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PUNE, India—Volkswagen plans to reduce energy consumption at its assembly plant here by 436 megawatt hours per year by equipping the assembly line with high-volume, low-speed fans. The carmaker also aims to reduce water usage at the facility by 1,636 cubic meters annually.
CHATTANOOGA, TN—The UAW withdrew its appeal of the outcome of a union vote at Volkswagen’s assembly plant here.
On Feb. 14, workers at Volkswagen’s assembly plant in Chattanooga, TN, voted to reject representation by the United Auto Workers.
CHATTANOOGA, TN—Workers at Volkswagen’s assembly plant here will vote Feb. 12-14 on whether they wish to be represented by the UAW.
CHATTANOOGA, TN—UAW chief Bob King has told a German newspaper he believes the union will be in Volkswagen’s assembly plant here by June.
LUXEMBOURG—Germany won a decisive victory over the European Commission on Tuesday in its bid to preserve state influence at Volkswagen, after Europe’s top court rejected an attempt by Brussels to scuttle a law that helps shield the carmaker from takeovers.
CHATTANOOGA, TN—Anti-UAW petitions circulating at Volkswagen’s assembly plant here have captured signatures from approximately 30 percent of the plant’s workers.
CHATTANOOGA, TN—Eight workers at Volkswagen’s assembly plant here have filed complaints with the National Labor Relations Board, claiming that the UAW misled or coerced them into signing cards requesting union representation at the plant.
SAO PAULO, Brazil—It carried hippies through the 1960s, hauled surfers in search of killer waves during endless summers, and serves as a workhorse across the developing world, but the long, strange trip of the Volkswagen van is ending. VW will end production of the iconic vehicle here Dec. 31.
NASHVILLE, TN—A majority of workers at Volkswagen’s assembly plant here have signed cards favoring the UAW’s representation in creating a German-style works council at the facility.