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German regulators approve VW emission fix

Published Dec. 16 2015

German regulators have approved fixes to Volkswagen's diesel vehicles in connection with the emission-cheating scandal, the company said today.

VW: Small group of engineers began work on emissions cheat in 2005 to tap U.S. market

Published Dec. 10 2015

A small group of Volkswagen engineers began working as early as 2005 on emissions cheating software after they were unable...

VW lawsuits headed for California

Published Dec. 8 2015

A U.S. judicial panel said Tuesday that up to 451 civil lawsuits filed against Volkswagen over use of software to...

Gov. Bill Haslam dismissive of 'cherry-picked' UAW victory

Published Dec. 7 2015

While the United Auto Workers is celebrating the end of its losing streak at foreign automakers in the South, Tennessee's...

UAW rival at Volkswagen plant asks employees to vote 'no'

Published Dec. 4 2015

A rival to the United Auto Workers at Volkswagen's Chattanooga plant has called on employees to vote no on the...

Volkswagen lawyer wants more than 460 lawsuits against the car company consolidated

Published Dec. 3 2015

A Volkswagen lawyer on Thursday said the company would like hundreds of federal civil lawsuits filed against the carmaker over...

Today's VW vote on representation meets resistance from the company

Published Dec. 3 2015

Skilled trades workers at Volkswagen will start casting ballots early today in the second United Auto Workers election at the...

VW sales down nearly 25 percent; Chattanooga-made Passat down 60 percent

Published Dec. 1 2015

Volkswagen of America today reported that sales fell nearly 25 percent in November from a year ago as the diesel...

Vote to proceed despite VW's plan to appeal union election at Chattanooga plant

Published Dec. 1 2015

Volkswagen said Tuesday it will appeal the decision to hold a union election planned this week at the Chattanooga plant,...

A new union election at VW, this time without the furor

Published Dec. 1 2015

NASHVILLE — A new union vote is scheduled for this week at the Volkswagen plant in Tennessee, but so far...

Lawsuit filed in Chattanooga against VW seeks damages over falling share price

Published Nov. 30 2015

A Volkswagen shareholder has filed a lawsuit in Chattanooga against the company over losses sustained when VW's share price plummeted...

Group hits labor unions as VW Chattanooga vote nears

Published Nov. 23 2015

A Washington, D.C., group that opposes compulsory union membership said Monday the U.S. Department of Labor is favoring "Big Labor"...

Volkswagen promises engine fixes by end of November

Published Nov. 23 2015

Volkswagen CEO Matthias Mueller says the company will have technical details on fixing cars fitted with emissions-rigging software to German...

VW has only a few costly options to fix polluting diesels

Published Nov. 20 2015

DETROIT — When Volkswagen submits a plan to fix emissions-cheating diesel engines on Friday, it will have only two options...

UAW wins legal battle to hold union vote at Chattanooga VW plant

Published Nov. 18 2015

The United Auto Workers on Wednesday won a legal battle for an election to organize a small group of Volkswagen...

VW to cut costs in wake of scandal

Published Nov. 18 2015

FRANKFURT, Germany — Volkswagen is expected to announce substantial spending cuts on Friday as the carmaker braces for the financial...

U.S. Chamber says works council at VW Chattanooga plant would be unlawful

Published Nov. 18 2015

A new study on works councils by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce says the type of employee labor panel considered...

More VWs involved in cheating scandal

Published Nov. 17 2015

Volkswagen manipulated the carbon dioxide emission levels of more gas-powered vehicles than previously disclosed, a spokesman for the carmaker said...

VW testing emissions of foreign carmakers

Published Nov. 12 2015

Germany's Federal Motor Transport Authority says it's testing the emissions of vehicles made by 23 foreign and domestic brands following...

VW plant stops production of diesel Passats while awaiting emissions fix

Published Nov. 11 2015

Volkswagen has ceased production of diesel-powered 2016 Passat sedans at its Chattanooga plant while it awaits a fix to the...

VW plant election could be this month if UAW wins challenge

Published Nov. 5 2015

A new union election could go on later this month for a small group of maintenance workers at Chattanooga's Volkswagen...

Pressure grows on Volkswagen as bad news piles up

Published Nov. 4 2015

FRANKFURT, Germany — The fallout from Volkswagen's emissions-cheating scandal intensified Wednesday, as investors bailed out and European regulators pressured VW...

VW to oppose unionization of maintenance workers, wants full vote

Published Nov. 3 2015

Volkswagen will ask in a hearing today that the National Labor Relations Board reject a request by the United Auto...