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Volkswagen reaches agreement over emissions scandal

Published Apr. 21 2016

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Judge: Agreement over Volkswagen emissions scandal will give consumers options of buybacks, fixing vehicles.

VW shares rise on diesel settlement plan

Published Apr. 21 2016

Volkswagen shares jumped more than 6 percent early today on expectations that the carmaker was close to reaching a deal...

VW to pay diesel customers $5,000 each, German newspaper says

Published Apr. 20 2016

Volkswagen has reached a deal with U.S. authorities to settle the case over its cheating of diesel emissions tests that...


VW owners seek trial if there's no fix in emissions case

Published Apr. 19 2016

Lawyers representing thousands of people who own diesel Volkswagens that cheat on emissions tests are asking a judge to order...

VW names new Volkswagen Group of America chief

Published Apr. 15 2016

Volkswagen today named the head of its new North American unit to oversee operations in America for the group.

VW weighs next move after union wins ruling

Published Apr. 14 2016

The United Auto Workers on Wednesday called on Volkswagen to start bargaining with maintenance workers at the Chattanooga plant after...

FTC sues Volkswagen, charging false claims made in diesel ads

Published Mar. 29 2016

A federal consumer watchdog has sued Volkswagen, charging the company made false claims in commercials promoting its "Clean Diesel" vehicles...

VW wants volume sales, more Chattanooga product, official says

Published Mar. 18 2016

Volkswagen will keep "a volume strategy" for U.S. sales and push for more new products from its Chattanooga plant, the...

VW may build electric cars in Chattanooga, report says

Published Mar. 18 2016

Volkswagen is discussing a solution to its diesel-emission issues in the United States that could include building an electric car...

VW eyes building an electric car plant in U.S., report says

Published Mar. 17 2016

Volkswagen is discussing a big solution to its diesel-emission problem in the United States that could include building an electric...

VW sued for $3.6 billion by European investors

Published Mar. 15 2016

Almost 300 institutional investors in Volkswagen have filed a multi-billion euro suit in Europe against the carmaker for what they...

VW whistleblower fired over diesel issue, complaint says

Published Mar. 14 2016

Volkswagen deleted documents and obstructed justice after the U.S. Environmental Protection accused the company of cheating on emissions tests, a...

VW could bring self-driving cars to Chattanooga within a decade

Published Mar. 12 2016

A top executive at Volkswagen's new engineering and planning center in Chattanooga said Friday that fully self-driving cars could make...

VW dealers worry automaker may give up on growing U.S. sales

Published Mar. 11 2016

The head of Volkswagen's U.S. dealer council plans to go to VW's headquarters next week to oppose suggestions that the...

Michael Horn leaving as VW's U.S. chief

Published Mar. 9 2016

Michael Horn is leaving as Volkswagen Group of America's chief executive, the German automaker announced today.

VW has no plans to cut jobs at Chattanooga plant, automaker says

Published Mar. 8 2016

Volkswagen has no plans to cut jobs at its Chattanooga plant due to the company's ongoing diesel emissions scandal as...

VW says it didn't think diesel scandal would cost much at first

Published Mar. 2 2016

Volkswagen said Wednesday that it didn't think the diesel-emission scandal would cost much when it was initially uncovered.

Volkswagen names new U.S. sales chief amid sluggish results

Published Mar. 2 2016

Volkswagen of America today announced the appointment of Ronald Stach as vice president of sales for the Volkswagen brand effective...

VW sales improve, but still trail gains by other major automakers

Published Mar. 1 2016

Volkswagen of America's sales grew in February over a month ago, and the Chattanooga-made Passat showed gains as well.

Chattanooga VW employee wins award as best young engineer

Published Feb. 27 2016

The Chattanooga Engineers Society has presented Volkswagen employee Alexander Faupel with the 2016 Chattanooga Area E-Week Young Engineer of the...

EPA asking VW to make electric vehicles in Chattanooga

Published Feb. 23 2016

The EPA is reportedly asking Volkswagen to make electric vehicles at its Chattanooga plant, and an analyst says VW could...

No VW emissions fix agreement until late March, report says

Published Feb. 19 2016

Top managers at Volkswagen do not expect an agreement before the end of March with U.S. authorities over the German...

Auto suppliers hiring in Chattanooga despite VW's dilemma

Published Feb. 19 2016

Andy Nelson of Chattanooga said Thursday he is confident the automotive cluster in Chattanooga is growing and he wants to...