20(a) Provide the name and full description of the community that the applicant is committing to serve

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.大众汽车Volkswagen (China) Investment Co., Ltd.indeca.deView

The TLD .大众汽车 represents the Chinese translation of the global brand VOLKSWAGEN, which is in use in China. Volkswagen (China) Investment Co., Ltd. is legitimized to use this translation by the VOLKSWAGEN brand owner Volkswagen AG. Affiliates of Volkswagen (China) Investment Co., Ltd. belong to the community of .大众汽车 and will be allowed to use domain names, although registrations are limited to Volkswagen (China) Investment Co., Ltd. The definition of “affiliate” is used according to the ICANN specification in the ICANN New gTLD Registry Agreement, section 2.9. c as “Affiliate being a person or entity that, directly or indirectly, through one or more intermediaries, controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with, the person or entity specified.”

Volkswagen (China) Investment Co., Ltd.is led by an Executive Board, which is comprised of the nine directors Dr. Karl-Thomas Neumann, Weiming Soh, Alfonso Sancha Garcia, Klaus Dierkes, Dr. Suixin Zhang, Dr. Joerg Mull, Uwe Thesling, Dr. Dietmar Voggenreiter and Dr. Gerrit Marx. They are committed to a transparent management culture that is aligned with strategic goals and the concept of sustainable development.
The Supervisory Board of Volkswagen (China) Investment Co., Ltd. is comprised of eight directors: Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Martin Winterkorn, Hans Dieter Poetsch, Dr. Francisco Javier Garcia Sanz, Dr. Karl-Thomas Neumann, Dr. Michael Macht, Dr. Horst Neumann, Dr. Dietmar Voggenreiter and Frank Witter.

Several affiliates of Volkswagen (China) Investment Co., Ltd., like Volkswagen Group Import Co., Ltd. and Volkswagen Beijing Center Co. Ltd., belong to the Volkswagen community. As community members these affiliates are committed to the goals of Volkswagen (China) Investment Co., Ltd.. As of today, Volkswagen (China) Investment Co., Ltd. is present in China with eight local affiliates.

Volkswagen (China) Investment Co., Ltd. employs close to 600 people. Volkswagen (China) Investment Co., Ltd. is dedicated to equal opportunities, diversity and a talent management program to support and strengthen employees’ opportunities and skills. Training for employees is one of the most paramount goals in China. Volkswagen (China) Investment Co., Ltd. has also been engaged in collaborations with a number of Chinese universities.

The duration of the company is of a long-lasting nature, its objective is to act as a holding company and to manufacture and market cars and⁄or their components through its subsidiaries.

According to the latest ranking of Interbrand from 2011 the brand VOLKSWAGEN is listed on position 47 on the list of the “World‘s Most Valuable Brands”. In China the VOLKSWAGEN brand leads the online awareness for car brands among Chinese Internet users followed by Toyota and BMW on position 2 and 3, according to market research by trommsdorff&drüner in Q2, 2011.

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