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November 13, 2019  

Volkswagen expanding electric vehicle production in US

Production to begin there in 2022 when a 564,000-square-foot addition to the Chattanooga body shop is complete.

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June 17, 2019  

Tennessee Volkswagen plant rejects unionization

UAW misses getting a foothold in foreign-owned auto assembly plants located in the traditionally anti-union South.

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January 14, 2019  

Volkswagen to build electric vehicles at Tennessee plant

The announcement was made at the Detroit auto show.

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August 25, 2017  

LG breaks ground on $250M appliance plant in Tennessee

One million-square-foot facility is expected to create 600 new jobs.

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May 3, 2017  

Finnish tiremaker Nokian to build $360M plant in Tennessee

Decision was dependent on recent passage of a bill that included tax cuts for manufacturers

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March 1, 2017  

LG to build $250M Tennessee washing machine plant

The 829,000-square-foot facility is expected to create 600 new jobs.

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September 2, 2016  

Volkswagen files appeal of UAW ruling at Tennessee

NLRB ruled the German automaker was engaging in unfair labour practices.

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April 18, 2016  

Gun maker Beretta celebrates opening of Tennessee plant

Lured from Maryland following objections to the state’s gun control measures.

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November 19, 2015  

UAW going ‘micro’ with bargaining at VW plant

Small group of skilled trades to hold a vote on joining the union.

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October 26, 2015  

Maintenance workers at VW in Tennessee seek new UAW vote

Election on exclusive bargaining rights would only apply to the about 165 “skilled trade” workers at the plant.

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April 30, 2015  

UAW filing reveals 55% membership at Tenn. VW plant

Filing comes as the union works toward gaining collective bargaining rights at its first foreign-owned plant in the South.

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April 6, 2015  

Volkswagen wants to increase planned expansion by 25%

Automaker says it needs a bigger body shop at the Tennessee plant to accommodate future production needs.

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January 15, 2015  

VW’s new standards for “green” production [VIDEO]

An army of robots are cutting energy use by up to 220,000 kw/h per year at the Chattanooga, Tenn. manufacturing site.

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November 26, 2014  

VW labour policy at Tenn. plant sets off scramble

Establishes formal rules for labour groups, may pit UAW against ACE

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November 11, 2014  

UAW says new VW policy opens door to union in Tennessee

Automaker says it will recognize the union, allowing it to bargain for both members and non-members.

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July 14, 2014  

VW investing $600M to build new SUV in Tennessee, add 2,000 jobs

SUV is part of a plan to increase US sales to 800,000 vehicles by 2018.

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July 11, 2014  

UAW forming new local at Tennessee’s Volkswagen plant

If successful, it would become the first unionized foreign auto plant in the southern US.

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April 21, 2014  

UAW withdraws challenge of union vote at Tennessee VW plant

President Bob King says the union is stepping back because the challenge could take years to come to a conclusion.

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April 8, 2014  

Volkswagen expansion talks grind to a halt in Tenn.

UAW, state government at odds amid mistrust over labour drive at plant.

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February 14, 2014  

VW awaits unionization vote at Tennessee plant

Sen. Corker stands by claim the German automaker will expand plant is UAW loses vote.

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February 12, 2014  

VW workers begin 3 day union vote at Tenn. plant

If UAW succeeds, the Chattanooga plant would become the first among foreign automakers in the South to unionize.

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January 9, 2014  

Electrolux oven plant in Tennessee to add 650 jobs by 2019

Company expects to produce up to 600,000 ovens annually at the plant that started production last fall.

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March 23, 2012  

Volkswagen adds 800 jobs to Tennessee plant

New jobs will bolster production of its Passat sedan.