published Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

VW to expand plant, report says

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    Staff photo by Dan Henry/Chattanooga Times Free Press The Enterprise South complex includes Volkswagen, Erlanger, and

An auto website says Volkswagen is planning a major expansion for its Chattanooga plant that could add production space for a new Volkswagen crossover and ultimately for Audi and Porsche sport utility vehicles.

The site Automobile cited unnamed sources as saying that VW officials are almost ready to sign off on a second phase that would increase the plant's output by 180,000 to 200,000 units a year.

It said the plan is to let all three brands participate in the new venture. The plant is expected to start production soon on a new, made-for-America midsize sedan.

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joecrash1 said...

Meanwhile the union thugs up north cant get a clue.......or a job.

February 22, 2011 at 4:21 p.m.
Echo said...

Are there any idiots still left that are:

  1. Questioning if VW will really build a plant in Chattanooga?
  2. Asking if 2000 jobs is enough for partially taxpayer funded the development of Enterprise South?
February 22, 2011 at 10:36 p.m.
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