Volkswagen Group America, Inc. (sometimes referred to as Volkswagen American, abbreviated to VWoA), is the headquarters of operations in North America, and the branch of the Volkswagen Group of car companies in Germany. FOA is responsible for five brands: Audi, Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini, and Volkswagen cars. It also controls VW Credit, Inc. (or VCI), Volkswagen Financial Services and Credit Operations. Headquartered in the unincorporated Fairfax County, Virginia, near Herndon.In Germany, the parent company Volkswagen AG is responsible for eight brands of the group, from six European countries: Volkswagen, Audi, Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini, Porsche, Seat, Shkoda and Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles. as of March 2008, VWoA has 20 operational facilities, stretching coast to coast, its main objective is "to provide attractive, environmentally safe and environmentally safe vehicles that are competitive in an increasingly difficult market and have set global standards in their respective categories".