Mike Pare, the deputy Business editor at the Chattanooga Times Free Press, has worked at the paper for 27 years.
In addition to editing, Mike also writes Business stories and covers Volkswagen, economic development and manufacturing in Chattanooga and the surrounding area.
In the past he also has covered higher education.
Mike, a native of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., received a bachelor’s degree in communications from Florida Atlantic University. he worked at the Rome News-Tribune before coming to Chattanooga.
Contact Mike at 423-757-6318 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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Volkswagen is ramping up efforts to find parts suppliers for its new sport utility vehicle, and the automaker said it's talking to companies about locating closer to the Chattanooga assembly plant.
The Volkswagen Group today reported sales of 7.4 million vehicles from January to September, up 5.3 percent from 2013, and the company said it has a chance to sell 10 million cars and trucks worldwide for the year for the first time.
In the second revamp of a historic hotel unveiled in downtown Chattanooga this year, the owners of the Read House plan to upgrade the 235-room property and change the Sheraton flag under which it has operated for the past decade.
A deal has collapsed to remove a failed restaurant barge from downtown Chattanooga's riverfront, leading to potential further delays in ridding what city officials call a waterfront eyesore.