Inside Porsche’s auto factory

Porsche SE's carmaking unit, which is 49.9 percent-owned by Volkswagen AG, said profit jumped 22 percent last year as deliveries of the Cayenne sport-utility vehicle surged
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An employee attaches a Porsche-branded cap to the wheel of a Porsche Panamera S automobile at the company's factory in Leipzig, Germany, on Wednesday, March 28, 2010. Porsche SE's carmaking unit, which is 49.9 percent-owned by Volkswagen AG, said profit jumped 22 percent last year as deliveries of the Cayenne sport-utility vehicle surged. (Bloomberg)
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The logo of Porsche is seen on the engine of an automobile at the company's factory in Leipzig, Germany, on Wednesday, March 28, 2010. Porsche SE's carmaking unit, which is 49.9 percent-owned by Volkswagen AG, said profit jumped 22 percent last year as deliveries of the Cayenne sport-utility vehicle surged. (Bloomberg)
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Newly-manufactured Porsche Cayenne automobiles are seen parked outside the company's factory in Leipzig, Germany, on Wednesday, March 28, 2010. Porsche SE's carmaking unit, which is 49.9 percent-owned by Volkswagen AG, said profit jumped 22 percent last year as deliveries of the Cayenne sport-utility vehicle surged. (Bloomberg)
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A newly-manufactured Porsche Panamera S automobile is seen parked outside the company's factory in Leipzig, Germany, on Wednesday, March 28, 2010. Porsche SE's carmaking unit, which is 49.9 percent-owned by Volkswagen AG, said profit jumped 22 percent last year as deliveries of the Cayenne sport-utility vehicle surged. (Bloomberg)
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An employee works under a Porsche Panamera S automobile at the company's factory in Leipzig, Germany, on Wednesday, March 28, 2010. Porsche SE's carmaking unit, which is 49.9 percent-owned by Volkswagen AG, said profit jumped 22 percent last year as deliveries of the Cayenne sport-utility vehicle surged. (Bloomberg)
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The Porsche automobile factory is seen in Leipzig, Germany, on Wednesday, March 28, 2010. Porsche SE's carmaking unit, which is 49.9 percent-owned by Volkswagen AG, said profit jumped 22 percent last year as deliveries of the Cayenne sport-utility vehicle surged. (Bloomberg)
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An employee works on a Porsche Panamera S automobile at the company's factory in Leipzig, Germany, on Wednesday, March 28, 2010. Porsche SE's carmaking unit, which is 49.9 percent-owned by Volkswagen AG, said profit jumped 22 percent last year as deliveries of the Cayenne sport-utility vehicle surged. (Bloomberg)
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The Porsche automobile factory is seen in Leipzig, Germany, on Wednesday, March 28, 2010. Porsche SE's carmaking unit, which is 49.9 percent-owned by Volkswagen AG, said profit jumped 22 percent last year as deliveries of the Cayenne sport-utility vehicle surged. (Bloomberg)
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Employees work on a Porsche Panamera S automobile as it travels along the production line at the company's factory in Leipzig, Germany, on Wednesday, March 28, 2010. Porsche SE's carmaking unit, which is 49.9 percent-owned by Volkswagen AG, said profit jumped 22 percent last year as deliveries of the Cayenne sport-utility vehicle surged. (Bloomberg)
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The Porsche automobile factory is seen in Leipzig, Germany, on Wednesday, March 28, 2010. Porsche SE's carmaking unit, which is 49.9 percent-owned by Volkswagen AG, said profit jumped 22 percent last year as deliveries of the Cayenne sport-utility vehicle surged. (Bloomberg)
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A Porsche-branded hood badge sits on an automobile at the company's factory in Leipzig, Germany, on Wednesday, March 28, 2010. Porsche SE's carmaking unit, which is 49.9 percent-owned by Volkswagen AG, said profit jumped 22 percent last year as deliveries of the Cayenne sport-utility vehicle surged. (Bloomberg)
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A machine lifts a Porsche Panamera S automobile at the company's factory in Leipzig, Germany, on Wednesday, March 28, 2010. Porsche SE's carmaking unit, which is 49.9 percent-owned by Volkswagen AG, said profit jumped 22 percent last year as deliveries of the Cayenne sport-utility vehicle surged. (Bloomberg)