Business - Volkswagen

Volkswagen boss vows to be 'part of solution' on diesel

Published Mar. 14 2018

Volkswagen CEO Matthias Mueller said the automaker had "an excellent year" in 2017 and is committed to addressing concerns about...

Volkswagen CEO: Clarity is needed on trade measures

Published Mar. 6 2018

The CEO of German automaker Volkswagen said businesses such as his need clarity about new trade measures announced by the...

Volkswagen to idle Chattanooga plant production for two weeks

Published Mar. 2 2018

Volkswagen's Chattanooga plant, reacting to slowing sales of its Passat sedan and higher demand for the Atlas SUV, will idle...


Volkswagen reports U.S. sales up 6 percent in February

Published Mar. 1 2018

Volkswagen of America today reported that sales climbed 6 percent in February.

Business Briefs: VW Atlas SUV earns Good Housekeeping award

Published Feb. 15 2018

The Chattanooga-made Volkswagen Atlas has earned Good Housekeeping magazine's 2018 Best New Car Award in the midsize SUV category, according...

VW brand global sales set January record

Published Feb. 13 2018

The Volkswagen brand set a global sales record for January.

Atlas wins MotorWeek award

Published Feb. 9 2018

The Chattanooga-made Atlas SUV was named "Best Large Utility" in the 2018 MotorWeek Drivers' Choice Awards announced at the 2018...

Volkswagen of America's January auto sales top market

Published Feb. 1 2018

Volkswagen of America today posted an increase in sales.

Volkswagen suspends executive over monkey tests

Published Jan. 31 2018

Automaker Volkswagen has suspended a top executive in response to widespread public criticism over experiments in which monkeys were exposed...

Volkswagen announces 8 more Hamilton County schools to receive science eLabs

Published Jan. 30 2018

Can a go-kart run off of solar power? Can a water filtration system be created that does not require electricity?...

Chattanooga-made VW Atlas flexes its muscle

Published Jan. 17 2018

Volkswagen's Chattanooga-made Atlas was named Wednesday as the best vehicle in 2018 by an industry group that called the SUV...

Volkswagen has record 2017 in global sales

Published Jan. 17 2018

German automaker Volkswagen had record sales of 10.74 million vehicles last year.

Volkswagen to launch redesigned Chattanooga-made Passat in 2019

Published Jan. 16 2018

Volkswagen plans to launch an all-new Chattanooga-made Passat next year in the first full remake of the sedan since the...

VW to invest $3.3 billion in North America, unveils Jetta

Published Jan. 15 2018

Volkswagen has unveiled its new Jetta sedan.

New Passat GT model offered by Volkswagen

Published Jan. 12 2018

Volkswagen has debuted the 2018 Passat GT special model at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

Business Briefs: Volkswagen of America replaces VP after sales drop

Published Jan. 9 2018

Volkswagen of America on Monday named Duncan Movassaghi as senior vice president of sales for the Volkswagen brand, effective Feb....

VW names new U.S. sales VP

Published Jan. 8 2018

Volkswagen of America today named Duncan Movassaghi as senior vice president of sales for the Volkswagen brand effective Feb. 1.

Chattanooga-made Atlas helps boost VW sales 5.2 percent in 2017

Published Jan. 3 2018

Buoyed by the best sales month yet for its Chattanooga-made Atlas SUV, Volkswagen of America, Inc. today said its sales...

Court sends VW Chattanooga case back to labor board

Published Dec. 27 2017

A federal appeals court Tuesday agreed to return a case to the National Labor Relations Board for the labor panel's...

Volkswagen, labor union clash over request involving Chattanooga plant

Published Dec. 22 2017

Volkswagen and the United Auto Workers are clashing over a request by a federal labor panel to reconsider an earlier...

New labor ruling could impact Chattanooga's Volkswagen plant

Published Dec. 19 2017

Efforts to unionize Chattanooga's Volkswagen plant could be affected by a new labor ruling that makes it harder to organize...

Stretching VW settlement dollars: Chattanooga weighs in on how to spend emissions money

Published Dec. 16 2017

More charging stations for electric cars and expanding battery-powered vehicles in public fleets were ideas raised Friday on how to...

Business Briefs: Chattanooga hosts VW settlement hearing

Published Dec. 13 2017

Tennessee officials will hold a public meeting in Chattanooga on Friday to take suggestions on how to spend $45.7 million,...