Business - Volkswagen

Audi CEO arrested in emissions scandal

Published Jun. 18 2018

German authorities arrested and jailed Rupert Stadler, the chief of Volkswagen's Audi luxury car division, today in connection with emissions...

Volkswagen to pay Vermont $6.5 million in emissions lawsuit

Published Jun. 13 2018

The state of Vermont and people who bought certain Volkswagen diesel models that were rigged to cheat on emissions tests...

Chattanooga-made Atlas named one of '10 best family cars'

Published Jun. 5 2018

The Volkswagen Atlas SUV, assembled in Chattanooga, was named one of the "10 best family cars" by Parents magazine and...


VW sales up in May though Atlas hit

Published Jun. 1 2018

Volkswagen of America posted a 4 percent gain in May sales compared to a year ago, even though the Chattanooga-made...

Audit: EPA could do more to catch VW-type emissions fraud

Published May. 16 2018

Federal regulators have stepped up the kind of testing that could have caught years of emissions-rigging by Volkswagen, but need...

VW hits gas on expansion for assembly of five-seat Atlas SUV

Published May. 8 2018

Volkswagen is motoring ahead with the second expansion of its Chattanooga plant to assemble a five-seat Atlas sport utility vehicle.

Volkswagen marks 700,000th Passat in Chattanooga

Published May. 7 2018

Volkswagen's Chattanooga plant today announced that it has achieved a production milestone with the completion of the 700,000th Volkswagen Passat...

Volkswagen's new CEO promises a more ethical culture

Published May. 4 2018

Volkswagen's new CEO, Herbert Diess, has vowed to build a more ethical culture following the company's diesel emissions scandal and...

U.S. indictment alleges top VW exec knew of emissions cheating

Published May. 3 2018

A federal grand jury in Detroit has indicted former Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn on charges stemming from the company's diesel...

VW recalling some Passats due to air bags

Published May. 3 2018

A recall has been issued for 71,335 Volkswagen Passat sedans and wagons in the 2006-2007 model years.

VW Chattanooga graduates students from Akademie

Published May. 2 2018

Volkswagen's Chattanooga plant, Chattanooga State Community College and Hamilton County Schools marked the first graduating class from the Mechatronics Akademie.

April is better for VW, despite Atlas grille problem

Published May. 2 2018

Volkswagen on Tuesday reported higher U.S. April sales on the strength of SUVs, but the Chattanooga plant is temporarily parking...


VW posts higher April sales in U.S. on Atlas, Tiguan

Published May. 1 2018

Volkswagen of America today reported a 4.5 percent climb in sales in April over a year ago.

VW reports higher quarterly sales, lower profit

Published Apr. 26 2018

Volkswagen Group today reported higher first quarter sales and revenue.

Top Porsche official targeted in German police raid tied to diesel scheme

Published Apr. 19 2018

A top executive at Volkswagen's Porsche unit was among those targeted when dozens of police officers raided the sports car...

Volkswagen replaces CEO Mueller, announces new structure

Published Apr. 12 2018

Volkswagen replaced CEO Matthias Mueller with core brand head Herbert Diess on Thursday and said it is creating a new...

Volkswagen says it's looking at changing CEO in reshuffle

Published Apr. 11 2018

Volkswagen said Tuesday it was considering replacing CEO Matthias Mueller as part of a management shake-up, and German news media...

Volkswagen says it's looking at changing CEO in reshuffle

Published Apr. 10 2018

Volkswagen said Tuesday it was considering replacing CEO Matthias Mueller as part of a management shake-up, and German news media...

New SUVs boost VW sales in March, but local car sales drop in quarter

Published Apr. 3 2018

Volkswagen's new Sports Utility Vehicles, including the Chattanooga-made Atlas, powered a 17.8 percent gain in VW sales last month, lifting...

Volkswagen to Germans: We'll buy your diesel back if it's banned

Published Mar. 30 2018

Volkswagen is trying to reassure German customers worried about the future of their diesel cars by telling them they can...

Volkswagen: New pickup truck hits 'heart of American dream'

Published Mar. 28 2018

A new Volkswagen pickup truck, called "the most American VW ever" by the German automaker on Wednesday, could one day...


VW unveils new five-seat Atlas Cross Sport SUV to be built in Chattanooga

Published Mar. 27 2018

Volkswagen today at the New York International Auto Show revealed a concept of its new five-seat SUV based off the...

VW could assemble new pickup truck in Chattanooga

Published Mar. 26 2018

A Volkswagen pickup truck for the U.S. market, possibly based off the Chattanooga-made Atlas SUV, could make sense, an industry...