Porsche is sending Klaus Zellmer, the man responsible for so many of its overseas markets, to Atlanta to replace the new global sales chief Detlev von Platen as president and CEO of Porsche Cars North America.
Detlev Von Platen
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Porsche remains resolute in the face of the United States' proposed fuel economy standards. Speaking with Automotive News, Porsche's North American CEO, Detlev von Platen, made it clear that the automaker's plan for the future is to create the same compelling vehicles it has in the past, but its focus on fuel efficiency won't come at the expense of Porsche's products.