Business - Volkswagen

Gestamp gearing up Chattanooga area plants

Published Oct. 5 2016

Volkswagen supplier Gestamp is tuning up its Chattanooga plants to make parts for the automaker's new sport utility vehicle, and...

Volkswagen may soon officially announce name of new Chattanooga-made SUV

Published Sep. 29 2016

The new midsize sport utility vehicle Volkswagen is building in Chattanooga, and a version the company plans to assemble in...

VW urges judge to reject records request

Published Sep. 27 2016

German automaker Volkswagen AG and auto supplier Robert Bosch GmbH have asked a U.S. federal judge to reject requests from...

Rival group to United Auto Workers at Volkswagen plant fails to meet minimum membership threshold

Published Sep. 23 2016

A rival group to the United Auto Workers at Chattanooga's Volkswagen plant has failed to reach a minimum membership level...

American Council of Employees falls under VW Chattanooga meeting threshold

Published Sep. 22 2016

The American Council of Employees, a rival group to the United Auto Workers at Chattanooga's Volkswagen plant, says it's shifting...

VW will set Chattanooga plant record with new hires

Published Sep. 17 2016

Volkswagen aims to attract up to 2,000 job seekers to fill new posts opening at its Chattanooga factory after a...

VW Chattanooga career fair attracts big crowd of job seekers

Published Sep. 16 2016

Some 200 people hopeful of landing a job at the Chattanooga Volkswagen plant showed up in the first half hour...

VW sales rise in August worldwide

Published Sep. 16 2016

The Volkswagen Group delivered 759,400 vehicles in August, an increase of 6.3 percent from a year ago even as sales...

Volkswagen ramps up hiring in Chattanooga for new SUV production

Published Sep. 13 2016

Volkswagen expects to have about 3,400 people working in Chattanooga by mid-April — a new high — as hiring cranks...

VW Chattanooga plans hiring fair

Published Sep. 9 2016

Volkswagen's Chattanooga plant will host an onsite career fair.

VW plant, city panel reject company's test track expansion bid

Published Sep. 7 2016

Volkswagen's Chattanooga plant and a city panel have agreed to reject a company's bid for expanding the factory's test track...

Volkswagen files lawsuit to block UAW vote

Published Sep. 1 2016

Volkswagen of America today filed a legal appeal of the decision of the National Labor Relations Board ordering the auto...

VW sales drop 13 percent in August, but Passat sales are flat with year ago

Published Sep. 1 2016

Volkswagen's U.S. sales last month were down 9.1 percent from a year ago, but sales of the Chattanooga-made Passat were...

VW, Aerotek job fair today from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Published Aug. 30 2016

Persons interested in applying for jobs with Volkswagen contractor Aerotek may apply for work during another job fair today from...

Volkswagen to expand Chattanooga test track for SUV

Published Aug. 30 2016

Volkswagen's Chattanooga plant is expanding its test track, including the addition of a small figure-eight course, so the carmaker can...

Volkswagen reaches agreement with dealers

Published Aug. 25 2016

Volkswagen Group of America Inc. today announced it has reached an agreement in principle to resolve the claims of...

Chattanooga Seating to begin hiring nearly 200 workers in September

Published Aug. 18 2016

Volkswagen supplier Chattanooga Seating Systems, revving up production related to the German automaker's new sport utility vehicle, will expand its...

Graduates of VW programs are entering workforce at 'challenging' time

Published Aug. 12 2016

As Volkswagen's Chattanooga plant faces possibly its most challenging time ever, 14 students graduated Thursday from a pair of apprenticeship...

VW grads help bridge skills gap, officials say

Published Aug. 11 2016

Chattanooga's Volkswagen plant today graduated 14 students from a pair of apprenticeship programs which officials say help bridge the skills...

VW of America names Muth as vice president

Published Aug. 4 2016

Volkswagen of America said Wednesday that Dr. Hendrik Muth, 42, has been named vice president of product marketing and strategy.

VW posts 8.12 percent drop in U.S. July sales

Published Aug. 2 2016

Volkswagen of America today reported that July sales of 28,758 vehicles fell 8.12 percent over the same month last year.

VW earnings fall in 2nd quarter

Published Jul. 28 2016

Volkswagen says second-quarter profits fell by more than half compared with the same period last year, before the company was...

Volkswagen supplier Gestamp gears up for Chattanooga-made SUV

Published Jul. 27 2016

The biggest single investment by a Volkswagen supplier in Hamilton County is now shifting into one of the largest hiring...