Business - Volkswagen

Gov. Haslam: VW committed to Chattanooga plant expansion

Published Jan. 11 2017

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam said today that a settlement with the federal government over the diesel emissions scandal won't restrict...

VW admits emissions cheating and cover-up, will pay U.S. $4.3 billion

Published Jan. 11 2017

Volkswagen is pleading guilty to three criminal charges and will pay $4.3 billion to the U.S. government for cheating on...

VW emissions-cheating deal could put employees in hot seat

Published Jan. 11 2017

The imminent criminal plea deal between Volkswagen and U.S. prosecutors in an emissions-cheating scandal could be bad news for one...


VW prices Chattanooga-made Atlas SUV to be competitive

Published Jan. 11 2017

Volkswagen is finally talking about pricing for its Chattanooga-made Atlas sport utility vehicle.

Despite scandal, VW in running for global sales crown

Published Jan. 11 2017

Booming business in China helped Volkswagen increase its sales to 10.31 million vehicles last year across all its brands, which...

Volkswagen in advanced talks for $4.3 billion settlement

Published Jan. 10 2017

Volkswagen says it is in 'advanced talks' with United States authorities over a proposed settlement that contains $4.3 billion in...

VW 2016 sales set record; may be No. 1 worldwide

Published Jan. 10 2017

In spite of the diesel emissions scandal, Volkswagen's world sales hit a record of 10.3 million vehicles in 2016, the...

Second VW employee arrested over emissions scheme

Published Jan. 9 2017

A person briefed on the matter says a second Volkswagen employee has been arrested in the company's emissions cheating scandal.

VW may pay $3 billion diesel penalty

Published Jan. 6 2017

Volkswagen AG and the U.S. Justice Department are nearing an agreement to resolve the government's civil and criminal investigations that...

Some Volkswagens get OK for diesel fix

Published Jan. 6 2017

Volkswagen will soon be able to repair some of its diesel cars so they meet U.S. emissions standards.

VW offering performance-inspired Atlas version

Published Jan. 6 2017

Volkswagen of America has announced it will offer the performance-inspired R-Line package on the 2018 Chattanooga-made Atlas sport utility vehicle,...

Chattanooga-made VW Atlas to offer performance package

Published Jan. 5 2017

Volkswagen of America said today it will offer the performance-inspired R-Line package on the 2018 Chattanooga-made Atlas sport utility vehicle.


VW ends year on high note but sales lagged in 2016 amid emission scandal

Published Jan. 5 2017

Volkswagen of America's end-of-the-year sales finally joined the banner numbers that automakers enjoyed in 2016, but it was late to...

Passat sales help drive VW increase in December

Published Jan. 4 2017

Volkswagen of America today reported that December sales jumped 20.3 percent over a year ago with the Chattanooga-made Passat's figures...

Volkswagen deal gives some diesel car owners buyback option

Published Dec. 20 2016

Volkswagen reached a deal that will give at least some owners of the remaining 80,000 diesel vehicles caught in the...

VW Chattanooga hiring 600 more for Atlas assembly

Published Dec. 17 2016

Volkswagen rolled out a newly built Atlas SUV for a job fair at its Chattanooga factory Friday as the automaker...

VW starts series production of new Atlas SUV in Chattanooga

Published Dec. 14 2016

Volkswagen today marked the start of series production of its new Sports Utility Vehicle known as the Atlas.

Atlas SUV production gears up at Chattanooga's Volkswagen plant

Published Dec. 13 2016

Chattanooga's Volkswagen plant is poised at the start line of a new milestone as workers gear up for production on...

VW to offer a new car slightly larger than Chattanooga-made Passat

Published Nov. 28 2016

Volkswagen is coming out with a new model that will add to its offerings of larger cars in the United...

Chattanooga plant a contender to assemble VW electric vehicles

Published Nov. 23 2016

Volkswagen on Tuesday unveiled plans to assemble electric vehicles in North America starting in 2021, potentially putting production of battery-powered...

Volkswagen bets on new technology to bounce back from crisis

Published Nov. 23 2016

Volkswagen's namesake brand hopes to bounce back from its diesel emissions scandal with a broad restructuring that will mean more...

VW electric car production could come to Chattanooga plant

Published Nov. 22 2016

Volkswagen is planning to make electric vehicles in North America within five years, potentially meaning production of battery-powered cars in...

UPDATE: Volkswagen to shed 30,000 jobs; company says cuts will have 'no effect' in Chattanooga

Published Nov. 18 2016

Volkswagen announced plans Friday to cut 30,000 jobs in a wide-ranging restructuring of its namesake brand as it tries to...