Auto Shanghai 2013 – World Premieres and Stars at the Volkswagen Group Night
Auto Shanghai 2013 – spectacular world premiere of the CrossBlue Coupé
Our state-of-the-art Chattanooga assembly plant
Volkswagen Group of America is at home in Tennessee at our $1 billion LEED®-aggressive assembly plant. We’re hard at work, building new Volkswagen Passat models designed just for the U.S. And with more than 2,000 direct jobs and another 9.500 related jobs, we’re building a stronger community in Chattanooga.
- $686 million local and Tennessean contracts awarded to date
- $12 billion in expected income growth in Tennessee
- $1.4 billion in expected total tax revenues in Tennessee
- Tobacco-free facility with onsite Health and Fitness Center
- $5.28 million for local Partners in Education
- And more
14 June 2013
Volkswagen celebrates the 30 millionth Golf
It is an event of historical dimensions: the world’s 30 millionth Golf has come off the assembly line at the Volkswagen plant in Wolfsburg – a new production record for the most successful European car ever.
14 June 2013
Audi aims for twelfth victory at Le Mans
Audi will be competing at the classic 24-hour race at Le Mans for the 15th time. On the 90th anniversary of the world’s most important endurance race, the challenge is particularly great for the brand with the four rings, following the most recent changes in the regulations.
14 June 2013
Volkswagen Group delivers 3.87 million vehicles in period to May*
The Volkswagen Group delivered 3.87 (January-May 2012: 3.65; +5.9 percent)* million vehicles from January to May. The company handed over 816,500 (May 2012: 763,900; +6.9 percent)* vehicles to customers in the month of May.
13 June 2013
Audi announces 2014 Model Year vehicles and pricing
Audi today announced its complete lineup for the 2014 Model Year, including full line pricing and numerous vehicle additions and enhancements.
11 June 2013
Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand delivers 2.41 million vehicles in period to May
The Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand delivered 2.41 (January – May 2012: 2.29; +5.3 percent) million vehicles in the first five months of this year. The brand grew deliveries by 5.5 percent for the month of May, handing over 503,100 (May 2012: 476,900) vehicles to customers.
10 June 2013
Audi Announces Pricing and Fuel Economy for 2014 Audi A6, A7 and Q5 TDI® Clean Diesel Vehicles
Audi today announced pricing and fuel economy figures for the 2014 A6, A7 and Q5 TDI® models, expected to begin arriving at U.S. dealers in late Summer 2013.
7 June 2013
Volkswagen Passat TDI® Clean Diesel Attempts to Set World Record for Fuel Economy Around the Lower 48 U.S. States
Volkswagen of America announced today that it will challenge the existing GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® achievement for the “lowest fuel consumption—48 U.S. states for a non-hybrid car.” Two drivers will pilot a 2013 Passat TDI® Clean Diesel, leaving from and returning to Volkswagen’s Herndon, Va. headquarters.
6 June 2013
Audi and MIT develop first-ever index to quantify driver frustration
Driving in chaotic urban traffic can be as nearly as stressful as jumping out of an airplane, according to new findings from an Audi and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) study. To better understand the impact road frustrations have on motorists today, Audi joined forces with the MIT SENSEable City Laboratory to explore a wide range of measurements aimed at quantifying driver stress on the road today. For Audi, the research helps validate how the latest driver assistance and connectivity technologies found in most Audi models can help ease the stress of daily driving.
4 June 2013
Volkswagen Chattanooga Annual Economic Impact on Tennessee: $643 Million
The UTK study states that of the 12,400 full-time jobs the Chattanooga plant directly employs 2,415 employees and indirectly employs 9,985 employees through the suppliers and other companies where Volkswagen spends its earnings and multiplier effects. The company has attracted 17 supplier companies to the area.
3 June 2013
Volkswagen of America Reports May Sales
Volkswagen of America, Inc. (VWoA) today reported 38,013 units delivered in May, a 1.7 percent decrease over prior year sales.
3 June 2013
Audi sets record May U.S. sales; third-best month record in company history
Audi today reported May 2013 sales of 13,228 vehicles, a 15% increase over the previous May record set last year. Showing no signs of slowing in the U.S market, Audi May sales stand as the 29th consecutive monthly record for the brand.
31 May 2013
Volkswagen Group Expands Research Partnership with Stanford University
Volkswagen Group of America (VWGoA) announced the expansion of its automotive research initiatives with the contribution of $1.7 million to Stanford University.