Business - Volkswagen

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...

Chattanooga-made Volkswagen Passat named's best of 2012

Published Jan. 11 2012

Volkswagen's Chattanooga-made Passat has been named's "Best of 2012," the online automotive site announced during the North American...

Volkswagen CEO touts sales of Chattanooga-made Passat, unveils 2 green cars

Published Jan. 10 2012

DETROIT -- Volkswagen chief executive Martin Winterkorn said Monday the Chattanooga-produced Passat is on its way to becoming "a...

Volkswagen pleased with sales of Chattanooga-made Passat

Published Jan. 5 2012

Passat sales sped ahead last month with the Chattanooga-made sedan helping Volkswagen book its best December in the United...

Chattanooga VW plant first factory in U.S. to achieve LEED Platinum status

Published Dec. 1 2011

Volkswagen's Chattanooga auto assembly plant is the first factory in the U.S. to achieve Leadership in Energy and Environmental...

$2.6 million Erlanger day care center to serve VW employees

Published Nov. 29 2011

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Report: Volkswagen plans to build SUV at Chattanooga plant

Published Nov. 17 2011

A German newspaper today reported that Volkswagen is making plans to bolster production at its Chattanooga plant with a...

Volkswagen says Passat sales in U.S. best since 2005

Published Nov. 3 2011

Sales for Volkswagen's Passat last month in the United States were the highest in nearly six years for the...

Passat helps push VW sales

Published Nov. 2 2011

Volkswagen of America on Tuesday reported that sales climbed 39.6 percent in October over a year ago, with deliveries of...

VW sales rise nearly 40 percent

Published Nov. 1 2011

Volkswagen of America today reported that sales climbed 39.6 percent in October over a year ago, with Chattanooga-made Passat...

VW profit up sharply in quarter

Published Oct. 27 2011

Volkswagen Group today reported that third quarter profit jumped over last year, and it forecast an improvement on its...

Volkswagen sales may hit No. 1 worldwide this year

Published Oct. 24 2011

Volkswagen AG, growing in emerging markets and the United States with the help of its new Chattanooga plant, will...

VW spends most of $235 million in infrastructure aid

Published Oct. 12 2011

Key funds provided for the VW project by city, county and state:

Sen. Bob Corker sees 'tremendous opportunity' for VW additions in Chattanooga

Published Oct. 11 2011

U.S. Sen. Bob Corker said in Chattanooga on Monday he sees "tremendous opportunity" regarding future additions by Volkswagen in...

3,100 Chattanooga-made VW Passats sell in 1st month

Published Oct. 4 2011

Village Volkswagen's general manager said Monday he's begging the automaker's regional sales office for more Chattanooga-made Passats.

VW sells over 3,100 Passats in first month

Published Oct. 3 2011

Volkswagen of America today reported it sold more than 3,100 Chattanooga-made Passats in September as the automaker ramps...

VW's top global managers in Chattanooga today for strategy session

Published Sep. 22 2011

Volkswagen's top managers globally are slated to be in Chattanooga today and Friday for a high-level strategy session and...

First Chattanooga buyer grabs Volkswagen Passat

Published Sep. 20 2011

Chattanoogan Ellen Hays said Monday that three years ago she watched as Volkswagen officials announced they'd selected the city...

VW sells first Passat in Chattanooga

Published Sep. 19 2011

A Chattanooga woman today became the first motorist in the Chattanooga area to drive away with a new Chattanooga-made Passat.

Suzuki to abort VW partnership

Published Sep. 13 2011

Suzuki Motor Corp. said Monday it will abort its alliance with Volkswagen AG following a nearly two-year marriage that...

Volkswagen adjusts models, strategy

Published Sep. 11 2011

For many years, Volkswagen AG attracted a small core of loyal customers in North America and didn't seem to...