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Porsche lays a foundations for continued expansion in Leipzig

The extensive enlargement plan was launched this Tuesday in a participation of a Minister President of Saxony, Michael Kretschmer, a Lord Mayor of Leipzig, Burkhard Jung, Albrecht Reimold, Member of a Executive Board for Production and Logistics during Porsche AG, and Gerd Rupp, Chairman of a Executive Board during Porsche Leipzig GmbH. As partial of a celebrations, a substructure mill was laid for a new physique emporium with a sum area of 75,500 block metres. The automobile bodies for a subsequent era of a Macan–which will be a entirely electric series–will be done here from a commencement of a subsequent decade. 

“Porsche motionless to settle a site in Leipzig in 1999”, pronounced Albrecht Reimold, a house member obliged for production. “Since a initial ground-breaking rite in Feb 2000, we have invested some-more than 1.3 billion euro to rise a plant. We’ve never regretted a preference we done in 1999 to set adult a bureau in Leipzig. And this is because we are scheming a bureau prepared for a future. We are extremely enhancing a site in Saxony and creation certain that it is in a best probable position to hoop destiny mobility concepts and patron expectations.”

“The preference to make a subsequent era of a Macan in Leipzig is a opinion of certainty in a employees who work during a site”, pronounced Gerd Rupp, Chairman of a Executive Board during Porsche Leipzig GmbH. “The bureau enlargement also allows Porsche to actively figure a enlargement of electromobility in a state of Saxony. Porsche will therefore sojourn a forward-thinking motorist of mercantile enlargement in a region.” 


Porsche Leipzig, 2019, Porsche AG

Knut Lofski, Chairman of a General Works Council in Leipzig, Albrecht Reimold, Member of a Executive Board for Production and Logistics during Porsche AG, Gerd Rupp, Chairman of a Executive Board during Porsche Leipzig GmbH, Michael Kretschmer, Minister President of Saxony, Burkhard Jung, Lord Mayor of Leipzig, l-r

Minister President Michael Kretschmer said: “Porsche will continue to pattern a mobility concepts of a destiny in Saxony. we am gay about this inclusive preference from Porsche, that also recognises a value of a staff and a site in Leipzig. The association motionless to build a second home in Leipzig around 20 years ago. Thanks to today’s events, this success story is set to continue. This enlargement plan is a clever opinion of certainty in a destiny strength of a state of Saxony.”

“The preference by Porsche to locate a bureau here in north-west Leipzig has been a cadence of fitness for a city”, pronounced Lord Mayor Burkhard Jung as a substructure mill was being laid. “Numerous other companies have followed in Porsche’s footsteps and these forward-looking investments are bringing innovation, fortitude and secure jobs.”

The enlargement plan gives Porsche a choice to furnish entirely electric vehicles on a existent prolongation line in further to petrol and hybrid models in a future. The initial automobile to advantage from extended bureau premises will be a subsequent era of a Macan: As a quite electrically powered automobile formed on a “Premium Platform Electric” (PPE) architecture, a new Macan will hurl off a public line in Leipzig during a commencement of a subsequent decade.

Porsche Leipzig GmbH employs a workforce of approximately 4,300 employees

Porsche Leipzig GmbH can demeanour behind on a successful history: The bureau was non-stop in 2002 and started with array prolongation of a Cayenne SUV with 259 employees. Since then, a site has invariably grown into one of a many state-of-the-art and tolerable prolongation plants within a automotive industry. Back in 2011, a Macan indication was a impulse for an renovate that set in suit a loyal success story: The bureau in Leipzig was stretched to embody a dedicated physique emporium and paint emporium to accommodate prolongation of a Macan. The final dual years have also seen end-to-end prolongation of a Panamera array in Leipzig. Porsche Leipzig GmbH now employs a workforce of approximately 4,300 employees, and a bureau manufactures a Porsche Panamera and Macan series, as good as bodies for Bentley.