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.
Staffing up for the holidays and beyond, Convergys Corp. plans to hire between 250 and 300 more people for its Chattanooga call center.
Convergys Corp. plans to hire about 300 more people for its Chattanooga call center, according to the company.
Chattanooga-based Signal Energy Constructors has made the list of the top 10 solar contractors in the nation for 2013.
Volkswagen workers in Chattanooga who are members of United Auto Workers Local 42 voted Friday for a president and other officers for the first time, saying they're making history.
Volkswagen workers in Chattanooga who are members of United Auto Workers Local 42 started voting today to pick a president and other leaders, amid a charge that VW managers are improperly giving workers time off to cast ballots.
Murphy-Hoffman Co. is doubling down on Chattanooga.
A United Auto Workers official says the union has taken "a big step" toward gaining representation of Volkswagen's Chattanooga employees and creation of a first-in-the-U.S. works council at the plant.
A key supplier to Volkswagen's Chattanooga assembly plant that's building a $70 million factory at Enterprise South industrial park has captured work to build bumpers for the automaker's new sport utility vehicle.
A key supplier to Volkswagen’s Chattanooga assembly plant has started construction on its $70 million Enterprise South industrial park plant, and it has begun initial hiring of its workforce that’s slated to hit 184 employees by mid-2015.
Chattanooga-based Signix, which offers secure digital signature services to businesses and other entities, is expanding its footprint downtown as it shifts the bulk of its sales force to Warehouse Row.
Chattanooga carpet maker Dixie Group on Wednesday made another acquisition with the purchase of a Dalton, Ga.-based manufacturer designed to fill a niche between woven and tufted products.
More than two decades after the Tennessee Aquarium opened and changed the face of the city, Chattanoogans need to think about the next big thing, tourism officials said Tuesday.
Chattanooga Invista employee Judy Ciulis says the nylon manufacturer regularly rents cars at Lovell Field so she's looking forward to a $1.5 million upgrade that would almost double the lot's size.
For the first time, visitor spending in Hamilton County this year is expected to top $1 billion, tourism officials said today.
Oscar Brock recalls working a summer job at his family’s Chattanooga candy company when he was in college, a business founded by his great-grandfather in 1906.
Ferrara Candy Co. is closing its Chattanooga production plant by the end of the year and laying off all of its manufacturing employees, the company announced today.
Warehouse Row, which sat nearly half empty about eight years ago, is seeing renewed life as it benefits from retailers moving from shopping malls to Main Street.
Georgia football may have slid in the rankings, but the state is the No. 1 place to do business in America, according to an economic development magazine.
Volkswagen's $900 million expansion to build a sport utility vehicle at its Chattanooga plant is off and running, with new construction to the factory's body shop, assembly finish area and technical center up first.
Chattanooga Airport, riding a strong tailwind of business travel, is on course to set a new all-time record for annual passenger boardings that has stood for more than two decades, officials said Monday.
Chattanooga Airport will offer EPB's gigabit Internet service to airline passengers within the next few weeks.
Chattanooga Airport will offer EPB’s gigabit Internet service to passengers.
Ortwein Sign co-owner Jim Teal says the people who create the big signs which are up at such Chattanooga landmarks as Volkswagen and The Block are skilled craftsmen rather than simply workmen.
Volkswagen's global works council is backing the United Auto Workers' newest effort to organize employees at the carmaker's Chattanooga plant, while UAW opponents have created an online petition to fuel its own unionizing initiative.
Sonic Automotive, one the nation's largest owners of new-car dealerships, plans to grow its footprint in Chattanooga by buying Hunt Nissan.
CHARLESTON, Tenn. — Online retailer Amazon, which already has created 100 more full-time jobs at its distribution center here, will start a holiday seasonal hiring push next month that could double its head count to about 1,000 workers.
Destin, Fla., flights could begin in spring
Citing pent-up demand, commuter airline Southern Airways Express will start daily nonstops between Chattanooga and Memphis next month, and the carrier is looking at flights from the Scenic City to Destin, Fla., by next spring.
Southern Airways Express officials said today that the airline will start new nonstop service between Chattanooga Airport and Memphis.
A new Chrysler commercial for its Dodge Charger R/T takes the Volkswagen Passat to task while poking a little fun at the Chattanooga-made midsize sedan.
A Chattanooga Industrial Development Board member who made the motion last month to accept the Black Creek tax-increment financing deal apparently has been serving improperly since 2002 because he doesn't live in the city.
A Chattanooga Industrial Development Board member’s status is uncertain after it was learned that he apparently doesn’t live in the city, which officials say is required.
A five-story, 90-room upscale boutique hotel is planned for downtown Chattanooga near the Walnut Street Bridge, and the proposal is drawing more support than a similar project two years ago.
A top United Auto Workers official said Friday that he's confident Volkswagen will recognize Chattanooga Local 42 by bargaining with it as a members' union.
A five-story, 90-room upscale boutique hotel is planned for downtown Chattanooga near the Walnut Street Bridge.
A building that held the first Ford Motor Co. dealership in Cleveland, Tenn., and one of the earliest such businesses in the state, has been named to the National Register of Historic Places.
A Chattanooga-based transportation, warehousing and logistics business has won Volkswagen contracts to move and sequence parts for the automaker, nearly doubling the local company's workforce.
Volkswagen's Chattanooga plant could become ground zero again for U.S. organized labor efforts as a group of anti-United Auto Workers employees moves ahead with its own unionizing initiative.
A Hixson shopping center hit by the Great Recession and store shifts has regained its footing with new additions, including a first-in-the-market Burkes Outlet.
Some Volkswagen employees in Chattanooga, who’ve talked in the past about organizing their own union, are moving forward with the effort and hope to have an election.
Chattanooga Airport has the second cheapest average air fares among the state's major airports, according to a website that tracks ticket prices, with higher passenger boardings helping drive down the cost.
Chattanooga Airport has the second cheapest average air fares among the state’s major commercial airports, according to a website that tracks ticket prices.
ATHENS, Tenn — Kathy Knight says a new $28 million HP Pelzer factory that's building automotive soundproofing products here is growing faster than company officials first thought.
UAW says Chattanooga local at over 670 members
While the United Auto Workers says its Chattanooga local has signed up more than 670 Volkswagen workers, U.S. Sen. Bob Corker said Wednesday that the VW plant expansion would not have happened had the union won the factory's February election.
With 10 months left in its jobs campaign, Chattanooga economic developers have raced past three of four goals in their four-year initiative, officials said Wednesday.
U.S. Sen. Bob Corker said in Chattanooga today there was “no way” the Volkswagen plant could survive producing just one vehicle, citing the importance of last month’s announcement that the factory would assemble a new sport utility vehicle.
CALHOUN, Tenn. — McMinn County Mayor John Gentry says he essentially kept two budgets amid the last business downturn in case there was a problem with the county's biggest taxpayer, known for years as the Bowater plant.
CALHOUN, Tenn. — Resolute Forest Products today launched a $105 million expansion of its pulp and paper mill that officials said positions the McMinn County factory for the future.