Business - Volkswagen

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:

Volkswagen supplier holds jobs fair in Chattanooga

Published Jun. 6 2012

Volkswagen currently has two 223,200-square-foot buildings in the supplier park adjacent to its Chattanooga plant. An engineering company was recently...

Volkswagen eyes expansion in Chattanooga at Enterprise South

Published May. 30 2012

Just a year after the official opening of Chattanooga's plant, the company and the city are making moves that suggest...

Sales of Volkswagen's Chattanooga-made Passat to set new U.S. record

Published May. 18 2012

The Chattanooga factory produced 40,000 cars in a partial year in 2011. Currently, the plant is making close to 600...

Volkswagen Chattanooga students win gold

Published May. 8 2012

Two students of Volkswagen's automotive mechatronics program in Chattanooga were awarded gold medals for their participation in the Tennessee...

VW contractor hiring more workers in Chattanooga

Published Apr. 4 2012

The staffing contractor for Volkswagen of America is seeking to immediately fill full-time contractor jobs at VW's assembly plant...

Volkswagen Passat sales top 10,000 in March

Published Apr. 3 2012

Volkswagen said today it sold more of its Chattanooga-made Passat cars last month than what the company sold of...

Volkswagen investment paying off with more jobs, officials say

Published Mar. 23 2012

Volkswagen officials Thursday called it "the magic number."

Sales driving Volkswagen dealer expansions

Published Mar. 18 2012

With sales of the Chattanooga-made Passat in the fast lane, Village Volkswagen officials are ready for construction work expanding the...

VW eyeing largest solar park in state

Published Mar. 17 2012


Volkswagen gets cache of breaks in taxes

Published Mar. 13 2012

By Bob Fowler, Knoxville News-Sentinel

Volkswagen Chattanooga facility to host symphony concerts

Published Mar. 13 2012

Volkswagen of America said today that its Chattanooga facility will host five concerts by the Chattanooga Symphony and Orchestra,...

Gun bills draw opposition from Volkswagen in Tennessee Senate committee

Published Mar. 6 2012

NASHVILLE - Volkswagen Chattanooga's security chief today told senators the company is "very concerned" with National Rifle Association-drafted legislation...

VW assessing possible hail damage to cars at Chattanooga plant

Published Mar. 5 2012

A Volkswagen official said Monday the automaker is bringing in experts to see if Passats awaiting shipment from its...

Volkswagen Passat sales surge though supplies are 'constrained'

Published Mar. 2 2012


VW sales up 42.5 percent in February

Published Mar. 1 2012

Volkswagen of America reported today that sales soared 42.5 percent in February over the same month a year ago led...

VW plans parts warehouse in Tennessee

Published Feb. 29 2012

Volkswagen plans to build a new parts warehouse related to the Chattanooga-made Passat in Roane County, Tenn., an official...

Apprenticeships multiply at Volkswagen in Chattanooga

Published Feb. 22 2012

Volkswagen is taking applications for its Automotive Mechatronics Program training class for 2012.

Last year's storm damage prompts Volkswagen to purchase $5 million protective net

Published Feb. 17 2012


Chattanooga VW plant makes 50,000th Passat

Published Feb. 7 2012

Volkswagen's Chattanooga plant has assembled of its 50,000th Passat, an official said today.

VW "Dog Strikes Back" ad 'favorite,' Adbowl says

Published Feb. 7 2012

Volkswagen's "Dog Strikes Back" was rated the favorite commercial during Super Bowl on Sunday, according to Adbowl, an ad...

VW creating 200 new jobs at Chattanooga plant

Published Jan. 31 2012

Volkswagen plans to create 200 new jobs at its Chattanooga plant as it bolsters production from 31 to...

Ten new Volkswagen Passats wrecked after rail car derails in Chattanooga

Published Jan. 24 2012

Ten new Chattanooga-made Volkswagen Passats were damaged Saturday when the Norfolk Southern rail car in which they were being...