Porsche Boxster 2013: start of production the factory Osnabruck
The production of a mid-engine roadster will be increased thanks to the German plant
Porsche has officially started production of its Boxster model Volkswagen Osnabrück GmbH factory. This will help the main Porsche factory in Stuttgart has meet the growing demand for its models. A factory in Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen, the new Porsche Boxster and 911 will continue to be built in mixed production on a single production line.
The first vehicle was out of the factory was a Boxster S Indian red color has black soft top, destiny has a customer in Lower Bavaria. Presents the launch of production of the Boxster has Osnabruck were David McAllister, Minister-President of Lower Saxony, Boris Pistorius, Lord Mayor of Osnabruck, Prof. Dr. Winterkorn Morning, Chairman of the Board of Management of Volkswagen AG, and Matthias Muller, President and CEO of Porsche AG. "The decision to produce the Boxster here Osnabruck has demonstrated that the site is well established within the Volkswagen Group as a center of excellence for the production of convertibles and small series. I am very pleased with the start of production here in Lower Saxony. Henceforth, we will build for the entire planet of Porsche vehicles synonymous with high quality German ", argued the ministrepresident McAllister.
As the Lord Mayor Pistorius, he appreciated the considerable economic contribution of Porsche his city. "The arrival of the Boxster will be beneficial to the economy of Osnabruck. Of
jobs will be preserved and it testifies of skills of the labor of our city, or the automotive industry is part of the economic landscape for more than a
The Chairman of the Board of Management of Volkswagen AG, Prof. Dr. Winterkorn, had this to say at the launch of the production: "The production of the Boxster has Osnabruck sends a clear signal to the rapid coalescence of Volkswagen and Porsche. This production will create synergies Osnabruck who will benefit customers, employees and the city itself. "
Explain the president and CEO of Porsche AG Matthias Muller: "Given the situation in Stuttgart, it was not easy for us to enlarge our main plant. Over the next few years, our production capacity will be devoted entirely to the model 911. Therefore we were looking for a partner for the production of the Boxster. The decisive factor in our choice was the great expertise of the workforce has the Volkswagen Osnabruck factory. Our sports cars are in very good hands here. After all, we all share the same design quality. Osnabruck and is called upon to be part of our success. "
It is not the first time that vehicles will be built for the Porsche factory in Lower Saxony. For example, in the 1960s, there was making a cup body 356 hardtop for Porsche. In the 1990s, it was the turn of the 968. From 1969 to 1975, more than 115,000 units of the Porsche 914 has also been assemblies Osnabruck. As for the new Boxster, although it was originally built entirely in Stuttgart, the Volkswagen factory Osnabrück GmbH already provided the rear and side of the car parts.
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