Group photo of Chattanooga employees.

We are Volkswagen Chattanooga

Invested in our people

5,500 careers and counting

Invested in our community

$4.3 billion spent in Chattanooga 
since 2009

Invested in driving our industry forward

Producing the vehicles American families love driving

Chattanooga employee working on exterior of red Volkswagen.
Our commitment

At Volkswagen, we are committed to investing in America, in our communities, and most importantly, in our people, and we deliver on our promises. Volkswagen has been inseparably linked to Chattanooga, Hamilton County and Tennessee since breaking ground on our world-class production facility in 2009 – generating economic growth and creating careers. We are proud to partner with hundreds of dealers and serve millions of customers across North America through our Chattanooga plant, which produces the innovative ID.4 electric vehicle, among other vehicles that American families love driving. We are proud to provide good paying jobs for the 5,500 hard-working employees powering our plant.

Chattanooga manufacturing facts

Learn more about our Chattanooga plant and what it means to work for Volkswagen.

Chattanooga Manufacturing Facts

Chattanooga Plant in the news

Aerial photo of VW Chattanooga manufacturing plant.

Looking back on Volkswagen’s 2008 announcement that the automaker planned to create 2,000 jobs in Chattanooga

Gray VW ID4 driving on road.

Volkswagen ID.4 Made Up 11.5% Of Brand's Total Sales In 2023

Volkswagen statements

  • Joint Statement from UAW and Volkswagen on Certification of Election Results in Chattanooga

    The National Labor Relations Board has certified the results of the election in which Volkswagen Chattanooga employees voted for representation by the United Auto Workers.

  • Volkswagen workers vote for union representation in Chattanooga

    Volkswagen Chattanooga workers voted in favor of union representation in their workplace this week.

  • Media advisory: NLRB confirms Chattanooga UAW vote 

    The NLRB has finalized the election agreement confirming election dates of April 17-19. We respect our workers' right to a democratic process and to determine who should represent their interests. We fully support an NLRB vote so every team member has a chance to vote in privacy on this important decision. Volkswagen is proud of our working environment in Chattanooga that provides some of the best paying jobs in the area.

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Inside Chattanooga


‘I am actually learning how to program robots’: Spotlight on Volkswagen’s apprenticeship program

“[There are] patient instructors, it’s a small class and you have more training time to learn each and every thing,” says Aaron Brown Jr., a Robotronics Technical Expert (RTE) apprentice. “And they guarantee you a job position once you go through the program.”

Chattanooga employees working on VW assembly line.

Inside Chattanooga: Reskilling Workers for E-mobility

“E-mobility is booming in the USA – and people are loving the opportunity to help shape the future with us,” says Burkhard Ulrich, Human Resources Manager Volkswagen Chattanooga.