Volkswagen Chattanooga assembled it’s one-millionth vehicle. It is a non-electric, ICE, Aurora Red Metallic 2020 Volkswagen Passat R-Line. So why is this milestone significant for EV Car Guide, a site focused on electric vehicles?

VW would be the first to say “The future is electric”. And the Chattanooga assembly plant is slated to assemble the ID.4 SUV will be built on the MEB platform at this assembly plant in the coming years.

The Volkswagen Chattanooga plant has been assembling vehicles since 2011. They have since employed some 3,800 people and exported vehicles to Canada, Mexico, Russia, South Korea, and the Middle East.

Volkswagen Chattanooga will soon be Volkswagen’s North American base for manufacturing electric vehicles, representing an approximately $800 million additional investment, starting in 2022. The expansion will enable production of long-range EVs began back in November 2019.

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