Business - Volkswagen

Volkswagen files lawsuit to block UAW vote

Published Sep. 1 2016

Volkswagen of America today filed a legal appeal of the decision of the National Labor Relations Board ordering the auto...

VW sales drop 13 percent in August, but Passat sales are flat with year ago

Published Sep. 1 2016

Volkswagen's U.S. sales last month were down 9.1 percent from a year ago, but sales of the Chattanooga-made Passat were...

VW, Aerotek job fair today from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Published Aug. 30 2016

Persons interested in applying for jobs with Volkswagen contractor Aerotek may apply for work during another job fair today from...

Volkswagen to expand Chattanooga test track for SUV

Published Aug. 30 2016

Volkswagen's Chattanooga plant is expanding its test track, including the addition of a small figure-eight course, so the carmaker can...

Volkswagen reaches agreement with dealers

Published Aug. 25 2016

Volkswagen Group of America Inc. today announced it has reached an agreement in principle to resolve the claims of...

Chattanooga Seating to begin hiring nearly 200 workers in September

Published Aug. 18 2016

Volkswagen supplier Chattanooga Seating Systems, revving up production related to the German automaker's new sport utility vehicle, will expand its...

Graduates of VW programs are entering workforce at 'challenging' time

Published Aug. 12 2016

As Volkswagen's Chattanooga plant faces possibly its most challenging time ever, 14 students graduated Thursday from a pair of apprenticeship...

VW grads help bridge skills gap, officials say

Published Aug. 11 2016

Chattanooga's Volkswagen plant today graduated 14 students from a pair of apprenticeship programs which officials say help bridge the skills...

VW of America names Muth as vice president

Published Aug. 4 2016

Volkswagen of America said Wednesday that Dr. Hendrik Muth, 42, has been named vice president of product marketing and strategy.

VW posts 8.12 percent drop in U.S. July sales

Published Aug. 2 2016

Volkswagen of America today reported that July sales of 28,758 vehicles fell 8.12 percent over the same month last year.

VW earnings fall in 2nd quarter

Published Jul. 28 2016

Volkswagen says second-quarter profits fell by more than half compared with the same period last year, before the company was...

Volkswagen supplier Gestamp gears up for Chattanooga-made SUV

Published Jul. 27 2016

The biggest single investment by a Volkswagen supplier in Hamilton County is now shifting into one of the largest hiring...


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Volkswagen's $15 billion emissions scandal settlement clears first hurdle

Published Jul. 26 2016

A nearly $15 billion settlement over Volkswagen's emissions cheating scandal cleared a key hurdle Tuesday, with a federal judge giving...

VW sells more vehicles worldwide than any other automaker in first half of 2016

Published Jul. 26 2016

Despite the diesel emissions scandal, Volkswagen Group sold over 5 million cars and light trucks worldwide and more than any...

Officials are readying 250 acres at Enterprise South to attract auto suppliers

Published Jul. 24 2016

Chattanooga's economic developers are cranking up efforts to nearly double the number of jobs the automotive sector has created at...

Volkswagen shares soar after buoyant earnings update

Published Jul. 20 2016

Volkswagen shares soared Wednesday after the German car giant revealed that its first-half earnings before charges related to its diesel-emissions...

VW looks to fill Chattanooga plant with new production, workers

Published Jul. 20 2016

A staffing contractor for Volkswagen in Chattanooga plans to hire about 25 people weekly over the next couple of months...

Top VW officials engaged in 'massive fraud' lawsuit says

Published Jul. 19 2016

Top Volkswagen executives engaged in a "massive fraud" to intentionally sell diesel cars that violated emissions rules, CNN said a...

VW Chattanooga may make electric cars, official says

Published Jul. 19 2016

The new head of Volkswagen AG's U.S. unit confirmed the German auto maker plans to build electric vehicles in North...

Top VW dealer: Emission scandal may be 'big blessing' for U.S. market

Published Jul. 9 2016

The head of Volkswagen's U.S. dealer council says the emission scandal will turn out as 'a big blessing,' reducing VW's...

VW's U.S. sales tumble 21.7 percent in June

Published Jul. 1 2016

Volkswagen of America today reported that sales fell 21.7 percent in June over a year ago, with the Chattanooga-made Passat's...


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VW to pay Tennessee, Georgia $31 million in fines for deceptive diesel sales

Published Jun. 29 2016

As part of the $15 billion-plus national settlement over its auto emissions-cheating scandal, Volkswagen will implement a restitution program for...

Haslam hopes Chattanooga gets VW settlement's $2 billion for zero-emissions technology

Published Jun. 28 2016

Gov. Bill Haslam says he has "strong hopes" of seeing Volkswagen's Chattanooga operation get some of the $2 billion in...