VW chooses Chattanooga, TN instead of Huntsville, AL

Posted by on Jul 15, 2008 in Breaking news | 0 comments

Apparently my source (Automotive News) and I were incorrect yesterday about the new Volkswagen site in North America, as well as Chattanooga’s location relative to Huntsville, AL. An article on Tennesseean.com a few minutes ago said that Volkswagen had chosen the TVA supersite outside of Chattanooga, TN. “This is a significant step forward in achieving our goals in the U.S. market and a clear sign of the Volkswagen Group’s commitment to the North American consumer,”...

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Volkswagen chooses Huntsville AL

Posted by on Jul 14, 2008 in Breaking news, General | 0 comments

Has Volkswagen finally made a choice about where to put their new plant? Word was that VW was going to choose a plant location in Tennessee, Alabama, or Georgia. Has the site been chosen already? From Automotive News: Volkswagen’s management favors Huntsville in northern Alabama as the site for its new U.S. car plant, Automobilwoche, Automotive News’ sister publication, reported today. The magazine said Chattanooga, Tenn., which is 102 miles north of Huntsville,...

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A new mini car in the US for GM?

Posted by on Jul 7, 2008 in Breaking news | 0 comments

Is General Motors bringing a new subcompact car to the United States? Word around the campfire is that GM is considering bringing the South Korean-built Chevrolet Beat to dealers in the United States in the near future. The Beat’s been making rounds at Auto Shows around the country for the past year or so; and to be honest, I’m pretty excited. It’s a cool looking little car. Check out pictures and the word from GM below GENERAL MOTORS MAY BRING NEW MINI...

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