A German Business newspaper is reporting that Chattanooga may be the second choice for German automaker Volkswagon.  According to reports Huntsville is being considered as the first choice for the location of a new plant.

Alabama’s association with German automaker Mercedes Benz is being cited as one of the major considerations for Volkswagon.  Chattanooga has lobbied hard for the plant to come to the area.  An announcement is expected within the week.  Huntsville and Chattanooga as well as a site in Michigan have all been in the running for the new auto plant.