News Digest Item
15 Dec 2018

Porsche creates more than 1,400 new jobs to develop first all-electric sports car


German sports cars manufacturer Porsche AG plans to recruit more than 1,400 new employees in the Stuttgart region to develop and produce the ‘Mission E’, the company’s first all-electric sports car. "We are in direct competition with other automakers and suppliers and IT firms in our global search for talented experts,” said Andreas Haffner, member of the Porsche AG Executive Board, according to a press release. In a “war for talents”, Porsche seeks experts in the fields of digitalisation, e-mobility, smart mobility and vehicle connectivity, production planners familiar with Factory 4.0 and digital production and IT specialists. In total, the sports car manufacturer employed 26,200 people at the end of June 2016. Porsche plans for the ‘Mission E’ to go into production in Zuffenhausen, Germany at the end of the decade.

Read the press release in English here.

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