Business - Volkswagen

Volkswagen hires sales, marketing vice president

Published Jun. 8 2017

Volkswagen of America today announced the appointment of Derrick Hatami as executive vice president of sales and marketing.

VW independent monitor: Company is trying to change

Published Jun. 6 2017

The independent monitor overseeing Volkswagen's efforts to prevent a repeat of its diesel emissions scandal said Tuesday that his "initial...

VW's U.S. sales up in May; aided by new Chattanooga-made Atlas

Published Jun. 1 2017

Volkswagen of America today reported that May sales totaled 30,014 units.


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Volkswagen eyes more SUVs, electric car production in Chattanooga

Published Jun. 1 2017

Volkswagen is sending more signals that it aims to bolster production in Chattanooga, with added sport utility vehicles and possibly...

Chattanooga VW plant impacted by bill seeking to reverse micro-unions

Published May. 27 2017

Tennessee's two U.S. senators have signed onto a bill to reverse a National Labor Relations Board decision allowing so-called micro-unions,...

Union puts pressure on Volkswagen's Chattanooga plant

Published May. 10 2017

The United Auto Workers continues to try to keep pressure on Volkswagen's Chattanooga plant as it today questioned the factory's...

April car sales lag, though Volkswagen is up

Published May. 3 2017

Susie Kalgren says her family purchased a 2016 Volvo hatchback when they added a second child.

VW sales up 1.6 percent in April in U.S.

Published May. 2 2017

Volkswagen of America today reported that April sales rose 1.6 percent over a year ago with the Chattanooga-based Passat up...

Volkswagen ordered to pay $2.8 billion in US diesel emissions scandal

Published Apr. 21 2017

Volkswagen ordered to pay $2.8 billion in US diesel emissions scandal.

VW expects better 1st Q profit of $4.7 billion

Published Apr. 18 2017

Volkswagen Group's preliminary operating profit for the first quarter is expected to be about $4.7 billion.

VW global sales up in March, off slightly for 1st quarter

Published Apr. 14 2017

Volkswagen Group's first quarter sales of just under 2.5 million vehicles globally was down less than 1 percent despite an...

VW, Chattanooga 2.0 join in new workforce program

Published Apr. 6 2017

Volkswagen's Chattanooga plant and Chattanooga 2.0 have set up a new workforce development program targeted towards 18- to 24-year-old local...

Chattanooga-made VW Atlas priced 'about right,' analyst says

Published Apr. 5 2017

The price of the new Volkswagen Atlas will start at $30,500 as the Chattanooga-made sport utility vehicle goes head to...

VW Atlas pricing to start at $30,500

Published Apr. 4 2017

The price of the new Chattanooga-made Volkswagen Atlas sport utility vehicle will start at $30,500, the company announced today.

SUVs, trucks help drive March auto sales in U.S.

Published Apr. 4 2017

Some automakers reported Monday that sport utility vehicles and trucks helped push their March sales higher, as the Chattanooga-made Volkswagen...

VW sales up 10 percent in first quarter, figures show

Published Apr. 3 2017

Volkswagen of America today reported that first-quarter sales jumped 10 percent over a year ago on the strength of the...

Volkswagen defends 'racy' TV spot for Chattanooga-built Atlas SUV [video]

Published Mar. 29 2017

Some people are saying that Volkswagen's first TV commercial for the Chattanooga-made Atlas sport utility vehicle may be too steamy.

Volkswagen eyeing another crossover to be made in Chattanooga

Published Mar. 15 2017

Volkswagen is looking at launching a new crossover that would come from the Atlas sport utility vehicle that's currently under...

Volkswagen pleads guilty in scheme to cheat diesel emissions tests in US

Published Mar. 10 2017

Volkswagen pleads guilty in scheme to cheat diesel emissions tests in US.

VW nixes merger idea with Fiat

Published Mar. 8 2017

Volkswagen Chief Executive Matthias Mueller has rebuffed overtures about merging with Fiat Chrysler.

VW sales climb in February on Chattanooga Passat

Published Mar. 1 2017

Volkswagen of America reported today that February sales rose 12.7 percent over the same month a year ago on higher...


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Chattanooga aiding in Volkswagen's 'greatest change' ever

Published Feb. 26 2017

A top Volkswagen Group of America official heavily involved in the carmaker's multibillion-dollar shift to electric cars says Chattanoogans are...

VW Chattanooga sets up scholarship fund

Published Feb. 17 2017

Volkswagen's Chattanooga operations has established the Volkswagen Mechatronics Scholarship fund to support the students enrolled in the Volkswagen Mechatronics Akademie...