Business - Volkswagen

Chattanooga-made VW Atlas flexes its muscle

Published Jan. 17 2018

Volkswagen's Chattanooga-made Atlas was named Wednesday as the best vehicle in 2018 by an industry group that called the SUV...

Volkswagen has record 2017 in global sales

Published Jan. 17 2018

German automaker Volkswagen had record sales of 10.74 million vehicles last year.

Volkswagen to launch redesigned Chattanooga-made Passat in 2019

Published Jan. 16 2018

Volkswagen plans to launch an all-new Chattanooga-made Passat next year in the first full remake of the sedan since the...

VW to invest $3.3 billion in North America, unveils Jetta

Published Jan. 15 2018

Volkswagen has unveiled its new Jetta sedan.

New Passat GT model offered by Volkswagen

Published Jan. 12 2018

Volkswagen has debuted the 2018 Passat GT special model at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

Business Briefs: Volkswagen of America replaces VP after sales drop

Published Jan. 9 2018

Volkswagen of America on Monday named Duncan Movassaghi as senior vice president of sales for the Volkswagen brand, effective Feb....

VW names new U.S. sales VP

Published Jan. 8 2018

Volkswagen of America today named Duncan Movassaghi as senior vice president of sales for the Volkswagen brand effective Feb. 1.

Chattanooga-made Atlas helps boost VW sales 5.2 percent in 2017

Published Jan. 3 2018

Buoyed by the best sales month yet for its Chattanooga-made Atlas SUV, Volkswagen of America, Inc. today said its sales...

Court sends VW Chattanooga case back to labor board

Published Dec. 27 2017

A federal appeals court Tuesday agreed to return a case to the National Labor Relations Board for the labor panel's...

Volkswagen, labor union clash over request involving Chattanooga plant

Published Dec. 22 2017

Volkswagen and the United Auto Workers are clashing over a request by a federal labor panel to reconsider an earlier...

New labor ruling could impact Chattanooga's Volkswagen plant

Published Dec. 19 2017

Efforts to unionize Chattanooga's Volkswagen plant could be affected by a new labor ruling that makes it harder to organize...

Stretching VW settlement dollars: Chattanooga weighs in on how to spend emissions money

Published Dec. 16 2017

More charging stations for electric cars and expanding battery-powered vehicles in public fleets were ideas raised Friday on how to...


Business Briefs: Chattanooga hosts VW settlement hearing

Published Dec. 13 2017

Tennessee officials will hold a public meeting in Chattanooga on Friday to take suggestions on how to spend $45.7 million,...

Auto sales uneven in November

Published Dec. 2 2017

November U.S. auto sales were mixed as carmakers saw uneven results, including Volkswagen which posted a slightly lower total despite...

Chattanooga-made VW Atlas sales hit new monthly high

Published Dec. 1 2017

Volkswagen of America reported today that sales of the Chattanooga-made Atlas SUV hit a new monthly high of 5,154 units...

Volkswagen's electric future may include Chattanooga [photos]

Published Nov. 30 2017

Volkswagen's Chattanooga plant, which this year started production of the automaker's biggest American-made vehicle ever with the Atlas midsize SUV,...

Report: Chattanooga could produce new VW electric SUV [photos]

Published Nov. 29 2017

Volkswagen today unveiled an all-electric SUV concept called the I.D. Crozz that's slated for sale in the United States in...

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.