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The Volkswagen Atlas begins to manufacture it in Chattanooga, Tennessee

Volkswagen Atlas

To these heights of the party all know that the Group Volkswagen has that do them things very well in them United States to them forgive the blunder of leg of the Dieselgate. The German consortium, moreover, is not passing it very well regarding the sale of its models. Its range does not quite fit with the tastes of the customers and to make matters worse their flagship model in the country, the Passat, is in the doldrums.

If we take into account the sales of its models, the Jetta is preferred by the public American. He sedan compact facing the more stately Passat has attained enroll in what have been of year 108.028 units against them 65.761 of the second. By this, the signature expected that with the arrival to the market of the new SUV Atlas and it version stretched of the Tiguan, them things revert and the sales begin to trace the flight.

Volkswagen Atlas

To accelerate the process the Volkswagen Atlas just of start its production in the factory that has the group in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Of these same lines of Assembly also leaves the Passat American (the Jetta is imported from Mexico). So the factory was point-to-point for begin the production have had that perform an investment valued in some 900 million of dollars.

Within this investment have been conducted works to expand the surface useful on 6.2 hectares, as well as new hiring about 400 employees . If the new SUV large firm manages to achieve the ambitious goals that have been marked in the firm these jobs could be increased to 2,000. All these moves are aimed to the model start their sales in the second half of the next year 2017.

By it soon, to the Atlas of Volkswagen you are waiting for in the market rival of the size of them Mazda CX-9, Nissan Pathfinder, Toyota Highlander, Ford Explorer, Chevrolet Traverse, Dodge Durango Pentastar, Honda Pilot, Hyundai Santa Fe and Kia Sorento.

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Source-Volkswagen USA

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