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Porsche Engineering Czech Republic expects a strong growth in 2021Solid growth despite challenges induced by the pandemic situation
Stuttgart/Prague. Despite the challenges caused by the Corona-virus situation, the Czech branch of Porsche Engineering continued to grow in 2020 and is pursuing to reach its target of 350 employees in both locations in Prague and Ostrava by the end of 2021. Porsche Engineering Czech Republic also continues to invest in the technically demanding field of the mobility of the future.
"Although restrictions were very sudden, most of our employees moved to the home office smoothly. At the same time, we implemented all safety measurements to minimize the transmission of Covid-19 at our premises. I am glad to say we succeeded,” says Doc. Miloš Polášek, Managing Director of Porsche Engineering s.r.o. “We also appreciated that our employees have shown high responsibility and adaptability to changes without affecting the quality and pace of our work.” Despite all challenges, Porsche Engineering s.r.o. welcomed over 30 new colleagues in 2020 and continued to invest in the future mobility expertise. Depending on the ongoing evolution of the pandemic situation, Porsche Engineering in the Czech Republic hopes to resume to normal office operations in the second half of 2021 at the latest.
The growth of the Ostrava branch is also progressing well, approaching the new milestone of 100 engineers. The branch is currently completing the relocation to new offices located in the near proximity to VŠB-Technical University of Ostrava. “As our range of exciting projects is extending, so is our need for talented and skilled engineers. Besides, the close cooperation with the academic circles has been the key element in our expansion strategies since we focus on the highly innovative and specialized field of automotive engineering,” explains Michal Petřek, Director of Porsche Engineering Ostrava.
Porsche Engineering continues to offer its clients premium and high-quality services using the latest technologies and approaches including AI, virtual testing, software development, and has top experts in the field of digitalization. The range of projects of both the Prague and Ostrava location focuses on future automotive trends such as autonomous driving, smart mobility and smart charging infrastructure, facility charge management including hypercharging systems, and predictive thermomanagement for various clients from the automotive industry.
About Porsche Engineering s.r.o.
Porsche Engineering Services, s.r.o. is a 100% subsidiary of Porsche Engineering Group GmbH and an integral part of the global Porsche Engineering network with branches in Weissach, Bietigheim-Bissingen, Wolfsburg, Leipzig (all in Germany), Prague, Ostrava (both in the Czech Republic), Shanghai (China), Cluj (Romania) and Nardò (Italy). Porsche Engineering Group GmbH is a 100% subsidiary of the sports car manufacturer Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, based in Stuttgart. The history of providing Porsche engineering services to customers dates back to 1931. At that time, Ferdinand Porsche established his own design office. Since then, Porsche has been offering engineering services to clients in a variety of industries.
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