Porsche starts production of new Macan

Porsche has launched production of its new Macan SUV. The car manufacturer plans to produce 50,000 of the small SUV at its plant in Leipzig, Germany. Porsche governing board chairman, Wolfgang Porsche, and CEO Matthias Mueller, exhibited the vehicle at the official opening of the factory.
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Workers prepare the doors of a Porsche Macan SUV at the new Porsche Macan factory at the Porsche plant on February 11, 2014 in Leipzig, Germany. Porsche plans to produce 50,000 of the new small SUV Macan annually. (Getty Images)
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Workers monitor robots welding the bodies of Porsche Macan SUVs at the heavily automated Porsche Macan factory at the Porsche plant on February 11, 2014 in Leipzig, Germany. Porsche plans to produce 50,000 of the new small SUV Macan annually. (Getty Images)
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Workers walk past the body of a Porsche Macan SUV at the new Porsche Macan factory at the Porsche plant on February 11, 2014 in Leipzig, Germany. Porsche plans to produce 50,000 of the new small SUV Macan annually. (Getty Images)
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Workers depart during a shift change at the new Porsche Macan factory at the Porsche plant on February 11, 2014 in Leipzig, Germany. Porsche created 1,500 jobs at the new factory and plans to produce 50,000 of the new small SUV Macan annually. (Getty Images)
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Workers prepare the body of a Porsche Macan SUV at the new Porsche Macan factory at the Porsche plant on February 11, 2014 in Leipzig, Germany. Porsche plans to produce 50,000 of the new small SUV Macan annually. (Getty Images)
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Robots weld the bodies of Porsche Macan SUVs at the new Porsche Macan factory at the Porsche plant on February 11, 2014 in Leipzig, Germany. Porsche plans to produce 50,000 of the new small SUV Macan annually. (Getty Images)
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Porsche CEO Matthias Mueller (L) and German Vice Chancellor and Economy and Energy Minister Sigmar Gabriel pose next to a Porsche Macan SUV at the official opening of the new Porsche Macan factory at the Porsche plant on February 11, 2014 in Leipzig, Germany. Porsche plans to produce 50,000 of the new small SUV Macan annually. (PGetty Images)
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Guests gather next to a new Porsche Macan SUV at the official opening of the new Porsche Macan factory at the Porsche plant on February 11, 2014 in Leipzig, Germany. Porsche plans to produce 50,000 of the new small SUV Macan annually. (Getty Images)
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Porsche CEO Matthias Mueller sits in a new Porsche Macan SUV at the official opening of the new Porsche Macan factory at the Porsche plant on February 11, 2014 in Leipzig, Germany. Porsche plans to produce 50,000 of the new small SUV Macan annually. (Getty Images)
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