Porsche EV Build Adds 1400 German Jobs
Report: Porsche Adding 1,400 Jobs for Electric Car; That includes 900 production workers, 300 salaried jobs, and 200 engineers.
Angela Moscaritolo, July 27, 2016 (PC)
“Porsche is throwing some serious resources at its electric car project…[To bring its battery-powered Mission E to market by 2020, it plans to add at least 1,400 jobs, including] 900 production workers, 300 salaried jobs, and 200 engineers…Porsche will spend about 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion) on the new model…The Mission E, which aims to rival Tesla's Model S, is said to go from 0 to 62mph in 3.5 seconds and travel approximately 310 miles on a single charge. Its lithium-ion batteries can regain up to 80 percent of their range after just 15 minutes of charging, and Porsche plans to sell an optional feature that allows users to ‘refuel’ the car wirelessly via a coil installed in a garage floor…[This is part of parent Volkswagen's push to overcome its emissions scandal with] zero-emission cars and digital services…[VW subsidiary Audi is also going hard on electric cars, with plans to launch three new models by 2020…” click here for more