Christian Koch, President/CEO of Volkswagen Chattanooga, Thomas Ulbrich, Volkswagen passenger car board of management member, Hamilton County Mayor Jim Coppinger and Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke, from left, meet at the Hunter Museum of American Art on Tuesday while gathering for Volkswagen's announcement that they are investing $600 million to create 2,000 new jobs and expand the Chattanooga plant where they will be producing a new sport utility vehicle.
Photo by Dan Henry .
published Tuesday, July 15th, 2014
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A deal to grow Volkswagen’s Chattanooga plant by 1,350 more jobs became richer as talks progressed between the state and the automaker, which made it clear that it’s eyeing much more U.S. sales than it has garnered to date.