Ferdinand Porsche, the founder of the 911 sports-car maker, created the first hybrid more than 100 years ago and designed the original Volkswagen Beetle. Those achievements haven’t counted for much in his hometown.
This winter may leave you reconsidering a few life choices. Perhaps you’ve parked on the side of a street in the U.S. Northeast in the past few months (or, heck, even Atlanta), and a plow has come by and left your sedan or sports car under a blanket of brown snow.
Porsche AG Chief Executive Officer Matthias Mueller said the high-end automaker will exceed 200,000 in annual deliveries in 2015, three years earlier than first targeted, on demand for the Macan compact sport-utility vehicle going on sale later this year.