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Volkswagen Passat Performance Concept At 2013 NAIAS

Volkswagen Passat Performance, NAIAS 2013

2012 will go down in the Volkswagen Passat’s history as its best sales year ever, with 117,023 units sold of the designed-for-America, Chattanooga-built family sedan. In an exercise to hint at Volkswagen’s efforts to explore this practical four-door’s sportier side, Volkswagen will unveil the Passat Performance Concept at the 2013 North American International Auto Show® in Detroit. Continue reading ‘Volkswagen Passat Performance Concept At 2013 NAIAS’

Volkswagen Passat rated Most Ideal in Autopacific and Autobytel Owner Survey

The Chattanooga, Tennessee-built Volkswagen Passat has earned yet another distinct recognition during this, its first year on sale. In addition to being awarded top-rated premium mid-size car in the Autobytel and AutoPacific 2012 Vehicle Satisfaction Awards, the Passat was also recognized as the Most Ideal Premium Mid-Size Car for 2012 as part of AutoPacific’s New Vehicle Satisfaction Survey. Additionally, owner respondents voted the Golf hatch as the Most Ideal Compact Car. Continue reading ‘Volkswagen Passat rated Most Ideal in Autopacific and Autobytel Owner Survey’

John and Helen Taylor set distance record in 2012 Passat TDI SE

Mileage experts John and Helen Taylor complete 1626-mile drive in Chattanooga-built Volkswagen Passat TDI®—without stopping for fuel!

The world’s most fuel-efficient couple has done it again. John and Helen Taylor were determined to break the record for the farthest distance traveled on a single tank of fuel. They decided to attempt the record in the U.S. with a stock 2012 Volkswagen Passat SE TDI Clean Diesel vehicle equipped with a six-speed manual transmission. The previous record for the most miles covered on a single tank of diesel was 1526.6 miles, achieved with a VW Passat 1.6 BlueMotion® diesel in Europe. Continue reading ‘John and Helen Taylor set distance record in 2012 Passat TDI SE’

VW seeks changes in tougher fuel economy rules

Volkswagen is pressing U.S. regulators to change a proposal to double auto fuel efficiency, arguing the plan puts it at a competitive disadvantage and unfairly de-emphasizes clean diesel engines.

Volkswagen did not sign onto an agreement backed by virtually every other major U.S. and overseas car company that underpinned the Obama administration proposal on Wednesday to boost efficiency targets to 54.5 miles per gallon by 2025. Continue reading ‘VW seeks changes in tougher fuel economy rules’

Volkswagen Reveals Most Complete U.S. Product Line Ever For Model Year 2012

Volkswagen of America, Inc. announces its most comprehensive product portfolio ever. Leading the product offensive is the 2012 Beetle which will initially be offered in 2.5L and 2.0L forms, with a TDI® Clean Diesel becoming available in 2012. The 2012 Passat is a compelling mid-sized sedan that is pitched at the heart of this ultra-competitive market. It offers class-leading rear-seat legroom, German-engineered ride and handling, and the only available TDI® Clean Diesel in its class; when equipped with a six-speed manual transmission, this offers an EPA estimated fuel economy rating of 43 mpg on the highway and a range of 795 miles. Continue reading ‘Volkswagen Reveals Most Complete U.S. Product Line Ever For Model Year 2012′

Volkswagen Chattanooga hires 2000th employee

Volkswagen Group of America, Chattanooga Operations announced today that the company has hired its 2,000th employee, which completes the main Volkswagen team member work force for the factory which opened in May of this year. Continue reading ‘Volkswagen Chattanooga hires 2000th employee’

Volkswagen Group of America regarding Obama’s proposed CAFE standards

The Volkswagen Group is a global leader in fuel efficiency and associated technologies, and we are committed to the ongoing negotiations with the White House on reaching maximum achievable fuel economy/GHG reduction standards. Continue reading ‘Volkswagen Group of America regarding Obama’s proposed CAFE standards’

Volkswagen Chattanooga awarded for Environmental Stewardship

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has awarded Volkswagen Group of America, Chattanooga Operations the 2011 Governor’s Environmental Stewardship Award for Building Green. The award recognizes the many green building initiatives that Volkswagen Chattanooga incorporated into the manufacturing facility which opened in May of this year. Continue reading ‘Volkswagen Chattanooga awarded for Environmental Stewardship’




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