The Foundation has started a lawsuit against the following companies from the Volkswagen Group and their relevant subsidiaries:
- Volkswagen AG (incorporated in Germany)
- Audi AG (incorporated in Germany)
- Skoda Auto AS (incorporated in Czech Republic)
- SEAT SA (incorporated in Spain)
- Porsche (incorporated in Germany)
In addition, the lawsuit is aimed at the software provider of Volkswagen, Robert Bosch GmbH, the international importer and a number of car dealers and lease companies.