The new era Panamera will be constructed totally in Leipzig

Posted on 08. Jul, 2016 by in Volkswagen Canada


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Number of employees will boost to some-more than 4,000 by autumn

Porsche Leipzig GmbH is looking brazen to a new enlargement spurt. This autumn, a site will occupy some-more than 4,000 people for a initial time. The bureau continues a singular success story ever given a substructure mill was laid in Feb 2000. The credentials to this story is a finish prolongation of a new era of a Panamera sports saloon. It distinguished a universe premiere in Berlin dual days ago.

Since a marketplace launch of a Panamera in 2009, a bodies-in-white have been done and embellished during a Volkswagen bureau in Hanover and afterwards eliminated to a Porsche site in Leipzig for preassembly and final assembly. Now Leipzig is holding over a whole prolongation process, including physique emporium and paint emporium – ‘a transparent fasten to this site,’ says Oliver Blume, Chairman of a Executive Board during Porsche AG. ‘Porsche is heightening a tighten ties with a city, a state and a people who live there.’ So far, Porsche has invested around €1.3 billion in building Leipzig.

The Leipzig segment is now one of a world’s many appealing and innovative automotive locations. Porsche initial set standards there with a prolongation of a sporty Macan SUV. ‘We have a rarely encouraged workforce that has valid that it can furnish rarely formidable products in Porsche quality,’ explains Siegfried Bülow, President and Chief Executive Officer of Porsche Leipzig GmbH.

Porsche has stretched a Leipzig bureau for a fourth time to concede for full prolongation of a Panamera. Around €500 million was spent on a project. Among other things, this enclosed building a new physique emporium with a prolongation area of around 56,000 sq. m on a western bureau premises in only dual years. In addition, Porsche done adaptations to public and a infrastructure. The association brings together all areas of car optimisation in a new peculiarity centre. Six hundred additional jobs were created.

The Porsche bureau in Leipzig is one of a many environmentally accessible factories in a world. Conserving resources has played an critical purpose in a new bureau expansion. For example, Porsche is creation targeted use of energy-efficient fasten technologies in a new physique shop. Up to 800,000 kWh of electricity per year is generated by solar appetite regulating a photovoltaic system. Modern methods of cooling robotic welding tongs in a new physique emporium also reduces electricity expenditure by some-more than 365,000 kWh per year. In a paint shop, a mill dirt filter complement reduces appetite use by 60 per cent compared to a water-based system.


Fuel value

Porsche Panamera 4S – Fuel expenditure total 8.2 – 8.1 l/100 km; CO2-emissions 186 – 184 g/km
Porsche Panamera 4S Diesel – Fuel expenditure total 6.8 – 6.7 l/100 km; CO2-emissions 178 – 176 g/km
Porsche Panamera Turbo – Fuel expenditure total 9.4 – 9.3 l/100 km; CO2-emissions 214 – 212 g/km

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