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.
Tennessee Volkswagen plant rejects unionization
UAW misses getting a foothold in foreign-owned auto assembly plants located in the traditionally anti-union South.
Volkswagen to build electric vehicles at Tennessee plant
The announcement was made at the Detroit auto show.
LG breaks ground on $250M appliance plant in Tennessee
One million-square-foot facility is expected to create 600 new jobs.
Finnish tiremaker Nokian to build $360M plant in Tennessee
Decision was dependent on recent passage of a bill that included tax cuts for manufacturers
LG to build $250M Tennessee washing machine plant
The 829,000-square-foot facility is expected to create 600 new jobs.
Volkswagen files appeal of UAW ruling at Tennessee
NLRB ruled the German automaker was engaging in unfair labour practices.
Gun maker Beretta celebrates opening of Tennessee plant
Lured from Maryland following objections to the state’s gun control measures.
UAW going ‘micro’ with bargaining at VW plant
Small group of skilled trades to hold a vote on joining the union.
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.
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.
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.
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.
VW labour policy at Tenn. plant sets off scramble
Establishes formal rules for labour groups, may pit UAW against ACE
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.
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.
UAW forming new local at Tennessee’s Volkswagen plant
If successful, it would become the first unionized foreign auto plant in the southern US.
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.
Volkswagen expansion talks grind to a halt in Tenn.
UAW, state government at odds amid mistrust over labour drive at plant.
VW awaits unionization vote at Tennessee plant
Sen. Corker stands by claim the German automaker will expand plant is UAW loses vote.
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.
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.
Volkswagen adds 800 jobs to Tennessee plant
New jobs will bolster production of its Passat sedan.