All Porsche articles

  • Ford Chile 3
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    Porsche building first plant for carbon-neutral fuel in Chile

    2021-09-16T15:04:00Z

    The Haru Oni project is a collaborative effort by multiple enterprises in an effort to reach carbon neutrality. It utilises wind energy in order to generate nearly carbon-neutral fuel using low-cost green wind power. 

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    Porsche production: moving faster around the bend

    2021-09-07T12:21:00Z

    Porsche’s manufacturing chief, Albrecht Reimold, explains the carmaker’s progress towards sustainable, connected manufacturing as it gears up to build more electric vehicles.

  • Porsche Taycan in Shanghai
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    Breaking the Mould: Porsche expands production to Malaysia in shift away from European exclusivity

    2021-09-06T11:41:00Z

    The luxury carmaker is planning its only current assembly plant outside Europe with new production planned in Malaysia and an R&D centre in Shanghai.

  • Porsche 3d print piston
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    Porsche and partners explore power and efficiency benefits of 3D-printed pistons

    2020-07-17T15:11:00Z

    Mahle and Trumpf join Porsche on a project to develop additive manufacturing processes for high-load drive components

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    Porsche gets comfortable with 3D-printed seat technology

    2020-07-06T13:52:00Z

    An innovative alternative to conventional sports seat upholstery is in development with a 3D-printed bodyform full-bucket seat

  • Porsche Zuffenhausen shutdown
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    Porsche prepares the details for a cautious return to production

    2020-04-14T14:12:00Z

    CEO Oliver Blume commends the joint efforts undertaken by Porsche workers and local agencies during the coronavirus crisis

  • Porsche Taycan Zuffenhausen
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    Porsche starts electric Taycan production

    2019-09-10T11:19:00Z

    Germany - The Taycan electric sports car is being made in a new facility at Porche’s Zuffenhausen site

  • Porsche Mission E Cross Turismo
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    Porsche to make Mission E concept

    2018-10-25T15:38:20Z

    Germany - The Mission E Cross Turismo was previously a concept study, but has now been cleared for series production at the OEM's Zuffenhausen plant. It was first shown at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show.It includes a 800-volt (800v) system, and is now made alongside the 911 and 718. Porsche ...

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    Porsche and Schuler build press shop

    2018-09-06T10:45:00Z

    Germany - The two companies have announced that they will work work together to construct a ‘Smart Press Shop’ as part of a new joint venture, the location of which is yet to be revealed. Both Porsche and Schuler will invest a double-digit million euro amount in the project. “Porsche ...

  • Porsche Macan production Leipzig
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    Porsche begins building new Macan

    2018-09-04T16:15:46Z

    Germany - The new compact SUV, which debuted at an event in Shanghai in July 2018, has started rolling off production lines at the Leipzig factory. This follows on from a previously announced extension to the plant, whereby the OEM built a body shop and paint shop.According to Porsche, demand ...

  • Porsche Zuffenhausen
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    Porsche doubles e-mobility investment

    2018-02-06T16:28:05Z

    Expansion at Porsche Zuffenhausen will facilitate Mission E projectsGermany - Porsche is to invest significantly more funds into its electromobility development to produce both plug-in hybrids and purely electric vehicles at its Zuffenhausen plant. The move will see the Stuttgart-based OEM take its expenditure on e-mobility from around €3bn ...

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    Rupp steps up at Porsche Leipzig

    2017-06-23T13:51:45Z

    Germany – Taking over as Chair of the Executive Board at the factory from July 1, Gerd Rupp will succeed Siegfried Bülow, who is retiring from his full-time role with Porsche. Before moving to Leipzig, Rupp spent seven years as Head of Toolmaking for Volkswagen in Wolfsburg, and previously worked ...

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    Porsche workforce continues to grow

    2016-10-28T16:24:14Z

    Figures released by Porsche show that the company has increased its workforce by 13% in the past 12 months. The Stuttgart-based car maker says that after nine months of 2016, its team has expanded to 27,115 employees. It’s the latest announcement on a trend which has seen Porsche’s employee headcount ...

  • Michael Steiner
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    Steiner replaces Hatz at Porsche

    2016-05-03T10:22:47Z

    Germany – With immediate effect, Michael Steiner succeeds Wolfgang Hatz as member of the executive board with responsibility for R&D. Hatz, who took the position in February 2011, is leaving the company at his own request.The statement from Porsche noted that Hatz went on temporary leave “as a precaution”, following ...

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    Reimold to rule Porsche Production

    2015-12-04T15:29:01Z

    Germany – Moving from his management responsibilities at the Volkswagen plant in Bratislava, Slovakia, which also makes Porsche Cayenne bodies, Albrecht Reimold will become member of the executive board for Production and Logistics in Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen. He will replace Oliver Blume, who became chairman of the Porsche executive board in October, ...

  • Porsche Zuffenhausen
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    Porsche reports sustainability progress

    2015-10-16T11:55:57Z

    Germany – Assessors from TÜV Süd have again certified the OEM’s facilities at Zuffenhausen, Sachsenheim and Weissach according to ISO 14001 and ISO 50001 as well as the European Eco-management and Audit Scheme (EMAS).Zuffenhausen, which has been rated by EMAS since 1996, is currently building a new engine plant at ...

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    Porsche takes over Kuka’s tool-making division

    2015-06-19T12:14:57Z

    Germany – With locations in Schwarzenberg, Germany, and Dubnica, Slovakia, and a workforce of 600 individuals, the business will become a wholly owned subsidiary of the sports car manufacturer. Kuka Systems will soon be turned into ‘Porsche Werkzeugbau’, subject to approval under anti-trust law.“By taking over the tool-making division, Porsche ...

  • Porsche 918 Spyder
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    Porsche ends 918 Spyder production

    2015-06-19T10:30:01Z

    Germany – The final vehicle rolled off the assembly line at Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen according to schedule, says Porsche, after a production run of 21 months. The hybrid sports car has now reached its limited edition of 918 units.Production development began in 2010, after the go-ahead from Porsche’s supervisory board, and the ...

  • Oliver Blume
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    Porsche extends Blume’s contract

    2015-05-21T09:36:01Z

    Germany – Although the OEM’s member of the executive board – Production and Logistics only joined the company in January 2013, he will start a new, five-year deal in January 2016.A mechanical engineer by training, Oliver Blume has 20 years of experience within the Volkswagen Group. At Audi, he was ...

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    Interview: Porsche's Michael Drolshagen talks Spyder manufacture

    2015-04-29T14:30:33Z

    An entirely new production area has been designed and built for Porsche's hybrid supercar. The director of production for the 918 Spyder talks about the creation of the ‘Manufactory’ at Zuffenhausen, GermanyAMS: What were the criteria for the 918 production area?Michael Drolshagen (MD): At the start of the project in ...