Business - Volkswagen

Atlas SUV offshoot likely, Volkswagen official says

Published Aug. 31 2017

The head of the Volkswagen brand globally said here today that it's "highly likely" the German automaker will bring a...

VW Chattanooga engineering center helping as company sees culture shift

Published Aug. 31 2017

Volkswagen's engineering and planning center in Chattanooga is helping the German automaker better understand American motorists as the company puts...

Volkswagen brass meet at Chattanooga plant check out Atlas, make future plans

Published Aug. 31 2017

Top Volkswagen officials will visit the Chattanooga assembly plant this week as they check out the new Atlas sport utility...

VW recalls nearly 300,000 Passats, CCs

Published Aug. 29 2017

Volkswagen is recalling almost 281,000 CC and Passat sedans and wagons.

VW engineer gets prison, $200,000 fine in diesel scandal

Published Aug. 25 2017

A Volkswagen engineer who had a key role in the company's diesel emissions scandal was sentenced Friday to more than...

Volkswagen, Fiat talk about joint truck, van production, report says

Published Aug. 24 2017

Volkswagen AG and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV have talked about joint production of some light-utility vehicles, including VW's Amarok midsize...

VW Chattanooga graduates four classes

Published Aug. 10 2017

Volkswagen in Chattanooga today marked the graduation of classes from four programs of the Volkswagen Academy during a ceremony.

Chattanooga-made VW Atlas earns top safety pick

Published Aug. 4 2017

The Chattanooga-made Volkswagen Atlas SUV has earned a 2017 Top Safety Pick Award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

Volkswagen's sales take first dip of 2017

Published Aug. 2 2017

Volkswagen on Tuesday reported lower monthly U.S. sales for the first time in 2017 as July results trended down for...

VW sales in U.S. fall 5.8 percent in July

Published Aug. 1 2017

Volkswagen of America today reported that sales fell in July by 5.8 percent over the same period last year.

VW I.D. Buzz wins concept award

Published Jul. 31 2017

The Volkswagen I.D. Buzz electric vehicle, which hearkens to the iconic VW Microbus, has been named 2017 Concept Truck of...

Jailed Volkswagen exec to plead guilty in U.S. diesel scandal

Published Jul. 25 2017

A German Volkswagen executive who has been in a Michigan jail for months plans to plead guilty in the company's...


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Volkswagen Touareg discontinued from 2018 U.S. lineup, report says

Published Jul. 12 2017

Volkswagen is reportedly discontinuing the Touareg from its 2018 U.S. lineup.

As diesel scandal fades, VW's June sales outpace rest of auto industry

Published Jul. 3 2017

Volkswagen's sales in the U.S. continued to rebound in June as the diesel scandal slipped into its rear-view mirror and...

Volkswagen hires sales, marketing vice president

Published Jun. 8 2017

Volkswagen of America today announced the appointment of Derrick Hatami as executive vice president of sales and marketing.

VW independent monitor: Company is trying to change

Published Jun. 6 2017

The independent monitor overseeing Volkswagen's efforts to prevent a repeat of its diesel emissions scandal said Tuesday that his "initial...

VW's U.S. sales up in May; aided by new Chattanooga-made Atlas

Published Jun. 1 2017

Volkswagen of America today reported that May sales totaled 30,014 units.

Volkswagen eyes more SUVs, electric car production in Chattanooga

Published Jun. 1 2017

Volkswagen is sending more signals that it aims to bolster production in Chattanooga, with added sport utility vehicles and possibly...

Chattanooga VW plant impacted by bill seeking to reverse micro-unions

Published May. 27 2017

Tennessee's two U.S. senators have signed onto a bill to reverse a National Labor Relations Board decision allowing so-called micro-unions,...

Union puts pressure on Volkswagen's Chattanooga plant

Published May. 10 2017

The United Auto Workers continues to try to keep pressure on Volkswagen's Chattanooga plant as it today questioned the factory's...

April car sales lag, though Volkswagen is up

Published May. 3 2017

Susie Kalgren says her family purchased a 2016 Volvo hatchback when they added a second child.


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VW sales up 1.6 percent in April in U.S.

Published May. 2 2017

Volkswagen of America today reported that April sales rose 1.6 percent over a year ago with the Chattanooga-based Passat up...

Volkswagen ordered to pay $2.8 billion in US diesel emissions scandal

Published Apr. 21 2017

Volkswagen ordered to pay $2.8 billion in US diesel emissions scandal.