Business - Volkswagen

New Starbucks opening on city's waterfront

Published Aug. 17 2018

A new Starbucks is slated to open on Chattanooga's riverfront downtown at The Block.

VW global sales climb in July

Published Aug. 17 2018

Volkswagen Group deliveries jumped 10.6 percent in July on the strength of sales in Europe and South America.

VW Chattanooga relaunches training effort

Published Aug. 8 2018

Volkswagen's Chattanooga plant is rebooting a key training initiative as it keeps up with the technology upgrades the automaker is...


Chattanooga-made VW Atlas sales in July hit record

Published Aug. 1 2018

Volkswagen's Chattanooga- made Atlas SUV had its best month ever in July, racking up sales of 6,499 units and helping...

VW earnings rise on record sales

Published Aug. 1 2018

Volkswagen said its earnings rose in the second quarter on record sales and fatter profit margins.

Tennessee releases proposed plan for Volkswagen settlement money [document]

Published Jul. 20 2018

State officials have released for public comment a plan to use money from a settlement with Volkswagen to reduce...

VW eyes U.S. electric vehicle production by 2022

Published Jul. 19 2018

A Volkswagen Group of America official says the company plans to intensify its commitment to making autos in the U.S.,...

Mayor Berke tells national audience VW important but diversity needed

Published Jul. 17 2018

Chattanooga Andy Berke said today that VW has been a key player in the turn around in Chattanooga.

Tennessee governor lauds Volkswagen as 'our brand' on 10th anniversary of VW decision to build Chattanooga plant

Published Jul. 16 2018

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today called the VW brand "our brand" after the German auto maker invested $2.3 billion and...

VW readies new Atlas five-seater; Passat redesign

Published Jul. 15 2018

Volkswagen Chattanooga Chief Executive Antonio Pinto says the assembly plant is readying for production to start in eight months or...

Appeals court backs $10 billion Volkswagen emissions cheating deal

Published Jul. 9 2018

A U.S. appeals court on Monday approved a $10 billion settlement between Volkswagen and car owners caught up in the...

Tiguan, Jetta push Volkswagen of America sales higher in June

Published Jul. 3 2018

Volkswagen of America today reported a 5.7 jump in June sales.

Collective action complaint filed against VW for alleged age discrimination

Published Jun. 30 2018

A collective action complaint filed Friday against Volkswagen alleges the company engaged in companywide age discrimination against employees over the...

Amanda Plecas named VW Chattanooga communications manager

Published Jun. 25 2018

Volkswagen of America on Monday named Amanda Plecas as manager of communications for Volkswagen Chattanooga.

Audi CEO arrested in emissions scandal

Published Jun. 18 2018

German authorities arrested and jailed Rupert Stadler, the chief of Volkswagen's Audi luxury car division, today in connection with emissions...

Volkswagen to pay Vermont $6.5 million in emissions lawsuit

Published Jun. 13 2018

The state of Vermont and people who bought certain Volkswagen diesel models that were rigged to cheat on emissions tests...

Chattanooga-made Atlas named one of '10 best family cars'

Published Jun. 5 2018

The Volkswagen Atlas SUV, assembled in Chattanooga, was named one of the "10 best family cars" by Parents magazine and...

VW sales up in May though Atlas hit

Published Jun. 1 2018

Volkswagen of America posted a 4 percent gain in May sales compared to a year ago, even though the Chattanooga-made...