To this point in the game we all know that the Volkswagen Group you have to do things very well in the united States to forgive the blunder of the Dieselgate. The German consortium, in addition, it is not going very well in terms of sales of their models. Your range do not just fit with the tastes of customers and to make your model more representative in the country, the Passat, will in the doldrums.
If we take into account the sales of its models, the Jetta is the one preferred by the public american. The compact sedan in front of the most stately Passat has managed to enroll in the year so far, 108.028 units against the 65.761 of the second. For this reason, the firm hopes that with the arrival on the market of new SUV Atlas and the stretched version of the Tiguan, things turn and the sales begin to soar.
To speed up the process the Volkswagen Atlas has just started its production in the factory that has the Group in Chattanooga, Tennessee. These same lines of mounting also leaves the Passat american (the Jetta is imported from Mexico). For that the factory was ready to begin production have had to make an investment valued at about $ 900 million.
Within this investment have been carried out works to enlarge the size-span of the same 6.2 hectares, as well as the recruitment of about 400 employees new. If the new large SUV from the firm manages to achieve the ambitious goals that have been marked in the signature of these jobs could be increased up to 2000. All these movements are aimed at the model will start its sales in the second half of the next year 2017.
so soon the Atlas of Volkswagen are waiting for you in the market to rival the likes of the Mazda CX-9, Nissan Pathfinder, Toyota Highlander, Ford Explorer, Chevrolet Traverse, Dodge Durango Pentastar, Honda Pilot, Hyundai Santa Fe and Kia Sorento.
Source – Volkswagen USA