A Chattanooga woman today became the first motorist in the Chattanooga area to drive away with a new Chattanooga-made Passat.
Ellen Hays, who lives in downtown Chattanooga, picked up a black Passat from Village Volkswagen of Chattanooga this morning.
The first Passat was sold to a San Jose car buyer last week.
The Chattanooga plant is slated to produce 150,000 vehicles a year.
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