Behind the scenes video from the Volkswagen facilities in Chattanooga, TN, including plant machines transforming 4,700 welds into a car, vehicles being started for the very first time, and a clip from inside the monsoon weather simulator that tests for paint and seal quality.
Green production technology at the VW Chattanooga plant
"How Do They Do It" takes a look at the cutting edge technology that sets
new standards in green production in the new Volkswagen plant in
Chattanooga, TN. For information on where to view the show, visit:
VW Fuel for Thought | Oil Pump
Volkswagen has over 170,000 Genuine VW Parts. Can you guess which one this
is? It's an oil pump, which picks up engine oil from the oil pan and
circulates it throughout the car engine. This keeps car parts interacting
smoothly, so checking oil level is always a good idea to ensure that the
engine oil is doing what it should.
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The E-Bugster concept car was revealed at the 2012 North American
International Auto Show. The name "E-Bugster" is a combination of "E" for
electric, "Bug," the American nickname for the Beetle, and "speedster,"
which typically describes an open-top two-seater.
Think Blue Factory: Volkswagen's Eco-Friendly Production Factory
Environmental protection doesn't necessarily lead to higher costs. This is
proven by the construction of the American Volkswagen plant at Chattanooga,
TN. Think Blue Factory is the name of the strategy; lower energy
consumption, lower production costs increasing the pace of environmental
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VW's New Chattanooga Plant
With a $1 billion investment, up to 2,000 initial jobs, and the potential
to generate $12 billion in growth, Volkswagen's new Chattanooga plant is
well along the way to being a welcome addition to the South. But here's
another impressive stat from this high-tech wonder: it's already received
the highest engineering certification - ISO 9001:2008 - before the first
2012 Passat has even rolled off the line.
World Debut of All-New 2012 Passat
Wolfsburg / Herndon / Detroit — Volkswagen of America, Inc., today
announced the world debut of the all-new Passat, a transformational car in
Volkswagen's ambitious growth plan for the U.S. market.
Designed in Germany and made in America, the Passat was developed as a
larger vehicle with premium features and handling characteristics that will
perfectly match it with the tastes and lifestyles of Americans. It will be
built in Chattanooga, Tenn., at the world's newest, most advanced and
environmentally responsible auto assembly plant.
Find out why the all-new Passat is worth the wait at
American Hot Rod Designer Chip Foose: My First Golf
Learn more about the 2012 Golf R: http://www.vw.com/2012golfr
To celebrate the arrival of the all-new 2012 Golf R to America, Volkswagen
pays tribute to their fans and the storied legacy behind it. Watch
acclaimed hot rod designer Chip Foose share memories of one of his favorite
cars, a 1985 MkII Golf GTI.
For more exclusive content and videos:
Download the Golf R iPad App: http://www.vw.com/golfrapp
Or get more information: http://www.vw.com/2012golfr
2015 USA Cycling Fat Bike National Championships with Volkswagen
What is a Fat Bike? We checked it out this past weekend at the USA Cycling
Fat Bike National Championships, up at Powder Mountain, UT.
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