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    Official: VW starts up largest solar park at US auto factory in Chattanooga, TN

    In December 2011, the Volkswagen plant near Chattanooga, TN was certified LEED Platinum. That's a difficult level to reach – as we described at the time – but the one billion dollars the company spent there fit snugly into the VW corporate storyline: we're going to make cleaner cars ...

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    Featured: Volkswagen justifiably proud of LEED Platinum status in Chattanooga

    Nestled in the hills outside Chattanooga, TN squats a large, brand new Volkswagen plant. Fresh and shiny, the collection of buildings houses the people and robots that turn delivered parts and materials into brand-new 2012 Passats, the first of which was just sold to a young man in the tech ...

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    Official: VW's Chattanooga plant awarded LEED Platinum status

    Today, Volkswagen's manufacturing plant in Chattanooga, TN was officially named a Platinum LEED-certified facility. This makes VW the first automaker to reach the notoriously difficult highest level of LEED certification. Situated on a former brownfield site, VW's Chattanooga plant is where the ...

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    Volkswagen will build diesel version of Passat replacement in Tennessee

    Volkswagen of America CEO Stefan Jacoby spoke at a Clean Energy Technology summit in Chattanooga, TN this week about plans for the company's new factory there. Jacoby announced that the new mid-sized car that will be built there will include an optional clean diesel engine. The new car will replace ...


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