Porsche upgrades its main production plant in Zuffenhausen

Porsche upgrades its main production plant in Zuffenhausen

ABU DHABI: Porsche is upgrading its Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen plant with extensive reconstruction measures. The enhancements include expansions and reconstructions to accommodate the next-generation electric sports car production alongside the two-door Porsche variants based on the same assembly line. This upgrade involves an investment of around 250 million euros.

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  • How much is Porsche investing to upgrade its Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen plant?

    Porsche is investing around 250 million euros to upgrade its Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen plant.
  • What specific integrations and expansions are being done to enhance the Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen plant's production process?

    Expansion has been done to the production process to include additional quality test benches for logistics areas, vehicle assembly, and a new high-bay rack. Electric powertrain assembly is also being integrated into the existing engine plant.
  • Porsche upgrades its main production plant in Zuffenhausen

    Porsche is incorporating advanced measures and upgrading various sports car production systems in its overall production process. As is the case for the Taycan, which is being produced with the help of the latest automated guided vehicles. The company's main aim is to increase flexibility and capacity in the Porsche production process. Expansion has been done to the production plant to include additional quality test benches for logistics areas, vehicle assembly, and a new high-bay rack. To the existing engine plant, electric powertrain assembly is also being integrated.

    Porsche upgrades its main production plant in Zuffenhausen

    By 2025, Porsche is planning to expand high-bay racks and logistics areas for sports cars and Taycan's production. The production process will include standardized approval and quality assurance checkpoints.

    A newly opened high-bay rack serves the assembly plant with different components. This 35,000 cubic meters capacity fully automated warehouse has 40,650 storage spaces for containers and pallets.

    Porsche upgrades its main production plant in Zuffenhausen

    Albrecht Reimold, Porsche Executive Board for Production and Logistics Member, said that Porsche's Zuffenhausen plant is going through reconstruction for high-quality standards and improved efficiency, enabling the production of electric sports and combustion-engine cars. This will also mark a new era in sports car production. 

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