Stuttgart/Hamburg. When asked which company in Germany has the best reputation, around 2,500 representative managers were in agreement once again: For the fourth time in a row, Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart, has been voted No. 1 out of all sectors.
Every other year, "manager magazine" publishes the renowned study "Imageprofile" together with the Bielefeld opinion poll institute Emnid. Eight criteria are rated, including management quality, innovation, communications, attractiveness as an employer, employee orientation, price/benefit ratio, financial power and growth dynamics.
This year, in what is now the thirteenth image review, the German automobile industry again defended its places on the winners' podium. Since the last survey, however, Porsche AG has further extended its lead: In the overall ranking – 177 companies from 16 sectors – the sports car manufacturer scored 910 out of a possible 1,000 points, placing itself ahead of BMW (872 points) and Audi (841 points). Coming in at places four to ten were adidas, Puma, Google, Coca Cola, SAP, Toyota and Bosch.
* These data were obtained using the Euro 5 measurement method (715/2007/EC and 692/2008/EC) in the NEDC (New European Driving Cycle) with standard equipment. The information does not refer to an individual vehicle and is not part of the offer, but is simply provided so that comparisons can be made between different types of vehicle. Further, up to date information on the individual vehicles can be obtained from your Porsche Centre.
Consumption figures were obtained on the basis of standard equipment. Special equipment may affect consumption and performance.