VW banking on engineering center to jump U.S. sales

SourceDetroit Free Press
Date Published08/06/2015
Author NameAlisa Priddle
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Volkswagen R&D
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company an OEM? Yes
Reshoring category:Transplant
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):200
Year reshoring announced:2015
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2016
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
Country(ies) from which reshored:Germany
City reshored to:Chattanooga
State(s) reshored to:TN
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Transportation Equipment
Product(s) reshoredEngineering and design
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Customer responsiveness improvement, Eco-system synergies
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