Somehow, every year, Porsche manages to find a new batch of people who are both interested in and capable of purchasing a brand new Porsche. Aside from a light COVID-caused sales downturn in 2020, Porsche has been continuing a long upward sales trend line for the last couple of decades. With continued worries about global semiconductor chip …Continue to the full article
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Porsche Exec Says The Company Should Build Flying Robot Cars
Porsche sales chief Detlev von Platen told a German magazine last week that he believes Porsche could and should develop a flying passenger car to compete with potential rivals in an as-yet-nonexistent market for urban flying taxi and ride-sharing services. Chinese manufacturer Geely and Japan's Toyota have already expressed interest in this …Continue to the full article
Porsche Cars Canada Breaks Ground On New Headquarters In North Toronto
Last week, Porsche Cars Canada, Ltd. broke ground on the site that will host an all-new Porsche Centre as well as the future corporate headquarters for the brand in Canada. Situated in the northeast corner of highways 401 and 404, it will provide the marque with a presence in an important and convenient corridor of the Greater Toronto Area, where …Continue to the full article
Meet PCNA’s New President And CEO, Klaus Zellmer
Last week, when Dr. Oliver Blume was named as Porsche AG's new Chairman, we learned that Detlev von Platen, Porsche Cars North America's (PCNA) CEO for the last seven years, would be taking a new role in Germany as the member of the Porsche Executive Board for Sales and Marketing. With Detlev's promotion came a big hole in Porsche's largest single …Continue to the full article
Who Will Be Porsche’s New CEO?
On Friday, Porsche's parent company, Volkswagen AG announced that Matthias Müller (Chairman and CEO of Porsche AG) has been appointed as VW's Chairman. As most of you know, the VW position opened after Marten Winterkorn's departure in the wake of the ongoing investigation into VW's diesel engine emission scandal. Some Background ON Matthias …Continue to the full article
Changes at Porsche in the USA and France – Peter Schwarzenbauer Joins Audi Management Board.
Porsche continues to make changes to their executive team in an effort to continue record growth in their two most important markets. …Continue to the full article