Porsche Bridges Former Communist Divide as Macan Plugs Gap

Porsche Bridges Former Communist Divide as Macan Plugs Gap

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While the initial wave of investment was to some extent PR, the latest expansion of the Porsche and BMW plants is driven by cold, hard economics. Porsche’s Leipzig factory beat out other sites in the Volkswagen group to build the Macan, which goes on sale next year.