DAYTON, Tenn. — One of Tennessee's biggest manufacturers is testing new green initiatives which it may expand in its huge plant here and into its factories nationwide.
Four workers at Volkswagen's Chattanooga plant on Wednesday filed a National Labor Relations Board charge alleging statements by German VW officials are illegally coercing employees into United Auto Workers representation.
Four workers at Volkswagen’s Chattanooga auto plant have filed a federal charge with the National Labor Relations Board alleging that statements by German VW officials are illegally coercing fellow workers into representation by the United Auto Workers, according to the National Right to Work Foundation.
Discount retailer Essex Bargain Hunt is entering the Chattanooga market as it leases a high-profile site at Hickory Valley Road near Interstate 75 that held The School Box for many years.
Karen Hutton says one of Hutton Co.’s employees recently had word of four new project approvals — in one day.
Ohio-based Great Lakes Cheese will open its first Southeast manufacturing facility in Coffee County, Tenn., investing $100 million and creating over 200 new jobs, officials said today.
Nissan marked two milestones today with the first U.S.-produced 2014 Nissan Rogue rolling off the line in Smyrna, Tenn. as the facility’s 10 millionth vehicle, according to the Japanese automaker.
A proposed $40 million housing and commercial project on Chattanooga's waterfront was approved Monday by a city planning panel, with one neighboring landowner calling the site "the next frontier for downtown development."
For some Chattanooga area people looking for work in the soft economy, Christmas has come in October, and they hope it will last long after New Year's Day.
A longtime Chattanooga jewelry business is moving from the East Main Street neighborhood where it began nearly four decades ago, in large part, because of crime concerns after an attempted robbery and gunfight two months ago.
If Chattanooga's Volkswagen plant lands a new product and hundreds more jobs, locals won't stand in line behind United Auto Workers members from other factories to find work if the union gets in, a UAW official said Friday.
Chattanooga planners have endorsed a $40 million proposal by a Nashville company to build one of the biggest downtown waterfront residential projects ever in the city.
A group of Volkswagen workers trying to keep the United Auto Workers from organizing the Chattanooga plant have raised their anti-union petition count to more than 600 signatures.
A new downtown Chattanooga eatery offering more than a dozen kinds of chicken salad is planned for one of the central city's oldest and best-known office buildings.
After a two-year probe, a federal administrator is calling for the dismissal of a complaint against Chattanooga Airport filed by a company which charged that Lovell Field officials improperly used grant money toward the startup of a rival service.
A top Volkswagen labor leader says that forming a German-style works council labor board at the Chattanooga factory is important if the plant wants to produce other VW vehicles.
Technology designed to help predict where U.S. soldiers are most likely to encounter explosives in Iraq is at the center of a Chattanooga competition to commercialize the military software for civilian use.
A top Volkswagen labor leader and supporter of the United Auto Workers organizing efforts in Chattanooga says he will raise the prospects of a second production model at the local factory when he meets with Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, according to Reuters.
A restaurant chain new to Chattanooga is joining the crowded Hamilton Place area.
Erlanger Health System has added four new physicians: Drs. Helen Furr, Jesse Doty, Brian Cooper, and Dharmendra A. Patel.
Chattanooga was the site Friday for Volkswagen's U.S. debut of a super-lightweight production car the automaker calls the world's most fuel-efficient and aerodynamic.
A Volkswagen employee trying to stop the United Auto Workers from gaining a foothold at the company's Chattanooga assembly plant turned over to management anti-union petitions with the names of 563 hourly workers.
Tennessee has a lot of momentum in the automotive sector, but it needs to better its workforce and do more to encourage innovation, says a new report released today by the Brookings Institution.
Already Tennessee's leader among airports using the sun to cut energy costs, Lovell Field's newest crop of panels at its growing solar farm is now helping to defray up to 85 percent of its power expenses.
Anti-United Auto Workers petitions circulating at Volkswagen's Chattanooga auto assembly plant have captured signatures of about 30 percent of the plant's workers, an official said Wednesday.
Plane trouble out of Germany has postponed a planned meeting between the head of Volkswagen’s global works council with VW workers in Chattanooga and Tennessee’s governor.
Amazon's Chattanooga and Charleston, Tenn., distribution centers are powering up their workforces as the nation's No. 1 online retailer hires 70,000 seasonal employees nationally, up 40 percent from last Christmas.
Tennessee's governor is slated to meet today with a key Volkswagen labor leader as the two face off over the battle to bring a German-style works council and the United Auto Workers to Chattanooga's VW plant.
Another group is weighing into the fray over the United Auto Workers efforts to organize Chattanooga’s Volkswagen plant.
Online retailer Amazon plans to hire 70,000 seasonal workers nationally and bring aboard “thousands” of more workers at its Chattanooga fulfillment center, the company said today.
The head of Volkswagen’s global works council is slated to visit Chattanooga’s Volkswagen plant to meet with workers and talk about the United Auto Workers organizing efforts.
Volkswagen of America today reported that September sales plunged 12.2 percent compared to the same period last year, and Passat recorded one of its worst months in 2013.
Thompson Engineering has named Harry Hawkins as manager of its Tennessee operations.Thompson names Hawkins
Nine people have sued Wacker Chemie, claiming the company that’s building a new plant in Bradley County made false or deceptive representations when it failed to put them to work after they had trained for the slots.
The United Auto Workers is denying allegations that it misled and coerced eight Volkswagen employees in Chattanooga to forfeit their rights in the union's card-signing campaign.
McKee Foods Corp. has added almost 300 jobs in Collegedale over the past 10 months as the snack-food company saw demand sweeten after the bankruptcy of competitor Hostess Brands.
Seven workers at Chattanooga's Volkswagen plant are filing federal charges against the United Auto Workers, saying the union misled and coerced them and other employees to forfeit their rights in its card-signing campaign to gain their support, a group said today.
Knoxville developer Travis Fuller is coming home of sorts as his company erects what he calls the largest apartment complex ever raised in Ooltewah.
Minority-owned businesses in the Chattanooga area appear to have directly benefited little from the $211 million in local and state grant money spent to plan and build Volkswagen’s auto assembly plant, a new report shows.
A Nashville company is eyeing one of the biggest housing and retail developments ever proposed for downtown Chattanooga's riverfront.
What started out in the mid-1990s as a single Land Rover dealership on the edge of Chattanooga's city limits on Thursday began looking more like an auto mall.
A Volkswagen official said Wednesday that it may take months to hammer out an agreement over a works council labor board at the Chattanooga factory, and talks with the United Auto Workers likely could extend to 2014.
Volkswagen will not grant immediate union recognition to its U.S. workers and may take months to reach agreement on a German-style works council for its Chattanooga plant, company officials said on Wednesday.
The United Auto Workers chief organizer in the region says the union's effort at the Chattanooga Volkswagen plant has been as low key and low budget as he has seen.
Volkswagen's Chattanooga assembly plant is in the lead to build a new sport utility vehicle, a company official said Tuesday.
The fate of a rundown barge moored across from the Tennessee Aquarium now lies in the hands of the U.S. Corps of Engineers.
Chattem officials say they hope to take a big bite out of the $2.5 billion consumer antacid market as its Rolaids tablets hit stores Monday for the first time in nearly three years.
Chattanooga-based Chattem today reintroduced antacid Rolaids back to American shelves after nearly three years.
The National Right to Work Legal Foundation is calling for a secret ballot election for Volkswagen's Chattanooga employees over the issue of United Auto Workers representation and a works council.
National off-price retailer Burlington is the latest business to add a new store at Northgate Mall as the shopping center continues its transformation.