Volkswagen is studying Tiguan SUV production in North America to lower costs

Volkswagen is studying Tiguan SUV production in North America to lower costs

Wirtschafts Woche, the German weekly magazine, released a news report in which they announced that Volkswagen was seriously considering the production of its Tiguan compact SUV in North America, thus aiming to reduce costs and protect itself against fluctuation of exchange rates. The magazine further stated that it was till unknown whether the North American Tiguan was going to be produced at VW's plant in Pueblo, Mexico or at the Chattanooga facility. The magazine report was not commented by the German carmaker, which has recently opened its first plant in the United States in Chattanooga, Tennesee, while the North American version of the refreshed Tiguan SUV is imported from Germany. Its production takes place at Volkswagen's Wolfburg plant.
Featuring an annual capacity of up to 150,000 vehicles, the $1 billion factory assembles the North American market 2012 Passat. The new Jetta and Beetle are two models from Volkswagen, that are produced in Mexico.


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