22,518 Porsche Customers Chose the Gran Turismo in its Very First Year
Stuttgart. Panamera, the fourth series by Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart, has established itself as another important pillar in Porsche’s portfolio just one year after its introduction to the market. During this period, 22,518 Panameras have already been delivered –– 2,530 vehicles in Germany alone. Additional purchase orders in the four figures attest to the successful development of a new customer segment, especially when taking into account the six-cylinder-engine Panamera currently being introduced. The Gran Turismo found quite a large number of fans, especially in international metropolises. Read more
New Jobs Created Once Again
Stuttgart. Porsche Automobil Holding SE, Stuttgart, has not gone unscathed by the severe slump of the economy in the world market in the year of business 2008/2009 (to July 31). As the company announced on Tuesday at the Frankfurt Motor Show IAA in providing an initial overview of the business year that has just ended, the expected car sales by its subsidiary Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, dropped 24 per cent to approximately 75.200 units. In comparison, revenues were down by only 12 per cent to an estimated amount of Euro 6.6 billion. In the words of Michael Macht, Executive Board Member of Porsche SE and Chief Executive Officer of Porsche AG, this should mark the lowest point in the slump: “Although the next few months will remain difficult, we are moderately optimistic for calendar 2010”, he stated in Frankfurt.