VW Chattanooga Contender for SUV

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Updated: 5/08/2013 7:04 pm
CHATTANOOGA, TN, (WDEF)- VW Chattanooga are contenders to manufacture the new CrossBlue SUV.
        Officials confirmed that Chattanooga's plant are mounting a serious challenge to be considered if the vehicle is given the green light.
        Local mechanics and VW supporters are excited by the prospect, Joe KirkPatrick,"VW is a part of the family, i've worked on them for 35 years and if you had asked me then if we could ever make Volkswagen cars here in Chattanooga i would have not believed you".
        Locals feel the SUV if made here would be a symbol for the area with one Chattanoogan adding, "Its a family car and this is a family orientated area".
        Autoweek believe the car is already in line to be made here in 2015 but officials are declining to comment further.

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jmrtsus - 5/8/2013 7:20 PM
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VW has to produce a higher quality product.....Passat is tied for last in class in reliability. Build quality is good, engineering and parts are poor quality leading to reliability issues. Several VW/Audi cars (2.0T engine) are classed as lemons in some states. VW/Audi MUST address these issues if it wants to compete!
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