1,400 special jobs are specially created in the company to work on EVs.
Porsche is all set to invest in research related to electric vehicles. The company is aiming to produce highly efficient electric vehicles in the coming year. The company is trying to overcome its parent company VW’s emission scandal by providing better alternatives to drive on road.
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This is the reason they are fully concentrating on the EVs and thus hiring employees for the project. They are planning to overcome the problem by putting forward absolutely zero-emission cars.
Porsche which is the No.2 contributor to VW group profit is planning to create as much as 1,400 jobs to develop an EV facility. This project will make sure that people get to see the zero emission vehicles in a new light. Along with that Porsche is looking forward to bring this plan as a competitor to Tesla’s Model S. it will be regarded as battery-powered Mission E.
According to Reuters, Porsche is going to hire another 350 digital technology experts to work on this project too. Porsche recently offered 1,000 new jobs at Zuffenhausen for the Mission E. These are being recruited for a new paint shop and assembly line of company. The zero-emission EV model is being built with an enormous amount of $1.1 billion.
The Mission E implies a major change at Porsche which is a company offering high combustion sports cars, most of the time. Porsche boss, Uwe Hueck said that one has to take part in digital change or they are going to lose. Thus it shows that the company is going for a major change.
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The 1,400 new jobs include 900 production staff jobs, 200 engineers and 300 salaried workers for the project. Porsche will need to sell at least 10,000 cars per year of this model in order to make profit.