Tweet
Porsche enjoys best first quarter in its history

Porsche enjoys best first quarter in its history

12.04.2017: Increase in deliveries of nearly seven percent Porsche AG has made a strong start to 2017 with around 60

Increase in deliveries of nearly seven percent





Porsche AG has made a strong start to 2017 with around 60,000 vehicles delivered to customers worldwide in the first quarter.




This means the sports car manufacturer has exceeded the number of vehicles delivered in the same period in the previous year by around seven percent and is reflecting on the best first quarter in its history.




 The drivers of growth were China and the company’s home market of Germany, as well as the Panamera and Macan model lines, which both saw double-digit growth.



“Porsche has made a successful start with the new Panamera – this trend now needs to continue throughout the rest of the year”, said Detlev von Platen, Member of the Executive Board responsible for Sales and Marketing at Porsche AG.



“Our attractive model range gives us an outstanding basis to achieve this”. Porsche presented no fewer than three new models at the Geneva Motor Show: the new Panamera Sport Turismo, the Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid and the 911 GT3.



The market launch for the new 911 GT3 will take place in May, with the S E-Hybrid following in July and the Panamera Sport Turismo in October.



“All three models have the typical Porsche genes and will ensure that this positive start to the year continues”, added Detlev von Platen. A further highlight for the Chinese market will be presented next week at the Auto Shanghai motor show.



In the first quarter of 2017, China was once again the strongest individual market. With a total of 18,126 vehicles delivered, the Chinese market exceeded last year’s result by ten percent. In Europe, the company delivered 19,084 units (an increase of 7 percent).



An increase of 19 percent meant that a total of 7,160 vehicles were delivered to customers in Germany. In addition to the ongoing success of the 911, of which nearly 1,600 vehicles were delivered in Germany, the new Panamera that was introduced at the end of 2016 was responsible for this significant growth. Porsche has also continued its success story in the USA, delivering 12,718 vehicles (an increase of 4 percent).



The figures for the new Panamera are particularly pleasing, having exceeded last year’s result by twelve percent with a total of 3,630 units delivered. Deliveries of models in the 718 model line increased by four percent, totalling 6,060 vehicles.



 The Macan reinforced its position as the best-selling Porsche with 24,797 units delivered, representing an increase of 15 percent.
 

 
 
 PORSCHE AG


Sales    January - March 2017    2017    2016    Difference (%)



Worldwide    59,689    55,974    +7%

Europe    19,084    17,821    +7%

Germany    7,160    5,994    +19%

America    15,099    14,168    +7%

USA    12,718    12,238    +4%

Asia-Pacific, Africa

and Middle East    25,506    23,985    +6%

China    18,126    16,409    +10%



Nadine Toberer- photo Porsche

Permanent-URL: http://www.automobilsport.com/porsche-best-first-quarter-history---163300.html

12.04.2017 / MaP

More News

SEAT sales grow by 14% in the first quarter, best performance since 2001
11.04.2017
    The brand delivers 117,300 cars worldwide    Spain, the UK, Germany, Austria and Switzerland, primary growth drivers    Mexico increases by 11% and consolidates itself as SEAT’s fourth largest marke more >>
Mercedes-Benz in March: strongest-ever sales month
06.04.2017
...with more than 228,000 cars sold    Mercedes-Benz sold more vehicles in March than ever before in one month: 228,296 cars were handed over to customers, an increase of 14.8%.    From January to March, Mercedes more >>
Williams Reports 2016 Annual Results
05.04.2017
Significant Improvements in Revenue and EBITDA Williams Grand Prix Holdings PLC (WGPH, Ticker: WGF1) today announced the Group’s financial results for the year ended 31 December 2016. WGPH is the holding company of the Williams group of more >>
Strong Domestic and International Demand Continues for Ford Ranger
05.04.2017
•    Ford was the second-best selling brand in March 2017 with 6 433 vehicles sold•    Ranger remains one of SA's top nameplates: second in LCV segment and overall sales•    Best Ranger exports of the year: 4 859 vehicles shipped to Europe, Middle East and Africa•  more >>
Reorganisation of Porsche Design Group’s executive board
05.04.2017
Sports car manufacturer takes control of all shares in the Porsche Design GroupPorsche AG has acquired 35 per cent of the shares in Porsche Lizenz- und Handelsgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG (Porsche Design Group) from a Porsche family investment company more >>
Porsche SE: Veränderung der Aktionärsstruktur
03.04.2017
Die Familien Porsche und Piëch haben in den vergangenen Wochen Gespräche über eine Veränderung ihrer Beteiligungsstrukturen innerhalb der Familie geführt. Diese Gespräche wurden heute mit der Unterzeichnung von Verträgen abgeschlossen, wonach die im Einflussbereich von Herrn Hon.-Prof. Dr. techn. h.c. Ferdinand K. more >>
Daimler Financial Services connects passenger car fleets
01.04.2017
    With the brand "connect business" the new company Mercedes-Benz Connectivity Services GmbH is offering connectivity services for fleet and business customers for the first time.    Web portal, app and system interfaces facilitate more efficient fleet management. more >>
Audi Aufsichtsrat Hauptversammlung
29.03.2017
Audi Aufsichtsrat schlägt Hauptversammlung Entlastung aller amtierenden Mitglieder des Vorstands und des Aufsichtsrats vor Der Aufsichtsrat der Audi Aktiengesellschaft schlägt der diesjährigen Ordentlichen Hauptversammlung am 18. Mai 2 more >>
Volkswagen Supervisory Board proposes resolutions ratifying the actions
29.03.2017
...of all members of the Board of Management and of the Supervisory Board at the Annual General MeetingAt this year's Annual General Meeting on May 10, the Supervisory Board of Volkswagen Aktiengesellscha more >>
SEAT Achieves The Best Financial Results In Its History
23.03.2017
· The company achieves an operating profit of 143 million euros and a profit after tax before extraordinary effects of +232 million euros· Revenues reach a record volume of 8,597 million euros, 3.2% higher· SEAT allocates 862 million euros (+47%) to total investments and R&D expenses · The company generates an EBI more >>
Porsche honoriert Rekordjahr 2016 - 9.111 Euro Sonderzahlung für Mitarbeiter
22.03.2017
Die Porsche AG beteiligt ihre Mitarbeiter erneut am Gewinn: Nach dem erfolgreichsten Jahr in der Geschichte des Unternehmens erhalten die Mitarbeiterinnen und Mitarbeiter der Porsche AG eine freiwillige Sonderzahlung in Höhe von bis zu 9.111 Euro brutto. more >>
Porsche SE erreicht Konzernergebnis von 1,37 Milliarden Euro
21.03.2017
- Nettoliquidität von 1,30 Milliarden Euro- Wichtige Erfolge in juristischen Auseinandersetzungen-  Jahresausblick 2017 positivDie Porsche Automobil Holding SE, Stuttgart (Porsche SE), hat im Geschäftsjahr 2016 ein Konzernergebnis nach Steuern von 1,37 Milliarden Euro erreicht. Dieses beinhaltet ein Ergebnis aus at Equity more >>
Porsche SE: Mögliche Veränderung der Aktionärsstruktur
18.03.2017
Die Porsche Automobil Holding SE (Porsche SE), Stuttgart, wurde davon unterrichtet, dass die Familien Porsche und Piëch Verhandlungen führen, ob die im Einfluss von Prof. Dr. Ferdinand K. Piëch stehenden Stiftungen den wesentlichen Anteil ihrer mittelbar gehaltenen Stammaktien der Porsche SE an weitere Mitglieder der Familien Porsche und Piëch übertragen. more >>
Porsche new records for 2016 financial year
17.03.2017
A clear step forward for Porsche in terms of results and returns– Number of employees reaches almost 28,000The most successful year in the history of the company: In the 2016 financial year, Porsche AG achieved recor more >>
Toyota announces new investment in its UK car plant
16.03.2017
    Burnaston manufacturing plant in Derbyshire (UK) to be upgraded to enable production of new vehicles using the Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA) platform    Investment of more than &p more >>
Audi sets strategic path in challenging year 2016
16.03.2017
Robust core business: growth in car deliveries and revenue, operating return on sales before special items within target corridor at 8.2 percent      Diesel issue and Takata airbags: after special items of €1.8 billon, operating profit of €3.1 billion and operating return on sales of 5.1 percent      H more >>
Volkswagen driving realignment at full speed
16.03.2017
    CEO Matthias Müller: "We are back on track."    Prospects for 2017: Continue positive developments in operations    Focus on swift implementation of "TOGETHER – Strategy 2025"    Fiscal year 2016: New benchmarks in deliveries, revenue and operating result befo more >>
Audi sales in February down slightly year-on-year
15.03.2017
Around 125,100 deliveries worldwide in the month – down 1.1 percent      Sales chief Dietmar Voggenreiter: “We are preparing for future opportunities in China with far-reaching strategic decisions”      A5 Coupé due to be launched in North America  more >>
Sales release for smart fortwo and forfour electric drive
10.03.2017
- Electric urban model ready to goThe new smart electric drive models are now available to order. In Germany, prices for the smart fortwo electric drive start at 21,940 euros1 and for the forfour electric drive at 22,600 euros. The market launch will be more >>
Porsche SE Dividendenvorschlag von 1,01 Euro je Vorzugsaktie
10.03.2017
Vorstand und Aufsichtsrat der Porsche Automobil Holding SE (Porsche SE), Stuttgart, schlagen der am 30. Mai 2017 in Stuttgart stattfindenden Hauptversammlung eine Dividende in Höhe von 1,01 (im Vorjahr 1,01) Euro je Vorzugsaktie und 1,004 (im Vorjahr 1,004) Euro je Stammaktie vor.Das entspricht einer Ausschüttungssumme von rund 308 Millionen Euro an die Stamm- more >>
Mercedes-Benz on successful path month by month
06.03.2017
... four years of continuous growth    Mercedes-Benz delivered 153,862 vehicles to customers in February, an increase of 15%    Thanks to its 48th consecutive record month, Mercedes-Benz has grown for four ye more >>
Mercedes-Benz Vans to invest more than two billion euros in new products and services
24.02.2017
    2016 most successful year so far with record unit sales, revenue and EBIT    Most of the investment in 2017 and 2018 to be in new products and innovative overall vehicle solutions as well as new production facilities more >>
Volkswagen Group delivers 813,700 vehicles in January
18.02.2017
Fred Kappler, Head of Group Sales: "Outside China, the Group recorded solid growth of 4.9 percent in its worldwide markets."In January, the Volkswagen Group handed over 813,700 vehicles to customers worldwide. "Following strong growth la more >>
Statement on General Motors and PSA Group Strategic Initiatives
14.02.2017
Since 2012, General Motors and PSA Group have been implementing an alliance covering, to date, three projects in Europe and generating substantial synergies for the two groups.  Within this framework, General Motors and PSA Group regularly examine additional expansion and cooperation possibilities, as well. PSA Group and Gene more >>
Audi achieves further growth in Europe and North America
14.02.2017
Rising demand in Europe (+3.1%) and North America (+11.8%) in January      Worldwide deliveries fall by 13.5 percent to around 124,000 units due to temporary extraordinary effects in China       more >>
Toyota Hybrid sales have now surpassed 10 million units
14.02.2017
Toyota Motor Corporation is proud to announce cumulative global hybrid vehicle (HV) sales of 10.05 million units as of January 31, surpassing the 10 million unit mark. More than a numerical milestone, this demonstrates the staying power of more >>
AutoGravity: Daimler Financial Services investing in smartphone app for vehicle financing
14.02.2017
    AutoGravity offers first-of-its-kind comparison app for vehicle shopping and financing in 46 U.S. states    Financing for multiple vehicle brands and models offered on AutoGravity platform&nbs more >>
Celia Gaffney joins McLaren Applied Technologies as COO
13.02.2017
... to support rapid business growth McLaren Applied Technologies has appointed Celia Gaffney as chief operating officer (COO) to continue to scale-up the company’s operations. Celia will be based at the company&r more >>
Groupe Renault: 2016 financial results
10.02.2017
2016 RECORD YEAR, WITH REVENUES AT €51.2 BILLION AND OPERATING MARGIN AT 6.4%•    Revenues up 13.1% to €51,243 million•    Regist more >>
BMW Group sales achieve best-ever start to the year
10.02.2017
163,288 vehicles delivered worldwide, up 6.8%BMW sales up 7.2%, totalling 143,553MINI sales grow 3.7% to 19,563BMW electrified models double sales in JanuarySales growth achieved in all world regions  more >>
GM Reports Record Full-Year Earnings Per Share
07.02.2017
General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) today announced record full-year 2016 results driven by strong retail demand for full-size trucks and SUVs in the United States, continued industry growth in China and effective cost performance across the globe. more >>
Toyota steigert weltweiten Absatz auf 6,64 Millionen Fahrzeuge
06.02.2017
Finanzergebnisse der ersten neun Monate des Geschäftsjahres 2016/17    Autohersteller erzielt Betriebsgewinn von 13,18 Milliarden Euro    Konzernumsatz erreicht more >>
Groupe Renault has acquired PVI
06.02.2017
.... a specialist in the electrification of Light Commercial Vehicles • With the acquisition of PVI, which specialises in the conversion of commercial vehicles to natural gas or electricity, Renault will be able to step up the implementation of new technologies, especially in the field of electric LCV conversions  &bul more >>
BMW i Ventures Announces Strategic Investment in Desktop Metal.
06.02.2017
BMW i Ventures has announced a strategic investment in Desktop Metal, an emerging startup with the mission to bring metal 3D printing within reach of all design and manufacturing teams.Desktop Metal is committed to accelerating the adoption of metal 3D printing in manufacturing through the creation of innovative technology that produces complex parts. Th more >>
Mercedes-Benz starts the new year with more than 18% growth and a new sales record
02.02.2017
    Mercedes-Benz delivered 178,467 vehicles worldwide last month (+18.3%), more than ever before in a January    Over 30% growth in the Asia-Pacific region    Ongoing success in China: with n more >>
BMW Motorrad USA Posts January 2017 Sales
02.02.2017
The new year is off to a bold new start for BMW Motorrad USA, as sales of BMW motorcycles rose 48% in January compared to January 2016.   While BMW Motorrad USA posted double – and even triple – digit growth across the model segments in which it competes, performance was strongest among F series (F 700 GS), G series (G 650 GS) and R more >>
Lexus international 2016 year in review
02.02.2017
    Lexus global sales reach new record: 677,615 vehicles (+4% vs. 2015)    Best-ever sales result for Lexus Europe with 74,300 units (+16.5%)GLOBAL SALESLexus International sold 677,615 vehicles more >>
American Honda Continues Record Sales Pace in January
01.02.2017
American Honda sets new January records for total vehicle and total truck sales    Honda Division also sets new January benchmark for total vehicle sales    Honda trucks jump 30.2 percent for best-ever Januar more >>
Dr. Christine Hohmann-Dennhardt to leave the Volkswagen Group
27.01.2017
....VW Group Board of Management by mutual agreement – Hiltrud Werner appointed as successorDr. Christine Hohmann-Dennhardt is to leave the Volkswagen Group Board of Management by mutual agreement effective January 31, 2017, following the conclusion of comprehensive settlements with the U.S. authorities in connection with the diesel issue. more >>

2001-2020 automobilsport.com full copyright