Business - Volkswagen

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...

VW's Passat tops comparison

Published Sep. 1 2011

The Chattanooga-made Volkswagen Passat topped competitors Honda Accord and Hyundai Sonata in a recent head-to-head test by Car and Driver.

VW shipping Passats to dealers as market launch nears

Published Aug. 31 2011

Volkswagen has started shipping dealers about 350 new Passats a day from its Chattanooga assembly plant in preparation for the...

Volkswagen gains ISO nod

Published Apr. 6 2011

Volkswagen said Tuesday that its Chattanooga plant's quality management system has been independently audited and confirmed as conforming with the...

Completion of bridge to mark Volkswagen milestone in Chattanooga

Published Mar. 1 2011

Completion next month of the novel pedestrian bridge at the Volkswagen auto assembly plant will mark a milestone as the...

VW to expand plant, site says

Published Feb. 23 2011

An auto website says Volkswagen is planning a major expansion for its Chattanooga plant that could add production space for...

Passat may go to Korea, Middle East

Published Feb. 18 2011


VW bridge span 'symbolic' for Chattanooga work force

Published Feb. 16 2011

Volkswagen's big, signature pedestrian bridge that will link the plant's training center with the main production site is a key...

Big steel pieces laid for signature VW bridge

Published Feb. 15 2011

Workers today started placing the big structural steel segments for the key pedestrian bridge at Volkswagen's auto assembly plant in...