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Porsche

Porsche is a German sports car brand owned by the Piëch and Porsche families, and Qatar Holdings. The company was founded by in 1931 by Ferdinand Porsche, an Austrian engineer, and Porsche's son-in-law Anton Piëch, an Austrian lawyer. It is now part of the Volkswagen group, which also makes and markets Audis and Bugatti Veyrons.

Porsche steps up drive to expand in new markets

Porsche is looking to enter 15 new countries by the end of the decade, mainly in Africa, as part of its growth strategy.

Tuesday, 15 October, 2013, 2:54am

Porsche car designer Pinky Lai geared up for China

Pinky Lai Ping is the first Chinese car designer to make a splash internationally. The 62-year-old Hongkonger has had a highly successful career in Europe, working as a designer for Ford and BMW before joining Porsche in 1989, where he has remained for 24 years.

8 Jul 2013 - 9:29am 1 comment

Waste-paper company sues former employee for return of its Porsche

A businessman is being sued by his former employer for keeping a company Porsche and failing to repay HK$113,920 in credit card debt after he was fired.

According to a High Court writ, Billy Leung Ting-yu, 34, is being sued by Fook Woo Waste Paper, the listed company where he worked for five-and-a-half years until January last year.

25 Oct 2012 - 3:17am

The goods

2 Sep 2012 - 7:27pm

Porsche moves off the driveway and onto the runway to bring the best of Germany to town

Porsche Design opened its flagship store in Hong Kong at the Entertainment Building in Central, marking another milestone in the company's endeavour to export its fine German design to the world.

Porsche Design Group chief executive Juergen Gessler flew from Germany to greet dozens of guests in the 1,590 sq ft store on Queen's Road Central.

16 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Lai See

Straight to the heart of the matter of hanging on hold with Cathay Pacific

There have been a few responses to our item yesterday on the time it takes to get through to a human being at Cathay Pacific's Marco Polo Club.

13 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Jebsen adds two more carmakers to portfolio

Jebsen, distributor for more than a hundred premium brands in China, will finalise deals in coming weeks that will see it add two carmakers to its mainland brand portfolio.

Despite a slowing economy and falling property prices, the group remained optimistic about prospects for the mainland's car sales, said Mark Bishop, Jebsen director and head of its luxury goods division.

20 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Boxter packs a punch

While many Hongkongers shivered through the Lunar New Year holidays, a few Porsche Boxster owners might have gone for a drive.

Their convertibles are cars for all seasons in Hong Kong; cool in summer, protective in monsoons and one of the warmest places in town in winter.

When you drop the Boxster's hood, the cold air whooshes over the driver's head.

3 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Greater comfort

One of the highlights of the Detroit motor show this month is the new Cabrio version of the Porsche 911 Carrera. Due here 'in about March', according to local dealer Porsche Centre Hong Kong, the model arrives with a new hood that retains the model's classic roofline and uses magnesium in its components to reduce weight and fuel consumption, and improve ride comfort, the German marque says.

13 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Hit the road, Jack

1 Loro Piana air travel set consisting of a mask (HK$2,800), slippers (HK$5,300), pillow (HK$6,500) and blanket (HK$13,700) made from cashmere.

2 Smythson's (Peridot (left) and Lapis luggage labels (HK$820 each). Also come in five other colours. Exclusively from Harvey Nichols, at The Landmark.

2 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Design experts to share ideas

Some of design's biggest names will be in town to share their knowledge from today until Saturday.

For the ninth year, the Hong Kong Design Centre is holding the Business of Design Week (BODW) for designers, business leaders, students and creative people to exchange ideas.

28 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

New additions bolster Panamera presence

The Porsche Panamera is probably the most distinctive car on the road. Broad, muscular and head-turningly sleek, the Panamera is unmistakably Porsche, yet if offers the rear-seat stretch of a luxury sedan, the breathtaking speed of a supercar and at weekends the space, comfort, happy memories and track-tested safety of a Porsche four-door Gran Turismo family saloon.

25 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Avila has high hopes for exciting new Porsche

Macanese driver Rodolfo Avila can't wait to compete in one of the world's sleekest factory-built cars in his backyard next weekend.

13 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

New supercar models to be unveiled in Macau

Organisers of Top Marques, Monaco's annual show of the world's most exotic and expensive supercars, hope to unveil several new models when they roll into Macau for the show's first Asian edition.

7 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Cayman a local favourite

Porsche usually identifies its sportiest cars with the initial 'R', for racing, as in the rare 210 horsepower 911 R of 1967 and the current 911 GT3 'R' track star. So local fans were rapt when the German marque unveiled its Cayman R at Pacific Place.

8 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

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