Politics can increase Volkswagen’s risk factors, because governments can quickly change business rules that negatively affect Volkswagen’s business… … "Political Risk (Volkswagen)" has a significant impact, so an analyst should put more weight into it. "Political Risk (Volkswagen)" will have a long-term negative impact on this entity, which subtracts from the entity's value. This qualitative factor will lead to an increase in costs. This statement will lead to a decrease in profits. "Political Risk (Volkswagen)" is an easy qualitative factor to overcome, so the investment will not have to spend much time trying to overcome this issue.