Business - Volkswagen

VW pollution scheme may have killed hundreds of people

Published Oct. 6 2015

WASHINGTON -- Volkswagen's pollution-control chicanery has not just been victimless tinkering, killing between five and 20 people in the United...

Longtime VW owner joins lawsuits against automaker over diesel deception

Published Oct. 3 2015

Bill Sonnenburg drove a 1961 Volkswagen Beetle as a teenager, another Beetle in law school, a VW Rabbit that he...

McCormick: State to approve VW incentives for Chattanooga plant

Published Jan. 14 2015

A top Republican in the Tennessee General Assembly says he expects his colleagues to approve the state share of a...

Volkswagen, Ford take top awards at the Detroit auto show

Published Jan. 12 2015

DETROIT (AP) - Ford's big move to aluminum for the body of its flagship F-150 truck has helped it garner...

Volkswagen's new SUV concept could be made in Chattanooga

Published Jan. 12 2015

DETROIT -- Volkswagen showed off a concept of a new 5-seat sport utility vehicle Sunday that may play a key...

Haslam defends Volkswagen assistance

Published Jan. 8 2015

NASHVILLE -- Republican Gov. Bill Haslam says that while he sympathizes with Hamilton County GOP lawmakers' "real concerns" about the...

December VW sales up slightly; Chattanooga-made Passat off

Published Jan. 5 2015

Volkswagen today reported a slight uptick in U.S. new vehicle sales for December, but lower results for 2014.

Volkswagen Passats, other models recalled

Published Jan. 1 2015

The Volkswagen Group of America is recalling about 38,000 cars, including some Chattanooga-made Passats, because a fuel leak in the...

Volkswagen Group says 10 million sales within reach

Published Dec. 12 2014

The Volkswagen Group delivered over 9 million vehicles from January to November for the first time ever, and officials said...

Rival labor group seeks to revoke UAW signatures at Chattanooga VW plant

Published Dec. 11 2014

A labor group trying to sign up Chattanooga Volkswagen plant employees as members said today it has delivered hundreds of...

VW November sales up; Passat down

Published Dec. 2 2014

Volkswagen of America today reported that sales rose 3.2 percent last month over a year ago, though the Chattanooga-made Passat...

On the comeback trail ... Report says Volkswagen may lose $1 billion in U.S. in 2014; SUV to help

Published Nov. 27 2014

While Volkswagen's Chattanooga plant grapples with labor issues, a new report says the German automaker's U.S. operations may lose about...

VW investing $106 billion globally including Chattanooga

Published Nov. 21 2014

Volkswagen AG is to plow about $106 billion in its business over the next five years to fuel expansion and...

VW recalls 442,000 cars to fix suspension problem

Published Nov. 19 2014

DETROIT (AP) - Volkswagen is recalling 442,000 Jettas and Beetles to fix a problem that can cause rear suspension failure...

$33.6 million VW Chattanooga expansion contract eyed

Published Nov. 18 2014

Gray Construction is expected to be recommended to undertake a $33.6 million project related to the $900 million Volkswagen plant...

HTI Employment Solutions opening Chattanooga office

Published Nov. 13 2014

A South Carolina-based employment firm, HTI Employment Solutions, is opening a Chattanooga office to fill the 300 jobs that Volkswagen...

VW-Fiat Chrysler merger 'brilliant,' auto expert says

Published Nov. 5 2014

An auto industry expert said today that a merger of Volkswagen and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV would create a well-balanced...

VW sees hike in U.S. sales

Published Nov. 3 2014

Volkswagen of America today reported a 7.8 percent increase in sales in October over a year ago, though the number...

Toyota at top in global vehicle sales over VW, GM

Published Oct. 27 2014

TOKYO (AP) - Toyota kept its lead over rivals Volkswagen and General Motors as the world's top-selling automaker in the...

Ian Davies: New Volkswagen production Chattanooga's 'ticket to the future'

Published Oct. 18 2014

Volkswagen's new innovative way of assembling cars, including its planned midsize sport utility vehicle, assures the growth of the Chattanooga...

VW sales jump

Published Sep. 5 2012

New vehicles titled in Hamilton County through the first eight months of the year totaled 8,587 vehciles, up 17.2 percent...

Volkswagen suppliers plan to hire 100 full-time workers in Chattanooga area

Published Jul. 13 2012

MAU is planning a job fair Monday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Holiday Inn-Hamilton Place, 2232 Center...

Volkswagen on pace for best year since 1973

Published Jul. 4 2012

June U.S. sales by model with percent change from a year ago: