Business - Volkswagen

VW sales up 10 percent in first quarter, figures show

Published Apr. 3 2017

Volkswagen of America today reported that first-quarter sales jumped 10 percent over a year ago on the strength of the...

Volkswagen defends 'racy' TV spot for Chattanooga-built Atlas SUV [video]

Published Mar. 29 2017

Some people are saying that Volkswagen's first TV commercial for the Chattanooga-made Atlas sport utility vehicle may be too steamy.

Volkswagen eyeing another crossover to be made in Chattanooga

Published Mar. 15 2017

Volkswagen is looking at launching a new crossover that would come from the Atlas sport utility vehicle that's currently under...

Volkswagen pleads guilty in scheme to cheat diesel emissions tests in US

Published Mar. 10 2017

Volkswagen pleads guilty in scheme to cheat diesel emissions tests in US.

VW nixes merger idea with Fiat

Published Mar. 8 2017

Volkswagen Chief Executive Matthias Mueller has rebuffed overtures about merging with Fiat Chrysler.

VW sales climb in February on Chattanooga Passat

Published Mar. 1 2017

Volkswagen of America reported today that February sales rose 12.7 percent over the same month a year ago on higher...

Chattanooga aiding in Volkswagen's 'greatest change' ever

Published Feb. 26 2017

A top Volkswagen Group of America official heavily involved in the carmaker's multibillion-dollar shift to electric cars says Chattanoogans are...

VW Chattanooga sets up scholarship fund

Published Feb. 17 2017

Volkswagen's Chattanooga operations has established the Volkswagen Mechatronics Scholarship fund to support the students enrolled in the Volkswagen Mechatronics Akademie...

VW unveils Chattanooga-made 'Weekend Edition' Atlas

Published Feb. 8 2017

Volkswagen plans to unveil a so-called 'Weekender' package for its new Chattanooga-made Atlas SUV that's designed to show off its...

VW sales in U.S. surge 17 percent on Chattanooga Passat jump

Published Feb. 1 2017

Volkswagen of America today reported that sales climbed 17.1 percent in January over the same month a year ago with...

VW to pay $1.2 billion or more to US owners of big diesels

Published Feb. 1 2017

Volkswagen has agreed to pay at least $1.2 billion in buybacks and compensation to settle claims from U.S. owners of...

VW No. 1 in world sales for 2016, report says

Published Jan. 30 2017

Volkswagen, which has a Chattanooga assembly plant, has overtaken Toyota to become the world's No. 1 carmaker by sales, according...

Prosecutors believe former Volkswagen CEO knew of emissions scandal earlier than he claims

Published Jan. 27 2017

Prosecutors in Germany say they have sufficient evidence to indicate that former Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn may have known of...

Volkswagen to establish $1 million science lab program for Hamilton County students

Published Jan. 24 2017

Volkswagen's Chattanooga assembly plant and the state of Tennessee today unveiled a $1 million effort that will allow Hamilton County...

Chinese parts maker helping in production of Volkswagen's new Atlas SUV

Published Jan. 20 2017

Hamilton County's first Chinese auto supplier has cranked up production of dashboards and interior door panels for Volkswagen's new Atlas...

Volkswagen Atlas-based pickup truck among options weighed by German automaker

Published Jan. 15 2017

Erb said VW has bolstered its SUV lineup in the U.S. with its Chattanooga-made Atlas, set to hit dealerships this...

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...