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Profile of registrant

Verband der Automobilindustrie

Identification number in the register: 95574664768-90
Registration date: 14/12/10 11:08:43

The information on this organisation was last modified on 18/11/13 11:16:03
The date of the last annual update was 18/11/13 11:16:03

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Verband der Automobilindustrie
Acronym: VDA
Legal status: Eingetragener Verein
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Trade, business & professional associations

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Klaus Bräunig
Position: Geschäftsführer

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Kay Lindemann
Position: Geschäftsführer

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 35 Behrenstrasse 
Berlin 10117
Telephone number: (+49 30) 8978420
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information: VDA - Büro Brüssel
31, Rue du Commerce
1000 Brüssel

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: Interessenvertretung von rund 600 Unternehmen der dt. Automobilindustrie (Hersteller von PKW und LKW, Zulieferer, Anhänger und Aufbauten).
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • national
  • European
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 12
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Ralf Diemer 27/11/14 25/11/15
Sebastian Kirchner 05/09/14 31/12/14
Sascha Wagner 27/11/14 25/11/15


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

Die Lobbytätigkeiten beziehen sich auf alle Gesetzgebungsprozesse auf EU - Ebene, die die Automobilindustrie betreffen. Dazu gehören unter anderem:
Cars 21, Handelspolitik (Freihandelsabkommen/TITIP, Protektionismus), Rohstoffpolitik, Konfliktmineralien, Industriepolitik Umweltpolitik, C02 - Gesetzgebung, GVO, Steuerpolitik, Energiesteuerrichtlinie, Verkehrspolitik.

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Climate Action
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Customs
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Education
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Energy
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • Foreign and Security Policy and Defence
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Internal Market
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Research and Technology
  • Taxation
  • Trade
  • Trans-European Networks
  • Transport


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

Assoziierte Mitglieder bei ACEA (Europäischer Verband der Automobilhersteller) und CLEPA (Europäischer Verband der Zulieferindustrie).

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 11/2013
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 450,000 €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Die geschätzten Kosten umfassen die Ausgaben des Brüsseler Büros, sowie weiterer auf die EU - Institutionen in Brüssel und Straßburg bezogene Aktivitäten des Verbandes.

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.