held every year. The IAA Passenger Cars is held in odd-numbered years – in even-numbered years it is the turn of the IAA Commercial Vehicles.

Suppliers have the choice to present themselves at the press and business days only. Furthermore with five distinct topics and three event formats, the “New Mobility World” (NMW) is the most global platform for the mobility of the future. It is being organized as part of the IAA. More information on

Members of VDA are companies that operate a plant in the Federal Republic of Germany for the industrial production of motor vehicles and their engines, trailers, special bodies and containers as well as vehicle parts and accessories. From these manufacturing sectors, more than 600 companies have joined the association. Its head office is situated in Berlin. The VDA also runs offices in Brussels and Beijing and also operates Quality Management offices in Moscow and Beijing.

For further information, please visit the VDA website at For cooperation purposes see our directory on, where you find a free of charge database which contains nearly 2,500 German suppliers.

Verband der Automobilindustrie e.V. (VDA)
German Association of the Automotive Industry 
VDA Headquarters Berlin
Behrenstr. 35
10117 Berlin

Phone: +49 30 897842-0
Fax: +49 30 897842-600


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