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Milestones
Milestones

Porsche Leipzig GmbH

Porsche Leipzig from 1998 to present.

June 1998 Announcement of the decision on the production of the Cayenne (SUV).
September 1999 Announcement of Leipzig as the production site.
February 2000 Groundbreaking and recruitment of the first Porsche Leipzig employee.
April 2001 Construction of the customer centre and the test and running-in track.
August 2002 Completion of all construction and inauguration of the Porsche Leipzig factory.
14 September 2002 The first Cayenne rolls off the line.
August 2003 to May 2006 Production of the Carrera GT (1,270 units).
January 2004 to November 2004 First factory expansion: extending the assembly hall.
May 2006 Announcement of decision to produce the Panamera in Leipzig.
July 2006 to June 2008 Second factory expansion: a 25,000 sq. m production hall and a 23,500 sq. m logistics centre are built for production of the Panamera.
April 2009 Start of production of the Panamera.
May 2010 Production launch of the second-generation Cayenne.
March 2011 Announcement of the decision to produce the Macan in Leipzig.
September 2011 to November 2013 Third factory expansion: the Leipzig factory becomes a fully-fledged factory to produce the Macan. Two new assembly sections are built: a body shop and a paint shop.
November 2013 Start of production of the Macan.
February 2014 Opening of the expanded Leipzig factory.
Summer 2014 to summer 2016 Fourth factory expansion: a second body shop and a new logistics centre created for the complete production of the Panamera in Leipzig. In addition, a quality centre was built.
June 2016 Start of production of the new generation of the Panamera.
July 2016 Topping out of the training and qualification centre.
Autumn 2016 Completion of the customer centre expansion.