The Volkswagen Group has received the news about the armed conflict in Ukraine with great dismay and shock. Porsche also continues to hope for a cessation of hostilities and a return to diplomacy and is convinced that a sustainable solution to the conflict can only be found under the auspices of international law. In everything that Porsche does, the safety and wellbeing of people is paramount. The degree of impact on business activities is continuously being determined by a task force of experts.
Due to the current situation, Porsche has suspended the delivery of its vehicles to Russia with immediate effect. Porsche fulfills all legal obligations arising from guarantees towards its customers. With the extensive interruption of its business activities in Russia, Porsche is basing its decisions on the overall situation, which is characterised by great uncertainty and the current upheavals.
All produced and paid for vehicles from stock in Russia were handed over to the dealer network. Porsche continues to fulfil its obligations on warranty. Additionally, the dealer network continues to function.
In Russia, Porsche is represented in 20 cities with a total of 26 Porsche Centres. In the 2021 financial year, a total of 6,262 vehicles were delivered to Russia. The most popular model was the Cayenne with 3,431 units (representing more than 54 per cent). The Macan followed in second place with 1,413 vehicles (more than 22 per cent). The iconic 911 sports car was handed over to 375 customers in the past fiscal year.
In total, Porsche delivered 301,915 vehicles worldwide in 2021.