Maker of fine sportscars.
980 Hammond Drive, Suite 1000
Atlanta, GA 30328
Employees 250 in U.S., 11,571 worldwide
CEO: Matthias Muller
Division of Germany's Porsche AG
Porsche is a German company known for manufacturing some of the finest sports cars in the world including the Boxster, 911 Carrera, Cayman, Panamera and Cayenne SUV.
In September of 1984, Porsche Cars North
America, Inc. (PCNA), became the exclusive importer, marketer,
and distributor of Porsche automobiles for the United States.
The headquarters are located in Atlanta, GA, and PCNA also has
three service training centers and a network of "field"
employees who are located in major cities throughout the U.S.,
providing sales, service, and parts support to the dealerships.
In addition, PCNA has an office in Ontario,
Canada that provides support to dealers and customers in Canada,
and Porsche Financial Services, headquartered in Lisle, Illinois,
provides financing and leasing activities.
Porsche Motorsport North America provides
racing assistance, parts and service from their home base in
Southern California. Porsche Logistics Services, LLC provides
parts distribution from Ontario, CA and Atlanta, GA.
In fiscal 2009, a total of 81,850 vehicles were sold worldwide, an 8.8% increase.
Porsche was rated No. 1 in customer satisfaction
for new vehicles according to a survey by research firm JD Power
The company was founded by German automotive
engineer Ferdinand Porsche, who worked for Daimler and helped
develop the Mercedes SS and SSK sports car.
On June 8, 1948 the first sports car bearing
the name Porsche is built based on Volkswagen parts and is known
as the Porsche 356. The 10,000th Porsche 356 is sold in 1956.
Ferdinand Porsche would die at the age
of 75 in 1951 but the company would continue on with his son
The Porsche 911 was developed in 1963.
Volkswagen increased its stake in Porsche to 49.9% in 2009.
Each employee receives benefits such as
dental, health and vision, along with a great 401K plan. Every
year PCNA has an Employee Day where each employee gets to experience
the speed and performance of these magnificent cars. Employees
have the opportunity to ride with professional drivers, on a
world-renowned racetrack that showcases the capabilities of the
911. Other advantages that you may be able to participate in
include a company picnic, holiday party, tickets to concerts,
and sporting events.
Updated October 29, 2010