Business - Volkswagen

Diesel scandal also raises concerns for Volkswagen's bank

Published Feb. 2 2016

Volkswagen is more than just a scandal-plagued automaker. It is also one of Europe's largest banks, and its loan portfolio...

Tennessee could lead in self-driving vehicles, senator says

Published Jan. 30 2016

Volkswagen's Chattanooga operations could help the state become a leader in the development and manufacture of self-driving cars, says a...

UAW union hopes for 'reset' on Volkswagen labor relations

Published Jan. 23 2016

The United Auto Workers union is hoping a management overhaul at Volkswagen in the aftermath of its diesel emissions cheating...


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New Mexico sues Volkswagen over emissions scandal

Published Jan. 21 2016

New Mexico is suing Volkswagen and other German automakers over an emissions cheating scandal that involves millions of cars worldwide,...

Volkswagen burnishing the brand amid scandal

Published Jan. 17 2016

Volkswagen spent a lot of time at the Detroit auto show last week apologizing for its diesel deception as it...

VW CEO says SUV is 'crucial' for future

Published Jan. 15 2016

Volkswagen Chief Executive Matthias Mueller told the automaker's Chattanooga factory workers Thursday that the sport utility vehicle they plan to...

Volkswagen CEO tells Chattanooga workers that company will 'proceed with care'

Published Jan. 14 2016

Volkswagen CEO Matthias Mueller says he has agreed with U.S. environmental officials not to publicly discuss the next steps in...

VW's chief meets head of EPA to discuss pollution problem

Published Jan. 14 2016

Under pressure to devise a fix for its polluting diesel cars, the chief executive of Volkswagen, Matthias Mueller, met for...

California regulators reject VW software fix

Published Jan. 12 2016

California regulators on Tuesday rejected Volkswagen's recall plan for some of the German automaker's most popular diesel models that used...

VW moving ahead with Chattanooga plant expansion, SUV, jobs

Published Jan. 11 2016

Key Volkswagen officials on Monday reaffirmed the company's Chattanooga plant expansion, its planned new sport utility vehicle and the hiring...

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...

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.


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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...

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...