New SUV could boost local supplier jobs - WRCBtv.com | Chattanooga News, Weather & Sports

New SUV could boost local supplier jobs

Posted: Updated:
CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB) - Local suppliers are beaming VW officials gave the green light to build the CrossBlue in the Scenic City. 

Chamber of Commerce CEO, Ron Harr says, “this announcement will boost other local businesses, some that mount tires, make seats, parts and material. 

The 2,000 jobs inside the plant can generate 3,600 more outside the plant.”

James Wingard, is one of 20 plus local suppliers who could expand. He's already gearing up to double his work force to help meet the deadlines VW officials are requesting.  

The Chamber believes, all the local companies that worked on the Passat are probably on stand-by for the crossover SUV project.
Powered by WorldNow
Can't find what you're looking for?

WRCB-TV
900 Whitehall Road
Chattanooga, TN 37405
(423) 267-5412

WRCB Jobs EEO | FCC Public Files

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WRCB. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.