Business - Volkswagen

Tesla wants to electrify big trucks, adding to its ambitions

Published Nov. 18 2017

After more than a decade of making cars and SUVs — and, more recently, solar panels — Tesla Inc. wants...

U.S. probes effectiveness of VW air bag wiring recall

Published Nov. 18 2017

U.S. safety regulators are investigating complaints that a Volkswagen recall may not fix a wiring problem that can stop the...

Volkswagen Chattanooga woos more minority suppliers

Published Nov. 16 2017

Art Reamey said he drove about 9 1/2 hours from metropolitan Detroit to Chattanooga to take part in Volkswagen's minority...

Tennessee to land $45.7 million from VW settlement

Published Nov. 7 2017

Tennessee is expected to garner about $45.7 million from the national Volkswagen diesel emissions settlement, and the state is taking...

SUVs help accelerate U.S. auto sales in October

Published Nov. 2 2017

J. Rod Williams said Wednesday the next vehicle he buys will be an SUV, and he's willing to look at...

VW sales motor ahead by 11.9 percent in October

Published Nov. 1 2017

Volkswagen of America today reported that October sales powered ahead by 11.9 percent.

Chattanooga-made Atlas wins 3-row SUV contest

Published Oct. 30 2017

The Chattanooga-made 2018 Volkswagen Atlas has won.

Volkswagen ups profit forecast

Published Oct. 27 2017

Volkswagen has vowed to be the company that will make electric cars affordable for the masses.

VW, most other carmakers see stronger September sales

Published Oct. 4 2017

Volkswagen of America posted September sales that climbed by a third over a year ago, driven largely by demand for...

VW sales climb 33.2 percent last month on SUVs

Published Oct. 3 2017

Volkswagen of America today reported that September sales jumped.

THE COSTS OF JOBS: The VW impact - Jobs versus $800 million in incentives weighed

Published Sep. 18 2017

A partnership of the largest media companies in the state examined those and other subsidies to answer a simple question:...

Volkswagen getting charged up to increase electric vehicle production

Published Sep. 13 2017

Volkswagen has unveiled the latest concept of its all-electric ID Crozz sport utility vehicle as the company set a target...

VW to vastly ramp up electric vehicles

Published Sep. 12 2017

Volkswagen is stepping up its shift to electric cars.

Completing Chattanooga's 'Yellow Brick Road' project through Enterprise South ongoing

Published Sep. 10 2017

With more than 7,500 people now working daily at Enterprise South industrial park, the state's highway builders are finalizing steps...

Volkswagen eLabs open in eight Hamilton County schools

Published Sep. 5 2017

Volkswagen Chattanooga announced Tuesday that eight of its 16 eLabs are now fully operational in Hamilton County schools.

Volkswagen leads auto makers in August sales gain

Published Sep. 1 2017

Volkswagen of America, Inc. boosted its August sales by 9 percent from a year ago.

VW official: Chattanooga plant plenty of capacity; Atlas five-seat offshoot 'highly likely'

Published Sep. 1 2017

The head of the global Volkswagen brand said here Thursday it's "highly likely" the German automaker will bring a five-seat...

Atlas SUV offshoot likely, Volkswagen official says

Published Aug. 31 2017

The head of the Volkswagen brand globally said here today that it's "highly likely" the German automaker will bring a...

VW Chattanooga engineering center helping as company sees culture shift

Published Aug. 31 2017

Volkswagen's engineering and planning center in Chattanooga is helping the German automaker better understand American motorists as the company puts...

Volkswagen brass meet at Chattanooga plant check out Atlas, make future plans

Published Aug. 31 2017

Top Volkswagen officials will visit the Chattanooga assembly plant this week as they check out the new Atlas sport utility...

VW recalls nearly 300,000 Passats, CCs

Published Aug. 29 2017

Volkswagen is recalling almost 281,000 CC and Passat sedans and wagons.

VW engineer gets prison, $200,000 fine in diesel scandal

Published Aug. 25 2017

A Volkswagen engineer who had a key role in the company's diesel emissions scandal was sentenced Friday to more than...

Volkswagen, Fiat talk about joint truck, van production, report says

Published Aug. 24 2017

Volkswagen AG and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV have talked about joint production of some light-utility vehicles, including VW's Amarok midsize...