Business - Volkswagen

Haslam: 'Timing isn't great' for UAW at VW Chattanooga

Published Oct. 28 2015

NASHVILLE — Gov. Bill Haslam said Tuesday the "timing isn't great" for maintenance workers at Volkswagen's Chattanooga plant to pursue...

VW diesel auction prices drop

Published Oct. 21 2015

Average auction prices for Volkswagen's beleaguered diesel vehicles have dropped nearly 16 percent in the four weeks since the emissions...

Gov. Haslam raises hopes for new Volkswagen headquarters in Chattanooga, then backpedals

Published Oct. 21 2015

NASHVILLE -- Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam on Tuesday raised the prospect of Volkswagen locating its new North American headquarters in...

VW holds line on pricing of Chattanooga-made 2016 Passat

Published Oct. 19 2015

Volkswagen of America today announced that pricing on the new 2016 Chattanooga-made Passat will start at $22,440, the same as...

VW Chattanooga staffing firm says it's 'business as usual' for now

Published Oct. 13 2015

A staffing company for Volkswagen's Chattanooga assembly plant said Monday the automaker has indicated it's "business as usual" for now...

Volkswagen diesel vehicle prices drop 13 percent, figures show

Published Oct. 8 2015

Resale prices have dropped about 13 percent for the used Volkswagen diesel-powered vehicles at the center of an emission-rigging scandal,...

Jackson urges VW "to correct but not close" Chattanooga factory where faulty diesels produced

Published Oct. 6 2015

During a visit to Chattanooga, the Rev. Jesse Jackson said that VW should not be forced to close its U.S....

VW pollution scheme may have killed hundreds of people

Published Oct. 6 2015

WASHINGTON -- Volkswagen's pollution-control chicanery has not just been victimless tinkering, killing between five and 20 people in the United...

Longtime VW owner joins lawsuits against automaker over diesel deception

Published Oct. 3 2015

Bill Sonnenburg drove a 1961 Volkswagen Beetle as a teenager, another Beetle in law school, a VW Rabbit that he...

McCormick: State to approve VW incentives for Chattanooga plant

Published Jan. 14 2015

A top Republican in the Tennessee General Assembly says he expects his colleagues to approve the state share of a...

Volkswagen, Ford take top awards at the Detroit auto show

Published Jan. 12 2015

DETROIT (AP) - Ford's big move to aluminum for the body of its flagship F-150 truck has helped it garner...

Volkswagen's new SUV concept could be made in Chattanooga

Published Jan. 12 2015

DETROIT -- Volkswagen showed off a concept of a new 5-seat sport utility vehicle Sunday that may play a key...

Haslam defends Volkswagen assistance

Published Jan. 8 2015

NASHVILLE -- Republican Gov. Bill Haslam says that while he sympathizes with Hamilton County GOP lawmakers' "real concerns" about the...

December VW sales up slightly; Chattanooga-made Passat off

Published Jan. 5 2015

Volkswagen today reported a slight uptick in U.S. new vehicle sales for December, but lower results for 2014.

Volkswagen Passats, other models recalled

Published Jan. 1 2015

The Volkswagen Group of America is recalling about 38,000 cars, including some Chattanooga-made Passats, because a fuel leak in the...

Volkswagen Group says 10 million sales within reach

Published Dec. 12 2014

The Volkswagen Group delivered over 9 million vehicles from January to November for the first time ever, and officials said...

Rival labor group seeks to revoke UAW signatures at Chattanooga VW plant

Published Dec. 11 2014

A labor group trying to sign up Chattanooga Volkswagen plant employees as members said today it has delivered hundreds of...

VW November sales up; Passat down

Published Dec. 2 2014

Volkswagen of America today reported that sales rose 3.2 percent last month over a year ago, though the Chattanooga-made Passat...

On the comeback trail ... Report says Volkswagen may lose $1 billion in U.S. in 2014; SUV to help

Published Nov. 27 2014

While Volkswagen's Chattanooga plant grapples with labor issues, a new report says the German automaker's U.S. operations may lose about...

VW investing $106 billion globally including Chattanooga

Published Nov. 21 2014

Volkswagen AG is to plow about $106 billion in its business over the next five years to fuel expansion and...

VW recalls 442,000 cars to fix suspension problem

Published Nov. 19 2014

DETROIT (AP) - Volkswagen is recalling 442,000 Jettas and Beetles to fix a problem that can cause rear suspension failure...

$33.6 million VW Chattanooga expansion contract eyed

Published Nov. 18 2014

Gray Construction is expected to be recommended to undertake a $33.6 million project related to the $900 million Volkswagen plant...

HTI Employment Solutions opening Chattanooga office

Published Nov. 13 2014

A South Carolina-based employment firm, HTI Employment Solutions, is opening a Chattanooga office to fill the 300 jobs that Volkswagen...