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Volkswagen's sales for 2014 show mixed results

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Volkswagen's sales numbers for 2014 are in and the German automaker reports a 11.9% decrease in sales of the Chattanooga-built Passat compared to 2013.

The Passat totaled 8,257 vehicles delivered in December and 96,649 vehicles for the year.

Numbers for the Golf boasted an 8.9% increase, and Jetta models showed slight down tick at 1.8% less for 2014 than in 2013.

“In 2014 Volkswagen of America enhanced the lineup of German-engineered vehicles with an all-new, award-winning Golf family, a refreshed Jetta and most recently a refined Touareg,” said Mark McNabb, chief operating officer, Volkswagen of America in a news release. “As we kick off 2015, we are encouraged that the vehicles have been well received by both the automotive press and our dealers.”

In July, Volkswagen announced that their new mid-sized SUV would be built in Chattanooga, adding 2,000 new jobs at the facility and a new research and development center.

 

 

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