If you’ve never been inside a car factory, you’re missing out on an amazing display of technology – as demonstrated by the Volkswagen Atlas.
Earlier this month, the 100,000th Volkswagen Atlas rolled off the production line in Chattanooga, Tenn., a notable milestone for the 3,700 Volkswagen team members who work there. Since production began in late 2016, the largest Volkswagen model ever has found a new home with thousands of American families thanks to its fun-to-drive chassis, huge interior and useful technology.
“Our objective for the Atlas has been to assemble an SUV in America for Americans and we have been very encouraged by the success of the vehicle so far,” said Antonio Pinto, CEO of Volkswagen Chattanooga. “This is just the first of many production milestones we anticipate celebrating for the Atlas, and it would not have been possible without the world-class team here in Chattanooga.”
The milestone Atlas SUV was a 2019 Atlas SEL Premium in Pacific Blue, with Shetland V-Tex leatherette interior, a top-of-the-line edition. For 2019, three key driver assistance features — Front Assist, Blind Spot Monitor, and Rear Traffic Alert 1 — are now standard on all Atlas trims. Building such machines takes precision and teamwork, and thanks to the short video below, you can see how it all comes together.