Porsche ceremonially hands over anniversary Cayenne to municipal fire brigade
Stuttgart/Leipzig. The 500,000th vehicle rolled off the production line in Porsche’s plant in Saxony. The anniversary sports car is a white Cayenne with a V8 engine and was converted into a command vehicle for the Leipzig fire brigade with the assistance of Porsche’s apprentices. In a ceremony today, Matthias Müller, the President and CEO of Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, handed over the car keys to the Lord Mayor of the City as a token of the affiliation with Porsche’s Leipzig home. Because everything started with a Cayenne in 2002. Read more
SANTA ANA, Calif. – June 28 – Porsche Motorsport North America, Inc., in conjunction with Brumos Racing, the motorsports division of Brumos Porsche in Jacksonville, Florida, will offer a special edition of five 2012 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup race cars to commemorate its 2011 Rolex GRAND-AM GT championship.
The 911 GT3 Cup car, the most successful production-based race car in history, races in dozens of professional sports car series and one-make cup competitions all over the world, including the Rolex GRAND-AM Sports Car series, where the car has won multiple championships. Read more
Annual general meeting of Porsche SE in Stuttgart / significantly larger dividend for holders of ordinary and preference shares proposed
Stuttgart, 25 June 2012. The CEO of Porsche Automobil Holding SE, Stuttgart, Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn, underscored at today’s annual general meeting the extraordinary positive cooperation of the company’s two investments and their good future prospects. “Volkswagen and Porsche are already working together extremely well. Both companies are excellently positioned for a successful future together,” said Winterkorn in front of the shareholders in Stuttgart. According to the CEO, the planned creation of an integrated automotive group offers Volkswagen and Porsche substantial advantages. This would allow an even tighter integration of the operating business. On this basis, Volkswagen and Porsche would be able to considerably strengthen their competitive position once more. “We want to complete the integrated automotive group at economically viable conditions and as quickly as possible”, Winterkorn said. Read more
Classic Road America GRAND-AM Battle Puts Two Porsches In Top-10
Elkhart Lake, Wisc., June 23, 2012 – Porsche entered today’s two-hour Rolex 250 Driven by VISITFLORIDA.COM at Road America with high expectations. The quartet of Porsche 911 GT3 Cup entries used the lower-aerodynamic drag nature of the venerable 911 design to be at or near the top of the speed charts all weekend. The fight for the GT class victory was forming to be an extension of this. Read more