Business - Volkswagen

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.


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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...


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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...

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...

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...