published Thursday, June 26th, 2014

Chattanooga VW plant set for USA-Germany soccer showdown

Volkswagen’s Chattanooga plant is reflecting a little of the soccer madness that has hit the U.S. with the play of the American team and its key World Cup showdown today with Germany.

VW spokesman Scott Wilson said the game will be shown on TV in the factory’s cafeteria, where both German and American foods will be served.

Also, flags of the two countries are featured in office areas of the German automaker’s plant, he said.

The U.S. team and Germany match up in Brazil at 11:30 a.m. as both squads look to advance to the next round.

See Friday’s Times Free Press for more.

about Mike Pare...

Mike Pare, the deputy Business editor at the Chattanooga Times Free Press, has worked at the paper for 27 years. In addition to editing, Mike also writes Business stories and covers Volkswagen, economic development and manufacturing in Chattanooga and the surrounding area. In the past he also has covered higher education. Mike, a native of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., received a bachelor’s degree in communications from Florida Atlantic University. he worked at the Rome News-Tribune before ...

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