NEWS : Manufacturing
May 27, 2015
STUDY SHOWS VOLKSWAGEN CHATTANOOGA EXPANSION COULD ADD 9,800 JOBS AND $370 MILLION TO THE TENNESSEE ECONOMYA University of Tennessee Center of Business and Economic Research (CBER) study released today indicates that the expansion of Volkswagen’s Chattanooga manufacturing facility to produce a new...
May 26, 2015
VOLKSWAGEN INAUGURATES VEHICLE PLANT IN SOUTHERN CHINESE CITY OF CHANGSHAThe Volkswagen Group continues to expand its production capacity in China. A further example is the new vehicle plant of Shanghai-Volkswagen (SVW) in Changsha, southern China, which is inaugurated...
Mar 9, 2015
VOLKSWAGEN DE MÉXICO TO PRODUCE THE NEW THREE-ROW TIGUAN IN ITS PUEBLA ASSEMBLY PLANTVolkswagen de México’s announced today that a three-row version of the Tiguan will be produced at its plant in Puebla, Mexico. The car will be launched to the markets in 2017.
Feb 26, 2015
"VOLKSWAGEN FAST" INITIATIVE: VOLKSWAGEN GROUP REDEFINES COOPERATION WITH SUPPLIERSThe Volkswagen Group had invited its key global suppliers to Wolfsburg today for the kick-off event of the new Volkswagen FAST (Future Automotive Supply Tracks) program.
Feb 24, 2015
VOLKSWAGEN CHATTANOOGA'S PLANT EXPANSION UNDERWAYConstruction is underway at the Volkswagen Chattanooga manufacturing facility in preparation for production of an all new Midsize SUV. The first phase of construction started in early January 2015...
Feb 12, 2015
VOLKSWAGEN MAKES OFFER: HIGHER PAY, APPRENTICESHIPS, DISCUSSIONS ON FUTURE OF WORKDuring the second round of negotiations on the company's collective agreement held today, Volkswagen submitted a comprehensive offer to the IG Metall trade union.
Jan 9, 2015
VOLKSWAGEN GROUP OF AMERICA JOINS NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR ADVANCED COMPOSITES MANUFACTURING INNOVATIONVolkswagen Group of America, Inc. (VWGoA) today announced its participation in the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI), led by The University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
Dec 4, 2014
WORKS MEETING AT WOLFSBURG PLANT: POSITIVE ASSESSMENT OF A CHALLENGING YEARTogether with the General Works Council Chairman, Bernd Osterloh, the Chairman of the Volkswagen Board of Management, Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn, gave a positive assessment of the year which is...
Nov 4, 2014
VOLKSWAGEN INAUGURATES COMPONENTS PLANT IN NORTH CHINAAt its Tianjin components plant in North China, Volkswagen today started production of the latest generation of highly advanced dual-clutch gearboxes (DSG), celebrating a world premiere.
Oct 10, 2014