Business - Volkswagen

Business groups support VW appeal of UAW vote in Chattanooga

Published Jan. 9 2016

Broadening the potential impact of Volkswagen's appeal of the union election at its Chattanooga plant, three national business groups are...

VW to unveil battery-powered SUV, report says

Published Jan. 8 2016

Volkswagen will unveil a battery-powered SUV at the Detroit auto show on Monday, according to company sources, part of a...

VW CEO to meet with EPA chief

Published Jan. 7 2016

Volkswagen CEO Matthias Mueller will meet with the top U.S. environmental regulator next week, the highest-level talks since the German...


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Volkswagen readies for final link of 'Yellow Brick Road'

Published Jan. 7 2016

Volkswagen is readying for the final link of the so-called Yellow Brick Road that will offer motorists, and some VW...

Top VW exec apologizes for emission scandal

Published Jan. 6 2016

The top executive of the Volkswagen brand worldwide apologized Tuesday night for the scandal surrounding diesel engines that cheat on...

VW exec sees U.S. fixes soon in emissions test cheating

Published Jan. 6 2016

LAS VEGAS (AP) - The top executive of the Volkswagen brand worldwide says he's optimistic that U.S. environmental regulators will...

Chattanooga-made Passat sales brake amid VW diesel scandal crisis

Published Jan. 5 2016

Volkswagen of America's sales fell 9.1 percent in December from a year ago as the emission-rigging scandal continues to hit...

U.S. government sues VW over emissions-cheating software in diesel cars

Published Jan. 4 2016

he Justice Department sued Volkswagen on Monday over emissions-cheating software found in nearly 600,000 vehicles sold in the United States,...

Volkswagen appeals UAW election at Chattanooga plant

Published Dec. 31 2015

In the latest salvo between Volkswagen and the United Auto Workers, VW has asked in an appeal of the union...

UAW Local 42 files charge against VW over Chattanooga plant

Published Dec. 21 2015

The United Auto Workers Local 42 in Chattanooga on Monday filed charges against Volkswagen, claiming the automaker refuses to enter...

German regulators approve VW emission fix

Published Dec. 16 2015

German regulators have approved fixes to Volkswagen's diesel vehicles in connection with the emission-cheating scandal, the company said today.

VW: Small group of engineers began work on emissions cheat in 2005 to tap U.S. market

Published Dec. 10 2015

A small group of Volkswagen engineers began working as early as 2005 on emissions cheating software after they were unable...


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VW lawsuits headed for California

Published Dec. 8 2015

A U.S. judicial panel said Tuesday that up to 451 civil lawsuits filed against Volkswagen over use of software to...

Gov. Bill Haslam dismissive of 'cherry-picked' UAW victory

Published Dec. 7 2015

While the United Auto Workers is celebrating the end of its losing streak at foreign automakers in the South, Tennessee's...

UAW rival at Volkswagen plant asks employees to vote 'no'

Published Dec. 4 2015

A rival to the United Auto Workers at Volkswagen's Chattanooga plant has called on employees to vote no on the...

Volkswagen lawyer wants more than 460 lawsuits against the car company consolidated

Published Dec. 3 2015

A Volkswagen lawyer on Thursday said the company would like hundreds of federal civil lawsuits filed against the carmaker over...

Today's VW vote on representation meets resistance from the company

Published Dec. 3 2015

Skilled trades workers at Volkswagen will start casting ballots early today in the second United Auto Workers election at the...

VW sales down nearly 25 percent; Chattanooga-made Passat down 60 percent

Published Dec. 1 2015

Volkswagen of America today reported that sales fell nearly 25 percent in November from a year ago as the diesel...

Vote to proceed despite VW's plan to appeal union election at Chattanooga plant

Published Dec. 1 2015

Volkswagen said Tuesday it will appeal the decision to hold a union election planned this week at the Chattanooga plant,...

A new union election at VW, this time without the furor

Published Dec. 1 2015

NASHVILLE — A new union vote is scheduled for this week at the Volkswagen plant in Tennessee, but so far...

Lawsuit filed in Chattanooga against VW seeks damages over falling share price

Published Nov. 30 2015

A Volkswagen shareholder has filed a lawsuit in Chattanooga against the company over losses sustained when VW's share price plummeted...

Group hits labor unions as VW Chattanooga vote nears

Published Nov. 23 2015

A Washington, D.C., group that opposes compulsory union membership said Monday the U.S. Department of Labor is favoring "Big Labor"...

Volkswagen promises engine fixes by end of November

Published Nov. 23 2015

Volkswagen CEO Matthias Mueller says the company will have technical details on fixing cars fitted with emissions-rigging software to German...