Big Chattanooga VW Sign, Solar Park Visible On Google Maps

Friday, August 23, 2013

Volkswagen Chattanooga’s 650-foot-long roof sign and 33-acre solar park are now visible on Google Maps.

The sign, on the roof of the body shop, is 633 feet long and 208 feet deep. The capital letters are 85 feet high and the lower-case letters are 55 feet high.

The roofing signage is an acrylic, elastomeric, spray-applied coating. The sign was completed in September 2012.

 

The solar park, which is the largest in the state of Tennessee, contains 33,600 solar modules and produces 12.5 percent of the plant’s energy needs during production. The solar panels “turned on” in January of this year.

To see the sign and the solar park, go to maps.google.com and type in “8001 Volkswagen Drive, Chattanooga, Tenn.”

 


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