Convergys Corp., which unveiled plans to hire nearly 500 people in Chattanooga earlier this year, is creating another 400 jobs in the city for its call center, officials said Monday.
Volkswagen is expected to decide in the fourth quarter if Chattanooga will land a new sport utility vehicle, the plant’s chief said today at a automotive conference in Michigan, according to The Wall Street Journal.
Chattem officials say they’re close to taking on what may be one of its biggest new products in the company’s 134-year history.
Chattanooga-based Kenco, a locally grown business with an international footprint, on Friday marked its 63rd year with a permanent tribute to founders Jim Kennedy Sr., Jim Kennedy Jr. and Sam Smartt.
The ongoing skirmish between a pair of general aviation operators at Chattanooga Airport now appears to have drawn in President Barack Obama and Air Force One.
Delta Air Lines’ main affiliate at Chattanooga Airport is planning to close a maintenance facility, raising worries the move will hurt future on-time performance by the carrier in and out of the city.
Volkswagen sold more Passats in July than ever before in the month with sales powered by its diesel model, the company reported Thursday.
Volkswagen’s Chattanooga-made Passat hit new highs for July and year-to-date sales, the company said today.
College-educated but jobless due to the tough economy, Chattanoogan Lydia Flanders took a job at the city’s Amazon distribution center in 2012 keenly feeling the need to “make something happen.”
President Barack Obama on Tuesday quipped that Amazon’s 1 million-square-foot Chattanooga distribution center is “the North Pole of the South,” noting he saw everything from Kindles to dog food to beard trimmers during his tour.
Alstom’s boiler services facility in Chattanooga is laying off about 40 workers, or roughly 10 percent of its workforce, an official said Monday.
Internet giant Amazon plans to add dozens of full-time jobs at its Chattanooga and Charleston, Tenn., distribution centers as part of more than 5,000 slots it is creating nationally.
When President Barack Obama flies into Chattanooga on Tuesday to tout new economic initiatives, he'll see a city recognized in a national study as a metro area emerging from the recession as an "economic frontrunner."
Volkswagen team leader Shannon Fossett said that if the United Auto Workers gains the right to represent Chattanooga plant employees, he sees paying union dues as sort of like buying insurance.
In what's likely the most competitive U.S. car segment — in which nearly every automaker plays and many excel — the Chattanooga-made Volkswagen Passat is king for 2013.
Halfway thtough its four-year job-growth campaign, Chattanooga's chief economic development group says it's on target to meet most of its goals even if Volkswagen's new SUV project goes to Mexico.
Chattanooga-based builder EMJ Corp. is embarking on its biggest project ever.
A union-fed culture of animosity between companies and workers helped put Detroit on track to its current ills, U.S. Sen. Bob Corker said Friday.
The Chattanooga Volkswagen plant’s former head of manufacturing on Thursday hit the idea of unionizing the factory, saying the United Auto Workers would take employees “out of the picture.”
Chattanooga area business owners on Thursday endorsed a new study showing that closing the online sales tax loophole could lower overall tax rates and jump-start economic growth.
The head of Volkswagen's global works council says he's willing to engage in "confidential talks" with Republican U.S. politicians who are worried about such a panel being set up at VW's Chattanooga plant.
The heads of three Chattanooga business groups have called on a federal agency to consider moving an unsightly barge from the riverfront.
Five years after picking Chattanooga for its only U.S. production plant, Volkswagen officials are ratcheting up talk about assembling a new sport utility vehicle for American motorists.
The clock appears to be ticking on the rundown riverfront barge across from the Tennessee Aquarium.
Chattanooga-based homebuilder Pratt plans to shift its headquarters to a site in Red Bank near a high-profile intersection.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has given the rundown riverfront barge across from the Tennessee Aquarium 90 days to shape up or potentially face shipping out.
Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke has weighed into the issue of the rundown barge on the Tennessee River downtown, urging federal regulators to not allow it to remain permitted.
Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke has sent a letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers calling a dilapidated barge moored across from the Tennessee Aquarium “unacceptable.”
Randy Topping terms his new Mahindra tractor assembly plant in Chattanooga "a big step" with plans to crank out up to 5,000 a year initially and eventually double that number.
Southeast Mahindra USA said today the company will build a new $4 million tractor assembly and distribution facility in Centre South Riverport in Chattanooga.
Taco Mac Sports Grill plans to nearly double the size of its downtown Chattanooga restaurant as it grows into space that's now housing the Big Chill.
As Passat sales hit new records in June, a city panel Tuesday earmarked nearly $3 million more for Enterprise South industrial park to handle rain runoff, including for Volkswagen land eyed for potential expansion.
Lori Ridge of Hixson says she's not looking for a new car or truck this year and she's happily satisfied with her paid-off vehicles.
One of the biggest new single-family housing developments to go up in Red Bank in nearly a decade is aimed at putting a little of the Southside in one of Chattanooga’s oldest suburbs.
U.S. Sen. Bob Corker on Friday said top Volkswagen leaders aren't pushing United Auto Workers' efforts in Chattanooga, and he contended there's no link between plant expansion and setting up a factory works council.
Most publicly traded Chattanooga area stocks ran contrary to the broader markets over the last three months as their share prices lost ground compared to the first quarter.
More retail, office and housing may soon come to Chattanooga's North Shore as developers propose mixed-used projects close to the planned Publix grocery store.
NASHVILLE -- Gov. Bill Haslam said Tuesday that the possibility of Volkswagen's Chattanooga plant becoming unionized is coming up as a topic of concern among other industries the state is trying to recruit to Tennessee.
Chattanooga is finding itself in the center of an increasingly pitched battle over unionizing Volkswagen's auto assembly plant.
Christie Gleeson was seeing off her husband last week as he was traveling to Los Angeles, but not from Chattanooga Airport.
A top global official for Volkswagen's works council says the group will block the automaker's expansion in Chattanooga unless a similar labor panel is put into place at the factory.
Tennessee is ranked in a new report as among the top states nationally in the number of "megadeals" in which it has provided companies with large subsidies for economic development projects.
New Chattanooga City Councilman Moses Freeman plans to leave the board overseeing Chattanooga Airport, and his replacement is slated to be named by the end of the month.
Chattanooga Airport and TAC Air officials skirmished Monday after airport officials said their general aviation center will lose about $450,000 in the budget year that ends June 30.
Two eateries new to the Chattanooga area are cooking up openings as restaurant sales nationally are higher so far this year over 2012.
A $40 million road project will mean the biggest changes in decades for motorists exiting Interstate 24 to Chattanooga's Southside and Lookout Mountain.
The original Greenlife Grocery building in North Chattanooga will soon see new life along with a long vacant service station across the street.
Old Navy's store in Hixson is saying "Ahoy, matey" to Northgate Mall.
State and local officials talked financial incentives with top Volkswagen brass this week in the effort to lure production of a possible new sport utility vehicle to Chattanooga.
The mayors of Chattanooga and Hamilton County said today that discussions with top Volkswagen officials this week over expanding assembly at the Chattanooga plant were productive.