Business - Volkswagen

VW Chattanooga graduates four classes

Published Aug. 10 2017

Volkswagen in Chattanooga today marked the graduation of classes from four programs of the Volkswagen Academy during a ceremony.

Chattanooga-made VW Atlas earns top safety pick

Published Aug. 4 2017

The Chattanooga-made Volkswagen Atlas SUV has earned a 2017 Top Safety Pick Award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

Volkswagen's sales take first dip of 2017

Published Aug. 2 2017

Volkswagen on Tuesday reported lower monthly U.S. sales for the first time in 2017 as July results trended down for...


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VW sales in U.S. fall 5.8 percent in July

Published Aug. 1 2017

Volkswagen of America today reported that sales fell in July by 5.8 percent over the same period last year.

VW I.D. Buzz wins concept award

Published Jul. 31 2017

The Volkswagen I.D. Buzz electric vehicle, which hearkens to the iconic VW Microbus, has been named 2017 Concept Truck of...

Jailed Volkswagen exec to plead guilty in U.S. diesel scandal

Published Jul. 25 2017

A German Volkswagen executive who has been in a Michigan jail for months plans to plead guilty in the company's...

Volkswagen Touareg discontinued from 2018 U.S. lineup, report says

Published Jul. 12 2017

Volkswagen is reportedly discontinuing the Touareg from its 2018 U.S. lineup.

As diesel scandal fades, VW's June sales outpace rest of auto industry

Published Jul. 3 2017

Volkswagen's sales in the U.S. continued to rebound in June as the diesel scandal slipped into its rear-view mirror and...

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.

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...


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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...


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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...