29 Aug '12, 9am

Porsche highlights sustainable plant ambitions.

Porsche highlights sustainable plant ambitions.

Porsche highlights sustainable plant ambitions German carmaker Porsche is currently expanding its large manufacturing plant in Leipzig to create room for the production of its new small SUV model, the Macan, set for a late-2013 launch. In a bid to minimise the environmental impact of the enlarged facility, the designers have taken numerous steps for the provision of natural energy sources as well as the reduction of CO2 emissions, amount of waste and consumption of water. An example of Porsche’s approach is the use of a wood chip fired heating system, a biomass power plant, which will supply the new paint shop with heat from natural resources. “Environmental protection is a vital element of Porsche’s corporate responsibility. This applies to our production as much as it does to our products. This way, we are positioned to meet our social responsibility. What’s more: We’re ...

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