Volkswagen Chattanooga has reached an early production milestone with the completion of the first assembled metal test body for the upcoming Midsize SUV.
In a ceremony at the Chattanoogan on Thursday night, the Chattanooga Engineers Society presented Alexander Faupel with the 2016 Chattanooga Area E-Week Young Engineer of the Year award.
The Volkswagen Group has reaffirmed its commitment to expanding its Chattanooga facility, where it plans on producing a newly developed midsize SUV for the U.S. market.
The North American Engineering and Planning Center centralizes Volkswagen's research and development, and product planning efforts in the American South. This new entity joins the production, purchasing and sales efforts currently operating in the North American Region.
The Volkswagen Group has nominated the first 44 suppliers who will be collaborating with the Group on a new common strategic level under the joint FAST initiative.
Volkswagen Chattanooga has achieved a significant production milestone with the completion of its 500,000th Passat.