Expect Tennessee to become the continent’s sixth-largest vehicle assembly region when production begins at Volkswagen Group of America Inc.’s new site in Chattanooga. VW announces today that it will spend $1 billion on a greenfield plant in Tennessee to further the auto maker’s goal of tripling its U.S. customer base in the next decade. Scheduled to launch production in 2011, the plant will provide direct employment to 2,000 people, the auto maker says in a statement. The move, which ...
Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)
"Tennessee Waltzing Up Production Ladder as VW Chooses Chattanooga" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:
All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
• Global sales and production data by country
• U.S. model-line inventory data
• Engine and equipment installation rates
• WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
• Product Cycle chart
• Interrelationships among major OEMs
• Medium- and heavy-duty truck volumes
• Historical data and much more!
Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.