Porsche Claims Best Half-Year in Company History
Posted on August 1, 2015
Porsche says it had the best half-year in its corporate history in the first half of 2015. Porsche AG set records for vehicle deliveries, sales revenue, and earnings. The Porsche Boxster Spyder is pictured above.Porsche sold 113,984 vehicles in the first six months of its 2015 fiscal year. This was up 30% compared to the same period in 2014. Revenues climbed by 33% to 10.85 billion euros and operating profit climbed 21% over the same period to 1.7 billion euros. Porsche also increased the number of employees by 10% during the first six months of its fiscal 2015.
Matthias Muller, Chairman of the Executive Board of Porsche AG, says in a statement, "All models and derivatives that we have recently launched have proven to be top sellers in their markets. This pertains to the Macan model series as much as it does to the new GT models, 911 GT3 RS and Cayman GT4, plus the new GTS derivatives for 911 and Cayenne."
MLive.com reports that Porsche also topped a J.D. Power Appeal study for the eight consecutive year. The study measures the emotional connection consumers have to their newly purchased car.