Business - Volkswagen

VW to offer a new car slightly larger than Chattanooga-made Passat

Published Nov. 28 2016

Volkswagen is coming out with a new model that will add to its offerings of larger cars in the United...

Chattanooga plant a contender to assemble VW electric vehicles

Published Nov. 23 2016

Volkswagen on Tuesday unveiled plans to assemble electric vehicles in North America starting in 2021, potentially putting production of battery-powered...

Volkswagen bets on new technology to bounce back from crisis

Published Nov. 23 2016

Volkswagen's namesake brand hopes to bounce back from its diesel emissions scandal with a broad restructuring that will mean more...


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VW electric car production could come to Chattanooga plant

Published Nov. 22 2016

Volkswagen is planning to make electric vehicles in North America within five years, potentially meaning production of battery-powered cars in...

UPDATE: Volkswagen to shed 30,000 jobs; company says cuts will have 'no effect' in Chattanooga

Published Nov. 18 2016

Volkswagen announced plans Friday to cut 30,000 jobs in a wide-ranging restructuring of its namesake brand as it tries to...

Laker greats Abdul-Jabbar, Worthy roll out VW's Chattanooga-made Atlas SUV

Published Nov. 17 2016

Volkswagen today rolled out its new Chattanooga-made Atlas sport utility vehicle at the Los Angeles Auto Show with former LA...

Study: Volkswagen drives 16,700 jobs in Tennessee, provides $1 billion in labor income in 2015

Published Nov. 16 2016

A new study shows that Volkswagen Group of America was responsible for 16,794 direct and indirect jobs in Tennessee and...

VW to show off Chattanooga-designed Passat GT concept in Los Angeles

Published Nov. 15 2016

Volkswagen of America will show off a Passat GT concept in Los Angeles this week that was designed at the...

Officials say Chattanooga-made SUV will be exported to markets around the globe

Published Nov. 6 2016

While Volkswagen officials can't wait to ship the new Chattanooga-made Atlas to American dealers to boost sales, the sport utility...

Volkswagen official proclaims new SUV as 'our new star in the U.S.' [photos]

Published Nov. 2 2016

Volkswagen production team leader Rita Edwards terms the new Atlas sport utility vehicle that will be assembled at the Chattanooga...

New Volkswagen Atlas unveiled to VW Chattanooga employees

Published Nov. 1 2016

The All-New Volkswagen Atlas is unveiled to Volkswagen Chattanooga employees during a quarterly All-Team meeting, on Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016....

Chattanooga-made Volkswagen Atlas unveiled [photos]

Published Oct. 27 2016

The biggest Volkswagen ever assembled in America — the Chattanooga-made Atlas sport utility vehicle — was unveiled Thursday amid hopes...

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...